Democratic candidate for Missouri Governor Nicole Galloway, currently the State Auditor, was in Springfield on Friday as part of our statewide tour to kick-off her campaign. It just so happened that Republican Mike Parson, her November opponent and current Governor, was also in Springfield meeting with area college officials. Both of them talked about the major issues entering the election that's not that far away.
School supplies can be expensive, so should you take advantage of the Missouri tax-free weekend? Only a handful of cities in the Ozarks are participating in the holiday so we'll compare prices to see if you can get more bang for your buck.
The upcoming school year is looking different for everyone - whether parents choose homeschooling, virtual learning or seated classes. Springfield Public Schools is seeing a surprising trend this year as more families who would have done homeschooling, choose virtual learning instead.