Urban deer harvesting

Hunters around urban areas in the state are encouraged to shoot female deer in order to decrease the population. More deer can lead to increase in deer related accidents, as well as damage to landscapes.

passenger numbers improving

How To Hit Like Spoon

Ever wonder how Sean Weatherspoon hits his opponents with the force of a train? Ever wish that you could do the same? Well, wish no more. Follow the steps below and as long as you’re 6-foot-2, 250 pounds and can run a 4.5 in the 40-yard dash, you could become the next “Spoon.”

Breakdown of Medicare Advantage enrollment by state

Medicare Advantage recipients

How Buck's Ice Cream is made

Here are five steps illustrating how Buck's Ice Cream is made.

Proposed vegan diner

Eduardo Crespi, director of El Centro Latino, is planning to open an eatery featuring a vegan menu in an effort
to curb the growing trend of obesity. The diner would also offer fresh produce for sale and cooking classes.

'No Child' Transfers

Students in public schools that do not meet the standard of Adequate Yearly Progress in test scores as mandated by the No Child Left Behind Act for two consecutive years have the option to transfer to schools that did meet the standard. All six of Columbia’s Title I elementary schools were faced with this school-choice sanction during the 2009-10 school year, leading to 116 transfers. Cedar Ridge, Grant, Mill Creek, Paxton Keely, Rock Bridge and Russell Boulevard elementary schools were not affected by No Child Left Behind transfers.

2009-10 School Transfers

The populations of these 11 schools experienced measurable increases and decreases because of No Child Left Behind Act transfers in the 2009-10 school year. They are represented by percent change.

Pumpkin patches in mid-Missouri

The Hartsburg pumpkin festival draws thousands of visitors each year but mid-Missouri has a variety of pumpkin patches open to people seeking a pumpkin to carve or one for baking.

Annie, get your gourd

Hartsburg serves as a mecca for mid-Missouri pumpkin revelers at its annual weekend pumpkin festival, which kicks off on Saturday.
This guide shows you how to take your sugar, or pie, pumpkin from the porch to puree so it can become the foundation of a sweet dessert of your choice or an autumn soup.

Shooting the Moon

Early Friday morning two satellite components crashed into the moon in an effort by NASA to gather data about possible water on the moon.

Presidents awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

President Barack Obama is the fourth U.S. president to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Some critics consider the recognition premature compared to the previous recipients.

Nobel Timeline

The candidates are nominated and considered for a year before being selected.

Richland Road Project

On Thursday night, the Richland Road Project, which proposes annexing and rezoning 271 acres of land, had its third hearing in front of the Planning and Zoning Commission. The project has been modified twice since the first hearing in December 2008. The newest plan reduces residential density in tracts 1, 3 and 5 to allay neighborhood and commission concerns.

Big 12 school student sections

A look at the Big 12 stadiums’ student sections.

h1n1 vaccine

On Oct. 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that H1N1 is now widespread in the United States. Federal health officials opened the national stockpile of the new flu vaccine and began taking orders from states. Missouri received its first orders of the vaccine, about 17,000 doses of the aerosol mist form, on Wednesday.

Crosscreek Center Construction

Bonnie View Proposed Lake

The plans for Bonnie View Park that were approved by the City Council in 2003 have been revised since the Rollins Road extension was moved to an area originally set to be a 4.5-acre fishing lake.

Rides to Nebraska Game

Three city shuttle buses to the MU-Nebraska game will begin service at 6 p.m. Thursday. All buses will drop passengers at the corner of Maryland Avenue and Hospital Drive. The final buses will depart the drop-off point 30 minutes after the game’s final gun. Fare is $1.