The warbler's numbers have plunged 70 percent in the past four decades, which is why wildlife watchers are applauding the acquisition of 80 acres of prime breeding ground.
The accident occurred Thursday afternoon about 50 miles southwest of St. Louis.
The museum at the Liberty Memorial has attracted rave reviews and more visitors than projected in its first two years. And thanks to a Kauffman Legacy Fund grant, finances are in better shape than expected. Now officials are working on a better business plan.
The call came after Maj. Gen. King Sidwell, who has applied to Jay Nixon to be reappointed, was accused of discriminating against women and blacks.
The city said it will need help covering the costs that FEMA won't cover.
The city is planning a Remembering Ceremony on Feb. 7 to honor the five city officials and police officers killed by Charles "Cookie" Thornton.
The event, set for Oct. 3, will run from Miami, Okla., through southeast Kansas into Missouri.
One unexpected event followed another -- right to the end of the year.
The unit is a pilot program developed through a partnership of the National Guard Bureau, the University of Missouri and the Missouri Farm Bureau. The 47 soldiers arrived Wednesday in Springfield.
Democrat Sara Lampe says she won't let her minority party status get in the way of seeking more money for various education initiatives, or working against a vouchers push.
Mrs. Litton was the mother of Jerry Litton, a popular Democratic congressman from northwest Missouri who died in a plane crash in 1976 after he won his party's senatorial primary.
A brake cables plant in northeast Missouri is closing by the end of the year. A representative for DURA says the company plans to close a plant in Hannibal.
Gov. Matt Blunt pardons four people convicted of stealing offenses.
An anonymous donation from a Denver family will give a southeast Missouri man awaiting a transplant the opportunity to buy Christmas presents for his wife and six children.
The Humane Society of Missouri says 5 percent to 8 percent more animals were given away this year because families can no longer afford to care for them, or have been forced to relocate to a place where pets are not allowed.
A St. Louis dog missing since October will be going home with its owners later this week after being picked up 240 miles away in suburban Kansas City.
December is turning out to be cold and nasty, but look for a welcome warming of winter weather in January.
A former fitness trainer in Springfield pleads not guilty to secretly videotaping female athletes after convincing them to weigh themselves naked.
A state representative and others say community leaders could do a better job of handling the district's operations.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is searching for a man who failed to stop for a trooper then bailed out of the car, leaving a baby in the back seat.