February 7, 2014
Alex Barker, director of the Museum of Art and Archaeology, speaks to an audience gathered for the grand opening of the Cast Gallery in February at Mizzou North. The gallery includes cast copies of original busts from ancient Greece.
Athletes practice on Friday, the official opening of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
U.S. athletes arrive at the opening ceremonies for the Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
February 5, 2014
Preparing for extreme cold, the Stephens College Equestrian Center exercises and blankets horses Wednesday.
People in Columbia and around Missouri shoveled and played while dealing with snow and bitter cold.
February 4, 2014
Downtown Columbia was quiet Tuesday morning as a winter storm moved through the area. Some business owners made it into work, and several people took the time to shovel sidewalks.
February 3, 2014
Eddie Naeger made his way across the Katy Trail, despite freezing temperatures and even an armadillo or two.
Ice covered much of Columbia over the past weekend. The National Weather Service said 0.5 inches to 1 inch of ice accumulated across Columbia. Columbia is also under a Winter Storm Warning for Tuesday. The weather service is predicting anywhere from 5 inches to 7 inches of snow accumulation in Boone and surrounding counties.
Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Columbia, Veterans United Home Loans has exploded in size. The company now employs 1,500 people out of 23 offices in 20 states, with 1,100 of its employees based in Columbia. Regional Economic Development Inc. data from 2013 named the company as one of the top-10 employers in Boone County.
February 2, 2014
The Seattle Seahawks beat Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos to win Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday in East Rutherford, N.J. It was the Seahawks' first Super Bowl victory.
The Seattle Seahawks led the Denver Broncos 22-0 at halftime in Super Bowl XLVIII in East Rutherford, N.J. No Super Bowl winner has ever trailed by more than 10 points in the game.
January in Columbia had plenty of snow and multiple days with temperatures in the negatives and single digits. The extreme cold drove people inside, made travel difficult and led to new winter activities.
February 1, 2014
The Missouri swim team attempted to reach individual B cut times for the season's NCAA Championships later in the year. The team swam against clubs from Mid-Missouri and Kansas.
Missouri rallied against the No. 11 Kentucky Wildcats but fell short, ultimately losing 84-79, on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Freezing rain covered Columbia sidewalks and roads in sheets of ice overnight. City crews were working to clear the roads, but only 10 percent of residential streets had been treated and plowed by Saturday evening, according to a Public Works Department Facebook post.
January 31, 2014
Five new properties have been added to the list of Columbia's Notable Historic Properties for this year, including the Fairview Cemetery.
January 30, 2014
The Rock Bridge Bruins defeated the Hickman Kewpies 59-54 in the annual crosstown rivalry game Thursday night at Hickman High School.
The Missouri women's basketball team knocked off No. 16 Vanderbilt 59-54 Thursday night at Mizzou Arena.
Construction crews continue to build new houses throughout Columbia. Key housing industry indicators are trending up from the past year, according to the Columbia Board of Realtors' annual home sales statistics for 2013.
The new Missouri baseball clubhouse at Taylor Stadium will be equipped with arcade games and a movie theater-style media room. "This will become a home away from home (for) our players," coach Tim Jamieson said.