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Author Bios

  • June 1, 2010 09:30 AM

    If you’ve ever wanted to walk through a medieval castle in Europe but didn’t have the time or money, now you can skip the Transatlantic flight and take a road trip to Arkansas. That’s right, Arkansas, where construction is underway on a medieval fortress. Workers are using only tools, materials, and techniques that existed in the late 13th century. Missy Shelton of member station KSMU reports.

  • May 31, 2010 01:47 PM

    Teresa Bledsoe discusses the challenges facing homeless youth in the Ozarks as well as ways to help this population. Her guests are Alaina Steele, director of the Ozarks Family Resource Center, an emergency shelter for foster children, runaways, and homeless youth, and Rebecca Bryce, program coordinator of Empowering Youth.

  • May 28, 2010 01:10 AM

    Missouri State University officials announced Thursday that a major gift will help fund renovations of the former Willow Brook facility. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.

  • May 24, 2010 01:41 PM

    Lisa Langley discusses the June 8th vote in Springfield on the continuation of the quarter-cent sales tax for capital improvements with Mayor Jim O'Neal.

  • May 19, 2010 09:30 AM

    Our discussion focuses on the importance of having strong leadership in the non-profit sector and how these leaders and their organizations impact our community. Our guests are Brian Fogle from the Community Foundation of the Ozarks and Dr. Mike Stout, assistant professor of sociology at Missouri State University. KSMU's Missy Shelton co-hosts the program with Dr. Libby Rozell, Director of the MBA program in the MSU College of Business Administration.

  • May 17, 2010 08:45 AM

    Leslie Carrier talks about healthcare access with Brooks Miller, CEO and President of the Jordan Valley Community Health Center.

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  • May 6, 2010 08:32 AM

    Teresa Bledsoe talks with Mary Lily Smith, Economic Development Director for the City of Springfield, about how Community Improvement Districts work.

  • May 5, 2010 11:56 AM

    The city of Springfield is in a “wait and see” mode now that the deal is off that would’ve put a hotel in the vacant lot between the Expo Center and parking garage on St. Louis Street. The agreement between hotel developer John Q. Hammons and the city had already been extended once, and the two sides could not reach an agreement for another extension.Since the deal is off, the city cannow buy back the land from Hammons for one dollar. KSMU’s Missy Shelton reports.

  • May 4, 2010 09:36 AM

    This month's program examines ways to get young people involved in science. Our guests will be Dean of the MSU College of Natural and Applied Sciences Dr. Tammy Jahnke, Executive Director of JVIC Ryan Giedd, and Springfield Public Schools Science Coordinator Anne Wallenmeyer. MSU Provost Dr. Belinda McCarthy will co-host the program with KSMU's Missy Shelton.

  • May 3, 2010 11:23 AM

    Missouri State University welcomed to the Springfield campus its first finalist for the position of president. Dr. Thomas Keon is vying for the position, along with three other finalists whose names the university has not yet announced. As KSMU’s Missy Shelton reports, there was a large turnout for an open forum with the first finalist.