State office contenders disqualified from running

Candidates vying for state treasurer, governor, the House and county commissions were disqualified Monday by the Missouri Ethics Commission after they failed to file finance reports by the April 15 deadline.

Designer selected for new St. Louis bridge

Plans for a new Mississippi River bridge in St. Louis are taking another step forward with the selection of a firm that will design the span.

French immersion preschool expands

A French immersion preschool is moving in order to accommodate more children.

Three women donate hair in the name of cancer

Frances Landis, 21, Ilana Weiss, 20, and Kathleen Cronin, 20, each chopped 8 inches off their hair to help make half a wig for women battling cancer and undergoing treatment.

Study shows social cost of divorce, unwed childbearing

A study was released April 15 that shows the taxpayer cost of divorce and unwed childbearing. It also suggests marriage could significantly reduce poverty.

Americans must remember value of a good education

The America’s Promise Alliance reported recently that 1.2 million students drop out of high school annually. So what are we doing about it?

Fastlane Phillips 66 robbed at gunpoint

Two gas station clerks were uninjured after being held at gunpoint during a robbery Sunday evening.

MU student killed in car accident

Nineteen-year-old Evan Dalgaard was killed early Saturday morning in Douglas County, Ill., when he lost control of his car.

Aftershock from Friday earthquake felt in eastern Missouri

A magnitude 4.5 aftershock rumbled out of Illinois early Monday morning