Latest News for: Missouri holidays


D.C. Memo: Emmer, Stauber join chorus of Republicans dismissing Trump verdict

MinnPost 31 May 2024
Rep ... Rep ... Cori Bush, D-Missouri, because the progressive lawmakers took note of the holiday by honoring veterans ... Emmer said Memorial Day is a holiday to exclusively honor “the fallen men and women, our soldiers, who have made the ultimate sacrifice.” ... .

Squad members Ilhan Omar and Cori Bush are forced to delete their Memorial Day tweets ...

The Daily Mail 27 May 2024
holiday ... Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Cori Bush of Missouri both posted tributes to soldiers on X Monday but quickly worked to delete their own posts after recognizing a fatal flaw in their tweets.

Photos: At least 15 dead as tornadoes rip through Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma

The Mercury News 27 May 2024
The system causing the latest severe weather was expected to move east over the rest of the holiday weekend. More severe storms were predicted in Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee ... (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) A tattered Texas flag and U.S ... .

Want to dodge Memorial Day crowds? You may want to avoid these destinations

The Hill 23 May 2024
This holiday weekend AAA expects some 43.8 million people to travel at least 50 miles away from home ... Dallas, Memphis, Fort Worth, Oklahoma City and Kansas City, Missouri, will be at a slight risk of severe thunderstorms.

State finds probable cause of election violations in Humansville, investigations ongoing

Springfield News-Leader 20 May 2024
The Missouri Secretary of State's Office referred a probable cause statement to the Polk County Prosecutor on May 7 after an investigation into election violations for the April election.

Friday is Confederate Memorial Day. Why does Florida still celebrate it and what does it mean?

News Chief 25 Apr 2024
Confederate Memorial Day is one of three Confederate holidays — along with the birthdays of General Robert E ... When did Florida add Confederate holidays to state law? ... The three Confederate holidays are legal holidays but not official state ones.

Get baked: Here are 4 marijuana edibles recipes for beginners

Springfield News-Leader 16 Apr 2024
With 4/20 just days away, marijuana consumers — both old-timers and newcomers — are gearing up for the unofficial holiday. April 20, commonly referred to as 4/20 or 420, has been branded as a marijuana holiday for decades.

Want an Easter Sunday mimosa? Alcohol laws in KS and MO differ on Easter alcohol sales

Kansas City Star 28 Mar 2024
Kansas and Missouri both have laws on alcohol and liquor purchases during the holidays that may limit your options ... .

Senate debate over state holiday devolves into shouting match

Longview News-Journal 06 Mar 2024
Sifford was a longtime staffer for former Missouri Gov ... Few senators were even present for the lengthy debate over what holidays to add and whether Missouri’s unofficial moniker “the Show Me State” needs to be enshrined in law.

More than $40,000 going toward Southern Boone Buddy Pack program to feed students

News-Press Now 06 Mar 2024
The goal of the Buddy Pack program is to reduce hunger when school is not in session such as over weekends and holidays. Feeding America reports 1-in-8 Missouri children face hunger.

'The quality of fish is always here': Trout season begins at Bennett Spring State Park

Springfield News-Leader 01 Mar 2024
Friday at state parks around Missouri signaled the start of an annual tradition for local anglers ... March 1 is an outdoors holiday of sorts in Missouri, collectively bringing thousands of fishing enthusiasts to the state's four trout parks.

Truman VA Opens New Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in Columbia

Columbia Missourian 25 Feb 2024
Harry S ... 5, 2024. Operating hours for the new CBOC, located at 3425 Buttonwood Drive, in Columbia, Missouri, are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for federal holidays ... to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for federal holidays ... .

Opinion: Is it George Washington’s holiday or do we celebrate all 45 of the presidents?

The Los Angeles Times 19 Feb 2024
The reason for the holiday’s date is that George Washington was born on Feb ... He petitioned Congress to make it a federal holiday — but today only California, Connecticut, Illinois, Missouri and New York observe it officially as a standalone holiday.

Presidents Day: From George Washington's modest birthdays to big sales and 3-day weekends

Albany Democrat Herald 18 Feb 2024
For some historians, the holiday has lost all discernible meaning ... Here is a look at how the holiday evolved. ... And only in 1879 was his birthday formally made into a legal holiday for federal employees in the District of Columbia ... Missouri.

Long-ago love wants to pay visit to ill friend

Lebanon Express 18 Feb 2024
... a Sweet Home logging firm A newborn girl was retrieved from a ‘Baby Box’ at a firehouse, the first in Missouri ... I sent a holiday card to her and her husband, expressing my sympathy for her illness.

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Russian vessels conduct missile drills in Atlantic on way to Cuba
Foto del Servicio de Prensa del Ministerio de Defensa ruso vía AP
FILE - Russian President Vladimir Putin, center left, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, center right, examine a launch pad during their meeting at the Vostochny cosmodrome outside the city of Tsiolkovsky, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the city of Blagoveshchensk in the far eastern Amur region, Russia, on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023. North Korean leader Kim hailed the country's relationship with Russia on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, as reports suggest that Russian President Putin will soon visit the isolated country for his third meeting with Kim.
AP / Mikhail Metzel, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File