Topic: Western Illinois University
Derek Moore, a new assistant football coach at Missouri Southern State University, was shot and killed in the parking lot of a Joplin movie theater Friday night. MSSU canceled Homecoming activities for the weekend, and planned a candlelight vigil.
With cities cutting their police to balance budgets, some well-to-do neighborhoods are hiring private security, marking an expansion of unarmed guards beyond office parks and gated communities.
Parkersburg paired FEMA aid with small-town work ethic to rebuild. It could be a template for other tornado-damaged towns.
06/07/2011 03:36 pm
The malodorous Indonesian Titan Arum, or 'corpse flower,' at the Western Illinois University Botany Greenhouse, has finally bloomed, prompting both delight and revulsion.
05/08/2010 10:23 am
Good news for fans of the smelly titan arum or the 'corpse flower' as it is better known. It is set to bloom later this week.
04/27/2010 12:55 pm
Farmers use radishes to soften and fertilize fields.
10/07/2009 01:00 am