Santana works eight innings to lead Royals over Twins

Ervin Santana pitched eight strong innings, Alcides Escobar doubled home the go-ahead run and the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Monday in their home opener.


Postal Service loses money despite customer growth

The U.S. Postal Service delivers mail to 11 million more homes, offices and other addresses than it did a decade ago, even as the amount of mail that people in the United States receive has dropped sharply.

Missouri Senate panel to take up state budget

The Senate Appropriations Committee has scheduled hearings throughout the week to begin work on the budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Celebrate Tax Freedom Day, you earned it

Tax Freedom Day can be viewed from geographical, chronological and/or categorical perspectives. And whether you consider the observance aggravating, liberating or both, remember you earned it.



UPDATE: Missouri girl found safe after taken from father's home

Gladstone police believe Lili Justine High was taken by her mother's friend, Tammi J. Lampkins, also known as Tammi J. Kelly.

Southeastern Missouri man claims record fish

The bowfin was more than 32 inches long and weighed in at 13.38 pounds, besting the previous record by more than two pounds.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Regional market reports

This week, the Missourian highlights the Department of Agriculture's weekly market summary of grain and cattle trends in each region of the state.