The Boone County Sheriff’s Department, the county jail and Juvenile Justice Center have had their garbage removed for free by the city of Columbia for the past 20 months. The county has received no invoice from the city since December 2004 and will not have to pay for the months the city missed.
When Jerry Hazelbauer became the chair of the MU biochemistry department six years ago, he made a habit of asking faculty members one question: “What would you change?”
Every year, photographers from the MU School of Journalism and across the country settle into a Missouri community and attempt to document the lives of its inhabitants.
CHESTERFIELD — Gov. Matt Blunt’s appointees prevailed in a divided vote Wednesday as Missouri’s student loan authority endorsed his plan to siphon $350 million from the agency to finance college construction projects.
George Thompson was working as a police officer in Emporia, Kan., when he noticed veteran police officers calming agitated people with remarkable consistency.
The Muslim Students Organization and Students for Progressive Action, waving signs that read “Charity is not Terrorism” and “FBI: We want answers,” vented dissatisfaction Wednesday at Speaker’s Circle over the Sept. 18 FBI search of the home of Shakir Hamoodi, a Columbia Islamic leader and charity activist.
SULLIVAN — Sixteen of 42 horses en route to an Illinois slaughterhouse died after a crash early Wednesday on Interstate 44 in Franklin County.
Kenny Duzan knows spinach. He’s been growing the leafy green for 10 years and has left his mark on the local food chain by selling 3,000 to 5,000 pounds each year.
Ideas and development never seem to stop in downtown Columbia, and now Bob Walters has some lofty plans for the area. Walters, who heads Virtual Realty LLC, launched a Web site, www.ColumbiaLofts.net, in early August to investigate bringing loft-style condominiums to downtown.
John Galliher encourages his peace studies and sociology students to participate in political discussion in and outside of the classroom.
A career spent courting the cameras doesn’t guarantee control of the script.
ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals count on Albert Pujols for big hits. His latest blast might have saved their season.
MINNEAPOLIS — David DeJesus and Mike Sweeney hit home runs, Mark Redman pitched eight strong innings, and the Kansas City Royals ended an eight-game losing streak with a 6-4 victory Wednesday night over the Minnesota Twins.
For the past two years, the Missouri Canoe and Kayak Club didn’t go on its annual beginner’s trip to the Spring River in Arkansas because of a lack of interest. But with an increase in participation this year, the club will be returning to Arkansas.
ST. LOUIS — Tony La Russa has always been a sore loser, quick to lash out at the slightest provocation during postgame news conferences.
Colorado kicker Mason Crosby lined up at the 46, his own 46, to try to hit a field goal while practicing before the Georgia game.
It looked like the Missouri volleyball team was going to have the letdown coach Wayne Kreklow dreaded.
It’s 3 p.m., the beginning of yet another Monday practice on the tennis courts at Hickman. Weary from a long weekend of gown shopping and other pre-homecoming madness, the Kewpies are reluctant to begin.
The loss was frustrating, but what happened afterwards angered Columbia College more.
In a game touted as a chess match between city rivals, Rock Bridge couldn’t have picked a better time to play like kings.