From Biblical times and ancient Greece, the Hellabore flower is among the most storied flowers around.
Christmas Eve is one of the busiest days of the year for Booche’s, co-owner Richard Robertson said.
Like their brethren elsewhere, the Trappist monks of Assumption Abbey are a quiet bunch. Then fruitcake season hits. The people of the noisy world want a piece of the monks’ handiwork: a rum-soaked, fruit-stocked cake so dense its weight defies its size.
Columbia police say now is the best time for owners of electronic devices to have them engraved to deter thieves.
In Columbia, organizations such as the St. Francis Homeless Shelter cater to the needy. Its mission is no different on Christmas Day.
Rosie Tippin said experience will be her primary asset; Darin Preis says he plans to seek re-election.
Music is an integral part of the Christmas season; it has a way of entrancing listeners and connecting them to Christmases of the past.
This Christmas, five sisters will remember their mother by remembering others. The Williams sisters are spreading good will by making and delivering Christmas baskets to elderly residents of Columbia.
The "critters program," which lets students observe animals and care for them gives science class something extra, and teachers hope it will be long remembered by the students.
In this Christmas season, neighborhood churches should do more to reinforce our values than attract youthful congregations.
It seems like with each game, the MU men's basketball team is adding a new wrinkle to its defensive scheme.
On Sunday, American and international families gathered at the International Community Church to sing carols in different languages, enjoy exotic food, watch a movie about the origin of Christmas and celebrate homeland traditions.
MU Coach Gary Pinkel's new contract guarantees him $1.85 million a year. The raise marks the second season in a row that he has earned a pay raise.
A winter snowstorm on Saturday made traveling in Columbia a bit slower than usual.
By dropping your tree off at one of two city mulching sites, you can help give the gift of improved wildlife and plant habitat to the region.
Henry Liu has spent his career learning to compress and transport solids, like coal, paper, and grass. That compression led him to a new product - an environmentally friendly brick.
Henry Liu, a former MU professor, is working to reinvent the brick. His invention, which won awards and attention nationally, is predicted to be environmentally friendly and cheaper than clay bricks.
Results of a research study show that most parents are unaware of how the video game rating system works and feel that they know little or nothing about it.
The Missouri Gaming Association is looking to raise awareness of underage gambling by offering scholarships to high school seniors. The 2008 contest, Project 21, is calling for student submissions in the form of articles, posters or videos addressing the issue of underage gambling.
The souvenir shop off Interstate 70 offers items reminiscent of the ‘50s and ‘60s.