March 25, 2013
Columbia resident Robin Anderson, who teaches voice and piano in Columbia, leads members of the Performing Arts in Children's Education Youth Theatre Company in warmups at rehearsal for the group's production of Disney's The Little Mermaid on Feb. 2. Anderson learned hula hoop dancing years ago as a way of challenging the students she teaches in private voice lessons.
March 24, 2013
Between 5 and 7 inches of a heavy, wet snow fell across Boone County on Sunday, prompting closures and hampering travel.
A spring snowstorm hit the Midwest Saturday night and early Sunday morning, blanketing the region with a heavy, wet snow.
March 23, 2013
Missoui softball won both games of a doubleheader against Georgia Tech on Saturday. The Tigers won the first game 8-0 and the second 16-0 to improve to 17-2 overall.
Columbia residents attended the 60th annual Kiwanis Pancake Day on Saturday in the Dulany Ballroom at Columbia College.
March 22, 2013
George Wolfe, the owner of the Clinkscales Road home that caught fire on Friday, returned home from grocery shopping to find firefighters had just controlled the blaze.
After coming in third in 2007's mayoral race, Sid Sullivan is taking on his second mayoral bid in 2013.
Colorado State beat the Missouri men's basketball team 84-72 in the Tigers' first game in the 2013 NCAA Tournament on Thursday evening in Lexington, Ky.
March 21, 2013
The Missouri Tigers played the Colorado State Rams in the second round Thursday of the NCAA Tournament. Colorado State prevailed 84-72.
Missouri fans in Lexington, Ky., eagerly awaited the Tigers' first game Thursday at the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
The Hickman baseball team had preseason practice Thursday at the high school.
Bob McDavid is running for a second term as mayor of Columbia. He plans to continue his work to create jobs.
March 20, 2013
Missouri women's basketball team lost 60-58 to Eastern Illinois in the first round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament in Mizzou Arena on Wednesday.
The Missouri men's basketball team practiced Wednesday at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. Missouri plays Colorado State in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday night.
Despite being the first day of spring, the weather was cool with a high of 37 degrees and a wind chill as low as 18 degrees.
Horseback riders took riding lessons Monday at the Riley Equine Center in Boonville.
March 19, 2013
The new $50 million Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, which will replace the old center on Business Loop 70, will occupy the first two floors of University Hospital’s new tower.
Much has changed in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion that began March 20, 2003. But pockmarked buildings and pervasive checkpoints serve as a stark reminder of the violence that nearly tore the country apart in the decade following the invasion.
Jilly Dos Santos, a 16-year-old sophomore at Rock Bridge High School, became a recognizable figure in the debate over new start times in Columbia Public Schools. She founded the district-wide Students' Say advocacy group.
March 18, 2013
University Hospital opened the new $50 million Patient Care Tower on Monday. It includes a ROBOT-Rx, an automated medication dispensing system that can disperse up to 3,000 doses of medicine daily.