Roughly three-quarters of Susan Wilson’s patients come from surrounding Mennonite and Amish communities. About 30 people from those communities, many towing babies delivered by Wilson, packed a Cole County courtroom for the bench trial Thursday morning.
Summer 2019 reporter and assistant city editor. Reach me by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter at @tomcoulter_
Susan Wilson, a midwife for the clinic involved in the trial, said it is crucial for neighboring Mennonite and Amish communities, as many of them don't want give birth in a hospital. Roughly three-quarters of her clinic's patients come from those communities.
A new law effective Aug. 28 will strip county health boards of their power to regulate concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), and farmers are divided on how it will shape the future of Missouri agriculture and the safety of the water supply.
A ProPublica investigation revealed that parents have given up legal guardianship of their children in the final years of high school so their kids can get financial aid they would not be eligible for otherwise.
“I have yet to find some big theme or idea that I wanted to explore that I haven’t been able to through sports,” Thompson said.
Speaker Elijah Haahr said he wants to ensure local governments are not "deviously" raising taxes.