Officials say stress, heat and drought appear to have contributed to the deaths of several elk recently relocated to Missouri.
The St. Louis County prosecutor says he'll seek the death penalty again for a man whose previous capital sentence was overturned last year by the Missouri Supreme Court.
Missouri native Tommy Sowers has won confirmation to a top spot in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Danny Richardson's porch gives passersby pause. If weather permits, he would line up his boot collection along his porch railing and waits for potential buyers.
Christian Cantwell will move onto the finals of the men's shot-put this afternoon in London.
Those running for county offices and local legislative seats have offered their stances on a variety of challenges and issues facing county and state government.
Three Republicans are challenging incumbent Peter Kinder in the primary, while the Democrats have a crowded field with eight candidates.
The Boone County public administrator provides for the proper care of the person and protects the assets of an estate against injury, waste, theft or loss.
Each candidate gives different reasons for why he hopes to fill the position.
Missouri’s Secretary of State is Democrat Robin Carnahan, who is not seeking re-election.
The attorney general is Missouri's chief legal officer and is in charge of representing the state in legal challenges.
House Joint Resolution No. 2, if approved, would repeal Section 5 of Article I in the Missouri Constitution and secure children's rights to pray in schools.
Several Boone County candidates are running unopposed in the primary.
The 19th Senate district comprises all of Boone and Cooper counties, with a population of about 180,250.
With redistricting Boone County is now in the congressional 4th District, where the incumbent is Rep. Vicky Hartzler. Previously, Boone County was in the 9th District and represented by Rep. Blaine Luektemeyer.
There are eight gubernatorial candidates, and incumbent Gov. Jay Nixon faces two Democratic challengers in the primary.
The Boone County Commission is an elected three-member governing body with a Southern District, a Northern District and a presiding commissioner.
Eight Republicans are vying for the chance to challenge Sen. Clair McCaskill in November.
After the November general election, Boone County will be represented by five House districts whose boundaries were drawn during reapportionment after the 2010 census.
The committees are intended to be represented by a man and woman from each political ward and township in the county.