March 31, 2010
GRAPHIC | Candidates in Columbia running for mayor and two City Council seats filed the second round of campaign finance reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission on March 29. Missouri election law requires candidates to file reports 40 days before, eight days before and 30 days after the election. Totals in each race jumped significantly since the candidates filed their initial reports in late February.
Read the "100 Top Hospitals" report for 2009 that includes Boone Hospital Center.
In August 1998, former Columbia mayor Clyde Wilson reflected on his role in city government: "I think that to be able to be in a contentious situation and be able to maintain some sort of balance, ... not be upset by it, that's a skill that you get to practice in a lot of things like city council. Because one minute you'd be arguing with someone on council and the next minute you'd be on the same side of another issue." Wilson died Tuesday.
Columbia School Board candidate Dan Holt walks in the Grasslands neighborhood for leaving his campaign door hangers Friday morning. Holt is running for the second time after coming close to winning a board seat in 2009.
Columbia School Board candidate Dan Holt leaves a campaign door hanger in the Grasslands neighborhood in Columbia on Friday morning. Holt is running against James Whitt and Jan Mees.
From left, School Board member Jan Mees and her mentee Melanie Turner, a sixth grader at Smithton Middle School, talk about Turner's spring break plans over lunch on March 24. Mees and Turner have been eating lunch together once a week since Turner was a third grader at West Boulevard Elementary School as part of the Stand By Me program. "We're going to see this through the end of high school," Mees said.
March 30, 2010
MU journalism and agricultural journalism students cover the sandhill crane migration on the Platte River in Nebraska.
Columbia attorney Kim Shaw, 49, announced her plans Tuesday to run for the associate circuit judge position held by longtime incumbent Larry Bryson.
The Rock Bridge track team warms up for practice Thursday. The Bruins have 170 athletes on the team this season.
Columbia attorney Kim Shaw, 49, stands with her husband, Chuck Brown, 47, after filing to run for associate circuit judge. Shaw said she would be counting on her family to help her campaign.
From right, Columbia attorney Kim Shaw chats with public defender Jennifer Bukowsky, husband Chuck Brown and sister-in-law Cheryl Poore after filing to run for Boone County associate circuit judge on Tuesday.
Missouri senior first baseman Aaron Senne connects for a seventh-inning hit in a game March 30 against Purdue. Senne went 5-for-5 including a pair of doubles and scored 4 runs. Senne now plays for the Florida Marlin’s minor league affiliate, the Single-A Jamestown (N.Y.) Jammers.
From left, Mary Hartigan and Leslie Miller glance over the night's agenda in The Haggadah of Passover on Tuesday. Seventy people from the Congregation Beth Shalom attended the beginning of the Passover event at Jack's Gourmet restaurant.
Maayan Lazinger, 1, eats matzoh on Tuesday. Matzoh is a cracker-like unleavened bread that is eaten during the Jewish holiday of Passover.
Wine and matzoh are traditional food and drink served at Passover. Seventy people from the Congregation Beth Shalom attended the beginning of Passover event at Jack's Gourmet restaurant Tuesday.
Running on a treadmill and running over ground exercise the body differently despite what seems like the same motion.
Former Columbia mayor Clyde Wilson died Tuesday. He was 83. This slideshow contains pictures of Wilson from the Missourian's archives.
The Missourian gave each School Board candidate 30 seconds to speak directly to readers. This is what Dan Holt wanted you to hear.
The Missourian gave each School Board candidate 30 seconds to speak directly to readers. This is what Jan Mees wanted you to hear.
The Missourian gave each candidate 30 seconds to speak directly to readers. This is what Jim Whitt wanted you to hear.