Michele Skalicky

Morning Edition Host

Michele Skalicky has worked at KSMU since the station occupied the old white house at National and Grand. She enjoys working on both the announcing side and in news and has been the recipient of statewide and national awards for news reporting. She likes to tell stories that make a difference.  Michele enjoys outdoor activities, including hiking, camping and leisurely kayaking.

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Saturday, July 14, anyone affiliated with the the old Lincoln High School in Springfield is invited to share stories about things like their favorite teachers, how the school impacted their life and the friends they made.  Staff will record stories, scan pictures and documents and photograph artifacts.  That will take place from 1 to 4 at the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library.

Springfield-Greene County Park Board

Movies at Founders Park continue this weekend at Founders Park in downtown Springfield.  See “The Lion King” Friday night (7/13) and “Dirty Dancing” Saturday night (7/14) at dusk.  Take blankets and lawn chairs.  Concessions will be available.  Admission is free.

The 20th annual Fat Tire Festival is Friday through Sunday (7/14-7/15) in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. 

Missouri State University

Donations to the Missouri State University Foundation in Fiscal Year 2018 set a record.  According to MSU, $21,534,074 was given to the foundation in the fiscal year, which ended June 30.  The previous record was $20.3 million in FY 2012.

More than 20,000 donors contributed to various campaigns.  The money supports student scholarships and programs, faculty research and facilities enhancements.

Ron Cogswell / Flickr

An event Wednesday, July 11, in Springfield will offer a variety of services for military veterans all in one place.  More than 30 agencies will be available at the Post Independence Day Veterans Information Stand Down at the Missouri Job Center on E. Sunshine.

Sandra Bonnette, disabled veteran outreach program workforce specialist for the City of Springfield, says help will be available in several areas—from employment, to transitioning out of military service to help with legal issues.  Spouses of veterans are invited, too.

Anyone who plans to vote in Missouri’s August 7th primary election must register to vote by Wednesday, July 11.

In Greene County, voter registration can be done in Room 113 of the Historic Courthouse, 940 N. Boonville in Springfield, at any branch library or any DMV license office.

Postcard mail-in registrations will also be accepted if they are postmarked by Wednesday.

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