The current surge in virus cases in Missouri driven by the spread of the highly contagious omicron variant is straining hospital capacity and making it difficult to transfer patients to larger hospitals.
Boone County officals closed the Old Federal Building in downtown Harrison, Friday after employees reported an odor in the building. The county has ran inspections inside the building, but no gas leak has been found.
The Springfield-Greene County Office of Emergency Management owes its state of the art public safety center in part to the 2007 ice storm. They've also revamped their entire operation plan because of lessons they learned 15 years ago.