The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
Updated at 11:46 AM

Sixteen children and a handful of their mothers found the only door to their library room blocked by a man who held hunting knives in each hand as he screamed, "I’m going to kill some people!"Dustin Brown, 19, specifically wanted to kill children Tuesday at Morton Public Library in Morton, Illinois, he said after the would-be victims escaped safely.

Posted at 10:00 AM

The first film in the Leach Theatre Family Film Series this fall at Missouri University of Science and Technology gives audience members the chance to reconnect with Winnie the Pooh and friends.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 7:29 PM

To kick off its 50th anniversary Golden Jubilee, Missouri University of Science and Technology’s computer science department is bringing in entrepreneur, CEO and computer science technology pace-setter Tan Le as the keynote speaker.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:44 PM

There were both strong support and opposition expressed by Missouri University of Science and Technology students, faculty and staff who attended a forum Thursday on the university’s proposal to become a tobacco-free campus in less than nine...

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:42 PM

The Phelps/Maries County Health Department will offer flu shots to the public at a community clinic scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rolla Lions Club Den at Lions Club Park, 1061 U.S. Highway 63 in Rolla.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:40 PM

A Pulaski County jury found a man guilty on a drug charge after drug task force officers found heroin in his possession with an estimated street value of $20,000.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:39 PM

A Republican and a Democrat expected to run for Missouri governor raised more than $1 million apiece in recent months that could be spent on what's turning out to be an expensive race.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:37 PM

Music, food, children's activities and fireworks will all be part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Gateway Arch.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:31 PM

Missouri Republican lawmakers Wednesday brainstormed potential changes to state abortion laws, including ramping up oversight and an idea to require memorials for aborted fetuses.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:30 PM

The Howl-o-ween pet costume contest will be held Saturday, Oct. 31, at 5 p.m. with registration starting at 4:30 p.m.

Updated Oct 16, 2015 at 5:29 PM

The remains of a Civil War soldier will be reburied in a southwest Missouri cemetery four years after they were illegally removed from a national battlefield site.

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