October 6, 2013
More than 150 people ran and walked in the 2013 Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty 5K on Sunday to spread awareness of hunger issues both in Columbia and on a global scale. By the end of the afternoon, participants had raised more than $4,000.
October 5, 2013
Libby Cowgill's feat of strength was one of many at Saturday's Show-Me Strength Strongman and CrossFit Challenge held at CrossFit Fringe in Columbia.
The Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture held the fourth annual Harvest Hootenanny Fundraiser on Saturday. Events included a square dance, music and a silent auction.
The Missouri football team and its fans traveled to Nashville, Tenn., for the team's first conference game of the season. The Tigers remained undefeated with the 51-28 against Vanderbilt.
October 4, 2013
Hickman plays its homecoming football game against Jefferson City on Friday at LeMone Field.
Shutting down the federal government has affected those in mid-Missouri. The Current and Jacks Fork rivers have been closed to the public, hurting the economy of the town of Eminence.
Cheri Reisch was born and raised in Hallsville. Now she's in her first term as mayor just months after she was ousted as city clerk by the town's Board of Aldermen.
October 3, 2013
The U.S. Capitol was on lockdown Thursday after a woman rammed into a security barrier at the White House. The woman led Secret Service and Police on a car chase to the Capitol, where she was shot and killed by Capitol Police.
A rare Pennyroyal Caxton Bible has been donated to MU's Special Collections and Rare Books department.
October 2, 2013
The Heart of America Athletic Training Center will have special mixed martial arts fighting trainers, a cage for fighting and other equipment. Its grand opening is set for 4:30 p.m. Friday.
October 1, 2013
The Rock Bridge Bruins played the Hickman Kewpies in a home game Tuesday.
The St. Louis Cardinals held a practice session Tuesday in preparation for their upcoming game Thursday against the winner of the NL wild-card game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Missouri running back Henry Josey and Associate Athletic Director Rex Sharp appeared at the MU School of Health Professions on Tuesday, where they spoke about a knee injury Josey sustained during the 2011 football season and his road to recover.
Columbia College and MU Air Force ROTC students perform a formal retreat the same day the federal government announced it would not continue financial assistance to military students during the government shutdown.
September 30, 2013
The Odyssey High Ropes Course opened on Sept. 24 and offers more team-building exercises at the Venture Out Complex.
Elementary students from Midway Heights and Paxton Keeley participate in the ShowMe Nature GK-12 Science Safari on Monday in Tucker Hall.
The MU Museum of Art and Archaeology closed its doors on Monday.
Danny Roberts, a former cruise ship entertainer, has brought his talents to mid-Missouri and now performs at shows to raise money for local organizations. He performed as Johnny Cash at the American Post Legion 202 in Columbia on Sept. 13.
September 28, 2013
Rain didn't stop a group of dedicated cornhuskers from showing off their cornhusking skills.
The Spartans challenged the Jaguars in a home game Saturday, winning 45-7.