Blocked sidewalks frustrate Columbia residents [Photo]

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.

Super Bowl snacks [Photo]

Chips, sodas, and crockpots create a super bowl tribute inside of Hy-Vee on west Broadway Sunday afternoon.

Shoppers prepare for Super Bowl Sunday [Photo]

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."

Uncleared sidewalks irk residents in downtown Columbia [Slideshow]

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.

Lydia Serck, 99-year-old MU basketball fan [Photo]

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.

MU men's basketball player Michael Dixon vs. Colorado [Photo]

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.

MU men's basketball player Ricky Kreklow vs. Colorado [Photo]

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.

MU men's basketball fan Anthony Roderman vs. Colorado [Photo]

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 men's basketball player Marcus Denmon vs. Colorado [Photo]

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.

MU women's basketball player Shakara Jones vs. Kansas State [Photo]

Missouri's Shakara Jones maneuvers past Kansas State's Jalana Childs on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Columbia, before and after the snowstorm [Slideshow]

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.

MU women's basketball player Sydney Crafton chases K-State's Brittany Chambers [Photo]

Kansas State's Brittany Chambers drives past Missouri's Sydney Crafton on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

MU women's basketball player Jasmyn Otote vs. Kansas State [Photo]

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 holds an icy fish [Photo]

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.

MU women's basketball player RaeShara Brown vs. Kansas State [Photo]

Missouri's RaeShara Brown drives to the basket past Kansas State's Jalana Childs on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

John Aufderheide and his 6-year-old daughter ice-fish at Cosmo-Bethel Park [Photo]

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.

Opie Petree ice fishes at Cosmo-Bethel Park [Photo]

Opie Petree* strings his fourth and final rainbow trout after ice fishing Saturday at Cosmo-Bethel Park. This was Petree's second ice fishing outing since the winter trout season opened Tuesday.

MU gymnast Mary Burke on the balance beam [Photo]

MU junior Mary Burke competes on the balance beam against Nebraska on Friday.

Missouri gymnastics coach John Figueroa and gymnast Alex Skinner [Photo]

Associate MU gymnastics coach John Figueroa hugs Alex Skinner after a balance beam routine in a competition against Nebraska on Friday.

Missouri gymnast Alex Skinner [Photo]

MU freshman Alex Skinner competes on the beam during a meet against Nebraska on Friday. Missouri lost the competition by .675 points.