October 31, 2012
Children played games and celebrated Halloween at Tiger Night of Fun on Wednesday at Hearnes Center. The event provided an alternative for trick-or-treating outside.
Chipotle offered a special for anyone who came dressed in costume on Halloween. Proceeds went to the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation.
Lee Expressive Arts Elementary School held its 20th annual Fall Festival on Wednesday. The event began with a 9 a.m. parade and included different activities throughout the day.
Missouri's 50th District covers an area that spans the Missouri River and includes parts of Boone, Cole and Moniteau counties.
State Rep. Caleb Jones, R-California, is running unopposed to keep his seat representing the 50th District in the Missouri House of Representatives. Jones grew up in Clarksburg, and his father still lives there on the family farm.
Ken Gruber is a doctor working in the MU Life Science Incubator. He is trying to combat cachexia, a condition found in cancer patients that results in decreased appetites, fatigue and a drastic loss of body mass in muscles, bones and organs.
Mitch Richards, Republican state representative candidate in the 47th District, is running against Democrat John Wright.
Missouri's new 47th District is diverse and includes parts of western and central Columbia, along with Harrisburg, Rocheport and Higbee.
Democrat John Wright is seeking to represent the 47th District in the Missouri House of Representatives.
October 30, 2012
The Missouri women's basketball team beat Lincoln University 75-70 in its first exhibition game Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena. Senior guard Sydney Crafton led the Tigers with 28 points and 8 rebounds.
Sandy, the hurricane turned fierce winter storm that hit the Northeast on Tuesday, killed at least 50 people and left millions without power.
The Missouri men's basketball team defeated Northwest Missouri State on Monday night 91-58. Missouri guard Keion Bell impressed the crowd by dunking twice in the team's first preseason game.
Boone County Southern District Commissioner Karen Miller has been campaigning for re-election. During the past several months, she has been talking with her constituents, hosting fundraisers and putting up campaign signs.
James Pounds is running for Boone County Southern District commissioner against incumbent Karen Miller, a Democrat. He believes roads, over-regulation and taxes are the primary challenges facing Boone County.
Missouri's newly-drawn 45th House District stretches north along the Range Line Street corridor to the northern border of Columbia and south to include University Hospital. It encompasses an eclectic mix of people and businesses.
October 29, 2012
The Stephens College volleyball team competed against Missouri Valley College on Monday night at Silverthorne Arena. Stephens lost to Missouri Valley 3-0.
The Missouri women's basketball team practices Monday on Mizzou Arena's practice court before the team's game Tuesday.
States and cities along the Eastern Seaboard began to see the effects of incoming Hurricane Sandy on Monday and throughout the weekend, including a turbulent sea, heavy wind, and flooding.
The first fall frost of the year for the Columbia area was recorded at Sanborn Field on Oct. 27.