July 13, 2012
The Columbia Dart Association meets Wednesday nights alternating between three locations.
Community members honored Army Spc. Sterling Wyatt on Friday afternoon by placing American flags around his home and childhood school.
The Missouri Department of Conservation dedicated its new building Friday afternoon. The construction took about 18 months and the building was finished in March 2012.
Growing up together in Columbia's tight-knit black community of the 1950s and '60s, some of the first students to integrate Columbia Public Schools continue to nurture their deep-rooted connection to each other. Their experiences tell a story of how race and community in Columbia have — and haven't — changed over time.
July 11, 2012
Customers travel to Clark, a small town in Randolph County, to purchase produce, baked goods and handmade items from the Amish community along Highway Y.
July 10, 2012
The National League scored five runs in the first inning and beat the American League 8-0 at the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Kansas City, Mo.
A fire Tuesday between southbound U.S. 63 and Bluff Creek Drive required attention from both Boone County and Columbia fire crews.
A passerby noticed smoke Tuesday at 711 W. Worley St. and alerted the Columbia Fire Department.
Arborist Chad Herwald examines trees at in Lenoir Woods determining their condition and recommending how they should be treated during construction.
July 9, 2012
After nearly three hours of searching, officials found the body of an 18-year-old man who had fallen into the Missouri River on Monday afternoon.
July 8, 2012
Ahmed Abdalla and his family fled Somalia to live in a refugee camp in Kenya. After seven years there, the family was allowed to relocate to St. Louis. It's been a journey of imagination and reality as the family has adjusted and learned the many cultural challenges and a new language. Now 20, Abdalla works as a doorman at a St. Louis hotel and attends college classes.
Tanner Brundage, who won this year's Missouri High School Rodeo trap-shooting contest, practices with his Browning Trap 99 shotgun for the upcoming national event.
Neighbors in the Golden Beach community on the Lake of the Ozarks have reacted to a July 4 accident by trying to improve the wiring of docks and increasing swimming and electrical safety. Two children died from an electrical shock while swimming in the lake.
July 7, 2012
The Columbia Disc Golf Club is hosting its biggest event this weekend, the Mid-America Open Disc Golf Tournament. The event takes place at Indian Hills Park and Albert-Oakland Park.
DanJo Farms used to operate at the Columbia Farmers' Market. However, since DanJo Farms sells items from a variety of small farms, they cannot participate in the market. The business sells produce, homemade bread, sauces and eggs, among other items at various locations during the week.
The hot weather only worsened Saturday, causing major headaches for people across the country. For those that headed out into the heat, staying cool was a priority.
Will Kinney prepares a chicken dish that won him top honors at a national culinary competition.
To Sean and Darline Mabins, a healthy bank account enables a stable life for them and their children. Both came from homes where money was scarce but have worked hard to achieve what many consider to be the classic American Dream.
July 6, 2012
On Friday, DanceWalk COMO started its parade at Artlandish Gallery and marched through Downtown Columbia to end where it began.