House observes moment of silence for storm victims

Members of the Missouri House paused from business this morning to remember those who lost their lives in the devastating storms that hit southwest Missouri this past weekend. Two members from Newton County updated the House on the tragedy. Rep. Marilyn Ruestman...

Tornado tears through Ava in southwest Missouri

A tornado tore through the southwest town of Ava this morning, damaging buildings, even the school, but apparently going through the town without injuring anyone. The tornado touched down in the central business district of the town of 3,000. It damaged an estimated...

Flood damage assessment teams going to work

Eight joint federal and state damage assessment teams are on the ground Tuesday as they begin collecting property damage information for citizens and businesses impacted by severe flooding that has so many regions of the state. Susie Stonner with the State Emergency...

Damage assessment teams prepare to hit the ground

Receding rivers will give damage assessment teams a chance to begin collecting property damage information from the severe flooding. Governor Matt Blunt (R-MO) has announced eight joint federal and state teams will begin that work, beginning Tuesday, by...
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