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Southwest High School closes its doors as alums share fond memories  Kansas City Star

Tuesday was the last day of classes before the summer break for Kansas City Public Schools. But for Southwest Early College Campus, it was just the end.

Barry County educator faces charges for relations with student in school  KY3

WASHBURN, Mo. -- A teacher for the Southwest School in Washburn is accused of having sex with a student. Chelsie Leroy, 24, faces two counts each of ...

'Lee' Meyer dies: legendary Southwest High School music teacher

Lee Meyer wasn't *content* to teach children at the old Southwest High School how to sing and play musical instruments while other Americans were off fighting in ...

Affton woman among dead in Alaska mid-air plane collision  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS - Family, and friends are grieving after authorities confirm that an Affton woman was among six people killed following a mid-air collision between two ...

Fall 2018 High School All-America Teams announced (Boys)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Via United Soccer Coaches) – United Soccer Coaches announced on Monday the association's High School Boys and Girls All-America ...

150 local students competing in Solar Olympics

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) — Approximately 150 high school students will set their sights on faster race cars, higher scores, and stronger designs when they ...

H&R Block founder Henry Bloch dies at age 96  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A legendary Kansas City businessman has died. H&R Block announced Tuesday that founder Henry Bloch died at the age of 96 ...

Week 1: Missouri high school football media rankings  Springfield News-Leader

The first Missouri media high school football rankings of the season have been released and a few notable teams from around the area cracked the Top 10.

CREF, partners award $500K in grants to auto body vo-tech schools; hear from Ill. $25K winner  Repairer Driven News

The Collision Repair Education Foundation on Friday announced it, insurers, I-CAR, MSOs, OEMs and others bestowed more than $500,000 in Ultimate ...

Kansas City faces fragmented school system as charters open  KCTV Kansas City

When Kansas City Neighborhood Academy opened in 2016 with the district as its sponsor, it was supposed to start a new era of cooperation between the ...

Hall of Fame coach Ray Cliffe leaves a legacy in sports, learning and art

Raymond Daniel “Coach” Cliffe, whose accomplishments on the sideline and as a player earned him induction into 11 St. Louis and Missouri sports and ...

'Normal for me is working,' says 87-year-old MoDOT engineer

Shirley Norris fought to get into Vanderbilt, and has no plans to retire.

Mary Jane Christopherson  Fillmore County Journal

Mary Jane Christopherson, age 74, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at her home in rural Fountain, Minn., after a year long battle with ...

Top public high schools in Missouri and Kansas  Kansas City Business Journal

Twenty-nine public high schools across Missouri and Kansas were rated among the best in a U.S. News & World Report ranking. However, just one high school ...

161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame announces Class of 2018  Houston Herald

The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame ushered in its Class of 2018 on Sunday night during its Enshrinement presented by Killian Construction, inducting a group ...

Missouri Sports Hall welcomes 2018 induction class  Ozarks Sports Zone

The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame ushered in its Class of 2018 on Sunday night during its Enshrinement presented by Killian Construction, inducting a group ...

Vashon WRs have field day in win over Cleveland

SOUTH CITY • Vashon opponents this fall are well aware of wideout Derrick Mitchell, a 6-foot-1, 183-pounder who snatches just about everything thrown in his ...

Prayer vigil held for Southwest ECC rape victim of 14-year-old boy and 13-year-old girl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Members of a Kansas City community were calling for prayer following the second sexual assault at a Kansas City Public high school in ...

Warrant issued for teacher accused of sex with student

BARRY CO., Mo - A former substitute and drama teacher at Southwest High School is wanted for having sex with a student twice on school grounds last ...

After founding a successful company, Marvin Wool donated millions to St. Louis organizations

Various institutions have facilities named in honor of Marvin Wool.

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Made in St. Louis: Bowties add whimsy, connections

C. Simpson and Co. Tailoring and Design; I Am ... Bowties.

Ex-US Rep. Gephardt reflects on tumultuous time in American politics  St. Louis Public Radio

Former U.S. Rep. Richard Gephardt has a key message for everyone these days: Politics “is a substitute for violence,” and respect for all is crucial. That.

