REPUBLIC, Mo. -- The Red Cross is out for blood today... for Halloween, of course. They're hosting a blood drive at Republic High School.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The community brought in over $100,000 in benefit to the 10 branches of the Springfield-Greene County Library District during the 2014 Fall Book Sale from Oct. 21-26 at Remington’s.
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SPRINGFIELD, MO. -- Springfield is home to the newest campus of the University of Missouri Kansas School of Pharmacy. It's modeled after the Columbia site, which opened in 2005, and addresses a growing need in the Ozarks.
SPOKANE, Mo. – While visiting Spokane High School in Christian County Wednesday, Gov. Jay Nixon congratulated students, parents and staff for being named in 2013 as a national Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Governor Jay Nixon plans to visit Springfield Wednesday for the ribbon-cutting and dedication of the new UMKC-MSU School of Pharmacy.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Springfield community remembered a longtime Missouri State University athletic administrator Tuesday.
ASH GROVE, Mo. – The Ash Grove R-IV elementary and high school were put on a partial lockdown after a potential threat in the area Tuesday morning.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Department of Education has released the process it will use for finding a new Education Commissioner to take the place of Chris Nicastro, who is retiring.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Working groups trying to come up with new education standards for Missouri schools tell the state Board of Education there are still some disagreements on the best way for them to work.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- This week, the Safe and Sober project is working to reach as many teens as possible with a message of not drinking and driving. This year, middle school students are also getting that message.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Former Navy Seal Eric Greitens will speak at Missouri State University tonight.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield-Greene County libraries will host an event tonight for National Bullying Prevention Month. Tina Meier will speak at the Brentwood Branch.
HARRISON, Ark. - A growing industry across the country is hoping to recruit the next generation of workers.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Thousands of pairs of shoes donated in Springfield will help stomp out hunger around the world.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- Mercy Springfield and SBU are teaming up to host the 8th annual homeschool health and science fair today.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Spiders are used mostly for Halloween decorations, but Thursday night the Springfield Nature center wanted to teach the public about them in a family fun event.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A music producer, professor, and chocolatier now belong in the Springfield Public Schools Hall Of Fame.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A Springfield mother called for more crossing guards Thursday after her child was hit by a vehicle Wednesday on her walk to school.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – One sorority took on a big goal Wednesday night: educating student about domestic violence.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced the creation of a school safety division to train districts for active shooter scenarios.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missouri State University’s student-run restaurant reopens Tuesday with a new, local-based menu following the latest trend in restaurants across the nation.
STRAFFORD, Mo.-- The Kelly Miller Circus in Strafford is raising funds for the school local Elementary school by putting on a show that features elephants, tigers, and other circus fun.
MONETT, Mo.-- The Ozark Festival Orchestra opens its 35th season Oct. 19 at the Monett Elementary School.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Bears fans are showing their school, spirit at the Missouri State University Homecoming parade, Oct. 18.
REPUBLIC, Mo.-- Republic public schools were placed under lockdown briefly after reports of gunfire heard near school buildings.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- It's homecoming weekend at Missouri State University.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A local non-profit is raising money to keep kids off drugs and alcohol.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Kids from two different school districts are getting an opportunity to discover the world of medicine.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Prosecutors have charged a woman with displaying a knife at a Springfield elementary school late last week.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The U.S. Education Department has given Missouri half-a-million dollars to make its schools safer. The state will spread that money around to protect about one million students.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Reminder: No school for Springfield Public Schools Monday, Oct. 13.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Pittman Elementary School was on lock-down after a woman displayed a weapon on school grounds.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Students at Bowerman Elementary were paying it forward Friday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Evangel is celebrating homecoming this weekend, highlighted by the inauguration of Dr. Carol Taylor as university president.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – More than $500,000 in a federal grant will help schools and first response agencies work together to strengthen school safety by designing localized safety plans.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Students and other fans of the 42nd President of the United States packed the University of Arkansas Union Mall Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A new survey by Safe Kids Worldwide shows just how dangerous the roads can be for young pedestrians.
ASH GROVE, Mo. -- The Ash Grove community got a chance to meet the district's new superintendent Kyle Collins Tuesday evening. Collins took over as Interim Superintendent of Ash Grove R-IV Schools on September 27th, after the district's Board of Education announced Don Christensen's retirement early in September.
REPUBLIC, Mo.-- Students participated in hands-on field research Tuesday at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield.
LEBANON, Mo. – Lebanon R-3 schools are on alert after school resource officers alerted district and building administration of two fugitives in Lebanon.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Wednesday, Oct. 8, is International Walk to School Day and MoDOT is encouraging parents and communities to help kids establish ongoing walking and cycling programs.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The 25th Annual Treasures of the City is planned for 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Busch Municipal Building, 840 Boonville Ave.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill will visit Missouri State University on Wednesday as part of her “Claire on Campus” tour across the state combating sexual violence on campuses.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Students, staff, residents of Joplin and numerous dignitaries have dedicated the new Joplin High School/Franklin Technology Center, marking another milestone in the city’s recovery from a devastating tornado three years ago.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Visitors notice many changes at the new Joplin High School.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Ozarks Food Harvest received a $10,000 grant from the General Mills Foundation to help support the Weekend Backpack Program.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Labor is giving Missouri's community colleges a $19.7 million grant to help support career training throughout the state. About $1 million of that is coming to OTC campuses.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Vice President Joe Biden and Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be in Joplin today to help dedicate the new Joplin High School and Franklin Technology Center.