MU Student Diagnosed With Tuberculosis

University of Missouri officials announced today [Monday] that a student has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis, and has voluntarily left campus. Dr. Susan Even, director of the MU Student Health Center reports the student has been extremely cooperative with campus and local health officials. The University is working closely with the Columbia/Boone County Department of […]

Winter Weather Predicted For Tuesday

Portions of mid-Missouri will see another round of winter weather tomorrow. [Tuesday] The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory that will go into effect tomorrow at 7PM and will continue until noon Wednesday. The weather service reports snow will overspread the area and will then mix with light freezing rain after midnight. The […]

Fire Truck Flips Over Near Columbia

The passenger of a fire truck is recovering from minor injuries after an accident near Columbia early yesterday (Sunday) morning. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the fire truck was entering Highway 63 northbound from Highway 763 responding to an emergency call when it lost control on some ice, slid off the road, and hit […]

Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Saturday Night

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory that will go into effect at 6PM, and will expire at 6AM tomorrow. [Sunday] Snow and freezing drizzle is expected this evening with a light glaze of ice and up to one inch of snow. The National Weather Service says it is often difficult to […]

Highway Patrol Releases Updated Response Numbers

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has updated the numbers of calls for service they responded to during yesterday’s winter weather. Preliminary troop F totals between 10AM and 5PM were 272 calls for service, 110 stranded motorists, 81 crashes, 18 injuries and no fatalities. State wide, General Headquarters reports 1797 calls for service, 598 stranded motorists, […]

City Of Columbia Hires New Treasurer

The City of Columbia announced today [Friday] they have filled the position of treasurer in the Finance Department. Chelsea Miller comes to Columbia after recently working as the corporate controller/finance director for Onshore Outsourcing, a large private IT corporation. It is headquartered in Macon. The treasurer is responsible for managing the revenue and cash flow […]

Highway Patrol Responds To More Than 500 Calls For Service

The Missouri State Highway Patrol Highway Patrol General Headquarters reports more than 125 traffic crashes in the state since 9:00 this morning, and that number is still climbing. [Friday] The Highway Patrol says troopers have received 569 calls for service, 166 stranded motorists, 19 injuries and one fatality. The Highway Patrol is advising to avoid […]

Former TV News Anchor Teresa Snow Appears on Public Perspectives

The Executive Director of Strategic Communications and Media Relations at MU Health Care Teresa Snow is the featured guest on your local talk show Public Perspectives. Your host Matt Pilger will talk to Teresa about her days at KRCG in Jefferson City and KMIZ in Columbia. Here is the complete interview.  

MoDot Advises Limited Travel This Weekend

The Missouri Department of Transportation is advising motorists to limit travel beginning Friday and throughout the weekend as a series of winter storms will impact roads across the state. MoDOT’s first priority is to return interstates and major roads to mostly clear driving conditions as soon as possible after a storm. The department also gives […]

Winter Weather Advisory Issued

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the most of the listening area that will go into effect at 9AM tomorrow [Friday] and will expire at midnight. Periods of accumulating snow could make travel difficult in some areas, and roads may rapidly become slippery once the snow begins. The timing of […]