Stewart storms into Hall

Former MU coach Norm Stewart, a two-time national coach of the year, joined such all-time greats as Phog Allen and Adolph Rupp as the newest members of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

Border Showdown has BCS bowl implications

In the past, the Border Showdown has not carried Big 12 Conference and national championship implications. But that will be on the line when the No. 3 Missouri and No. 2 Kansas football teams meet on Saturday in Kansas City.

MU women's basketball team suffers first loss

Away from Mizzou Arena for the first time this season, the Missouri women’s basketball team lost 78-63 Sunday at South Dakota State.

USC ends Missouri’s soccer season

USC defeated the Missouri women’s soccer team 1-0 in double overtime in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday at Walton Stadium, ending Missouri’s season.

The Great Columbia Transportation Race

Who will navigate Columbia the fastest and become the city’s transportation champion? We challenged ourselves to determine just that with two races. Using the Missourian’s headquarters at Eighth and Elm as the starting point, we raced to the Columbia Public Library on Nov. 1 and Columbia Regional Hospital on Nov. 2. There was fear, frustration, sweat and singing along with the radio.

Columbia police looking for missing MU student

Columbia police are looking for a missing woman who failed to show up at her Indiana home on Thursday.

Rock Bridge graduate wins prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

Todd Gingrich, 22, of Columbia was one of 32 Americans selected Saturday to receive the Rhodes Scholarship for study at Oxford University in England.

28th annual Holiday Parade delights children, adults

Columbia’s Christmas-themed holiday parade lasted about an hour Sunday afternoon, stretching from College Avenue down to Fifth Street along Broadway.

Spider plant requires little maintenance

Spider plants reproduce easily and purify the air.

Now that city has visioning plan, committee looks at implementation

The first draft of the vision plan, a document created by residents of Columbia, was released Wednesday. It features strategies developed by 13 citizen topic groups and steps for implementing them.

Ground-breaking set for today at U.S. 63 interchange construction site

A ground-breaking ceremony to celebrate the beginning of construction on the $7.9 million interchange at U.S. 63 and Gans Road will be held today.

Break Time robbed early Sunday

Police say a Break Time convenience store on Nebraska Avenue was robbed early Sunday morning and a clerk was sprayed with a type of pepper spray.

Student receives savings bond for participation cabbage program

Michayla Strother participated in the program as a third-grader last year.

More changes ahead for MU grievance process

A committee of MU’s Faculty Council suggested Thursday that changes implemented in November 2005 be examined for another three-year period.

High oil prices are a political problem

Different nations have different responses to the rising price of oil.

Government working with biodiesel industry to make alternative fuel a reality

Readers need to know “the rest of the story” about what’s being done to ensure biofuel incentives are used for the right purposes.