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Jefferson County councilman under fire for campaign letter sent on county letterhead
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:30:00 -0700

Don Bickowski said he used his own computer and office supplies to send the letter

Missouri House panel will investigate water patrol training, merger
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:40:00 -0700

Move follows death of a boater who had been arrested on Lake of the Ozarks.

'Fireball Run' blazing to Jefferson City
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 02:39:50 -0700

In just 2½½ weeks, Jefferson City and some other Missouri locations will be featured on “Fireball Run — America’s Frontier,” an online television reality show starting its eighth season.

Missouri's top education chief announces retirement
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:00:00 -0700

Chris Nicastro has been state education commissioner since 2009 and is the fifth person to hold the position.

3 injured in school bus crash late Thursday in Jefferson County
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:50:49 -0700

A crash involving a Belleville-area school bus and an SUV happened in Jefferson County, Illinois late Thursday evening. It happened shortly before 9:20 p.m.

UPDATE: Missouri education commissioner to resign
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:09:50 -0700

Chris Nicastro has been head of the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education since 2009, after previously serving as a school administrator. She said she will step down at the end of 2014. Read more

NWS confirms tornado touchdown in Jefferson County
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:26:50 -0700

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The National Weather Service Tuesday confirmed a tornado touched down in Jefferson County, Missouri Monday night. The tornado, which touched down about one mile northwest of House Springs, came as more strong storms rumbled through the St. Louis area, and across the midwest.

Authorities identify man killed on I-55 Wednesday night
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:25:34 -0700

Herculaneum, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Jefferson county Police said a Eureka, Missouri man was hit by a car and killed on northbound I-55 near Herculaneum Wednesday night.

Governor nixes spending restored by Legislature, releases other funds
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:42:00 -0700

JEFFERSON CITY • The Missouri Legislature’s veto overrides on the budget didn’t last long.

Jefferson City 911 upgrades drawing closer
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:56:04 -0700

In the near future, the replacement of the 911 phone system for Jefferson City and Cole County will be taking place.