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26 min ago | Springfield News-Leader
The issue: Snow left behind by a long, cold winter is finally melting, revealing a depressing array of trash on public and private property.
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4 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Conservation officials are trying to make sure an invasive water weed discovered in southwest Missouri doesn't spread any farther.
8 hrs ago | Springfield News-Leader
Greene County Sheriff's deputies were involved in two separate pursuits early Sunday.
9 hrs ago | Springfield News-Leader
His parents had been out dancing and left the baby, Lloyd Keet, with a nanny. When his mother came home to check on her two kids, she found Lloyd's crib empty and the window wide open.
14 hrs ago | Springfield News-Leader
They will celebrate their 50th Anniversary on Sunday, March 16, 2014 with a reception between 2-4 pm, at The Mansion at Elfindale, with their children Edward John Bousman, Linda Ann Joworski, Billy G. Hall, Karen M. Hall, and other family members and friends.
Nearly a month after a Springfield girl was kidnapped and murdered, many in and around her hometown want improvements to a Missouri alert system that some insist failed her.
Voices from Springfield pioneers have been brought to life for a new exhibit at the History Museum on the Square.
The 80th Anniversary Celebration of Christ Church Unity will be 7-10 p.m. April 4 at the church, 2214 E. Seminole St. The celebration was postponed due to inclement winter weather.
It was 1943, and a 17-year-old boy had just started a job at the Leader & Press, Springfield's afternoon paper.
"We plan to use the Lego display in preschool-aged language therapy services," Sandra Sharamitaro, Lake Regional's director of speech pathology, said.
On Monday, Springfield City Council voted to rezone the historic 82-year-old Timmons Temple for apartments.
A Springfield house serving as a group home for sex offenders has 30 days to move or disband, according to a letter from the city sent to the chaplain who runs the Crestview Street home.
A nine-member City Council-appointed Citizens' Sales Tax Oversight Committee , comprised of a cross-section of Springfield citizens, meets quarterly to review how the revenues from each of Springfield's four sales taxes are appropriated.
Federal agents served a search warrant this week at a Springfield firearm accessories store.
On Thursday evening, March 13, Howard B. Gott, age 45, of Squires, was charged with first degree felony assault and armed criminal action.
A West Plains man was killed and a 4-year-old was seriously injured in a crash Thursday afternoon.
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