Wineries assess losses

ST. JAMES — A combination of the Easter freeze and increased losses of fruit to birds has left Missouri’s wineries predicting a tiny harvest this year and big economic losses.

Shooting victim was to visit children, records show

Less than 15 minutes before 32-year-old Jeremy Bohannon was scheduled to visit his children at a Columbia McDonald’s, he was shot down in the parking lot.


20 cars in Lake of the Woods burglarized

The Boone County Sheriff’s Department investigated more than 20 thefts Monday from vehicles that happened over the weekend in the Lake of the Woods area.

Heart of America victory part of marathon double

The Heart of America Marathon is a Labor Day tradition in Columbia and the fifth oldest marathon in the country.

Columbia residents celebrate Labor Day with friends and family

Day trippers headed out to parks and lakes to spend the holiday relaxing.

Back to school, and goodbye to the pool

As Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, it also signals the end of pool season.

Several Columbia businesses remain open on holiday

Labor Day is a recognized national holiday, but some businesses remain open for varied reasons.

Cities must take lead in immigration issues

Level-headed community leaders are needed to address the difficulties that immigration has brought.

MU volleyball team lets one slip away

Winning two games against Florida International on Sunday was no problem for the MU volleyball team. But winning a third proved to be another matter entirely.

MU soccer team wins home opener

The Missouri women’s soccer team won its home opener 5-2 against Western Michigan on Sunday at Walton Stadium.

Heart of America Marathon draws small but dedicated crowd

The 48th annual Columbia race won’t draw record crowds, but it’s a race with a lot of heart.

Tigers’ poor rushing steams Temple

“We’re way better than that,” said MU running back Tony Temple after the Tigers' rushing game struggled against Illinois, almost costing them the game.