Heroic stranger pulls driver from flaming car in dramatic video

Good News Notes: “A Missouri man is being commended on his courage after bravely rescuing a driver who was trapped in a burning vehicle. A Twitter video of the dramatic moment, captioned “This black man is a hero,” has garnered over 800,000 views since it was uploaded on Wednesday night. The selfless act occurred Tuesday evening…

Crews fight fire at Kansas City Zoo building, all animals rescued

 Good News Notes: “Firefighters said a fire inside the Kansas City Zoo is now out. The fire started in an overnight building that houses meerkats and other small animals, around 3 a.m. KMBC has learned all animals were rescued from the building. A zoo spokesperson said a veterinarian is examining the animals now. Fire officials…

Firefighters rescue man from mudslide in Chesterfield

Good News Notes: “Firefighters with the Monarch Fire Protection District rescued a construction worker who was injured and trapped from a mudslide on Tuesday morning. Firefighters said the man was working on a construction site off Schoettler Road in the area of Grantley. They said the man was trapped more than 25 feet below ground…

Columbia adding more renewable energy with new solar field

Good News Notes: “The City of Columbia is moving forward with the creation of a new solar field after the city council unanimously authorized the purchase at their meeting Monday night.” “The new field will help push Columbia closer to its 2023 requirement of 25% of its energy coming from renewable sources. That figure was…

Twin sisters give birth on same day with the same doctor (plus one had twins!)

 Good News Notes: “Lauren Kozelichki and Lisa Boyce are fraternal twin sisters who live 10 minutes apart from each other in St. Louis, Missouri, and share nearly everything, including, of course, a birthday.” “Now their three children also share a birthday.” “The hospital where sisters gave birth,  Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, said it is…