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UPDATE: Second part of winter storm in mid-Missouri begins

The National Weather Service (NWS) St. Louis office expects mid-Missouri to receive one to three inches of additional snow by tonight (January 9, 2024 photo courtesy of the NWS St. Louis Twitter page) The National Weather Service (NWS) St. Louis office’s winter weather advisory for mid-Missouri remains in effect through 11:59 tonight (Tuesday). Columbia, Jefferson City, Ashland, and Fulton are …

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(LISTEN): More than two dozen Columbia Public Works snowplow crew members on-duty

A Columbia Public Works plow driver plows snow near the Howard Municipal building downtown on January 8, 2024 (photo courtesy of Columbia Public Works spokesman John Ogan) Columbia Public Works has deployed a 26-person snowplow crew to battle the winter storm, which is expected to continue later this morning through the afternoon and evening commute. The Public Works department says …

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Wednesday celebration planned for integration between MU Health and Capital Region Medical Center

Jefferson City’s Capital Region Medical Center has 100 beds (2023 photo courtesy of MU Health Care communication strategist Eric Slusher) The integration of Columbia-based MU Health Care and Jefferson City-based Capital Region Medical Center is now complete. MU Health Care executives and the Jefferson City community will gather Wednesday in the Capital City to celebrate the integration’s completion. The two …

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(LISTEN): School board candidate John Potter appears on 93.9 The Eagle’s Columbia Buzz

John Potter, one of four candidates running for two open seats on the Columbia Public Schools board of education in April, said the school district has lost its focus on education in an interview Sunday morning on The Eagle’s Columbia Buzz. Potter said the district’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts are compromising the classroom environment: https://939theeagle.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/john-potter-full-interview.mp3 Columbia Public Schools board …

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UPDATE: One to five inches of snow expected in mid-Missouri by Tuesday night

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Kansas City is projecting that Columbia will receive one to five inches of snow by Tuesday night (January 8, 2024 graphic courtesy of NWS Kansas City Twitter page) The National Weather Service (NWS) in St. Louis says Columbia, Boonville, Jefferson City and much of mid-Missouri are expected to receive one to five inches of …

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