How to build a kite: Step 1 [Photo]

First, place the dowels perpendicular to each another across the newspaper. The horizontal dowel, also called the spar, should lie about a third of the way down the paper from the top corner. The vertical dowel is referred to as the spine.

How to build a kite: supplies [Photo]

Missourian graphics editor Mary Nguyen demonstrates how to build a kite using a newspaper, dowels, tape and string on Friday afternoon in the Reynolds Journalism Institute.

Residents enjoy weather by flying kites [Slideshow]

Families came to Douglass Park to fly kites up to the highest heights for a city-sponsored Kite Flying Day. All were welcome to send their kites soaring up through the atmosphere where the air was clear, but some kites didn't make it off the ground.

U.S. 63 to decrease speed limit [Graphic]

The speed limit along U.S. 63 from Route AC to Route B will be lowered from 70 mph to 65 mph after a speed limit study done by the Missouri Department of Transportation. The study was also conducted on Interstate 70 but no changes will be made to the interstate.

Flashing yellow arrow locations [Graphic]

The Missouri Department of Transportation has installed flashing yellow arrows along College Avenue to replace the “left turn yield on green” signal.

This Week in Pictures: April 4 to 9 [Slideshow]

This Week in Pictures: April 3 to April 10.

FROM READERS: Bikers on a local trail [Photo]

FROM READERS: Relaxing on a biking trip [Photo]

FROM READERS: The Trailing Joyride [Photo]

FROM READERS: Biking to Twin Lakes Recreation Area [Photo]

FROM READERS: Bikers at Flat Branch Park [Photo]

FROM READERS: Completed crepes [Photo]

FROM READERS: Finishing the crepe [Photo]

FROM READERS: Spreading the crepe [Photo]

FROM READERS: Beginning to make a crepe [Photo]

FROM READERS: Crepe making tools [Photo]

FROM READERS: Making crepe batter [Photo]

Lindbergh girls soccer beats Hickman [Photo]

Lindbergh midfielder Lindsey Oettle, front, dodges Hickman senior Jessie Ross during the Hickman-Lindbergh game at Hickman High School on Friday. Hickman lost 2-1.

Hickman girls soccer loses to Lindbergh [Photo]

Left to right, Hickman players Sami Purdy, Paige Nelson and Lindbergh player Rachel Marchi watch as Lindbergh defender Ashley Karpel receives the ball during the Hickman-Linbergh game at Hickman High School on Friday.

Hickman midfielder heads ball [Photo]

Flanked by Lindbergh midfielders Rachel Marchi (left) and Lindsey Oettle (right), Hickman senior midfielder Grace Grigg heads the ball against Lindbergh at Hickman High School on Friday. Hickman lost to Lindbergh 2-1.