Gov. Nixon declares state of emergency

Nixon made a state disaster declaration Monday because of the extended drought and intense heat.

UPDATE: Rural Missouri town serves as health care experiment

Nevada, Mo., is trying to improve both general health and quality of care of its residents while reducing health care expenditures.

Penn State gets $60 million fine, wins vacated from 1998-2011

The NCAA stopped short of shutting down the program completely, even though Penn State received many calls urging officials to do so.

Catholic bishops endorse Missouri prayer measure

The proposed amendment  on public prayer will appear on the Aug. 7 ballot.

No progress for plans for horse slaughter plant

Plans have stalled for a proposed horse slaughtering plant in Rockville.

Missouri native nominated as National Guard chief

Army Lt. Gen. Frank Grass currently serves as deputy commander of U.S. Northern Command. He began his career by enlisting in the Missouri Army National Gaurd in St. Louis.

Rural Missouri town serves as health care experiment

Organizers of the experiment with Cerner, a Kansas City-based health care technology company, said the community could become a model for the nation.

Nixon, UM president Wolfe to tout nuclear plan

Utility executives and business leaders are attending an economic development summit in Columbia while officials await word on a U.S. Department of Energy grant application.