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Man still recovering after fiery crash caused by cow on I-44

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A man who survived a fiery crash along Interstate 44 near Marshfield, caused by a cow that wondered onto the highway, is now recovering at home. Tim Cantrell says it was a stranger who came to his rescue after his van was knocked onto its side and caught fire.


Missouri woman convicted of killing her abusive mom in bizarre case wants early release

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A Missouri woman who conspired to kill her mother after being forced to pretend for years she was disabled wants her sentence shortened. The Springfield News-Leader reports that Gypsy Blanchard asked in an email released Tuesday for people to write letters urging Gov. Mike Parson


Marshfieldians gather for Arbor Day

For 15 years, the Marshfield Tree City USA committee has celebrated Arbor Day. On Friday, the committee organized a celebration event in recognition of Arbor Day outside Shook Elementary School in Marshfield. This year was particularly special since the Marshfield Tree City USA committee received th


“Breakthrough” movie a Missouri story, but Missouri couldn’t compete to be a film site

The newly-released feature film, “Breakthrough,” premiered in St. Louis Wednesday. That’s good news for the Missouri family upon which the inspirational film is based, but the film industry and site developers in the Show-Me State wish the production had happened here instead of Manitoba, Canada.


Parents call for better anti-bullying efforts after Missouri boy’s attack caught on camera

WENTZVILLE, Mo. – Patrick Vining calls it “very disturbing.” A video that’s been shared on social media shows his son being repeatedly struck inside a classroom at Wentzville Middle School.


Showcase this evening for MHS Senior Projects

In previous issues of The Mail, you've seen various Marshfield student projects highlighted. Today, there will be a Marshfield High School Senior Project Showcase event from 5 to 8 p.m. at Marshfield High School.


Missouri could be forced to sell a state park

OREGON COUNTY, Mo. (KOLR10) - The state of Missouri could be forced to sell a new state park that hasn't even opened yet. Eleven-Point State Park was created back in 2016. It's a nearly 4,200-acre park in Oregon County in southern Missouri.


Clarifying medical marijuana usage throughout Missouri

April 20, better known as 4-20 in certain circles, may pass without fanfare this year. The unofficial National Cannabis Holiday is not a day of celebration for Missourians yet. Amendment 2, the Medical Marijuana and Veteran Healthcare Services Initiative, which became law in 2018, will not result in


Raised gardens available for Marshfieldians

GRO Marshfield is offering raised beds for growing in the city’s community gardens. The cost is $10 per month, and those paying $60 before Monday will get complete season use.


Missouri Congressional members react to Mueller report

A report has been released today about Robert Mueller’s investigation of President Trump’s campaign and Russia’s attempted interference in America’s 2016 election. Western Missouri Democratic Congressman Emanuel Cleaver tells Missourinet Congressional committees must review the report and continue t


Missouri student caught passing out fake $100 bills at high school

NIXA, Mo. — Officials say a student was caught passing out fake $100 bills at a southwest Missouri high school. The Springfield News-Leader reports that Nixa Public Schools is cautioning the community to be extra cautious because not all of the bills that were handed at Tuesday were collected.


Missouri State Fair announces next concert

The Missouri State Fair has announced another concert in its 2019 lineup. Chicks with Hits featuring Terri Clark, Pam Tillis and Suzy Bogguss will perform on the Grandstand Stage at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13.


More charges on man accused of incest

Additional charges have been filed against a Webster County man who was charged with incest (a Class E Felony). Aaron Lee Gann, Fordland, who admitted to having sex with a biological family member, is facing one count of statutory sodomy and one count of child molestation after another alleged victi


Missouri Department of Conservation encourages public to be “Bear Aware” this spring

An estimated 350 black bears call southern Missouri home, and as the spring season gets underway, these magnificent mammals leave their winter dens in search of food. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is reminding Missourians to be proactive and “Be Bear Aware.”


Local church warns of possible roadside scam

A group of people have been spotted at Springfield intersections calling themselves "New Life Church" and asking people for donations. But New Life Church in Springfield says they're not the local congregation.


Property values on the rise, notices sent to many Greene County property owners

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Property values are rising in Greene County. value change notices were sent out to around 70 percent of property owners in the county impacted by the increase.


Missouri man, 77, sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for producing child pornography by sexually abusing young victim

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A 77-year-old Missouri man was sentenced Monday to 30 years in federal prison for recording his sexual abuse of a child victim. This case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Southwest Missouri Cyber Crimes Ta


Springfield woman attacked after man follows her into her home

SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- A Springfield woman was attacked by a stranger who followed her into her home. Around 7:30 on Sunday morning, Sheereen Siddiqui had just gotten home from work.


Taste of the Ozarks benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- It's one of the biggest, most successful Big Brothers Big Sisters fundraisers of the year: Taste of the Ozarks. This year entertainment included acrobats, clowns, and a live painting.


Armed man threatens employees at dental prosthetics office

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Police say an armed man was making threats toward the employees of Edmonds Dental Prosthetics in Springfield on Thursday. Edmond's employees detained the man long enough to call Springfield Police, who we are told showed up arrested the man.