Daily brief (9/17): Top picks from the Springfield media

A rainy day is in store for the Ozarks.

There’s a 60 percent chance of showers, and a thunderstorm is possible before 1 p.m. today. It will be mostly cloudy, with a high of 68. Rain is likely to continue tomorrow, although the high will move into the 70s.

Skies should clear some by Monday, providing a sunny start to the week.

High-school football

High-school football winners this week (undefeated teams in bold): Ava, Bolivar, Branson, Carl Junction, Cassville, Eldon, Fair Grove, Glendale, Greenfield, Hillcrest, Lamar, Lebanon, Logan-Rogersville, Marionville, Marshfield, McCauley Catholic (Joplin), Nixa, Ozark, Strafford, Webb City.

Full coverage: KSPR, KY3, News-Leader, OzarksFirst

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: College Station to get comedy club. A comedy club called Nine of Clubs will open in College Station across from the downtown movie theater by December or January. It’s the first tenant since the opening of the Hollywood Theaters. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst)
  • KY3: Springfield trees, compost affected by herbicide. The Environmental Protection Agency has ordered a stop to usage of Imprelis, a herbicide designed to kill broadleaf weeds. Its use has led to the death of spruce and pine trees across the state, and the city of Springfield won’t sell compost this year because of the problem.
  • OzarksFirst: EPA proposes adding Rogersville well site to Superfund list. The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing adding the Compass Plaza well in Rogersville to the list. The well, which had contaminated water, affected other area wells and irrigation systems in the area.
  • News-Leader: CU to hold public meeting about bus transfer station. City Utilities of Springfield will have a public meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the community room of the Midtown Carnegie Library about the possibility of a bus transfer station on Elm Street, east of Kimbrough Avenue.
  • KSMU: Fish dying in Bull Shoals Lake. Flooding earlier this year has led to the recent deaths of walleye, striped bass, suckers, and some sunfish in Bull Shoals Lake, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation.
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