Attorney appointed as new UM general counsel

Stephen J. Owens will replace Marvin E. "Bunky" Wright, who will retire in December.

The draw behind comic creating

The Mid-Missouri Comics Collective is a group of comic book creators and enthusiasts. At their monthly meetings, the members create new works while discussing their aspirations as artists in the field of comic writing and illustration.

Missouri bridges given clean bill of health

Some Missouri bridges found in decent shape and others given repairs in wake of inspections following the Minnesota bridge collapse.

Web site lists state businesses that don't pay taxes

A new site provides the public with a record of businesses with revoked sales tax licenses. The site is updated weekly.

Gov. Blunt creates new position to focus on partnership of education and business

Roderick Nunn was named as the director of education and work force innovation on Thursday.

Higbee man dies after car hits barrier, flies over Brown Station Road

Police said the car, which flew 180 feet off an overpass, appeared to be going at an ‘excessive speed.’

Ten things you didn't know about Nebraska

The evolution of Truman the Tiger

MU’s mascot started as an authentic-looking, aggressive, nameless tiger before becoming the friendly character that prowls sidelines today.

Football victory tradition collapses

Safety concerns have forced the Missouri athletics department to replace old goal posts with folding ones.

MU freshman golfer handles pressure

Tyler Hillis, a freshman on the MU men’s golf team, gained the final spot on the Tigers’ tournament roster by winning a dramatic sudden death playoff in practice.

Catching contagious for Hickman siblings

On the baseball or softballl diamond, playing catcher is the position of choice for the majority of the Steponovich family.

Past Cougars soccer player brings passion to coaching

Greg Kayser’s enthusiasm for soccer is helping him in his first year as an assistant coach for the Columbia College men’s soccer team.

Cougars volleyball team set for big road trip

The Columbia College volleyball team will travel to South Dakota to play three games over the weekend with two of those games against top-10 ranked opponents.

Tigers trying to ignore big game hype

The excitement started as soon as the Illinois State game ended two weeks ago, but MU football coach Gary Pinkel refuses Saturday's game against Nebraska as anything more than the Tigers’ Big 12 Conference opener.

Tackle big asset for Bruins

The on-field talent of Rock Bridge's Garrick Williams, a 6-foot-3, 300 pound offensive tackle has landed him a scholarship to Wake Forest, but his off-field leadership has proven invaluable for the inexperienced Bruins.

Neighborhood Association, firms at odds over urban conservation overlay

Members of the North-Central Columbia Neighborhood Association sparred with commercial developers at a city Planning and Zoning Commission meeting Thursday night over a proposal that would give residents more control over the future appearance of their neighborhood.

Tigers' 1997 game against Nebraska hard to forget

Ten years ago, the Tigers were seconds from victory when a controversial play turned an upset win against No. 1 Nebraska into ...