Katie Kull, News-Leader

Katie Kull


Cheyenne, WY, United States

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Recent articles by Katie:

Recent coronavirus case visited Sam's Club while infectious

The health department says people should interact with their environment carefully and stay home if they think they may be sick. → Read More

Ozark police officer placed on leave following complaints about social media statements

Ozark's police chief said he couldn't comment on the nature or content of the posts. → Read More

Greene County sees 20 new COVID cases in one day, six from local nursing home

Health department director Clay Goddard said the silver lining of the increase is that all of the parties were able to be tested. → Read More

Staff evacuated during fire at Zio's Italian Kitchen

When firefighters arrived, all staff had been evacuated, said Battalion Chief Eric Latimer after a fire at Zio's Italian Kitchen. → Read More

Springfield's Tuesday Morning location spared from first bankruptcy-related store closures

The store on Glenstone Avenue will not be one of the 230 locations to close due to under-performance or proximity to another location. → Read More

Restaurants work to reopen responsibly after weeks of take-out only due to COVID-19

For the owners of Thai Express and Civil Kitchen, reopening responsibly is the number one priority. → Read More

Springfield officials preview potential next steps for reopening after COVID-19

The steps would likely continue through late July, though officials say that's subject to change based on data and resources. → Read More

Developer submits plans for 116-apartment complex in Galloway; neighbors to give feedback

This will be the second time Elevation Development Co. will submit plans for a mixed-use development. → Read More

Greene County, local agencies to receive millions in relief from the federal government

Greene County, the Springfield-Branson National Airport, City Utilities and housing programs stand to receive more than $51 million. → Read More

Battlefield Mall reopens following a month of stay-at-home orders

The mall is allowing its stores to decide whether to reopen and will be operating under reduced hours. → Read More

Gov. Mike Parson says businesses can reopen, group gatherings can continue starting May 4

Gov. Mike Parson announced businesses may reopen as long as people follow distancing guidelines. → Read More

Even as Springfield opens up, businesses brace for uncertain economic return

Consumer confidence and the community's ability to stay open will be the biggest factors in how quickly the area returns to normal. → Read More

Springfield's 'The Mystery Hour' is up for a Webby. Here's how to vote.

The late night show is going up against The Daily Show, Nick Offerman and Amy Poehler, Full Frontal and Funny or Die. → Read More

Health department launches online coronavirus dashboard with case counts, testing data

The dashboard will contain information about case numbers, hospital preparedness and testing availability. → Read More

SGF, Greene County extend stay-at-home orders, allow more curbside, shipping orders

Local officials also announced businesses previously deemed "non-essential" could start doing curbside or delivery orders. → Read More

Pinnacle Healthcare to lay off 125 people, 4 in Springfield, citing COVID-19

The owner of Blue Valley Surgical Associates cited the coronavirus pandemic in a letter to state regulators. → Read More

Fraud, bidding wars and price gouging: CoxHealth battles to get protective equipment

CoxHealth's CEO Steve Edwards said middlemen are gouging prices and selling counterfeit goods to desperate health care providers. → Read More

Some local stores still aren't selling 'non-essential' items. How was that decided?

A city spokeswoman said there was no list of which items were essential, and stores are allowed to interpret for themselves which items can be sold. → Read More

Greene County sees seventh coronavirus death as number of confirmed infections tops 60

The man was in his 60s and was not infected from an assisted living outbreak that killed five people. → Read More

What happens when your Facebook group turns into SGF's biggest COVID-19 community forum?

Robert Gary set up the page "Welcome to Springfield: We're Closed!" as a joke between friends. Before long, it turned into something very different. → Read More