Drive slowly on your morning commute. Snow dusted Springfield’s roads overnight, and flurries are expected to continue this morning.
Slight snow chances remain this morning; otherwise, it will be mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 34.
The clouds will clear by tomorrow, but it will remain cold, with a high of 38. Wednesday should be slightly warmer, as the high creeps past 40.
- News-Leader: Proposed cuts include closing Springfield post office. A cost-cutting plan submitted to the Postal Regulatory Commission includes a proposal to close Springfield’s mail-processing center (500 W. Chestnut Expressway).
- KY3: Paramedics, EMTs face attacks. Local paramedics and EMTs sometimes get attacked by those they’re called to help. A national group says medics are attacked 1 out of every 20 calls.
- OzarksFirst: Tomorrow is deadline for applying for Medicare changes. Medicare’s open-enrollment deadline is tomorrow. For more information, check out the government’s website or call 1-800-MEDICARE.
- OzarksFirst: Branson police release photos of robber. A man who held up the White Oak Station convenience store in Branson (2153 Missouri Highway 248) was caught on camera. He’s described as a white male, 6 feet tall, weighing 160-190 pounds. He fled in a two-tone 1990s GMC pickup, either green and silver or blue and silver.
- KSPR: Company donates 40,000 pounds of dairy products. Springfield’s Ozarks Food Harvest was one of four recipients of a dairy donation from Land O’ Lakes, the national dairy cooperative.
- KSMU: Springfield teachers to receive training on teaching health literacy. This week, 200 teachers from the Springfield School District will receive training on health-literacy education from Mercy Health System.
- News-Leader: Market closed after owner dispute. The Well Fed Neighbor Market, which specializes in locally sourced food, has closed temporarily following a reported dispute between the owners.
Filed under: Business, Charities, Crime, Education, Good works, Health care, Medicare/Medicaid | Tagged: Attacks on paramedics, Health-literacy education, Land O' Lakes, Medicare enrollment, Mercy Health System, Ozarks Food Harvest, Postal Service cuts, Springfield mail-processing center |