February 14, 2011
John Blattel, Columbia’s interim director of the city Finance Department, has been promoted to permanent director of the city Finance Department, City Manager Bill Watkins announced on Monday.
Unseasonably warm temperatures during the weekend melted some of Columbia's snow.
February 13, 2011
Victoria Guida is a junior majoring in print and digital journalism and political science with an emphasis in international relations.
Clyde Krager, a resident at Terrace Retirement Community, was married to his wife, Anna Bell, for 61 years. Since her death in 2009, Clyde has held onto her memory. In this Valentine’s Day video, he shares what the holiday meant to the two of them.
Missouri sophomore Nathan McCormick struggles to maintain leverage against Iowa State freshman Ben Cash. McCormick won the match between 133-pound wrestlers.
One man perished in a trailer home fire Saturday night at a mobile home community off Old Millers Road.
Hailey Stamper prepares bouquets of freedom roses by soaking the stems in water on Saturday at My Secret Garden, located downtown on Broadway.
Chandra Oleksiewicz browses for Valentine's Day gifts for her children on Saturday at My Secret Garden, located downtown on Broadway.
February 12, 2011
MU student Kirsten Duncan spray-paints a peace sign as a way of promoting love and tolerance in front of Hatch Hall on Saturday. Duncan initiated the sign-painting as a response to the graffiti incident that left a sculpture in front of the residence hall marred by a racial slur.
Missouri pitcher Kristin Nottelmann winds up during the Black and Gold exhibition game on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011.
Hickman High School's Cory Riley guards Ozark High School's Cody Holzer on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011 at Columbia College. The Hickman Kewpies lost the game 90-68.
Missouri forward Shakara Jones, left, grabs a rebound in front of Oklahoma's, from rear, forward Lyndsey Cloman, guard Morgan Hook and forward Carlee Roethlisberger.
Missouri basketball player Justin Safford calls for the ball in the post against Oklahoma freshman Cameron Clark on Saturday, Feb. 12 at Mizzou Arena. Missouri beat Oklahoma 84-61 and improved its record to 15-0 at home.
Emma O'Connell and her daughter, Lula, eat ice cream today at Sparky's Homemade Ice Cream. The shop had a one day opening because of the warm weather — today's high is 46 degrees. Sparky's will open for the season at a later date.
Kristin Nottelmann winds up her pitch on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at the MU softball Black and Gold exhibition game.
Laurence Bowers and Cade Davis prepare to take their chance at the ball at Saturday's game on Feb. 12.
MU freshmen Mecca Wilkerson, left, and Arial Ruffin, right, draw messages of love and peace on a sign in front of Hatch Residence Hall Saturday while Jillian Smith, center, quietly observes. The sign painting was a response to an incident that occurred at Hatch Hall Saturday morning — a statue outside the residence hall was marked with offensive graffiti.
Boone County Fire Department responds to a fatal fire at 5:40 p.m. today at Old Millers Drive. The cause of the fire is unknown, and the man who lived in the trailer was not able to be resuscitated, Boone County Fire Chief Scott Olsen said.
Rock Bridge High School's Annie Rumpf swims in the second heat of the girls' 100-Yard Freestyle Saturday at Hickman Pool.