A demographics study introduced to Springfield Board of Education members Nov. 28 shined a light on how effectively school buildings are used.
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Robert Dyche, the 67-year-old owner of Full Flash Tuning, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to violate the Clean Air Act.
Grant Avenue will be be open to southbound traffic only — and closed to northbound traffic — between Sunshine and University streets beginning Monday, Dec.…
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The Greene County Commission is set to weigh spending requests by county offices and departments against the Budget Office’s recommendations before the Commission adopts a final budget in early 2024.
The day after the Indian festival Diwali began, hundreds of people showed up at the newly-opened University Convenience Store to celebrate in feast.
Now that the Thanksgiving turkey has been digested, Americans are turning their attention to a string of shopping holidays.
The lab goes hand-in-hand with an emphasis on working with families from other countries living in the Ozarks. Graduates this year are working with peers from Morocco.
The university received a second $10 million donation from the Green family, which owns the Hobby Lobby and Mardel franchises.
Regina Greer Cooper announced during a board meeting Nov. 21 that her last day will be on Dec. 29. Her retirement from the library district was announced in September.
The library system received about $4.5 million in American Recovery Plan Act grants allocated from the state of Missouri for the expansion of its Republic branch.
The Springfield South Kiwanis Club decided to fund an all-inclusive playground at Fellows Lake, a City Utilities-owned recreation area north of the city.
Pokin Around: Atheist speaker comes to SGF; ‘house of cards fell down. I realized I simply did not believe anymore’
Seth Andres, author and host of “The Thinking Atheist” podcast, will bring his views to Springfield to speak on Nov. 15.
A cave at Lost Hill Park is what a child imagines a cave should be. It would have been 12-year-old Steve Pokin’s second-home, a secret hideout.
Pokin Around: I expect U.S. Supreme Court to focus more on ‘What Would Ben Franklin Do?’ than domestic-violence victims
I find it fascinating and disappointing that top legal minds now hone in on what our nation’s founders thought when the Second Amendment was approved in 1791.
Teaching new farmers has been part of the Springfield Community Gardens’ vision to “create a community where everyone has access to healthy, local food,”
Laura Ingalsbe and Grace Huckfeldt saw a need in the Springfield arts community for an indoor, fall show. They’re doing something about it.
OTHER SPRINGFIELD NEWS
I am thankful for the hope Springfield continues to provide with its willingness to address the most difficult and sensitive issues in our community.
While some fear social emotional learning tactics infringe on parental rights, new state guidelines can help bridge the education-employment gap.
The Ozarks Oracle says Artificial Intelligence is powerful and promising. While it may threaten some jobs, humans are still going to be pretty handy — literally.
Victor Fedchuk died in plain sight in an alley off a busy street in downtown Springfield. But no one saw him.
Domestic violence is a black eye for Springfield and Greene County. It affects thousands of lives here every year — yet a major obstacle to addressing it is that many people still don’t believe it’s widespread or much of an issue.
When Missouri legislators changed family law in 2016 to prioritize co-parenting and focus on “frequent, continuing and meaningful contact” by both parents, critics say they opened a door that gives hardcore abusers the opportunity to continue the cycle of domestic violence.
People found guilty of domestic assault in Greene County often are placed on probation with one of the conditions being they attend a batterers intervention class instead of going to jail or prison. Yet, no one in Greene County has compiled hard data that could determine if these programs actually reduce domestic violence.
Several changes in state law, better use of existing laws and stronger efforts to enforce potential federal penalties against abusers are among the top nine solutions offered in the course of interviews with 55 sources contacted by the Springfield Daily Citizen in its six-month investigation into domestic violence.