January 12, 2014
NeuNews, believed to be the first newspaper of its kind at Neuwoehner High, features stories about students at the school, all of whom have special needs — including the staff writing and putting together the paper.
Columbia's strategic plan for infrastructure improvements divides projects among parks; streets, sidewalks and trails; water and light systems; and sanitation.
January 9, 2014
Missouri women's basketball defeated No. 25 Georgia on Thursday at Mizzou Arena.
A tractor-trailer overturned Thursday in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 at mile marker 131. Traffic was moving slowly.
For Matt and Christy Hawkins, opening Como Smoke and Fire marks their first experience in the restaurant industry. Matt's brother Patrick Hawkins, a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu in Atlanta, said he always wanted to open a restaurant. The three are partners.
January 8, 2014
The Georgia beat Missouri 70-64 in overtime Wednesday, snapping the Tigers' streak of 26 straight home wins.
The Missouri legislative session began shortly after noon Wednesday, with leaders spelling out their priorities for the session.
The ice was thick enough at Stephens Lake Park for ice skating, according to the Columbia Parks and Recreation website Wednesday.
Animals at the Rio de Janiero were treated to frozen fruits and popsicles after temperatures soared above 90. Temperatures have been above the mid-90s for about 10 days in the country.
Following her son Bart's critical injuries in an airplane accident, Bonnie Riley developed the Riley Equine Center in Boonville.
January 7, 2014
The Radiant Pro 60, a laser light show projection machine, is demonstrated Tuesday at Rock Bridge High School.
Across the country, the winter weather delayed travelers or left them stranded in airports or on trains. Airlines again canceled several thousand flights Tuesday, as the extreme cold slowed everything from baggage-handling to refueling. On the roads, powerful winds pushing snow into desert-like dunes forced authorities to shut major highways
Tracy Edwards didn't give his diet much thought until he was diagnosed with diabetes eight or 10 years ago. He made changes to his diet, but he had both of his legs amputated below the knee in October. He remains involved in the community and will be fitted for prosthetic limbs in the next two months.
January 6, 2014
Zaxby's opened two restaurants in Columbia on Monday at 1411 Cinnamon Hill Lane and 3922 South Providence Road. The restaurants are the first for the chain in Missouri.
Walmart Express, located on Ninth Street, will open Wednesday. The store will cater to students and offer food items, school supplies and a pharmacy.
Boone Hospital Center's new cancer center opening Monday is the latest testament to Norm Stewart’s legacy at MU. Twenty years ago he founded Coaches vs. Cancer.
January 5, 2014
The Missouri women's basketball team played the University of Arkansas Sunday at Mizzou Arena. The Razorbacks defeated the Tigers 69-66.
A water main break at the intersection of Stadium and Ash streets has closed the road to traffic.
Campus movers took furniture and office supplies from Pickard Hall on MU's main campus up to Mizzou North in December.
Molly and Danny Myers have a son, Will, and 1-year-old fraternal twin daughters, Layla and Suzi. The Myerses used a video conferencing program to see their daughters when they were in the NICU.