Katy Trail to be extended to near Kansas City

$18 million was given to the state from the AmerenEU Taum Sauk settlement for the expansion of Katy Trail. The expansion will be approximately 46 miles from Windsor to Pleasant Hill, a suburb of Kansas City.

Changes proposed for deer hunting season look to limit herd, please hunters

For hunters, the arrival of the firearms season for white-tailed deer in early November has been as certain as autumn leaves falling from the tree.

That could change if the Missouri Department of Conservation alters regulations and shuffles the timing of the annual deer season.

Would-be victim fought off suspected burglar

A woman who say a man attempting to steal items from her car, fought with the man, who was later arrested on suspicion of first-degree robbery and armed criminal action, police said.

Blood drive to benefit soldiers

The Armed Services Blood Program will have a special drive on Jan. 6 for soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Boone County property taxes are due Monday

Boone County offers several payment options to residents, but to avoid penalties, payments need to be mad eby the end of the day Monday.

Taking the measure of the new president of the University of Missouri System

The most important thing Dr. Gary Forsee said was that he intends to be an aggressive salesman for the university.

Five ideas: What people should be talking about

Tigers lose in first round of Cavalier Classic

Missouri women's basketball team loses for third time in last four games.

Suspect in intrusion dies of wound

Police doubt charges will be filed after suspect dies of gunshot wound during home invasion.

MU grad, longtime New York Times newsman dies

Thomas Morgan III, the first openly gay president of the National Association of Black Journalists and a longtime newsman at The New York Times, has died. He was 56.

School diversity: Does it matter?

As Columbia Public Schools prepare to redraw school boundary lines, how should the district take cultural diversity into account? Should it be taken into account?

Omnibus spending bill includes nearly $9 million for projects in Columbia

The bill will fund several MU-related agencies, as well as provide money for the Missouri Theater restoration and the runway extension at Columbia Regional Airport.

Arkansas looking into McFadden report

The Northwest Arkansas Times is reporting that Arkansas running back Darren McFadden was seen, with an agent, at a Little Rock car dealership purchasing a new Cadillac Escalade. Any gift from an agent to a college player would violate NCAA compliance regulations.

Suspect apprehended after stabbing at Columbia home

A disturbance in the front yard led to a 29-year-old male being injured, police say.

Fixed in time

MU curator thinks the bust of a famous dancer has staying power.

The BCS may not have been fair to Missouri, but at least it’s unfair to several other teams as well

While fans may say a playoff system would be fair, which teams would get into the playoffs and which ones wouldn’t?

Exercise may help seniors stave off mental decline

Preventing Alzheimer’s disease is more than a game of memory. A recent study has found that keeping in physical shape is key in warding off the disease.

With 10 weeks left, we have a name ... we think

Finding the perfect baby name is tough, even after you think you've settled on one.

Missouri’s congressional delegation outlines individual successes for the year

Sen. Kit Bond listed a water projects bill as one of his major accomplishments, while Sen. Claire McCaskill said she was most proud of an amendment to create a commission to investigate war contract mismanagement.

Judge dismisses man’s lawsuit to halt I-64 closure in St. Louis

The judge determined that the plaintiff didn't have the proper standing to sue.