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. Michele enjoys hiking, camping, taking an active role in her two girls’ activities and caring for her family’s two guinea pigs, two cats, two dogs and five fish.

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Area parks are on their way back after the January ice storm damaged and destroyed many of their trees. Michele Skalicky reports.

Most Springfield-Greene County parks have reopened after the January ice storm. Assistant parks director Bob Belote says they're now in the completion and beautification mode.

Three trails and one park remain closed: George Washington Carver Park, Fellows Lake Trail, Sac River Mountain Bike Trail and Wilson's Creek Volunteer Nature Trail.

Belote says cleanup will be ongoing.

Springfield-Greene County has won a national award for its efforts to help young people succeed. KSMU's Michele Skalicky reports.

Community Leaders, educators and others gathered Tuesday to celebrate a special honor the community's received...

"We're here today to announce that Springfield and Greene County has been named one of the 100 best communities for young people by America's Promise, the Alliance for Youth for the 2nd year in a row."

FLIP and Hunger

Mar 16, 2007

A new effort in Springfield is aimed at reducing the number of kids who go hungry on the weekend. Michele Skalicky has more.

Too many children in Springfield live in poverty and don't get the nutrition they need. That's why Female Leaders in Philanthropy or FLIP, a United Way of the Ozarks initiative, is working with Ozarks Food Harvest and Springfield Public Schools to help them expand their weekend backpack feeding program.

Several Missouri State University students are on Spring Break together. But they're not partying at the beach. KSMU's Michele Skalicky reports.

C-Street Jam

Mar 14, 2007

Live music is coming to Commercial Street. Michele Skalicky has the story.

Organizers of the C-Street Jam have announced the entertainment line-up for this year's event. Monte Lorts is a talent buyer for the Greater Ozarks Blues Festival and a promoter for the Blues Down Under Series, and he helped bring in entertainers for the C-Street Jam this year.