January 22, 2013
Students were back at MU on Tuesday for a cold first day of the spring semester.
January 21, 2013
Columbia residents commemorated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Candlelight Walk and Celebration on Monday.
Children played Angry Birds on Monday afternoon at the Columbia Public Library by making physical birds from plastic Easter eggs, tape and feathers.
The annual Poor People's Breakfast, organized by former City Council Member Almeta Crayton, was held Monday morning at St. Luke United Methodist Church in honor of Martin Luther King Day. The breakfast welcomes residents from Columbia and Boone County.
Thousands of people gathered in Washington, D.C., for the 57th Presidential Inauguration on Monday.
January 20, 2013
Mustard Seed Fair Trade is a Columbia-based nonprofit organization that sells fair trade goods.
January 19, 2013
St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial died Saturday, the team announced.
Effie Chow demonstrated Qigong at a workshop Friday and Saturday at Truman Veterans Hospital.
The Sunflower Waffle Company food truck served food including its Signature Chicken and Waffle on Friday while parked at The Bridge, located at 1020 E. Walnut St. in Columbia. The company began its mobile operations in December.
January 17, 2013
Barack Obama will start his second term as president next week.
Martin Luther King III was the keynote speaker at the 20th annual Columbia Values Diversity celebration on Thursday. The event also featured a musical performance and award presentation.
January 16, 2013
The victory against Georgia pushed the Tigers to 13-3 overall and helped the team get back on track in Southeastern Conference play at 2-1. Missouri is set to play Saturday afternoon at No. 10-ranked Florida.
Square dancing and a pot luck meal were among the activities at the welcome party Tuesday for new international students who arrived at MU for the spring semester.
Columbia Public Schools announced a new program Wednesday called iRead. Every 4-year-old who lives within district boundaries will have access to MyON Reader, an online database of more than 2,000 books.
People gathered Wednesday at the MU Surplus Property Warehouse auction to see what treasures they could find during the sale of surplus goods.
January 14, 2013
Proposed changes to school start times were discussed Monday at a Columbia School Board meeting. Under the proposal, the school day would go from 7:20 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for high school students, 8:10 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. for middle school students and 9:10 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. for elementary school students.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was sworn in for his second term during inauguration festivities in Jefferson City on Monday.
MU student Christen Edmonds started Bandiez Couture headband business as a way to travel back to Swaziland on mission trips.
January 13, 2013
Farmers across Missouri gathered in Osage Beach on Friday and Saturday to learn about new technology that can be used on the farm.
Families made their way to Stephens Lake Park to sled on Sunday.