Daily brief (9/26): Top picks from the Springfield media

Today will be sunny and clear, with a high of 69.

A nice week is in store; no rain is expected. Highs will gradually increase this week, into the 70s tomorrow and Wednesday, and into the 80s on Thursday. Friday should be much like today, with a high around 70.

Today’s picks

  • News-Leader: Police chief says realignment pays off. Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams says a major realignment of beats six months ago to focus resources on Springfield’s center city area has brought some initial success in terms of fewer calls for service.
  • KSPR: Historic park lodge will be rebuilt. Camp Pin Oak, a historic Lake of the Ozarks dining lodge destroyed by fire in September 2010, will be rebuilt with a bigger kitchen and an outdoor patio, according to the Department of Natural Resources. (Other coverage: KY3)
  • News-Leader: City plans summit of neighborhood associations. Springfield city planners and the City Council are considering inviting all registered neighborhood associations to a citywide neighborhood summit to provide a forum for sharing ideas.
  • OzarksFirst: Farmers turning to green technology to save money. The Missouri Agricultural Energy Savings Team is helping farmers cut costs by providing energy audits.
  • KY3: Neosho school district moving toward building tornado shelter. Neosho school officials are considering building a 14,000-square-foot tornado shelter that could hold 2,200 people.



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