With confirmed cases of canine influenza in states that border Missouri, veterinarians have begun providing a vaccine to combat the virus before it becomes a problem in animal populations here.
The bid accepted for the long-awaited project that will span the Mississippi River at St. Louis is still nearly $40 million more than transportation officials anticipated.
Attorney General Chris Koster's office reported Wednesday that its Medicaid fraud unit recovered $82 million this year. That's more than double the previous high of $34 million set in 2008.
Required monthly tests of bacteria levels in drinking water have gone undone by water systems in 18 Missouri counties, according to state environmental officials.
A Rolla man and woman — son and mother — have been sentenced for their involvement in a plot to kill to prevent testimony in a methamphetamine case. The killings did not take place.
Greater cooperation between states, by frequently updating databases and sharing information, would lessen likelihood of nurses with revoked licenses in one state working in others.
After criticism this summer for delaying release of tests that showed the Lake of the Ozarks contained high levels of E. coli, further tests of the lake by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources reveal elevated nitrogen and phosphorus levels.
House Majority Leader Steven Tilley, R-Perryville, partially credits Gov. Jay Nixon for what he describes as a "very cordial, good working relationship" between legislative leaders and the governor.
The Missouri Department of Transportation says it would mark the fourth straight yearly decline.
Significant spring flooding is possible because of an abundant snow melt from the north.
Under the proposal, dog-breeders could only have 50 breeding dogs and would be required to feed animals daily, provide annual veterinary care and not breed animals more than twice every 18 months, among other rules.
An autopsy ruled that the man's death was a homicide. The Audrain County Sheriff's Department also said he was from Ohio but provided no details on where in Ohio he was from.
A former Sedalia resident receives a gift that helped save her life. Today she is cancer free.
The number of printed pages dropped significantly in 2008, and analysts expect the trend to continue. Some say it could be an effect of the slow economy or perhaps the beginning of a paper-less society.
The mural depicts scenes from the Spook Light, Route 66, artist Thomas Hart Benton, astronaut Janet Kavandi, outlaw Clyde Barrow, the castle at Redings Mill, poet Langston Hughes, Red Oak II, the natural beauty of the Ozarks, naturalist Marlin Perkins, Grand Falls and the area's history of mining.
The body of 43-year-old Keith Lyons was discovered Monday in the ditch near a Joplin car wash.
Schlafly Beer has brewed 30,000 barrels this year. That's a 6,000-barrel increase over its previous record, which it set just last year.
Lakeidra L. Kemp, 32, of Columbia, was a passenger in a car that crashed at about 5:30 p.m. Saturday near Smithton.
The shooting happened early Saturday while 41-year-old James Buchanan was working a second job as a security officer and intervened in an argument between two men.
Webster County has lost an estimated 1,000 jobs in the past half-dozen years, so the county commissioners decided to move forward with an "enhanced enterprise zone."