Katie Kull, News-Leader

Katie Kull


Cheyenne, WY, United States

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Recent articles by Katie:

Council approves municipal inmate housing agreement with jail completion years away

The Springfield City Council on Monday approved housing people sentenced for municipal crimes in Vernon County for the time being. → Read More

Springfield's third Aldi to open next week on Sunshine

The store will be the third location in Springfield. There are currently stores on Battlefield Road and East Kearney Street. → Read More

What would happen if Jefferson and Campbell were two-ways? Here's what the city says.

Converting Jefferson and Campbell Avenues to two-way streets north of Grand Avenue could increase congestion and cost the city 500 parking spots. → Read More

Three takeaways from Presiding Commissioner Bob Dixon's State of Greene County address

Commissioner Bob Dixon on Thursday highlighted the past, present and future of Greene County in a speech to the Chamber of Commerce. → Read More

'I have a love affair with Springfield': Missourian Award founder Ralph Slavens dies at 87

Ralph Slavens, a real estate agent, broker, lobbyist and close associate of John Q. Hammons, died this week at 87. → Read More

City staff warn Jefferson Avenue footbridge project could cost more than anticipated

A city engineer warned that plans to restore the Jefferson Avenue Footbridge could be going up with tariffs and a strong construction market. → Read More

FBI: Kansas soldier sought to bomb major news network, help 'radicals' build IEDs

Jarrett Smith, a soldier based in Fort Riley, Kansas, was arrested Saturday after FBI agents say he disseminated information about how to build bombs. → Read More

College of the Ozarks seeks to sell land surrounding former Price Cutter

College of the Ozarks is hoping to sell land surrounding the former Price Cutter at West Grand Street and Kansas Expressway. → Read More

Here are 3 ways to help plan Springfield's future without leaving the house

The city is still looking for community input at it puts together a comprehensive plan for the next 20 years. Here's how you can participate. → Read More

Officials: Lola the dog is no longer trapped in the house on East Amidon

Between Friday night and Saturday morning, someone released a dog named Lola from the house on East Amidon where she has lived alone for months. → Read More

Robots, drones, virtual reality: What's in store at the Discovery Center's fundraiser

Attendees at this weekend's fundraiser can try battle robots, a drone obstacle course and a robot arm to raise money for the local Discovery Center. → Read More

Sheriff's department's cashless system causes trouble for man released from jail

The sheriff's department's cashless system caused problems for a man who needed a bus pass to get back home after he was booked into jail. → Read More

'It drags down the whole neighborhood': What it's like living next to a nuisance property

Kathy Lutz, the president of the Grant Beach Neighborhood Association, says she wants a nuisance problem on her block to be fixed. → Read More

A dog has been living alone in a house since April. Officials say they can't get it out

Lola the dog has been living in a home on East Amidon Street for more than four months. With owner only returning occasionally to feed and water her. → Read More

Vision-impaired residents, hit multiple times by cars and bikes, want you to watch out

Being a pedestrian in Springfield is already pretty dangerous, but these blind Springfieldians say it's especially dire for them. → Read More

McClure won't sign petition asking Congress to act on background checks for gun purchases

Mayor Ken McClure said Friday he won't join more than 230 U.S. mayors in urging Congress to expand background checks on gun purchases. → Read More

Authorization letter outlines estimated cost, scope of Greene County audit

Greene County commissioners agreed to conditions and an estimated cost for an audit of government functions in response to whistle blower complaints. → Read More

New taco restaurant opening in Rountree neighborhood

Team Taco will open Aug. 6 and will feature tacos, nachos, guacamole, queso, rice bowls and an agave-focused cocktail menu. → Read More

Man charged in connection with crashing into house during police pursuit

Larry Applegate, 28, is facing three charges in connection with a crash into a house on North National on Tuesday. → Read More

Republic Aquatic Center closed Monday after person threw lawnmower into pool

The Republic Acquatic Center will remain closed until Tuesday after someone threw a lawnmower into the pool. → Read More