Top team makes Tour of Missouri its last hurrah

The Discovery Channel cycling team, best known for helping Lance Armstrong vault to stardom in the Tour de France, will disband following the Tour of Missouri, which begins in Kansas City on Tuesday

Shoulder injury sidelines Rams’ Pace for season

Orlando Pace, a seven-time Pro Bowler, tore his right labrum and rotator cuff in St. Louis’ loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Chiefs could give kicker Justin Medlock the boot

Rookie kicker Justin Medlock missed a 30-yard field goal attempt in Kansas City’s opener against the Houston Texans, and former Green Bay Packer Dave Rayner could replace the fifth-round draft pick.

Cards drop fourth straight in blowout loss to Cubs

The Cardinals dropped three games below .500 after a 12-3 makeup game loss Monday afternoon at Wrigley Field.

Tigers’ new goalkeeper more at home at MU

New Tigers goalkeeper Tasha Dittamore transferred to MU so her parents could watch her play soccer.

Missourians react to Iraq testimony

Missouri politicians and citizens react and analyze the testimony by General Petraeus in front of Congress Monday.

Some Democrats panned the general’s testimony

WASHINGTON — Gen. David Petraeus told Congress on Monday he envisions the withdrawal of roughly 30,000 U.S. troops by next summer, beginning with a Marine contingent later this month.

High school land offers revealed

Six offers of land for the third comprehensive high school were released Monday afternoon to the evaluation committee appointed to recommend a site to the school board after being evaluated by Engineering Surveys & Services of Columbia.

542 Columbians without power Monday evening

Parts of north Columbia lose power after an electrical fire. Electricity was restored to most residents after about one and a half hours.

Vemer property

Located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Rangeline Road and New Haven Road.

Kinkead property

Located along the west side of Olivet Church Road; the property is approximately three quarters of a mile north of the intersection of Olivet Church Road and State Route WW.

Richland Road property

Located along the south side of Richland Road approximately 1/2 mile east of the intersection of Richland Road and St. Charles Road

Payne property

The north side of New Haven Road and near the northwest corner of the intersection of New Haven Road and Rolling Hills Road

Republicans to elect possible House speaker

JEFFERSON CITY ­­— House Republicans plan to meet Wednesday to elect who they hope will be voted in as the speaker of the House for the 2009 legislative session.

St. Charles Road Development property

St. Charles Road approximately 3/4 mile east of Lake of the Woods Golf Course and 3/4 mile west of Route Z.

Godas property

On the east side of Route Z approximately 2,000 feet north of Interstate 70.

Pinkel, MU look to halt second-half struggles

Tigers coach Gary Pinkel says he is responsible for lapses on both sides of the ball after halftime that caused big leads against Illinois and Ole Miss to get uncomfortably slim.

MU police look into Missourian’s Web site trouble

MU police are investigating an incident that took down the Missourian’s Web site for more than three days.

Fourth West Nile case confirmed

This was the fourth case confirmed in a month’s time.

Though festival successful, future of Roots ‘N Blues ‘N BBQ uncertain

The Roots ‘N Blues ‘N BBQ festival was a success, but the “bank only turns 150 once,” says Mary Wilkerson of Boone County National Bank.