In Boone County, it’s anyone’s guess where a significant number of registered sex offenders really live.
Too many cooks spoil the broth, but this time the Sierra Club believes it’s too many Republicans that have spoiled the Clean Water Commission.
Each year, more than 1,000 students transfer to MU, many from two-year institutions. To increase that number and to make transferring here easier, the MU College of Education has created a research center to monitor community-college admissions.
While most of Columbia spent the wee hours of Christmas morning sleeping and awaiting the arrival of Santa Claus, Kelly and Joe Eddy were awaiting the arrival of their second child. Abigail Renee Eddy, 8 pounds, 3 ounces, was born at 3:17 a.m. at Boone Hospital Center.
Christmas became a much easier time of year for birds of the Western Hemisphere after 1900.
Two challengers and an incumbent said they will run for seats on the Columbia Board of Education, while a longtime mainstay on the board said he will not seek re-election.
Dave Hedrick will have to hit the ground running. He assumes command of the MU Extension’s Fire and Rescue Training Institute on Jan. 8. Less than three weeks later, he’ll host the institute’s annual Winter Fire School and Expo, Feb. 2 to 4, in Columbia.
Columbia police received more than 20 reports of vehicles and homes being vandalized in southern Columbia on Christmas Day.
CAPE GIRARDEAU — The longest-serving county clerk in Missouri will step down Friday, after 28 years on the job.
EL PASO, Texas — The day before the Missouri football team left for the Sun Bowl, Martin Rucker had an idea.
EL PASO, Texas — Junior tight end Martin Rucker is rethinking his original declaration that he will be coming back to play his senior season for the Tigers.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Alexander Radulov converted his first NHL shootout attempt to lift the Nashville Predators over the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Tuesday night.
4:45 p.m.: The reduced-rate bus trip to El Paso got off to an early start. Students and their guests lined up around 4:30 to check in at the Reynolds Alumni Center. Students presented their signed waiver and checklist of responsibilities in order to get the free Sun Bowl shirt. A pinkish-red sunset illuminated the sky behind the alumni center as riders made their way down from Turner Ave. Garage with their belongings.
The Tigers visited several children Tuesday at Thomason Hospital in El Paso.
Seniors Dedrick Harrington and Brad Ekwerekwu share their thoughts about the trip along with event host Trini Acevedo.
Alice de Boton relaxes and swaps anecdotes with her daughter, Aline Kultgen, in the living room of her third-floor apartment at The Terrace Retirement Community, where for more than a decade she has risen each morning and worked tirelessly on her art. A dozen or so portraits and landscapes line the walls, a small sample of the art that has earned her an international reputation.
Three people involved in a high-speed chase died early Friday morning when their car crashed into the back of a parked tractor-trailer at the Rocheport exit off Interstate 70. The chase began at about 1 a.m. as a traffic stop in Columbia after police received a tip that a female robbery suspect was a passenger in the car.
A downtown shopper passes by the window of Poppy, 920 E. Broadway, where a giant papier-mache garland hangs from an artificial tree made with hula hoops and painted paper. The garland, created by Leah Martin and fashioned to look like a string of popcorn and cranberries, is a remnant of the store’s award-winning living window display from earlier in the holiday season.
Carbon monoxide has been blamed in the deaths of seven Kirksville residents and for sickening six Overland Park, Kan., residents. In the Kirksville case, investigators are focusing on a car that was in a garage adjacent to the victims’ duplex. In Overland Park, however, a damaged furnace flue apparently allowed the poisonous gas to seep into an apartment complex.
ARTIST: Loren Persley