Skip to Content

Local News

Drought in Missouri leads to extra work to maintain Christmas trees; tree prices expected to increase

BOONVILLE, Mo. (KMIZ) According to the U.S. drought monitor, the majority of Missouri is currently experiencing drought conditions. Gov. Mike Parson recently signed an executive order to extend the drought alert in the state until May 1, 2024. The drought alert was initially created with an executive order on May 31 in response to severe drought conditions.

Continue Reading

Discrimination lawsuit filed against CPS by middle school student, father

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) A discrimination lawsuit was filed on Wednesday against Columbia Public Schools by a middle school student and her father. The lawsuit — which also names Oakland Middle School, its principal Jeff Mielke, teacher Vanessa Hickem and Superintendent Brian Yearwood – seeks damages, accusing CPS of negligent infliction of emotional distress and racial

Continue Reading

MDC: 193,669 deer harvested during November portion of firearms season

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ) Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that 193,669 deer were harvested in the state during the November portion of firearms deer season, according to a Wednesday press release. The season ran from Nov. 11-21. Of the harvested deer, 105,614 were antlered bucks, 16,081 were button bucks, and 71,974 were does, the release states.

Continue Reading
Skip to content