A new student group at Missouri State University called STAND, Students Taking Action Now-Darfur is trying to raise awareness about the crisis in the Sudan. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports. (KSMU's Christy Hendricks contributed to this report.)
The weather put a damper on the East-Central Europe Conference at Missouri State University today but officials from several countries had already arrived in Springfield. KSMU's Missy Shelton spoke with two of them and files this report.
Congressman Roy Blunt was in Springfield today (Wednesday November 29) to talk about his new leadership position as Minority Whip, now that Democrats have taken control of the House of Representatives. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
Small businesses are the lifeblood of any small town. In this segment of Making a Difference Where You Live, Michele Skalicky talks with small town business owners and with the director of the Small Business Development Center at Missouri State University.
The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was in Springfield today to speak to members of the faith community who gathered for a workshop on emergency readiness. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
To celebrate this Thanksgiving Day, we bring you the thoughts of some of your neighbors as they talk about what they're thankful for...KSMU's Missy Shelton compiled this collection of thanksgiving and we begin with students at Rountree Elementary School in Springfield.
Greene County is preparing to implement a new program aimed at bringing together young people who commit crimes and those impacted by the crimes. It's called a juvenile victim offender mediation program and it's expected to be in place by February. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
When Neosha Mackey isn't performing her duties as Associate Dean of Library Services at Missouri State University, it's a good bet she can be found in the sewing room of her home just north of campus. It's in that room where she makes costumes worn by members of the Missouri State Chamber and Collegiate Singers when they perform at the Elizabethan Christmas Dinners. Mike Smith has the story:
The hustle and bustle of the nation's busiest shopping season has arrived. Millions of people will be hitting the stores looking for that perfect gift. Cherri Jones, associate professor of library administration and co-coordinator of the Children's and Young Adult Book Review Board of Southwest Missouri discusses the review board and gives her picks for the shopping season.