Parson issues statewide stay-at-home order to curb virus
Gov. Mike Parson has issued a statewide stay-at-home order starting Monday, meaning Missouri will join about 40 other states that require residents to avoid going out except for essential purposes.
Missouri virus cases up to 90, including 5 tied to preschool
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Missouri is nearing 100. Five of the cases are tied to a preschool in suburban St. Louis.
Illinois Governor Orders Residents to Stay at Home
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has ordered the state's residents to remain in their homes except for essential needs, joining similar efforts in California and New York to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Gov. Parson Encourages Suspension of Public Events
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Sunday evening said his administration is strongly encouraging the cancellation or suspension of public events with more than 50 people.
IL Gov. Pritzker Orders All Bars & Restaurants to Close
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is ordering all bars and restaurants in the state to close to dine-in patrons from Monday night through March 30 as part of an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Chiefs kingdom celebrates first Super Bowl title in 50 years
Patrick Mahomes needed just the waning minutes of Super Bowl LIV to end a whole lot of frustration. A championship 50 years in the making for the Kansas City Chiefs. A two-decade wait for an NFL title for coach Andy Reid.
Illinois Ag Director John Sullivan Resigns
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's agriculture director has resigned.
Grain Belt Express Power Line Clears Legal Hurdle
A Missouri appeals court has approved a controversial wind power transmission line that will cross northern parts of the state to deliver energy from the Midwest to a power grid for eastern states.
Missouri Agency Apologizes for Editing ‘Trump’ from Photos
The Missouri Department of Transportation has apologized for posting an edited photo that cropped out a boy's "Trump 2020" shirt and appeared to blur part of his "Trump 2020" cap.
RFP For Work at Illinois Veteran’s Home in Quincy Coming Soon
State officials say they will issue a request for proposals next month to rebuild the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.