St. Charles is about to get another winery, and we aren't complaining. Rack House West Winery will open this summer as a sort of outpost of the West Winery locations currently in Macon, Kirksville and Hannibal. Owners Bridgette and John Hamilton had always been fans of West Winery co-owner Chris Wes ... More >>
Between October 16, 2011 and June 7, 2013, government officials with the MO HealthNet Division accidentally sent the personal information of more than 1,300 people to the wrong addresses. That is according to the Missouri Department of Social Services, which is, under federal and state privacy laws, ... More >>
Missouri Department of ConservationThis lion killed Saturday in northeast Missouri weighed 128 pounds.For the second time this month hunters in Missouri have shot and killed a mountain lion despite laws protecting the animals. And once again, no one will be charged with violating the wildlife cod ... More >>
Republican strategist Karl Rove was in St. Charles this morning for a $500 per-plate breakfast in support of Congressman Roy Blunt and his campaign for Senate. For $2,400 attendees got the privilege of sitting near Rove. For a mere $1,000 they could get their picture taken with George W. Bush's t ... More >>
Image viaNot the Subway Diet that Jared meant.Sometimes the true cost of that $5 Foot Long can't be measured in money.According to the Illinois Department of Health, via the delightfully named Food Poison Journal, there have been 68 confirmed cases of salmonella traced back to Subway sandwich sho ... More >>
Dave Nelson is the author of the blog Beer, Wine and Whisky. He writes about wine for Gut Check every Tuesday.The world produces an ocean of chardonnay. In California alone, almost 100,000 acres of this incredibly popular grape variety are planted. That's enough chardonnay to make -- using modest cr ... More >>
Willis Alan Ramsey recorded one classic record in 1972 and hasn't followed it up ... yet
In response to growing demand, the number of daycare facilities in Missouri is increasing each year. So are the problems.