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Monett Council to hold public hearing Wednesday

New budget, 911 contracts due for unveiling in busy session. The Monett City Council has planned a busy agenda for its monthly meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, including a public hearing on an amendment to the zoning code relating to small wireless facilities, special use permits and public hearin


Winter Storm Watch issued for SW Iowa, NW Missouri Tue. evening through Wed. Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for all of southwest Iowa and parts of northwest Missouri Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning. Iowa: Monona-Harrison-Shelby-Pottawattamie-Mills-Montgomery-Fremont-Page-Crawford-Carroll-Audubon-Cass-Adair-Adams-Union-Clarke-Taylor-Rin


Monett wrestling wins first team title since 2008

Monett was the favorite to win the team championship coming into the Class 2 State Wrestling Tournament. The Cubs did not disappoint by taking the drama out of the team race and locking up the title before the championship matches even began.


Death of two Missouri brothers ruled a murder-suicide

BOSS, Mo. (AP) – The Dent County Sheriff’ Office is investigating a murder-suicide involving two brothers. Investigators say the brothers’ bodies were found Sunday in the unincorporated town of Boss near the Dent and Iron counties line.


Northern Missouri hospital voluntarily suspends license for three months

I-70 Community Hospital in northern Missouri’s Sweet Springs has voluntarily suspended its license for 90 days. In a press release issued after 5 p.m. on Friday, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services says the 15-bed hospital is out of compliance with regulations and unable to provide


Monett junior Semerad looking for third state title

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Joseph Semerad has two state titles under his belt. Tonight, he’s looking to make it three. The Monett junior has made it look easy thus far at the MSHSAA Wrestling Championships at Mizzou Arena, pinning his way through the first three rounds to make the Class 2 finals in the 132-pou


Winter Weather Advisory for southeast Kansas and southwest Missouri

KSNF/KODE - A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 12pm Tuesday to 6am Wednesday. In Southeast Kansas, that includes Cherokee, Crawford, and Bourbon counties. In Southwest Missouri, all counties in the Four State region are included.


Monett goes 9-0 to start state wrestling meet

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Nine matches, nine wins, eight pins. It was about as good of a start as Monett could possibly register in the first day of the MSHSAA Wrestling Championships at Mizzou Arena on Thursday. And with it, the top-ranked Cubs took an early lead in the Class 2 team standings — a good omen f


Student diagnosed with active tuberculosis at University of Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. — University of Missouri officials announced Monday that a student has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis. The university said the student has voluntarily left the campus. Officials including the university’s student health center and university physicians are working with the Boo


Meth again a dangerous scourge in Missouri

Missouri was once considered the meth lab capital of the country. The frequent busts and tales of exploding labs in residential neighborhoods became so commonplace that they were no longer newsworthy.


Cannabis business workshop held today at the University of Missouri Saint Louis

ST. LOUIS - Entrepreneurs and investors who are interested in starting a cannabis business or expanding into the Missouri cannabis industry have a chance to learn from industry pioneers on Monday, February 18.


Barry County investigators asks for tips in armed robbery case

NEAR GOLDEN, Mo. -- The Barry County Sheriff's Office is seeking tips regarding an armed robbery. Deputies responded to the Viney Creek Store on Highway J near Golden on Monday around 1:35 p.m. Investigators say two men with masks and dressed in black displayed a knife to the cashier before taking h


How a Drama Teacher Was Caught Having Sex With Student & Telling Him They Were Acting; Name That State (Pics-Vids)

These stories are always a little wild, but the fact she looks like an anime character makes it even crazier. A drama teacher in Barry County has been charged with statutory rape after allegedly having sexual intercourse with a 16-year-old student in the high school’s “little theater” room.


25 years later, Missouri hazing death consequences remain

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. • Twenty-five years after Michael Davis died from injuries suffered in a brutal fraternity hazing ritual at Southeast Missouri State University, his death still has far-reaching consequences.


Cassville couple faces drug charges

CASSVILLE, Mo. - The Ozark Drug Enforcement Team files charges against a former Cassville police officer and his wife. ODET detectives served a search warrant at 29 Sunset Drive in Cassville, Missouri last month (Jan. 2).


Missouri receives federal grant to study transportation funding

WASHINGTON — Missouri is among seven states that will receive Federal Highway Administration grants to test new ways to finance highway and bridge projects. The Missouri Department of Transportation will use its $1,782,500 grant to continue to work with the Missouri Department of Revenue to improve


Missouri House oversight committee plans second hearing on Department of Revenue tax issue

A new bipartisan Missouri House oversight committee plans to hold its second hearing this week on the state Department of Revenue’s (DOR) tax error that is impacting some people’s taxes.


Dozen of Animals Rescued From a Hoarding Situation in Missouri

BATES COUNTY, Mo. (KNWA) - Dozens of animals have been rescued from a hoarding situation in Bates County, Missouri, and even seasoned rescue workers said they were stunned. Nearly 50 animals were rescued from the home after the homeowner was caught for a third time hoarding animals.


Authorities investigating double fatal shooting in Dent Co Missouri

BOSS, MO – The Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop I Is assisting the Dent County Sheriff’s Office in the investigation of a double fatal shooting in Boss, Missouri. The shooting happened around 5 pm on Sunday evening in the small rural township.


Slick roads blamed for rollover crash in Northeast Missouri

Slick roads now being blamed for a rollover crash involving a single vehicle. The crash happened around 8:20 p.m. Sunday on Highway 63, just one mile south of Kirksville. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Terry Gray, 67, of Atlanta, Missouri was southbound when he lost control on the s