The Life and Travels of Mizzou Football Broadcaster Howard Richards

Fox 2 Sports Director Martin Kilcoyne had an interesting conversation with Tigers football radio broadcaster Howard Richards recently. Richards has lived quite ...

Army National Combine participants

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.

St. Louis jury convicts man in killing of Drury Inn night manager

ST. LOUIS • A St. Louis jury on Friday found Joseph Bowens guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of a night manager at the Drury Inn & Suites hotel on Jan.

Suspects arrested in 3 of 7 killings in St. Louis since Wednesday night

ST. LOUIS • The night manager at a Drury Inn & Suites slain in a robbery attempt early Thursday and a woman shot in broad daylight south of downtown were ...

Trial begins in murder of night manager at Drury Hotel in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS • Joseph Bowens made a series of deliberate decisions when he robbed and fatally shot a night manager at the Drury Inn & Suites hotel on Jan.

Combating a climate crisis  Aitkin Independent Age

Youth activist group iMatter makes strides in Minnesota to preserving the environment and their futures while aiming to further spread their outreach.

Nita Jean Watson  Tulsa World

Nita Jean Watson, 83, passed peacefully from this life surrounded by her adoring family on December 19, 2016, after a lengthy battle with breast cancer.

'Will always be our hero': Appleton firefighter Mitchell Lundgaard honored at funeral  Appleton Post Crescent

The community and colleagues alike answered the call to pay their last respects to Mitchell Lundgaard Monday.

Kansas City, Mo Schools: State Takeover Or Start Over?  KCUR

After years of short-term superintendents, attempted re-inventions and restarts, failing state test scores, and the loss of accreditation, opinions are.

KC native rapper Tech N9ne visits local radiothon to surprise kids with special needs  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo -- If you've ever met a celebrity, you know how easy it is to be starstruck. One of those awkward, yet happy, moments happened on Tuesday ...

Missouri Sports Hall of Fame to induct Assistant Baseball Coach Ric Lessmann  UMSL Daily

The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce that University of Missouri–St. Louis assistant baseball coach Ric Lessmann will be inducted with the ...

McClellan: All's fair in last-minute campaign mailings

Even non-partisan race for St. Louis Community College board can't escape political hues.

Poplar Bluff man sentenced to life in prison for murder of St. Louis hotel night manager  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ST. LOUIS • A man convicted of robbing the night manager of a St. Louis hotel of $97 and killing him was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole, plus ...

TV's 'Peg Walters' dies — longtime public face of Schnuck Markets

Peggy Wallerstedt was her real name and, no, she wasn't married to anyone at the supermarket chain.

Suspect in Drury Inn killing arrested, police say

Suspect arrested in Poplar Bluff on other felony charges; he was being interviewed by homicide investigators about the fatal shooting of a night manager at the ...

Lorraine Dieckmeyer dies: sold town's best brain sandwiches

Lorraine and Bud Dieckmeyer were famous for their brains. Their south St. Louis tavern, Dieckmeyer's Bar & Restaurant, won a contest for having the Best ...

Annie Gitto dies; the other half of Charlie Gitto's Pasta House restaurant

Annie Gitto, matriarch of the Gitto family that operates six restaurants here, died Monday (July 23, 2012) at St. Anthony's Medical Center in south St. Louis County ...

Jimmy Venincasa dies at 56; owned Seamus McDaniel's in Dogtown

Restaurateur Jimmy Venincasa has died at 56, less than a month after he and his wife, Susan, were grand marshals at the Ancient Order of Hibernians' annual ...

Mizzou football lands two pledges during recruiting event  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Offensive lineman Larry Borom, receiver Roderick Ford commit to Tigers during "Night at the ZOU" event.

141 Students from Across the Country Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their ...

She didn't want to be the 'fat lady' anymore

Connie Gaeta, 58, lost 95 pounds and has kept most of it off for 12 years despite some physical challenges in the form of a rebellious knee that eventually was.

Power Five commitment recap: June 16-22  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is still more than seven months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented ...

Police arrest, release pair in killing of St. Louis comic shop owner  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Kenneth McClure's life unraveled in the weeks after he was charged with statutory rape.

