Dave Helling: In economics and politics, talk is cheap
Almost exactly a year ago, people lined up around the block in Warrensburg, Mo., to hear Obama speak ... He talked about the economy when he spoke to workers at the Ford plant near Claycomo last September. If Obama talking about the economy actually ...
Missouri cattle ranchers work to capture a slice of the beef market
Most days, depending on weather and forage conditions, he grazes his cattle on 250 acres of grassland near Higbee, about a 45-minute drive ... and they tolerate hot and humid Missouri summers. This year, by the middle of June, the foliage was plentiful ...
Final chance to see steam engine this weekend
On Sunday, the train will leave Sedalia, Mo ... Warrensburg, Pleasant Hill and Lee’s Summit. That’s the Union Pacific line that Amtrak uses across the state. That line comes up through Independence from the south, crossing under U.S. 40 near Sutherland ...
A 120-year-old Warrensburg schoolhouse is still separate and not equal
No other structure on this quiet residential strip remembers Reconstruction. But the signs help. They demonstrate that Warrensburg at last knows the value of the second-oldest surviving black school in Missouri ... and cooperation." Near the southeast ...
Missouri's next state park is gift from man who sold spot remover
The hotel, near ... strip malls. About five years ago, an agreement was drawn up with the state Department of Natural Resources providing for the land to be given in trust to the state after Robinson's death. The land will become Missouri's 87th state park.