Missouri Governor And Wife To Host Fall Festival Days After COVID Diagnosis

Gov. Mike Parson and his wife, Teresa, share a kiss after he was sworn in as Missouri’s 57th governor in 2018. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption toggle caption Jeff Roberson/AP Gov. Mike Parson and his wife, Teresa, share a kiss after he was sworn in as …

Missouri Teacher Who Died Of COVID-19 Remembered By Her Sister

NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Jennifer Heissenbuttal about her sister AshLee DeMarinis, a teacher who died from COVID-19. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: At least six teachers have died of COVID-19 since the start of the fall semester. AshLee DeMarinis was one of them. She was a …

WATCH: Missouri Penguins Enjoy ‘Morning Of Fine Art’ At Local Museum

In the video posted to social media, Kansas City Zoo executive director Randy Wisthoff says their Humboldt penguins have missed their regular interactions with zoo visitors. Gabe Hopkins/The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. hide caption toggle caption Gabe Hopkins/The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. In the video …

As COVID-19 Rips Through A Missouri Family, A Mom Tries To Hold Things Together

Doctors say it’s not uncommon for the coronavirus to spread quickly through a family. And that’s hard on everyone involved. Chanintorn Vanichsawangphan/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption toggle caption Chanintorn Vanichsawangphan/Getty Images/EyeEm Doctors say it’s not uncommon for the coronavirus to spread quickly through a family. And …