Hickman boys lose to Hazelwood Central

Storms slow sales for retailers

Brian Smith’s ‘Family-like atmosphere’ helped the MU wrestling program reach new heights

When MU wrestling coach Brian Smith took over as head coach a decade the program was in shambles but Smith has turned the program into a national-title contender.

Rucker, Maclin head list of five Missouri football All-Americans

Tight end Martin Rucker and freshman Jeremy Maclin were named first-team AP All-Americans.

Juggling basketball and finals week the ultimate test for MU women’s basketball team

Coach Cindy Stein changes practice routines so her team can focus more on finals.

Thousands without power in mid-Missouri

Collapsing trees are the major cause of the electrical outages.

Columbians journey to Mecca

Later this week, more than two million Muslims are expected to descend on Mecca for the annual hajj. The Rashids are one of at least two Muslim families from Columbia who will be among them.

Lack of bylaws causes tension in MU math department

The MU Department of Mathematics has operated without bylaws since 2002. The fight to establish a consensus on bylaws reflects the political struggles that have affected the department since 2000, when former chair Elias Saab was asked to step down.

Home invasion suspects to be tried as adults

Twin teenage brothers arrested in connection with a September home invasion and sexual assault are now facing felony charges as adults.

UM unveils fiscal misconduct reporting line

The Web- and telephone-based system offers a new way for employees to voice concerns.

UM System to see increase in licensing revenues

The UM System will see an increase in licensing revenues after a new agreement with GlaxoSmithKline for the drug Zegerid.

Students say Adderall use is common during finals week

Adderall, an amphetamine, is a commonly used drug among college students as a study aid. It’s a Class II substance and illegal possession can be a felony.

So far, canceled classes won't lead to makeup days

Even though classes were canceled twice this week, Columbia Public Schools students won’t have to worry about making up those days at the end of the year.

Rolling list of cancellations and delays

The Missourian will update this list as we learn of more closings.

Outage interrupts life in central city

At 8:45 p.m. Monday, a fallen tree limb caused an electrical circuit to go down, cutting power from Garth Avenue to West Boulevard and Stewart Road to Worley Street.

Guard moves on to Chillicothe

Green Christmas: Give a tree

For a gift that's truly green, give out something that keeps on growing.

Flights canceled out of Columbia Regional Airport

US Airways Express canceled flights out of Columbia Regional Airport this morning because of ice on the runways at Kansas City International Airport.

Gunshots reported Monday night

The shots were fired near the intersection of Rice and Carol roads.

Fallen tree limb knocks out power for almost 2,900 residents

Homes in the affected area, most which lost power for about an hour Monday night, extended from Garth Avenue to West Boulevard and Stewart Road to Worley Street.