February 7, 2011
Click here to read the court document that says the state is intending to seek the death penalty in the trial of Kraig Kahler
Missouri School for the Deaf students Catherine Slinkard and Michael Miller help take care of Sparky, a deaf dachshund the school recently adopted.
Kansas forward Thomas Robinson blows a kiss to the crowd after the Jayhawks beat Kansas State 90-66 on Jan. 29 in Lawrence, Kan. The fans at Allen Fieldhouse can make things hard on visiting teams.
February 6, 2011
Christine Rose, Tiffany Gilyard and Eric Stern react to Super Bowl commercials at Harpo's in downtown Columbia on Sunday. Although they had differing opinions on which team they wanted to win the game, they all enjoyed the commercial breaks.
Sidewalks like this one are blocked or poorly cleared in many spots in downtown Columbia several days after last week's snowstorm, which dumped nearly 18 inches of snow on the city.
Chips, sodas, and crockpots create a super bowl tribute inside of Hy-Vee on west Broadway Sunday afternoon.
Hy-Vee employee Harry Mutz hands a sample of Budweiser beer dip to MU senior Natalie Whitworth Sunday afternoon. Mutz saw crowds of shoppers stocking up on snacks for the super bowl. "I'm not really into football," Whitworth said. "I'm more in it for the snacks."
Saturday, days following Columbia's near-blizzard, the city remained overwhelmed with snow in some areas. Many sidewalks in downtown Columbia weren’t adequately cleared, and some weren’t cleared at all. Columbia residents talk about how this changed the way they traveled around downtown.
February 5, 2011
Lydia Serck, center, a 99-year-old Tigers basketball fan, sits in the stands at Saturday's game at Mizzou Arena with her great-granddaughter Courtney Orscheln, left, and daughter Ramona Harden.
Missouri men's basketball player Michael Dixon looks to pass over University of Colorado player Shannon Sharpe, No. 2, on Saturday in Mizzou Arena. Dixon scored 13 points, contributing to Mizzou's 89-73 win.
Missouri men's basketball player Ricky Kreklow, No. 2, dribbles the ball past University of Colorado player Levi Knutson on Saturday in Mizzou Arena. Mizzou won the game, 89 -73.
Anthony Roderman sports his Tigers team spirit as the fans heckle a University of Colorado player taking a free throw. Roderman, a freshman at MU, brings the tiger suit to most sporting events he attends.
MU guard Marcus Denmon, No. 12, goes up for a shot with University of Colorado's Shannon Sharpe trying to stop him. Denmon scored 17 points on Saturday.
Missouri's Shakara Jones maneuvers past Kansas State's Jalana Childs on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Missourian photographer Nick Schnelle visited various spots in Columbia on Monday, Jan. 31, then revisited those places after the snowstorm on Wednesday and Thursday. Paired together, the images offer a glimpse of the dramatic effects of an 18-inch snowfall.
Kansas State's Brittany Chambers drives past Missouri's Sydney Crafton on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri's Jasmyn Otote signals for a timeout while protecting the ball from Kansas State's Mariah White on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Olivia Aufderheide, 6, holds a fish that she caught while ice fishing with her father at Cosmo-Bethel Park on Saturday. Handling the fish was no problem for her. "I would stay out here all night," she said.
Missouri's RaeShara Brown drives to the basket past Kansas State's Jalana Childs on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
John Aufderheide kneels down next to his 6-year-old daughter, Olivia, to rebait their fishing hook at Cosmo-Bethel Park on Saturday. "For us to have a fresh fish dinner in the middle of February is nice for our family," Aufderheide said.