July 24, 2013
President Barack Obama spoke about his plan for the economy Wednesday at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. Obama praised Missouri's fast-track college program during his speech. Some people arrived as early as 6 a.m. to have the chance to hear the president's comments.
Competitors showed sheep Wednesday at the Boone County Fair.
The Missouri American Water MR340 began its eighth annual race Tuesday morning. In this year's competition, 526 paddlers in 348 boats are racing from Kansas City to St. Charles. Racers took a break from paddling Wednesday at the Katfish Katy's Campgrounds checkpoint.
Motocross competitors raced in 16 different categories based on vehicle type and size Tuesday, which was opening day at the Boone County Fair.
July 23, 2013
Children work to make goats ready for the Market Wether class showing Tuesday at the Boone County fairgrounds.
Children showed goats in the Pee Wee Showmanship event Monday at the Boone County Fair. A parade also was held Monday evening.
July 22, 2013
Carnival employees set up rides, including an 84-year-old carousel, for the Boone County Fair on Monday at the Boone County fairgrounds.
Alarm Will Sound rehearses at the Sinquefield Reserve on Wednesday in Folk. They are the main performing ensemble of the Mizzou International Composers Festival and specialize in performing new contemporary music.
July 21, 2013
The Purple Stars defeated the Warriors, 1-0, during the Show-Me State Games under 9 division championship game Sunday at Cosmopolitan Park.
Children competed in the 4-H/FFA Horse Show Performance Class competitions Sunday at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Sunday.
Wonjoon Moon's family has asked him to return to South Korea because they cannot afford to pay his expenses at MU.
Missourian file photos show the impact of the Great Flood of 1993 during the week of Jul 22-30.
July 20, 2013
Refugees from countries around the world gathered Saturday evening at the Broadway Christian Church.
Eleventh- and 12th-grade girls competed Saturday in the Show-Me State Games volleyball competition at the Hearnes Center Fieldhouse.
Eight teams from across the state gathered to share their passion for Ultimate Frisbee at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday.
The 29th annual Show-Me State Games opening ceremony was held Friday at Mizzou Arena. The ceremony included a speech by Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber.
July 19, 2013
July 18, 2013
After 11 years apart, Nene Rwenyaguza met his family Thursday evening at Columbia Regional Airport. They were separated because of a rebel army had invaded his village in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2002.
Artrageous Fridays, a collaboration of galleries and businesses that allows visitors to walk from different exhibits and see work by local artists, hosted a guerrilla art event on Thursday before Friday's event. The idea behind guerrilla art is to bring art from the gallery to the streets.
To stay fit, Missouri swimmer Max Grodecki continues to train in the summer despite having no immediate competitions. Grodecki did take part in the U.S. Swimming National Championships on June 25 in Indianapolis. He finished 11th in the 100-meter freestyle.