Health officials say vaccines, hand-washing and basic hygienic practices can help prevent a serious outbreak.
Visitors to Table Rock Lake are growing more environmentally savvy. That means marinas and other businesses have a vested interest in keeping the water clean.
The city's winter plans include a new dog park, hiking trail extensions and other upgrades to recreational areas.
Demographic shifts could indicate more demand for elderly housing in the future.
The Lead Hill School District enrolled more than 20 international pupils in the high school, which only has 180 students.
BRANSON, Mo. -- A statement from the theater indicates that the theater might reopen in 2014 under new management and a different name.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Using an innovative method to help homeless women stay safe and out of the cold, a program called Safe to Sleep keeps dozens of women of the streets at night struggling to find a place to sleep.
BRANSON, Mo. -- Many theaters and ticket outlets offer holiday discounts as a way to encourage advance sales.
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- A vehicle without a driver used to be the stuff of science fiction. Now it's reality.
BRANSON, Mo. -- Taney Co. and other isolated areas often lack access to treatment for behavioral issues, mood disorders and substance abuse
FORSYTH, Mo. -- More than 300 children in the two counties now have access to new clothes, hygiene kits, tutoring and other services.
MALAPASCUA ISLAND, Philippines -- Springfield charitable organization Convoy of Hope is working in the Philippines distributing millions of meals to help Typhoon Haiyan survivors.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – At the end of the 2013 campaign, United Way of the Ozarks Campaign chair Paul Williams, Springfield Police Department, announced that, the annual workplace campaign has raised $3,828,200.
BRANSON, Mo. -- The consulting engineers will present early drafts and concepts to city officials on Wednesday night.
BRANSON, Mo. -- The energy savings for LED lights can add up for theaters and shows with massive displays.
Reeds Spring R-IV is running a food composting operation at full capacity, using cafeteria scraps.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The idea of retiring at age 62 is out the window for many Americans, especially those who found themselves without a job during the recession.
BRANSON, Mo. -- Ozarks schools are experimenting with creative ways to convince students to buckle up.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Workers nearing retirement age are having a more difficult time than younger people getting jobs.
GAINSVILLE, Mo. – Employment rates declined or stayed the same in most rural counties, including many in Missouri and Arkansas.
BRANSON, Mo. -- For 80 years, the American Legion Post 220 has facilitated the annual Veterans Day Parade in Branson, but an aging membership prompted the organization to make 2013 its last year.
HOLLISTER, Mo. -- Many homes near Lake Taneycomo that received severe flood damage in 2011 are still vacant.
REEDS SPRING, Mo. -- The Works Progress Administration built a school in Reeds Spring in the 1930s. The building has deteriorated but the town believes it has potential.
BRANSON, Mo. -- Events throughout the week offer opportunities to reunite and reminisce.
Computer-based tests are among the visible changes in Hollister R-V. and other school districts.
BRANSON, Mo. -- Fall marks the beginning of seasonal employment layoffs in the entertainment industry. But this year families will also contend with reduced SNAP aid.
BRANSON, Mo. -- The hills and forests of the Ozarks offer a multitude of opportunities to get out and explore. What better way to soak in the scenery while the leaves are changing than a sweet, simple walk?
BARRY COUNTY, Mo. -- The Ozarks are a wonderful treasure--- one of the most beautiful parts of the country. And, one of the great outdoor activities we enjoy here is trout fishing.
REEDS SPRING, Mo. -- The excitement of a film crew in a small town granted local businesses a break from their every day routine this week.
The government is phasing out subsidies and increasing rates for high-risk properties. A resort in Rockaway Beach will have to pay ten times what it paid last year.
Evelyn Stewart, 86, was married to an abusive man for 32 years. Now she's become an advocate against domestic violence through counseling and writing.
Organizations continue to provide assistance in Hollister and Waynesville. Taney Co. officials will now examine ways to dredge and maintain Turkey Creek.
Hard Work U already runs a lab school for high school students. Now it's conducting a survey to determine whether to add elementary and junior high.
The Missouri Department of Education is switching to a new testing system for high school equivalency.
A coalition of cities will build a sewage treatment system that turns feces into usable fertilizer.
A group of architecture students from Drury University is brainstorming ways of improving Joe Bald Park on Table Rock Lake
Performers from the show's early days reflect on the play and its close ties to Branson history.
Steven Hart and Chrissy Mayo planned to have their wedding at the Dewey Short Visitor Center. A last minute closure by the Corps forced them to find a new venue.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Not guilty. Those were the two words Paula Hall waited a decade to hear.
Businesses that depend on the Buffalo National River for canoe rentals, camping tours and visitor traffic are suffering during the government shutdown.
FAIR GROVE, Mo. -- We all remember our childhood classrooms. For some, those rooms were among several in one building.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Many people admit to drinking alcohol to de-stress, but drinking could actually have the opposite effect.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Known nationally, but started locally, Julie Blackmon's photographs can be seen in galleries from Oregon to New York.
If you can imagine it, it's on Fiverr. A site that offers services that range from songs, to commercials, to even graphic artists.
The money collected at campgrounds and other public use areas on the Table Rock Lake shoreline will go straight to the US Treasury instead of to a local nonprofit.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- People around the Ozarks may more reasons to pay attention to New York Fashion Week. Thursday was the last day, and one designer made history. For the first time, a plus-sized collection was showcased.
Illegal hacking accounted for more than two-thirds of data breaches last year, according to an industry report.
WARSAW, Mo. -- How will you celebrate your 90th birthday? A Warsaw woman did just what she wanted to mark the milestone. She showed up for another day of work in the kitchen at her cafe.
Taney, Christian and Greene Counties are among the worst in the state for reliable access to nutritious food.
BRANSON, Mo. -- Cedar Creek Coffee employs adults with special needs and trains them to work in the service industry.