Idle-speed rule cuts most boating, slows business at Lake of the Ozarks
The high water level and debris in Lake of the Ozarks and combined to create some big problems. The slow speed required of boaters is really slowing down business, especially for Lake of the Ozarks Water Taxi.
The no-wake policy is forcing all boats to go four to five miles per hour. For water taxis, that slows down travel time to get people from one place ...
Cain has 3 hits to lead Royals over Twins 3-2 in 10 innings
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lorenzo Cain had three hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
Cain led off the bottom of the 10th with a double, went to third on a wild pitch by Aaron Thompson (1-3) and scored on Jarrod Dyson's fielder's ...
Flooding doesn't dampen Independence Day weekend at Bennett Spring State Park
It sure is beautiful but the amount of water rushing through Bennett Spring State Park this weekend could be too much of a good thing.
“It is so green and lush but flooded,” said Becky Hale, who was visiting the state park from the St. Louis area on Friday.
First came the heavy rain earlier this week; then came high water. That flooding has since left a ...
Gyorko's 9th-inning RBI gives Padres 2-1 win over Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jedd Gyorko homered in the seventh inning to tie the game and then had a run-scoring single in the ninth to lead the San Diego Padres to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.
San Diego won the first two games of the four-game series after losing three straight.
St. Louis lost a season-high fourth straight home game but ...
Bicyclist dies after falling during ride with friends
A man's bicycle ride with friends on the south edge of Springfield ended abruptly on Friday morning. Police say a man fell off his bike, hit his head on the pavement, and died near the Millwood subdivision off U.S. 65 at Evans Road.
Police had not released his name and other details by early Friday evening. People who were with the bicyclist said he was wearing ...
Brief break from rain
Another unsettled pattern next week ...