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Heather Lewis says goodbye to KOLR10

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — After 12 years as a journalist, KOLR10 evening anchor Heather Lewis is leaving the industry, but it’s for a great reason: to pursue a career that allows her to spend more time with her three children. Heather has been a part of the KOLR10 family for seven years, beginning her career in […]
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Historic Missouri Church Alleges Swastika Hate Crime Threat

An afternoon press conference offers a glimpse at the rising stakes of the Midwest discourse and worsening American racial tensions. Here's the most important part of the statement . . . During a news conference with the NAACP at the church Friday, the pastor, the Rev. Tracy Wolff, said her...
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Hall of Fame Bass Fishermen Bill Dance, Jimmy Houston & Roland Martin Pick Their Best Fishing Lures

Outsider recently “caught” up to bass fishing legends Bill Dance, Jimmy Houston, and Roland Martin at Bass Pro Shops’ World’s Fishing Fair in Springfield, Missouri. Not only did the four-day event celebrate the 50th anniversary of Johnny Morris’ first Bass Pro Shop, but also it raised $1.5 million to benefit conservation. During our visits with Bill, Jimmy, and Roland, we asked each Hall of Fame angler to name the one lure that’s always in their tackle boxes.

Casper’s, the iconic Springfield restaurant, is moving

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Casper’s, which is known for its burgers, chili and other comfort foods, will be closed for a little while in the summer of 2022, but it will reopen at the spot that was once occupied by another staple of Springfield’s dining scene. Shawn Kraft, the owner of Casper’s, announced in a Facebook […]

“He knew how to be a friend” Mickey Gilley memorial held in Branson

BRANSON, Mo.– Country music icon Mickey Gilley was honored today, as family and friends gathered at the Mickey Gilley Grand Shanghai Theatre in Branson for a celebration of life service held at 1:00 p.m. The service was broadcast online with thousands of fans viewing the memorial. Various close friends gave speeches in Gilley’s memory, remembering […]

“This was a hate crime and it is unacceptable.” Community leaders speak against vandalism at historic church

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Church and NAACP leaders spoke to the Springfield community Friday morning after revealing Springfield Police were investigating vandalism at Pitts Chapel United Methodist Church as a hate crime. “We are making no space, zero space for acts of violence and terror,” said Pastor Tracey Wolff. “I want to be clear that this […]

What to do in Springfield this Memorial Day weekend

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Springfield is a city that has visitors from all over the world. But what is there to do in the Queen City of the Ozarks? We’ve collected a few places to see, eat, and experience. Where to go: Springfield always has something going on. From the First Friday Art Walk, the first […]

Hollister unveils plans for proposed recreation complex

Hollister residents have a new recreational area to look forward to. The city of Hollister announced plans for their newest greenspace, the Roger and Becky Braden Recreational Complex, on Tuesday, May 17. The complex, which is located adjacent to Laurel Street between Myrtle Avenue and Evergreen Street, will feature upgrades...

Lane and ramp closures at U.S. Route 60 begins next week

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Starting May 31 through June 3 contractor crews will begin paving the westbound and eastbound auxiliary lanes of Route 60. The pavement is part of the U.S. Route 60/ Glenstone Avenue Interchange project. Nighttime lane closures for east and westbound U.S. 60 will start at 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. The Westbound […]

Branson Board of Aldermen discuss city administrator search

The Branson Board of Aldermen say they want a city administrator who is goal oriented, open-minded, responsible, and passionate about the City of Branson. Those characteristics were just a few of the items brought up during a study session of the board on Thursday, May 19, in the Council chambers.