March 4, 2009
VIDEO: On Wednesday, MU students, faculty members and campus visitors who walked through Lowry Mall witnessed a man-made mountain constructed from 8700 pounds of cans, bottles and newspapers. Sustain Mizzou member Alysha Baratta explains Recycle Mountain and what it means for students and faculty members at MU.
Mayor Darwin Hindman cuts the ribbon on Columbia's new fire station as, from left, architect Erik Miller, Little Dixie Construction Company contractor John States and Second Ward Councilman Chris Janku break ground behind him during the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday.
March 3, 2009
Guard Kelsey Eckenrode dribbles along the 3 point perimeter at a March 3 practice. Eckenrode is one of three senior girls that have played together all four years of high school.
Senior forward Katherine Harry takes a shot in practice on March 3. She is one of three seniors that have played together since her freshman year.
Rock Bridge forward Rachel Rutter puts up a jump shot while friend and teammate Katherine Harry, 51, waits under the basket. The two seniors have played together, along with Kelsey Eckenrode, since freshman year.
Senior Alyssa Hollins takes a breather in the second half of the Mizzou-Iowa game on March 3 in Columbia.
Missouri women's basketball coach Cindy Stein yells at a referee in the Tigers' game against Iowa State on March 3, 2008 at Mizzou Arena.
Shakara Jones, 44, posts up as Nicky Wieben, 5, defends at the MU women’s basketball game against the Iowa State Cyclones at Mizzou Arena on March 3. The Tigers lost the game, 62-47.
The idea for the 2008-2009 men’s basketball intro video came from a similar video produced by the NBA’s Boston Celtics. In the Tigers’ version, DeMarre Carroll plays the role of Boston’s Kevin Garnett.
Senior forward Jordan Dressler drives to the basket in practice on March 3. Dressler scored 19 points in the district finals against rival Hickman.
Junior guard Ricky Kreklow goes for a layup during practice on Tuesday, March 3. The team will travel to Union High school Wednesday night to face Waynesville in sectionals.
Rachel Oswald, left, has been named American Midwest Conference player of the week three times in her two years at Columbia College.
PDF: Read the Columbia Car Classics settlement
March 2, 2009
Firefighters of the Boone County Fire Department stand in front of the duplex building on Demaret Drive that caught fire on Monday. The cause of the fire is still under investigation; no one was injured in the fire.
Boone County firefighters examine the interior of a home on Demaret Drive in northeast Columbia. The cause of the fire, which started in the north end of the house around 8:50 p.m. Monday, is under investigation.