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Tracking afternoon showers & storms behind a cold-front

Today: This afternoon, showers and storms will begin to develop along and behind a stalling cold front in Mid-Missouri after 4 pm. Afternoon highs will see some inconsistency across Central Missouri thanks to the location of this cold-front. The northwestern half of Mid-Missouri will see highs into the mid-70s while Columbia and to the southeast will see highs into the mid to upper 80s. The main threat this afternoon will be the possibility of minor flooding and isolated hail events.
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Columbia businesses excited and prepared for an event-filled weekend

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) It's a big weekend for Columbia as several events will keep residents and bring visitors to the city. Several businesses are excited to see the Special Olympics make its way to the city, students graduate from Columbia Public Schools and fans attending regionals for Mizzou softball. A...
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No. 15 Mizzou softball downs Missouri State in NCAA Regional opener

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) The Mizzou softball team put up another lights out pitching and defensive performance in a 3-1 win over Missouri State on Friday. Sophomore Laurin Krings had a shutout going until the 6th inning when Missouri State sent one in on a shot to center field. She tossed for a complete game with 12 strikeouts and one run allowed.

Work starts Monday on Highway 50 bridge over Osage River

The Missouri Department of Transportation announced work on Highway 50 next week. MoDOT will close one westbound lane of Highway 50 at the Osage River, east of Jefferson City. Crews will be working under the bridge starting Monday, May 23. The westbound lane will be closed through Friday, May 27.

No. 15 Tigers Open Play at Columbia Regional

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The 15-seed University of Missouri Tigers (36-20) open play at the NCAA Columbia Regional Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. CT. Mizzou softball is set to take on Missouri State for an in-state battle on SEC Network with Tori Vidales and Angel Gray on the call. The...

Mid-Missouri fire departments see fewer volunteer firefighters

COLUMBIA - In the past 30 years, the number of volunteer firefighters in the United States has dropped by around 11%, according to the New York Times. The Boone County Fire Protection District (BCFPD) is known for having mostly volunteer firefighters in its program. BCFPD Assistant Chief Gale Blomenkamp said the numbers at Boone County Fire aren’t as bad as some rural districts.

Mann, Miles Power 11-3 Win at Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. – Luke Mann launched a pair of home runs while Spencer Miles spun a gem on the mound to spark Missouri baseball to an 11-3 victory over Georgia on Thursday night at Foley Field. Mann reached all six times he stepped to the plate, going 2-for-2 with...

Paul Pepper: SHSMO presents "MOda 200: Missouri Style Makers, Merchants and Memories"

It isn't well-known that Missouri used to be the largest fur-trading center in the world or the world's leading shoe manufacturer, but that's okay, that's why we have people like NICOLE JOHNSTON around to tell us- and better yet, show us, 200 years of fashion in the Show Me State. See for yourself now through June 17 at the Center for Missouri Studies in Columbia! Additional guest: JOAN STACK May 20, 2022.

Columbia, Jefferson City mayors lead bike ride to Hartsburg

The mayors of Jefferson City and Columbia are hosting a bike ride from each of the two cities to Hartsburg. The Mayors' Trail Ride: Connecting Communities will be Saturday, June 4. Columbia Mayor Barbara Buffaloe will lead a group along the MKT trail from Columbia to Hartsburg. Columbia cyclists have...

New principal named at Callaway Hills Elementary School

The Jefferson City Public School District announces the new principal at Callaway Hills Elementary School in Holts Summit. Malissa Pistel will take over as principal next school year. She replaces Todd Shalz who has taken the same job at Belair Elementary School in Jefferson City. Pistel has 27 years of...

CPS graduations are this weekend in Columbia

More than 1,300 Columbia Public Schools (CPS) seniors will graduate from high school this weekend. 72 students at Douglass high school graduate this (Friday) morning at 10 at Jesse Hall, and Battle’s 347 graduates will receive their diploma tonight at 7 at Mizzou Arena. Rock Bridge high school’s 467 seniors graduate tomorrow morning at 11 at Mizzou Arena, while Hickman’s 438 seniors graduate tomorrow night at 6 at Mizzou Arena.

State Rep. Dan Shaul on Congressional Redistricting Map and the Senate

(Jefferson City) State Representative Dan Shaul of Imperial just finished his final Legislative session as a member of the House. Shaul filed legislation for the new Congressional Map back in early January, and after moving on to the state senate, it was debated, filibustered, and tweaked for months before being agreed upon. The bill was signed by Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday. Shaul says with the help of Speaker Rob Vescovo of Arnold, they were able to accomplish one of the goals with district lines.