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Alisha Shurr is a reporter for the Missouri Times and Missouri Times Magazine. She joined the Missouri Times in January 2018 after working as a copy editor for her hometown newspaper in Southern Oregon. Alisha is a graduate of Kansas State University. Contact Alisha at alisha@themissouritimes.com.

Pruitt, Perdue cancel Friday’s event in Northwest Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The heads of the Environmental Protection Agency and the USDA have canceled their event in Missouri on Friday. Scott Pruitt and...

Kander for Mayor?

A rising star in the Democratic Party, Jason Kander has served in the Missouri House and as the Secretary of State and now multiple...

St. Louis to host National Election Security Summit in September

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — St. Louis will be hosting a a National Election Security Summit to be held September 10-11, 2018, according to Missouri's Secretary...

Ashcroft calls voter fraud ‘exponentially greater threat than hacking’ during U.S. Senate hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — During a hearing on election security preparedness nationwide, part of the conversation diverged on a path of voter fraud following a...
Schell Lake is being drained in June for a major renovation project. A fish kill on June 18 as water became extremely shallow in places involves mostly invasive common carp and grass carp. (Photo by Mike Allen, Missouri Department of Conservation)

MDC uses shallow waters at Schell Lake to kill large number of invasive Carp...

The lake is undergoing a major renovation project SCHELL CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation moved to reduce the number of invasive fish...

Pedroli claims text proves Confide used to conduct state business

Judge limits scope of discovery to existence of records JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — During a hearing in the Confide lawsuit against the governor's office, Mark...

Rhoads resigns from Missouri House

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Shawn Rhoads has resigned from the Missouri House leaving the majority of Howell County without a representative for the time...

Missouri Enterprise announces new board chairman, new members

ROLLA, Mo. —  A non-profit consulting organization that receives funds from the Missouri Department of Economic Development has elected a new board chairman and...
Gov. Eric Greitens announces his resignation as Missouri's governor (ALISHA SHURR/THE MISSOURI TIMES)

What to know ahead of Confide hearing on compelling answers from governor’s office

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Two St. Louis attorneys are working to get answers that Attorney General Josh Hawley couldn’t into the use of a...

Medicaid consulting contract with McKinsey under fire for cost

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Chief Operating Officer of Missouri’s ties to his former employer are under fire again after the awarding of a consulting...