Mules Baseball outlasts Northeastern State

(TAHLEQUAH, Okla.) – Down four runs in the ninth inning the fifth-ranked Central Missouri baseball team rallied to force extra innings and beat Northeastern State 13-11 on a two-run homer by Brad Wilson in the 10th inning on Monday afternoon. Tucker Cross and Chase Graskewicz hit back-to-back homers in the ninth to tie the game… Read more »

UCM initiates Military, Veteran In-State Tuition Policy

Helping to eliminate financial hardships faced by military veterans seeking new career paths, the University of Central Missouri will allow out-of-state veterans to pay in-state tuition, effective for the fall 2013 semester. The new Military Veteran In-State Tuition Policy was approved by the UCM Board of Governors when it met on campus Feb. 22. “Many… Read more »

State of Emergency ends tomorrow

The State of Emergency that was implemented on Tuesday, Feb. 26 will end Tuesday, March 5 at 10:30 am. City resources including funds, equipment and personnel are still being used in the recovery phase of our local emergency. Roofs are still of great concern. The back-to-back winter snow storms created heavy snow loads that bring… Read more »

Three Mules named All-MIAA

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – The MIAA Co-Champion Central Missouri Mules basketball team had three players named to the All-MIAA team as announced by the league office on Monday. Senior forward Dominique Long was named to the All-MIAA first team, senior guard Widgett Washington was a third team selection and junior guard Charles Hammork was named… Read more »

SOS issues alert about fake letter

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) – Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander says that some businesses are receiving a phony letter that appears to come from his office. Kander’s office says the letter comes from an entity called Corporate Records Service. He says it falsely suggests Missouri businesses have to complete a certain form and pay… Read more »

Martin Buser leads 1,000-mile Iditarod

(RAINY PASS, Alaska, AP) – Four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion Martin Buser was the first musher out of the starting chute and has the early lead in the nearly 1,000-mile race from Anchorage to Nome. Buser pulled into the scenic Rainy Pass checkpoint at 5:38 a.m. Monday, spending just two minutes there before… Read more »

U.S. Navy Sea Chanters cancel show

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The U.S. Navy Sea Chanters can’t make it to town thanks to automatic federal budget cuts, known as the sequestration. The performance was planned for Sunday, March 10, in Hendricks Hall on the University of Central Missouri campus. The UCM Department of Music was notified by the director of the U.S. Navy… Read more »

Foundation approves $500,000 for student-managed investment fund

Emphasizing a belief to impact learning opportunities for University of Central Missouri students, the UCM Foundation Board of Directors recently announced funding of $500,000 toward a new hands-on, student-managed investment program within the Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies. “This is the one of the most significant investments our Foundation board has made toward… Read more »