Stephens basketball team on a stellar streak

Three-point specialist Ali Roper has hit nine shots from behind the arc during the Stars’ record win streak, including a game-winner against Principia.

The Stephens College basketball team has won three games in a row, the biggest streak in the fledgling program’s history.

Utilities: the regulated and the regulators

The public will know who’s inside and their intended topic at the next closed meeting between utility officials and utility regulators.

New task force on police to meet Thursday

In November, the City Council approved the creation of Mayor Darwin Hindman’s 15-member task force to investigate whether a civilian board is needed to oversee the Columbia Police Department.

BOONE LIFE: Serving up smiles at Lucy’s Diner in downtown Columbia

Just like ‘Cheers,’ everybody really does know your name at Lucy's Diner.

Hunkering down for the next storm? Here's some advice

The Missourian rounded up tips to help you prepare for the next storm.

Board to discuss school funding lawsuit

The Columbia Public School Board will decide Monday whether the district will continue with a statewide school funding lawsuit.

Ice storm warning set to extend through Wednesday morning

The National Weather Service issued an ice storm warning set to begin at 6 p.m. Monday and end at 6 a.m. Wednesday, just as it canceled the freezing rain advisory that had been in effect this afternoon.

Many restaurants are delivering — a bit slower

A number of restaurants offering delivery service were continuing operations Sunday despite the weather and poor roads, but the food could take longer to get there.

What's going on outside your window?

The tree branches in Elizabeth Stevens’ backyard crashed to the ground. She can’t open her back door.

Did ice destroy your car or property, or stop you from going where you needed to go? Add your comments below about damaged property, road conditions, downed power lines, event cancellations and other situations during the winter storm.

Grocery stores seeing fewer shoppers Sunday

Columbia grocery stores were receiving a low, but steady, flow of customers on Sunday.

MU's finals still on for now

Monday finals at MU are still on for now, but a final decision won't be made until early Monday morning.

Event cancellations

Governor declares state of emergency for Missouri

"My first concern is for the safety of all Missourians. I urge motorists to travel with extreme caution as the state works to keep highways clean during this continuing winter weather emergency."

Residential streets unlikely to be cleared soon

The city's Public Works crews are swamped clearing high priority roads and are unlikely to get to residential streets soon.

Power outages dot Boone County; worse in Jefferson City

Many homes in Boone County are without power. Ameren UE reports outages around Jefferson City and St. Louis.

Results of foreign elections bring uncertainty

President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela lost a referendum that would have made him president for life, while President Vladimir Putin of Russia gained more control over parliament.