ArtTalk: "Longviews" show, Art of Food event sure to be interesting

Katie Rapp, a marketing intern for Orr Street Studios, is excited for the "Longviews" show — on exhibit now until March — and the Art of Food event on March 20.

California players lead Missouri softball into the new season

Three Tigers players will share their home state with their team when Missouri makes a swing through California to open its season.

Rock Bridge girls basketball uses size to its full potential

The Bruins have overcome the loss of post presence Hannah Dressler to maintain control in the paint.


Missouri diver fights through injuries to keep competing

Redshirt sophomore Loren Figueroa looks to win an SEC title despite knee, shoulder, and foot injuries.

Keion Bell finds stride for Missouri men's basketball

Tigers guard Keion Bell's performance was inconsistent early in the season — sometimes scoring 20, sometimes not scoring at all. But it appears Bell has found his stride in Southeastern Conference play.

Hickman's Johnson faces tall task against St. Joseph's Academy

Hickman sophomore Ellie Johnson will be counted on to play big against a tall St. Joseph's Academy team on Friday night. 

Rock Bridge wrestlers enjoy first round success with favorite treats

Rock Bridge wrestlers are looking forward to competing in the state tournament this weekend...and then eating sweets afterwards.


Frances Mayer Rikli, May 29, 1919 — Feb. 13, 2013

Frances Mayer Rikli died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. She was 93.

Frances Mayer Rikli

Frances Mayer Rikli died Wednesday, February 13. She was 93.  

Missouri Democrats propose ban on assault weapons

Rep. Rory Ellinger of University City filed a bill this week that would require gun owners to give up their assault weapons within 90 days of the measure's passage.

Q&A: Meteorites strike Earth every few months

This week, there have been a meteor explosion in the skies above the Ural Mountains and the passage of asteroid 2012 DA14 near earth.

Mountain lion sighting confirmed in Carter County

A motion-activated camera took a picture of the animal walking away from the carcass of an elk at the Peck Ranch Conversation Area. 

Hundreds injured by blasts as meteor falls in Russia

The Russian Academy of Sciences said in a statement that the meteor over the Chelyabinsk region entered the Earth's atmosphere at a speed of at least 33,000 mph and shattered about 18 to 32 miles above ground.

American pope? Missouri native Dolan has long odds

Ballwin native Cardinal Timothy Dolan might represent the first real prospect of an American pope. Prevailing modern wisdom has been that a citizen of a superpower could not be elected pope.

Fisher hires Walton as defensive coordinator

The Rams finally settled on the 41-year-old Tim Walton, whose top selling point for Jeff Fisher was familiarity with the system.

Cardinals get going at spring camp, with an 'edge'

The St. Louis Cardinals had a rainy day of training on Friday. Rain prevented field practice, but hitters took to the batting cages for practice.

Missouri bill requires governor to sign off on big incentives

Legislation filed Friday by Republican Rep. Jay Barnes would require Gov. Jay Nixon to personally sign off on all discretionary tax incentives of more than $1 million.

Missouri Senate bill helps veterans get state residency

The bill would help military veterans get in-state tuition at Missouri public universities.

Missouri Senate passes bill aimed to curb tuberculosis

The bill would require more people to be screened for tuberculosis.

Missouri House bill would grade individual schools

Schools would be graded from F to A-plus based upon the percentage of possible points they receive.