The new year needs to bring a new attitude for change

There are plenty of good ideas to make this country run smoother, but the United States is in need of a strong leader to execute these plans.

Local view: The City Hall of the future

Warmer temperatures thaw out Columbia

Temperatures inched above the freezing mark Tuesday morning, prompting the National Weather Service to cancel the ice storm warning for Boone County.

Good government provides opportunity, not perfect equality

This notion of a level playing field is wishful thinking in that it ignores fundamental differences among people. We are all human; however, our dissimilarities abound.

School board votes to discontinue statewide school funding suit

Columbia Public Schools will not participate in the Committee for Educational Equality’s future appeal of the Missouri Supreme Court’s ruling on the statewide school funding lawsuit.