Under the direction of Dan Smith, Springfield Public Works handles eight areas: transportation management, traffic engineering, street operations, public grounds, general services, transportation engineering, stormwater engineering and construction inspection.
First reading of budget shows dissatisfaction with Police, BDS staffing levels.
Officials expect to spur more investment for $25 million renovation and expansion plan.
As passengers return, airport facilities and programs undergo expansion.
Lawn Love examines metrics such as access and quality.
U.S. Sens. Roy Blunt and Debbie Stabenow write about legislation underway in D.C.
Judges Calvin Holden and Bill Francis are retiring this summer.
An interim Department of Higher Education leader is named.
The main hospital in Bolivar is slated to undergo several upgrades, mostly funded by federal loans.
Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams attributes rise in violent crime to guns.
Zora Mulligan heads up a new role in a campus leadership restructuring.
The plastic surgeon must pay restitution as part of the agreement.
The project involves repurposing the decommissioned James River Power Station.
Heavily traveled road that serves Springfield Underground would be improved through federal grant.
In the seven-county area that includes Greene, the Ozark Region Missouri Job Center is working multiple angles to help with workforce attraction from the slim slice of the employment pie.
Wellness Collective LLC launched downtown; I Love Tacos Taqueria LLC expanded; and MLP Accounting & Consulting moved.