Editorial: Agriculture: Feeding and clothing the world (7/28/21)

Drive any direction out of Cape Girardeau, and the region's agriculture sector quickly becomes apparent. From the corn fields of Southern Illinois to the cattle operations north of the city...

Organizers set for 4th annual Dancing With Show Me Stars

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (WSIL) -- The stars are aligning in southeast Missouri for an annual event that...

Business: Public hearing set on transmission-line project in Cape, Perry counties (7/26/21)

The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing Aug. 17 to receive comments on an electric transmission line and associated facilities planned between Perry and Cape Girardeau...

Southern Illinois region struggles with low rate

Even though Mary Helen Wissinger has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 since the spring, she avoids indoor dining and going inside public spaces when they appear crowded or the...

City Of Cape Girardeau Hosts ‘Grappling For Good’ Fundraiser For Cape Special Olympics

     The City Of Cape Girardeau will host ‘Grappling For Good’, an event in support of the Cape Special Olympics. Special Olympics Missouri is a year-round program...

Missouri residents react to new vaccine incentive

CAPE GIRARDEAU (WSIL) -- Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Wednesday he will launch a new incentive program...

Union County CEO program presents scholarships

Something new was added to the end of year CEO Celebration this year.   Thanks to the generosity and hard work of previous CEO classes who have “given back” by...

SEMO to host free event for men’s basketball program

Southeast Missouri's men's basketball program will host its inaugural Cement Your Legacy Block Party on Saturday, July 31 at Arena Park. The event, scheduled for 11 a.m.-1 p.m., CT, is...

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Dog Days of Summer settles in as record heat hits region

FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL (WSIL) -- With this heat, it's not unusual to...
Children make memories at fair while learning about agriculture

Children make memories at fair while learning about agriculture

Children and their families made memories petting animals, learning how to milk a cow and playing in tubs of corn and soybeans Thursday morning...