Carmelo Natoli dies; he built a sandbag wall to save his company in '93

Carm Natoli, who died last week at age 80, was the son of a vegetable vendor on The Hill, who started his own business after losing his job.

America's Top Schools 2014  Newsweek

Newsweek's 2014 Rankings highlights schools that do the absolute best job of preparing students for college. This year, our methodology is more stringent than ...

Dr. Pamella Gronemeyer receives Outstanding Working Women of Illinois Award  Belleville News-Democrat

Dr. Pamella Gronemeyer was one of three Outstanding Working Women of Illinois honored at the Illinois Federation of Business Women (IFBW) State ...

New Courtesy Diner Going Up at Laclede Station and Heege

Affton-Shrewsbury, MO - New Courtesy Diner Going Up at Laclede Station and Heege.

From Jewish Orphan's Home to success as leader of consulting firm  St. Louis Jewish Light

Robert E. Lefton spent his early life from the age of 5 in the Jewish Orphan's Home near Oakland and Tamm avenues in Dogtown until he enrolled at the ...

A ‘sister crowning sister’ moment  Kansas City Star

Reigning Miss Kansas Teen USA Madison Moore, of Lawrence, crowned her sister, Malerie Moore, a junior at Blue Valley Southwest High School.

Co-authors say Sophie's story needed no embellishment  St. Louis Jewish Light

The story of the astounding "rags to riches" career of Sophie Tucker, born Sophie Kalish in Russia, and who at one time was forced to perform in blackface only ...

Jenny Bluestein dies; hair salon owner and TV makeover artist

Jenny Bluestein, who died Friday, was a pediatric oncology nurse who changed careers and became a hairstylist. She and her husband, Markus Bluestein, ...

Chuck Conners, restaurateur and veteran broadcast voice, dies at 71

Chuck Conners flew helicopters, ran a restaurant called The Other Mother, was a longtime voice in local broadcasting and gave shelter to neighborhood kids in ...

Interscholastic League Stadium renovations underway

KANSAS CITY -- Football players in the Kansas City school district are getting a new stadium to play in, after complaints of unsafe conditions are prompting ...

Southeast Missouri State wasn't quarterback Tay Bender's plan  Columbia Missourian

Tay Bender's football career didn't go exactly to plan: graduating high school a semester early, quitting the Kansas State team before his freshman season and ...

Chiodini is first two-time winner of Granite City American Legion top honor

The members of Granite City American Legion Post 112 know a good thing when they see it, and they've seen it twice in Ron Chiodini, a two-time recipient of ...

ROCK TOWNSHIP AMBULANCE: Crowded field of six candidates seeking pair of board seats  Leader Publications

Voters in the Rock Township Ambulance District will have plenty of options when it comes to choosing members of the Board of Directors in the April 5 election.

The Top 500 Performances At The Roy Griak Invitational All-Time  MileSplit

Check out the top 500 performances at Roy Griak all-time.

CNHS Stormbots end robotic season as winners in cooperation  SW News Media

The Chanhassen High School Stormbots opened up their robotics practice facility on Peavey Road, Chaska, to more than a dozen competitors this season.

Kansas City area saw 201 homicides in 2016  Kansas City Star

Here is a list of the homicides reported this year in the Kansas City area, the victims and when and where they died. The most recent homicides are at the top of ...

East strikes quickly to win U.S. Army All-American Bowl  United States Army

SAN ANTONIO (Army News *Service*, Jan. 7, 2013) -- Wide receiver James Quick caught the game-winning 34-yard touchdown pass and received the Pete ...

Police search for shooter who killed boy, 14, in Englewood  WLS-TV

Police are searching for the person who shot and killed J'Quantae Riles, 14, on Chicago's South Side. His mother said she had just moved her family back to the ...

Fort schools bidding farewell to 20 retirees | News  Daily Union

FOND FAREWELL — The careers of 20 employees of the School District of Fort Atkinson were celebrated recently during a retirement reception at Fort Atkinson ...

America's Top High Schools 2016  Newsweek Europe

The Newsweek High School Rankings assess schools based on a broad range of data to determine which institutions do the best job of preparing students for ...

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