Global poverty activist coming to Columbia

After traveling to Kenya and seeing the rampant poverty and disease, Syed decided he wanted to bring that knowledge to Christians in Amreica who have the capacity to help. Thus, the 10/10 Project was born.

Jeff City defense too much for Hickman

Hickman's Rodes lifts way into starting lineup

Hickman senior Tyler Rodes didn’t want to watch his senior season of football from the sidelines. He changed that by conditioning in the offseason to gain 35 pounds and make his way into the starting lineup.


Teens learn farming safety at MU

Demonstrations of the safe handling of horses and livestock were among the topics covered at the 6th annual Farm and Safety College.

Construction on Quinton's balcony put on hold

The city has ordered the owner of Quinton’s Bar & Deli to stop building a balcony above the downtown establishment. The balcony, which extends four feet beyond the building’s front facade, has prompted concerns of it encroaching on the public right-of-way.

Wolfert struggles to regain magic from 2006

After a stellar season that earned kicker Jeff Wolfert a spot on the 2007 Lou Groza Award watch list, Missouri’s kicker is struggling to find his 2006 form.

Hallsville’s new city administrator eyes quality growth

Robert Hipple, the new Hallsville city administrator, says the fast-growing city will strive for quality growth while accommodating older residents.

Free vaccine distributed to raise HPV awareness

A grant provides women and girls who do not have adequate insurance with the Gardasil vaccine, but few are taking advantage of the program.

Constitution Day celebrated on courthouse steps

Monday was the 220th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution.

MU device could help treat cancer, HIV

MU engineering researchers have developed a non-invasive, advanced drug delivery system using nanotechnology that might improve the treatment of serious illnesses such as cancer and HIV.

Pasture conditions improve, corn harvest progresses

According to the Missouri Agricultural Statistics Service, pasture conditions have benefited from cool weather and rain, and the corn harvest is 45 percent complete.

Missouri Republicans challenge Ethics Commission’s decision on campaign contributions

A lawsuit claims the Missouri Ethics Commission violated the state’s open meetings law when it reached a decision that would require candidates to return campaign donations.

UM research suppressed by lawmakers

A reader says state lawmakers who are interested only in toeing the party line are hindering legitimate academic inquiry and scientific research at the university.

Cultivating better communities through community gardens

Barbara Michael expounds the virtues of community gardens, a green and cost-effective way to bring people together.

Forst backing up, moving forward for MU soccer team

Last season, Mallory Forst was the starting keeper for the MU soccer team. Though she’s backing up Tasha Dittamore this fall, she’s quietly finding ways to make an on-field impact beyond the goal box.

Officials, cyclists praise Tour of Missouri

Race organizers and cycling officials praised the inaugural Tour of Missouri and are optimistic it will become a part of an annual cycling triple crown, spearheading the sport’s rebirth in the U.S.

Cardinals colossal comeback falls short

The St. Louis Cardinals nearly erased an 11-run deficit to the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday, but Aaron Rowand’s tumbling catch in the eighth inning preserved a 13-11 victory.

White Sox send Royals back to cellar

Jermaine Dye, Danny Richar, and Josh Fields all homered during an 11-run fifth inning for the Chicago White Sox, who beat the Kansas City Royals on Monday and sent them back into the AL Central basement.