Missouri men's basketball team cruises to easy win

Missouri eases past McNeese State

Missouri football fans move on, slowly

Orange Bowl still explaining its Missouri snub.

Experience and determination give Cox high aspirations

Hickman senior Drae Cox wants to build from his fourth place finish last season at the MSHSAA State Wrestling Championships. This year, he wants to be an undefeated state champion.

Green Christmas: Give a garden kit

For a tangibly green gift, something as simple as a plant can replace those prefunctory Superman tie or lavendar bath salt gestures.

Refreshed Tigers return to practice

After a two week break from football, the Missouri Tigers returned to the practice field with a fresh attitude in order to prepare for the Cotton Bowl against Arkansas.

City sets snowfall record

As of 4 p.m. Saturday, the Columbia Regional Airport officially had 4.1 inches of snow, and that amount was expected to increase overnight.

Nuisance party ordinance yields positive results, police say

Police say the nuisance party ordinance, which has now been in effect for a full semester, has successfully decreased the number of nuisance parties in Columbia.

Last dance at Club Tropicana

On Saturday, Club Tropicana at 808 Cherry St. opened for the last time, throwing one final party for loyal Latin dance and hip hop followers. The building where the club is located has new owners.

MU holds December graduations

There are over 2,000 students graduating from MU this weekend. Family and friends are still coming in to share the experience with them, in spite of the threat of snow. Here is a story or two of what made some of these graduates who they are to get to this point.

Community meeting to address increase in violent crimes

The meeting’s purpose is to give an opportunity for positive discussion of what the community can do to keep neighborhoods safe, said Becky Markt of the Youth Community Coalition.

Columbia police take children Christmas shopping

“Shop With a Cop” helped 10 children buy Christmas gifts for their families. Uniformed police officers drove children to Target in patrol cars, and the children were given a $100 gift card to spend.

Missouri women win in overtime

Missouri women's basketball team needs overtime to beat UMKC

Woman robbed in Paris Road parking lot

Columbia police are looking for a man armed with a knife who stole an undisclosed amount of cash Friday night.

Weather frustrates deer hunters

The November firearms deer season, a tool conservation biologists use to control deer numbers, has been plagued by warm weather and then ice and snow that keeps hunters out of the woods.

Woman hit by car while crossing Worley Street

Leisa Nelson was taken to University Hospital and, as of Saturday afternoon, is listed in serious condition.

Five to seven inches of snow expected tonight

Two to four inches of snow fell in Columbia between Friday evening and noon today, according to the National Weather Service in St. Louis. The winter storm warning is in effect until midnight.

GOP presidential candidates seek God’s endorsement

Republicans have been competing over their religious credentials this campaign season.

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