Tuesday was the deadline in Missouri for candidates to file for the Aug. 5 primary elections; the general election will be Nov. 4.
Legislation pending in the Missouri General Assembly could repeal a law that lowered the requirements for incorporating villages.
If the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers follows through with its plan, officials would release extra water into the river from Gavins Point Dam in South Dakota over a two-day period in an attempt to encourage spawning of the pallid sturgeon, an endangered species.
A week after the rains came to Missouri, causing floods that killed five and forcing thousands from their homes, life is slowly returning to normal in most locations.
A Missouri family is left to clean up after floodwaters have receded.
When it comes to protecting reporters’ notes and sources, legislative support dries up.
The Missouri National Guard sent off 1,076 soldiers to participate in the NATO peacekeeping force in Kosovo with a ceremony Saturday morning at the Hearnes Center.
Bond discussed the Security Foreclosures and Education Act as a partial solution to the nationwide mortgage crisis
Torrential rains over a 36-hour period that began Monday and ended Wednesday caused flash flooding Tuesday and Wednesday. Now, attention has turned to flooding along many rivers — the Current, the Big, the Black, the Gasconade, the Meramec.
The National Weather Service is forecasting record flooding along the Meramec River near St. Louis.
WICHITA, Kan. — Two Kansas landowners have sued for compensation after the government converted old railroad lines into recreational trails on their property.
WASHINGTON — Government forecasters said Thursday that the floods washing over large parts of the Midwest are just a taste of things to come, with one meteorologist complaining about a jet stream “on steroids.” While Boone County was spared major flooding from widespread rains earlier in the week, the ground remains laden with moisture.
With at least five people dead and hundreds displaced, authorities are straining to keep pace with some of the worst flooding to hit their region in decades.
JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Matt Blunt is asking lawmakers to spend $3.1 million to repair the 137-year-old home for the state’s chief executive.
Republican House members have made a political point by cutting the budget of Democratic Attorney General Jay Nixon. But it may be a dull point when it comes to state law.
After months of deliberation, Missouri Republicans have filed legislation to implement the governor’s proposed Insure Missouri plan to expand government-backed health care coverage for more Missourians.
The good news for Missouri motorists: Gasoline prices here are the second-lowest in the nation.
The Missouri House gave first-round approval by voice vote Wednesday to a bill prohibiting illegal immigrants from attending public colleges and universities.
The Senate gave first-round approval Wednesday to a bill that creates millions of dollars in tax breaks and subsidies. It sprinkles state aid to farmers, animal feeding operations, gas stations, motorists who buy biofuels, ethanol producers, dairies, livestock farmers, certain vehicle buyers and an agriculture education program.
Gov. Matt Blunt is fighting back against Attorney General Jay Nixon’s investigation into his handling of e-mails. Blunt has said it will cost nearly $541,000 to retrieve and review the e-mails from a backup system.