September 20, 2012
Second-graders from Russell Boulevard and Lee Expressive Arts elementary schools took a field trip Thursday to the Columbia Audubon Nature Sanctuary. The students watched demonstrations on bird banding.
Workers prepare Thursday for the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival.
The newly formed soccer team at Stephens College will play its first game on Saturday against Missouri Baptist College. The team practiced Thursday morning at Stephens Lake Park.
September 19, 2012
Students gawked as an inferno raged in MU's Speaker's Circle on Wednesday as part of the 12th annual Fire Factor event. The Columbia Fire Department set a mock dorm room ablaze in the circle to show students how quickly a fire can spread and to demonstrate the importance of responding to fire alarms.
The Missouri State Treasurer held an unclaimed property auction Wednesday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Columbia. Currency, coins and jewelry made up the bulk of the items up for auction, and bids ranged from $1 up into the thousands.
Although the Occupy movement has dropped in intensity a year after it started, some people still remain active in the protest in Columbia, including Dave Dollens who crusades for several issues.
September 18, 2012
Missouri men's golfer Jace Long, a senior on the team, could be headed to the PGA Tour. Long will begin the first of a four-stage qualifying process to earn his PGA Tour card Wednesday at ArborLinks Golf Course in Nebraska City, Neb.
T.J. Wheeler, a blues and jazz artist in residence at Grant Elementary School, trains students Tuesday for their upcoming Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ performance.
The Doggy Drill team performed Tuesday at the Doggy Drill Team and Reading to Rover Celebration at the Columbia Public Library. This event was celebrating the 10th anniversary of Reading to Rover.
Rock Bridge High School students play Humans vs. Zombies on Thursday at Cosmo-Bethel Park.
September 17, 2012
Rain at the shooting range at Finger Lakes State Park on Monday evening did not deter shooters.
Helena Shih, who has been baking since she was a teenager, is the owner of the new UKneadSweets bakery. Shih plans to feature unique items such as Asian sweet breads and French style treats, as well as traditional baked goods in her bakery.
September 16, 2012
The seventh annual EcoArtFest was this weekend at Cooper's landing. People at the festival could tie-dye shirts, listen to music and dance.
Missouri's volleyball team defeated Ole Miss 3-0 on Sunday at Hearnes Center. It was the team's second match against a Southeastern Conference team.
Five Columbia Latino women celebrate their quinceanera put on by an MU student group.
September 15, 2012
Visitors enjoy traditions of the past with handmade craft vendors and traditional artisans Saturday at the Heritage Festival in Nifong Park.
September 14, 2012
After injuries set him back last season, Kendial Lawrence is determined to play an important role in Missouri's offense in his final season.
Trevor Robinson repairs iPhones and iPads for the company he started, Columbia iRepair.
September 13, 2012
Hickman and Rock Bridge softball teams played each other Thursday at Missouri's University Field. The Hickman softball team was ahead 9-3 against Rock Bridge when the game was called early in the top of the sixth because of rain.
Members of Coal Free Mizzou asked the UM System Board of Curators on Thursday to move away from coal power at MU.