Archive - Feb 29, 2012

Shamrocks end their season coming up short 47-44

7:15 p.m. - Game story to come, New Haven comes up short 47-44.  Great game played by both teams, the Rocks played a great three quarters.

6:40 - Shamrocks battle back in the second, hold Crossroads to just 6 points.  New Haven still trails 22-18.  Working on halftime brief with photos.

Six Bismarck future basketball players have some fun

Alert neighbor and quick actions prevents brush fire from becoming house fire

It is easy to see in the photo above how close the fire came to the house.

Berger, Mo – New Haven Berger Fire Department responded at 1:32 p.m. this afternoon to a brush fire that was burning near a residence, approximately two tenths of a mile west of Diederich Road.

Hazardous Weather Outlook - High Winds and Heightened Fire Danger

The National Weather Service in St. Louis, Missouri has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for portions of eastern and central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois. 

Elizabeth Williams Named ACC Rookie of the Year

Photo of Williams against UNC.
Taken by Kyle Quick

PET ALERT: Dog found this morning - Help him find his home

Earlier this morning, the dog pictured above, was found with no identification on him.  He was found in the 100 block of Melrose Street.

MU students push for student curator right to vote

Abigail Thomas, a member of the Associated Students of the University of Missouri, testified in favor of the bill that would grant the student member on the board of curators a vote on university issues. Photo by Youyou Zhou/Missouri News Horizon.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — University of Missouri students appeared before state lawmakers Tuesday to seek a louder voice in guiding the university.

Missouri unemployment hits 3-year low

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s unemployment rate in January was the lowest it’s been since shortly after the 2008 stock market crash.

According to the Missouri Department of Economic Development, last month’s unemployment dropped to a rate of 7.2 percent. That’s down from 8 percent the previous month as a result of 21,000 new jobs added.

That number is also well below the national unemployment rate for January, which was 8.3 percent. It is also Missouri’s lowest unemployment rate since November 2008 when the jobless rate was 7.2 percent statewide.