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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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About 80 percent of all women in the United States -- regardless of status, race or income -- start out breast-feeding, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Police say two men robbed a Springfield pharmacy last week and took more than 3,000 Xanax and hydrocodone pills.
When reader Debbie Dunn moved to the Ozarks from Colorado, she immediately noticed the abundance of chain restaurants.