Almost every day, survey results and rankings of states and cities on countless subjects are released online. Missouri usually doesn’t rank in the top 10 or bottom 10 in any of these lists, instead typically keeping to the middle of the pack.
Last week we used this space to lament the pitiful voter turnout in the recent municipal elections. We made the point that it isn’t good for democracy when only a handful of the electorate choose those who will make very meaningful decisions on how local governments distribute services and s…
With all the fanfare over the Hoffmann Family of Companies investing $100 million to make the Augusta area a national wine destination, overlooked by many is the Augusta Bottom Road, a shortcut from Highway 47 and Washington to Augusta.
Another attempt to exempt Franklin county from the St. Louis area’s federally mandated vehicle emissions testing program is underway in the Missouri Legislature.
Union Mayor Rod Tappe, who runs a mental health-related nonprofit, likes to remind people to “be kind” because they don’t know what another person is going through.
It was a busy news week this past week with the Derek Chauvin trial and President Biden’s announcement of a $2 trillion infrastructure proposal, among other national stories breaking.
You know things are getting back to normal when the Washington Town & Country Fair board begins announcing the entertainment for the August event.
You’ve probably seen the videos — “COVID Karens” showing their disgust with a store’s mask requirements by throwing food items or using bigoted remarks. Although I find it silly to go into a store and complain about their policies, my recent trip tempted me to go COVID Karen over some COVID-…
Last August, Missouri voters narrowly approved expanding Medicaid. Last week, members of the House Budget Committee said screw the election results.
President Joe Biden has made unifying Americans one of his main goals. He didn’t help that promise Thursday when he held his first formal press conference since entering the White House.
Independent pharmacies like Medicine Shoppes in Pacific and St. Clair and Schroeder Drugs in Washington are stepping up to deliver COVID-19 vaccines.
For many years before the COVID-19 pandemic, journalists “weren’t there” to a huge extent in terms of reporting on the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The controls keeping them out continue.
This week, March 14-20, is Sunshine Week, an annual nationwide celebration of access to public information that was launched in 2005 by the American Society of News Editors — now called the News Leaders Association.
Dave Schatz brings a business perspective to his role as president pro tem of the Missouri Senate. The Republican from Franklin County understands that in business, you have to make investments to stay competitive.