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Winter Storm closes Columbia/Boone County health department

The Columbia/Boone County Health Department is located on West Worley (2021 file photo courtesy of the health department’s Sara Humm) Today’s winter storm and frigid, plummeting temperatures have caused the Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services (PHHS) to close their Worley street office today. Health department officials say animal control will only respond to extreme emergencies, such as a …

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Winter storm warning for all of mid-Missouri continues

Here is updated snowfall and timing information from the National Weather Service (NWS) in St. Louis (December 22, 2022 graphic courtesy of NWS St. Louis Twitter) A cold front is currently moving through mid-Missouri, ahead of the winter storm that’s on its way to Columbia and Jefferson City. A winter storm warning will be in effect from 6 this (Thursday) …

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MoDOT urges mid-Missouri motorists to have gloves, blankets and other supplies ahead of storm

A Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) driver plows snow on Highway 50 in Jefferson City (file photo courtesy of MoDOT) State transportation crews are warning about blowing and drifting snow during the upcoming winter storm, along with possible whiteout conditions. State Department of Transportation (MoDOT) chief safety and operations officer Becky Allmeroth urges you to fill your vehicle’s gasoline tank …

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Tonight is final evening of Shelter’s “Winter Wonderland” in Columbia

There are numerous holiday scenes at Columbia’s “Winter Wonderland” at Shelter. Some feature“Peanuts” characters like Charlie Brown, Snoopy and Linus (December 2022 photo from 939 the Eagle’s Brian Hauswirth) Tonight is the final night for you to enjoy the lights at Columbia’s Winter Wonderland, which is located at Shelter Gardens on Broadway. The gardens have been packed this month, as …

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