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  • May 16, 2013 06:12 PM

    During Bike to Work Week, area residents are encouraged to bicycle to work or school, even try using public transportation. One Springfield man is taking that further – 23 more weeks to be exact – all on his fixed gear bicycle. And he’s filming a documentary about his experience. In his final report for KSMU, Samuel Crowe has this story on a man who’s fixing his sights on a car-free future.

  • May 15, 2013 02:13 PM

    Missouri State University’s Theater and Dance Department has announced the lineup of its annual Tent Theatre. KSMU’s Samuel Crowe reports that this season will feature two musicals and one comedy-drama.

  • May 9, 2013 05:06 PM

    Bicycle riders and beer drinkers will find refuge this Saturday at the inaugural Bicycles and Brews in Springfield. The event will be held at the downtown square and will feature live music, activities, a bicycle film festival, and, of course, cold beer. KSMU’S Samuel Crowe reports.

  • May 2, 2013 04:25 PM

    It was an emotional reunion at Remington’s in Springfield recently, as families, veterans, and a military band welcomed home members of the Missouri National Guard’s 935thAviation Support Battalion. The Citizen-Soldiers had been stationed in Kuwait since August of 2012. KSMU's Samuel Crowe reports.

  • May 2, 2013 02:06 AM

    May is National Bike Month. In the next 31 days, Springfield will play host to the “Bicycle and Brews” event at the downtown square, a bicycle film festival at the Gillioz Theater, and Ozark Greenways’ Bike to Work Week. To kick off bike month, KSMU’s Samuel Crowe has this story about two Springfield men who’ll be bicycling across the country this summer to raise money and awareness for affordable housing.

  • April 26, 2013 12:28 PM

    Families of crime victims joined local law enforcement and victim advocates at Phelps Grove Park in Springfield yesterday to honor those affected by violent crime. KSMU’s Samuel Crowe has this recap.

  • April 26, 2013 06:19 AM

    The Springfield-Branson National Airport held its annual “State of the Airport” address Thursday. Despite a decade of distress for the airline industry, one local official says rising stock prices and recent airlines mergers show signs the industry is stabilizing, and that the airport exemplifies this upswing. KSMU’s Samuel Crowe attended the address and has this report.

  • April 18, 2013 05:27 PM

    Spring is the season for many to till and plant their farms and gardens, fire up the lawnmower for the first time since last year, and start landscaping projects around the home. For those working on these outdoor projects, combating weeds can be a challenge. But as KSMU’s Samuel Crowe reports, experts from the University of Missouri Extension have created a new smartphone app that helps farmers and homeowners identify common weeds and control them effectively.

  • April 15, 2013 05:53 PM

    Over 250 signatures were delivered to the Springfield City Clerk’s Office Monday, attempting to repeal City Council’s rezone that would allow for construction of a Walmart Neighborhood Market at the intersection of Grand and Campbell. KSMU’s Samuel Crowe reports.

  • April 12, 2013 02:41 PM

    The Springfield Greene County Office of Emergency Management conducted a day long functional disaster exercise of its new Emergency Operations Center Thursday. The four hour exercise, dubbed “Twisted Twister,” took six months to design. As KSMU’s Samuel Crowe reports, the exercise analyzed the practicality and operational readiness of the new facility by testing the responses of various participants to 155 different natural disaster scenarios, or “injects.”