June 30, 2012
The Kingdom of Calontir, a regional branch of Society for Creative Anachronism, had more than 100 members present for an event Saturday at Peace Park.
Participants of the Community Garden Coalitionand Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture's "Garden Cruise" were able to ride their own bicycles around gardens. The tour made stops at five local gardens. Each stop featured a tour of the garden with an expert giving tips about starting a garden plot and cultivating food.
June 29, 2012
PHOTO GALLERY: Steven Sapp retires from the Columbia Fire Department after more than 22 years' service Friday
People across the country have been feeling the effects of the excessive June heat.
June 28, 2012
People found ways to cool off on Thursday as the temperature reached 107 degrees.
June 27, 2012
June 26, 2012
MU Athletics Director Mike Alden announced a $30 million donation from the Kansas City Sports Trust to help fund the athletics department's master plan. The donation would be the second largest single donation to MU, exceeded only by a $31 million donation by the Reynolds Foundation to the School of Journalism.
June 25, 2012
Looking around Columbia to see how heat has affected the wildlife. Sunday temperatures at Columbia Regional Airport reached 100 degrees, the hottest day of the year so far. Forecasts for Thursday predict a high of 103 degrees.
In the southeast corner facing the 9/11 memorial, the 72-story tower that was topped off Monday is to open for business in the fall of 2013 — the first occupied high-rise at the new trade center site since the Sept. 11 attacks.
June 23, 2012
Competitors in the Major League Eating Boneless Buffalo Wings Eating Contest scarfed down nearly 100 pounds of boneless chicken Saturday before a winner was declared.
Members from the Mid-Missouri Radio Control Association take their hobby to the skies as they enjoy a cheaper, alternative way to experience aviation through radio-controlled planes and helicopters.
PHOTO GALLERY: Competitors race radio-controlled trucks at Missouri Rock Crawlers State Championship
A group of 19 men competed for the Missouri Rock Crawlers State Championship in Capen Park on Saturday. The competitors raced the clock as they navigated their handmade radio-controlled trucks over rocky terrain.
June 22, 2012
Friday marked the beginning of Missouri's period for selling fireworks. Vendors' permits will expire July 10.
June 20, 2012