Ridgeway Dog

Rep. Luann Ridgeway's 2 1/2-year-old terrier mix Kaci in Ridgeway's office in Jefferson City.

MU lacrosse club coach Keith Euker

Keith Euker, left, coach of the MU men's lacrosse club, speaks to his team at halftime of a March 6 game along with assistant coach Patrick Sammons, right.

Citizens Police Review Board discusses SWAT raid

Columbia citizens turned out for the Citizens Police Review Board at Council Chambers in City Hall on May 12. The major topic for the night included citizens reactions and comments about the recent SWAT raid conducted by the Columbia Police Department.

Jim Devine

Jim Devine, an associate dean at the MU School of Law, passed away Wednesday.

Pickens likes Oklahoma St. in Big 12

T. Boone Pickens gestures as he answers a question during a news conference Wednesday in Oklahoma City. Pickens commented on the Big Ten's expansion desire by saying Oklahoma State should remain in the Big 12 Conference.

Fans walk to basketball game at Mizzou Arena

People walk to Mizzou Arena to see the MU-KU rivalry basketball game March 6.

Keys to the City Sculpture

Gary Newton puts jigs in place to hold glass on the sculpture being constructed in front City Hall on Wednesday. The sculpture was designed by Howard Meehan and should be completed by Friday or Saturday depending on the weather.

Sculptor watches Keys to the City installation

Howard Meehan watches Wednesday as workers attach jigs for the glass on the sculpture he designed. Meehan enjoys creating large art installations and said, “I wanted something that would empower citizens as they walk through because they are a part of the community, they have a vested key.”

Harters to leave Columbia

Nancy and Phil Harter are shown in Vermont, while taking a break from biking.

Phil and Nancy Harter

Nancy and Phil Harter biking in Vermont.

Workers align structure over base of new City Hall artwork

Phillip Ortiz, left, and Henry Garcia align the structure over the base as it is suspended by a crane in front of City Hall on Wednesday. The rods were set into the concrete bases earlier in the day as part of the daylong project of constructing the piece of art.

Workers contruct base for City Hall artwork

Phillip Ortiz blows the air out of holes drilled into the base that will support the new artwork in front of City Hall on Wednesday. Each hole will hold a metal rod that is secured by a setting agent and matches up with holes on the bottom of the artwork.

Sculpture installed at Columbia City Hall

Howard Meehan, left, observes as Phillip Ortiz, center, and Henry Garcia install his sculpture in front of City Hall on Wednesday. Meehan designed the metal and glass structure that is part of the City Hall remodel.

Sculpture arrives at Columbia City Hall

Phillip Ortiz, left, and Henry Garcia align the metal structure for the artwork that will sit in front of the new Columbia City Hall on Wednesday. Ortiz used hand signals to communicate with the crane operator as part of the setup.

Humane Society volunteers

Kara Ward, 18, begins her first day volunteering at the Central Missouri Humane Society's temporary location on Paris Road. The temporary shelter is an old showroom, previously used by Mid-City Lumber.

MU softball player Jenna Marston

Jenna Marston's father, the coach of her high school baseball team, said she had average speed and above average arm strength compared to the boys.

MU softball player Jenna Marston vs. Baylor

Before MU freshman softball player Jenna Marston joined the Tigers, she had the highest batting average on her high school's baseball team.

Rock Bridge student named Presidential Scholar

Rock Bridge senior Alan Hatfield is the second student from his school to be named a Presidential Scholar. He was recognized by the Columbia School Board on Monday.

Airport redesign a final project for MU students

MU faculty member Newton Dsouza examines a concept design for a new Columbia Regional Airport during an architecture capstone review Tuesday at Memorial Union. Greg Cecil, the chair of the Airport Advisory Board, approached MU about having students come up with concept designs this spring, and the students presented their work as their final thesis projects.

Critiquing the airport design

MU senior Amber Schuster listens as MU assistant professor Michael Goldschmidt critiques her design for a new Columbia Regional Airport. Although there is not funding available for a redesigned airport, Airport Review Board chair Greg Cecil said that the airport will be expanding in the future.