U.S. 54 to see speed reductions

The speed limit on 12 miles of the highway will reduce from 70 mph to 65 mph as part of a MoDOT review of U.S. 54 in Cole County.

Some Midwest, Plains bankers wary of economic rebound

A combination of hesitation to invest long-term, slow start on crop inputs and increased activity in bank IRA accounts contributed to the careful attitude in a recent survey of rural bankers.

'Madoff of Midwest' gets state sentence atop federal in grain scheme

Cathy Gieseker pleaded guilty Wednesday in Warren County to a felony stealing count and four felony counts of filing false statements with the state Department of Agriculture.

Levee breach prompts evacuations in northwest Missouri village

A section of levee north of the village of Big Lake gave way Thursday morning, flooding acres of farmland. 

One of Missouri's oldest female attorneys is honored

Grace Day is one of the oldest practicing female lawyers in the state of Missouri. She has been honored by the YWCA.

Crews search for teen swept away in Misouri creek

Divers went into a central Missouri creek to search for a missing 18-year-old man.

Missouri American Water receives $28-million rate increase

Customers in St. Louis, St. Charles and Joplin will see water rates increase by as much as 16 percent, while Jefferson city customers will see a decrease. 

Missouri Southern State University president's contract extended

Despite a faculty vote of no-confidence, the president of Missouri Southern State University has received a one-year extension of his contract.