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Red Cross honors ‘honest to goodness’ Heroes!

Some genuine Mid-Missouri heroes are among you. Highway Patrol Trooper Sergeant Dave Echternacht was recognized at last night’s Red Cross Heroes Dinner for rescuing boat racer Jeff McCann during a crash during last summer’s boat race at the Lake … 8 other categories recognized a Cole County firefighter who rescued …

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That was a tornado that hit Camden County!

The national weather service confirms it was a small EF-zero tornado that destroyed a mobile home near Mack’s Creek Monday night.  No one was home at the time the storm hit, but parts of the trailer home were thrown throughout a wooded area behind where it once stood. Docks, outbuildings …

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“Quiz” — What’s more USELESS than a locked storm shelter?

The police chief in Iberia says he’s looking into why several people couldn’t get into the community’s storm shelter Monday night. Several residents report that the code to open the shelter’s lock did not  work. Firefighters finally responded to open the shelter’s door, but the storm had mostly subsided by …

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Will this be a year of flooding in the Missouri River bottom?

You know it’s not just tornadoes that worry Jefferson Citians this time of year. It’s hoping water doesn’t top the levee in ‘old’ Cedar City … Cole County Emergency Management Director Bill Farr adds remember that the severe weather warning sirens are only intended to be heard outdoors. You need …

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You might be able to catch a ‘Lyft’ in JCMO

It looks like you’ll soon be able to take Uber in Jefferson City. The city council Monday night approved a new set of regulations for ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft. The companies will need to register with the city and provide criminal background checks of its drivers. Jefferson …

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Mid – Missouri sees some storm damage, power outages

A noisy night weather-wise across mid Missouri, the line of storms did do heavy damage in the Kansas city area. Storm sirens sounded in Sedalia, Columbia and at the Lake. Tornadoes were indicated by radar over central Columbia… just south of Osage Beach, and just north of Sedalia. A few …

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Tornado Warning Updates

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Cole, Boone, Callaway, Osage, and Moniteau counties, and tornado warnings for Howard and Cooper County.  This will be in effect until 4:00am. Please stay off the road and know where to seek shelter if a tornado does touch down. A …

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GOP party activist wants State Rep seat

Most Mid – Missourians are focusing on the April election. But one State House race won’t be decided until August. Sara Walsh is the G-O-P candidate in the 50th District. She likes what she’s hearing from voters … They’ve told her they appreciate what they’re hearing from the President and …

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JCMO man dead in crash

A Jefferson City man is dead after a two car crash in Columbia Saturday afternoon. 58 year old Kenneth Wimer was backing out of a private drive on to Old 63…when his car was t-boned by another vehicle. Wimer was pronounced dead at University of Missouri Hospital. The driver of …

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