November 19, 2013
Curt Riley has been enjoying his first year coaching the Fr. Tolton Catholic High School girls basketball team. This season adds to a 30-year coaching legacy inspired by his late father.
November 18, 2013
Norleen Nosri presented her recent artwork, a set of dozens of ceramic teacups, Monday at city hall. The teacups are meant to represent the members of Columbia's community, she said.
Residents across the Midwest are recovering after storms and damaging winds destroyed homes and property on Sunday.
In order to better accommodate city residents, Columbia Transit has proposed a redesigned bus system called CoMo Connect that would add routes, decrease wait times and eliminate Wabash Station as the system's sole hub.
November 17, 2013
Even though ethanol was pitched as an environmentally friendly alternative to gasoline, the opposite has been true: Production of the corn-based fuel has wiped out millions of acres of conservation land and polluted water supplies, The Associated Press found out.
November 16, 2013
The Missouri Tigers win 92-80 against Hawaii on Saturday at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.
November 15, 2013
John Warner, Battle High's school resource officer, works at the school to ensure students are in a safe environment.
November 14, 2013
Missouri defeated Evansville 78-43 on Thursday at Mizzou Arena.
The Columbia College Cougars defeated Park University 2-0 on Thursday at Columbia College. Senior midfielder Stephanie Hale scored both of the team's goals.
Choreographers from the Stephens College dance program partnered with student composers from the Mizzou New Music Initiative to create original performance pieces for the Stephens College Senior Dance Concert. Composers and choreographers worked together to create original music and dance.
Friday is Brady Deaton's last day as MU chancellor. Here, photos document his two decades of service at MU.
November 13, 2013
Battle High School's FFA club hosted its first Agriculture Science Day on Wednesday. The event included a petting zoo, farm Olympic games, a hay ride and an ultrasound of sheep.
Bailey Lawson, a junior at Rock Bridge High School, fell in love with volleyball as a fourth-grader and now plays for the Bruins. Off the court, Lawson is an aspiring chef and is part of the culinary program at the Columbia Area Career Center.
The Missouri basketball team beat Southern Illinois on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.
November 12, 2013
Thousands of typhoon survivors swarmed the airport in Tacloban city Tuesday seeking a flight out, but only a few hundred made it, leaving behind a shattered, rain-lashed city short of food and water and littered with countless bodies. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday, leaving a wide swath of destruction.
Ryan Ferguson's parents and girlfriend gathered at the Boone County Courthouse on Tuesday in anticipation of his release. After he was released at the Boone County Jail, Ferguson spoke at a news conference at the Tiger Hotel.
November 11, 2013
Typhoon-ravaged Philippine islands faced an unimaginably huge recovery effort that had barely begun Monday, as bloated bodies lay uncollected and uncounted in the streets and survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine.
On Monday, MU held a wreath laying ceremony to honor Missouri veterans in commemoration of Veterans Day.
Campers and counselors from Camp Kesem, a weeklong camp for children with parents affected by cancer, reunited Sunday at MU.
As many as 11,000 people served in the 57th Bomb Wing that flew missions over German-held Europe from North Africa and the island of Corsica during most of the war. Hundreds survive, according to wing historians and reunion organizers. Only nine veterans made it to this fall's reunion event.
About 70 years after World War II, veterans still gather to talk about their experiences, but their numbers are decreasing each year.