Nathan Papes, News-Leader

Nathan Papes


Springfield, MO, United States

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Past articles by Nathan:

Photos: Truck transporting boat gets stuck on highway ramp east of Springfield

A semi-truck transporting the Landing Princess boat from Lake Taneycomo became stuck in the mud after it ran wide on a U.S. 60 on-ramp. → Read More

Update: Man in custody after standoff with police in west Springfield

Springfield Police say the man is in his vehicle, currently barricaded between two armored vehicles. → Read More

Restaurants on Missouri State campus now using robots to deliver food

Twenty autonomous, on-demand robots began to deliver food from several campus eateries at MSU on Tuesday. → Read More

Multicultural students at Missouri State University protest, demand funding for center

The students staged a walkout to protest, among other things, conditions at the university's Multicultural Resource center. → Read More

Missouri State University honors veterans in Springfield with breakfast, taps

Veterans Day began in 1919 as Armistice Day, marking the date when Germany and the allies signed a 1918 agreement to cease World War I hostilities. → Read More

Beer prevails: How two local breweries adapted during the pandemic

Two operations that rely on both distribution to bars and in-person customers explain how they shifted gears. → Read More

Start a family tradition: Visit Christmas Towne tree farm in Mountain Grove

For those looking to create a Christmas family tradition, consider a drive to the new Christmas tree farm near Mountain Grove. → Read More

Police investigate shooting in west Springfield after backyard argument

The shooter surrendered peaceful to police and was taken to headquarters for questioning, police said. → Read More

Body found in Laclede County creek appears to be murder, sheriff says

Young had been reported as a missing person to the Laclede County Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 4 by family members. → Read More

Police investigate fatal motorcycle crash in north Springfield

There appears to be a body covered y a sheet in the middle of the intersection. → Read More

Ambulance knocked on its side in Springfield crash

The crash happened at the intersection of Campbell Avenue and Grand Street. → Read More

Dogs and cats find homes on 'clear the shelters' day

Shelters and rescue agencies have been operating at capacity for several months. → Read More

One injured in afternoon motorcycle crash

One person was taken to the hospital and their condition is unknown. → Read More

Semitrailer overturns on I-44 in Springfield

Two lanes of the interstate were blocked after the crash. → Read More

Perennials, vegetables, trees, among hundreds of plants for sale at Master Gardeners sale

More than 50 people were waiting in line for the 21st Annual Master Gardeners Plant Sale to open for the chance to buy some of the hundreds of plants on sale. → Read More

Scenes of flooding around Springfield

Prolonged rain through the Ozarks led to watered-covered roadways and the James River on the rise in eastern Greene County. → Read More

The first ride of Time Traveler, Silver Dollar City's newest roller coaster

SIlver Dollar City's newest roller coaster sends riders out for the first time. → Read More

Paul Lusk fired as MSU head basketball coach

Watch the press conference where Missouri State announced that Paul Lusk was fired as the MSU head basketball coach in its entirety. → Read More

VIDEO: Monkey born at Dickerson Park Zoo

The black and white colobus monkey weighs about one pound. → Read More

Pineapple Whip is open. There's still snow on the ground.

Even with snow still on the ground, Pineapple Whip is open for their annual Whip Solstice this weekend with three flavors -- mango-peach, strawberry-kiwi and pineapple -- on tap. → Read More