Bruins wrestler earns national ranking

Rock Bridge’s Taylor Crane has high hopes for this year’s wrestling season and the resume to back them up.

Ben Askren considers new venue

MU's Ben Askren, a two-time national wrestling champion could be taking his flamboyant personality, unique style and his trademark hair into mixed martial arts.

Teamwork lifts Hickman girls basketball team

Kewpies standout Yvonne Anderson was held to her lowest scoring total of the season, but her teammates easily made up for that in a lopsided win over Rolla.

By the numbers: Citizens discuss how students can best learn math

The meeting was organized to discuss the ongoing debate of integrated math in the district’s curriculum. About 25 to 30 people opposed to integrated math attended the meeting.

Columbia dining tax revenues dissipate with smoking ban, report says

The smoking ban decreased dining revenue tax by an average of 5 percent, according to a preliminary report released Tuesday from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Sol House offers new alternative for homeless young adults

One shelter director estimates that about 50 homeless young adults live in Columbia. A recently opened shelter seeks to help those teens in need.

Storm cleanup begins in Ashland

With power restored to the Ashland area, the cleanup effort has begun.

Green Christmas: Shop Recycled

The Metropolitan Opera: Coming to a theater near you

Columbia’s residents will soon get the chance to experience New York’s Metropolitan Opera at the Goodrich Forum 8 theater.

As weather improves, so does business

Columbia businesses dealt a blow by this weekend’s winter storm are seeing more shoppers now that temperatures have risen.

Power restored in Ashland

Ashland experienced the most outages in the county, according to the Boone Electric Cooperative.

Columbia airport resumes flights to Kansas City

After all four flights out of Columbia Regional Airport were canceled on Tuesday, US Airways Express resumed service to Kansas City International Airport on Wednesday.

MU student soldier dies helping motorist on U.S. 63

Neilson Rudd, a Missouri Army National Guard officer candidate and 22-year-old MU junior, was struck and killed by a car on U.S. 63 Sunday when he stopped to assist another motorist.

U.S. Senate should pass renewable energy bill

The bill would bring jobs to Missouri and help clean up the environment