PHOTO GALLERY: MU Climbing Club spends warm Monday at Capen Park

The MU Climbing Club enjoyed the warm weather Monday at Capen Park.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia experiences record high weather

Animals and people enjoy the unseasonably warm weather Monday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Upward Basketball begins season

Upward Basketball began its season Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri softball team practices

The Missouri softball team returned Friday for its first practice of the season.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri defeats Vanderbilt 81-59

The Missouri men's basketball team trounced Vanderbilt 81-59 in front of a sold-out Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri baseball players face off in scrimmage

Missouri baseball players participated in the first scrimmage of the season Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College women's basketball defeats Williams Woods

The Columbia College women's basketball team prevailed over Williams Woods 85-64 Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Committee tours three possible Columbia school sites

Officials toured three possible sites Saturday for a proposed elementary school in southwest Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Mourners attend funeral for Stan Musial

A funeral Mass for St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial was held Saturday in St. Louis.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri swim team competes against Drury University

The team celebrated Senior Night on Friday at its meet against Drury University.

PHOTO GALLERY: The MU Karate Club holds its first meeting of the semester

Members of the MU Karate Club met Thursday at Memorial Union for their first meeting of the semester.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sign waver works in the cold

Criss Clark, dressed as the Statue of Liberty, waves a sign to advertise for a tax service on Providence Road.

PHOTO GALLERY: Downtown fire shuts down Walnut Street

Walnut Street was shut down for several blocks for more than an hour as four trucks and 19 firefighters responded to a fire, which was called in about 8 p.m.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri women's basketball team loses to Arkansas

Arkansas scored 25 points off of Missouri's 18 turnovers as the Razorbacks beat the Tigers 58-50.

PHOTO GALLERY: Technology changes workforce

The number of meter readers in the U.S. fell from 48,000 in 2000 to 36,000 in 2010. It's just one example of technological advances that have increased production while employers have been able to reduce the number of workers needed to get the job done.

PHOTO GALLERY: Justin Robertson goes falconing

Justin Robertson takes his falcons down to Cooper's Landing to train them for hunting.

PHOTO GALLERY: Construction work under way in Columbia

Construction continues at various sites in Columbia on Wednesday. Work at Brookside Apartments at College Avenue and Walnut Street is progressing. Stanley Hall at MU is undergoing repairs.

PHOTO GALLERY: County firefighters battle blaze in Harrisburg home

Firefighters faced a special challenge getting water to the fire at a house on Route J where the nearest fire hydrant was a mile away.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman boys basketball defeats Rock Bridge in triple overtime

In a crosstown rivalry Tuesday evening, Hickman boys basketball defeated Rock Bridge in triple overtime.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri basketball beats South Carolina 71-65

The Missouri basketball team used a 17-2 run in the second half to comeback and beat South Carolina 71-65 Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.