April 30, 2013
Boone County Fire Protection District firefighters extinguished a building fire off Route E in Columbia on Tuesday afternoon.
Chihuahas Gertie and Maude star as Elle Woods' dog Bruiser Woods in the Stephens College production of "Legally Blonde: The Musical." Both dogs will be up for adoption from Second Chance Animal Shelter following the show's final performance this Friday.
Unpredictable weather has made it hard for municipal governments to plan for snow-clearing, stormwater management and other weather-related expenses. Large snowstorms closed MU twice this winter season, and one heavy, wet snow left thousands of Boone County residents without power.
April 29, 2013
Rock Bridge defeated Smith-Cotton, 3-0, in girls soccer Monday night at Rock Bridge.
Hickman defeated Rolla 11-1 in five innings at Hickman High School on Monday afternoon.
Columbia College Cougars defeated Missouri Baptist University Spartans 3-1 during the American Midwest Conference Tournament Quarterfinals on Monday at Bethel Park.
Dawn Wells visited Stephens College's stables as well as spoke with students and faculty on Monday morning. Wells, best known for her role as Mary Ann Summers on "Gilligan's Island," studied theater at Stephens College for two years. Her visit was filmed as part of an upcoming special on the 50th anniversary of the show.
April 28, 2013
The Missouri baseball team faced off against the Auburn Tigers in a doubleheader on Sunday at Taylor Stadium. After losing to Auburn 3-1 in the first game of the series on Friday, the second game, originally scheduled for Saturday, was postponed to Sunday because of rain. Missouri took the series against Auburn by winning both games on Sunday — 3-1 in the first game and 4-1 in the second game.
April 27, 2013
Architects, engineers, students and designers planned and built "canstructions" in an event held by the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri on Saturday at the Daniel Boone City Building.
The Hickman girls soccer team ended its six-game winning streak Saturday against Helias. The Kewpies fell 1-0.
Douglass High School held its first prom in seven years Friday at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center at MU. The prom was sponsored by the NAACP, which also provided the venue for the event.
April 26, 2013
Gunther's Games is having its grand opening at 4 p.m. on Saturday. The grand opening will include raffles and tournaments with prizes that includes a Bonnaroo weekend pass and free subs from Subzone.
April 25, 2013
The New York Jets selected former Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson with the 13th pick in the NFL draft on Thursday.
Rock Bridge defeated Hickman, Helias, and Jefferson City on Thursday at at Old Hawthorne Golf Course.
On Saturday, museum-goers will be encouraged to slow down at the third annual Slow Art Day at the Museum of Art and Archeology. The event is being held from noon until 2 p.m.
The Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity at MU hopes to break its 2011 fundraising record of $80,000.
The George W. Bush Presidential Center uses everything from news clips to interactive screens to artifacts to tell the story of Bush’s eight years in office. The center, which includes the library and museum along with 43rd president’s policy institute, will be dedicated Thursday on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
Tyree Byndom has turned his life around through the Baha'i faith. Once a self-described "thug," he now takes pride in his social activism and hosts a local radio show.
April 24, 2013
The team of Papa Goat and the Three Kids won the Iron Chef Mizzou competition Wednesday night. Four teams of students headed by professional chefs competed at Bengal Lair in Memorial Union.
Hickman Kewpies defeated the Rock Bridge Bruins, 3-1, Wednesday at Hickman High School.