October 2, 2013
The Heart of America Athletic Training Center will have special mixed martial arts fighting trainers, a cage for fighting and other equipment. Its grand opening is set for 4:30 p.m. Friday.
October 1, 2013
The Rock Bridge Bruins played the Hickman Kewpies in a home game Tuesday.
The St. Louis Cardinals held a practice session Tuesday in preparation for their upcoming game Thursday against the winner of the NL wild-card game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Missouri running back Henry Josey and Associate Athletic Director Rex Sharp appeared at the MU School of Health Professions on Tuesday, where they spoke about a knee injury Josey sustained during the 2011 football season and his road to recover.
Columbia College and MU Air Force ROTC students perform a formal retreat the same day the federal government announced it would not continue financial assistance to military students during the government shutdown.
September 30, 2013
The Odyssey High Ropes Course opened on Sept. 24 and offers more team-building exercises at the Venture Out Complex.
Elementary students from Midway Heights and Paxton Keeley participate in the ShowMe Nature GK-12 Science Safari on Monday in Tucker Hall.
The MU Museum of Art and Archaeology closed its doors on Monday.
Danny Roberts, a former cruise ship entertainer, has brought his talents to mid-Missouri and now performs at shows to raise money for local organizations. He performed as Johnny Cash at the American Post Legion 202 in Columbia on Sept. 13.
September 28, 2013
Rain didn't stop a group of dedicated cornhuskers from showing off their cornhusking skills.
The Spartans challenged the Jaguars in a home game Saturday, winning 45-7.
Missouri football plays Arkansas State on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Columbia.
Tolton Catholic High School challenges Marionville in a rainy Saturday home game.
Rock Bridge High School was able to hold off Hickman 27-10 Friday night in the annual Providence Bowl.
Missouri volleyball player Lydia Ely's family cheers for Tigers on Friday as they win their first SEC game of the season against South Carolina.
September 27, 2013
Columbia College hosts a farewell party Friday for eight Iraqi foreign students, marking the end of their six-week visit to Columbia.
Sandy Binder has single-handedly run Binder's Hilltop Apple and Berry Farm and Mid Missouri Alpacas since the death of her husband of 52 years, David. She sells homemade fruit and alpaca wool products on her farm in Mexico, Mo.
September 26, 2013
The historic Van Horn Tavern is being moved from Boone County to Marthasville. Beams that can be reused are being numbered and will be reassembled at the new location.
Columbia College's Brouder Science Center held its dedication Thursday. Following the dedication, students and teachers performed scientific demonstrations in the new building.
Keija Parssinen, author of "The Ruins of Us" and a Columbia resident, continues to be a full-time author while raising her 8-month-old son.