Council approves Clark Lane plan

A new road with roundabouts at both ends will replace the old Clark Lane between Ballenger Lane and St. Charles Road.

Elkin will seek re-election to Boone County Commission

Incumbent Skip Elkin announced he will seek re-election to a third term as Boone County Northern District commissioner in 2008.

Police identify second suspect in shooting incident

Columbia police believe the Dec. 10 shooting on Carol Drive occurred when one man attempted to rob another at gunpoint during a drug deal.

Presidential election primaries

The first few presidential primary elections or caucuses of 2008 could determine who receives the presidential nomination from each party. Here’s a list of when states are holding their primaries.

Volunteers fill growing opportunities

Volunteer numbers are stabilizing with newly initiated public programs. Even well-established programs are seeing steady increases from the low and worrisome numbers of 2006.

Boone County struggles to meet mental health care needs for inmates

Mental illness affects one out of five Missouri prisoners. Boone County Jail provides psychiatric and counseling services, and there is an alternative to jail, but it is still not enough.

Hallsville man pleads not guilty to former brother-in-law’s killing

A Hallsville man charged with killing his former brother-in-law in a McDonald’s parking lot pleaded not guilty in Boone County Court Monday.

Presidential candidates

Important information on the major presidential candidates from both parties.

Kenny G plays for sold-out crowd

World-renowned jazz saxophonist Kenny G played for a sold-out crowd at Jesse Hall on Sunday night as part of the University Concert Series.

Green Christmas: Give away

“Oh, I don’t know. I don’t really need anything.” Why not help yourself out by letting that person help others?

Are you ready for lucha?

In the upcoming film “Mil Máscaras: Resurrection,” Mil Máscaras remains stoic as an Aztec mummy tries to hypnotize him in an ancient pyramid, sends a demon with super strength to kill him in the wrestling ring, and revives an army of evil minions to wage war against modern humanity.

Rudy Giuliani to speak in Columbia

Columbia will be the second stop on the former New York City mayor’s one-day trek across Missouri. The event is open to the public; no tickets are required.

Local View: Meet Smoky McLung

Driving in circles: Society's reliance on cars takes away from traditional residential planning

Individuals might complain about the price of gas, but there are very few indications that we take the energy crisis seriously.

MU redshirt linebacker moves to defensive end

The Tigers' Michael Keck spent much of this season as an outside linebacker, but he will soon be setting up in a three-point stance as a defensive end.

MU men’s basketball team glad to be playing more

The Tigers had only one day to prepare for Monday's basketball game against North Carolina A&T, but the players say they view it as a positive.