Election preview: April 8 municipal election

Voters in Columbia and Boone County will go to the polls April 8 for the annual municipal election. Click here for an interactive graphic describing some of the issues voters will decide.

Past residential explosions around Missouri

A partial listing of various residential explosions around Missouri from the past 13 years.

Evangelicals in the city

You may wonder who moves to Manhattan as an undergraduate and spends Saturday night parsing the words of a theologian. Here’s a guess: no one except the students of the King’s College, an evangelical college located in the Empire State Building.

A new style of evangelical

NEW YORK — King’s College’s style of “new Christian urbanism,” as its provost calls it, frowns on hard-sell proselytizing. But students at the King’s have been known to strike up conversations in the city with strangers, hoping, at minimum, to change their mind about evangelicals.

Historic home in downtown Columbia provides community for artists

Singer-songwriter Samuel Combs was traveling throughout New Zealand and working at various organic farms in September when he realized he wanted to devote more time to growing as an artist. Earlier in the year he had met Lizzie West, co-founder of Holy Road Tours Union, and learned about the Holy Road House in Columbia, that serves as a boarding house for developing artists who need space to further explore their craft. Wanting ample time to perfect his music, Combs moved to Columbia in January and later became the Holy Road Tours Union tour director.

One dead, two injured after explosion in East Campus neighborhood

One person was killed, another was severely burned and a firefighter was injured after a house exploded and burned in the East Campus neighborhood Friday morning. Ameren UE was on the scene almost immediately, though the cause of the explosion was under investigation.

At first, breastfeeding was a bit of a battle

The first week as a father revealed some difficulty of with feeding a baby and some unexpected help from a family pet.

Spring break for kids

Here’s a list of fun places for kids to go during spring break.

Spill it: A conversation with Tom Schultz

Folk musician Tom Schultz shares his passion for traditional Irish music.

Huckabee warns of nation's 'health crisis'

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, making his first public speech since dropping out of the Republican presidential nomination race, spoke on the importance of making good individual health decisions and how poor diets can harm Americans and the economy.

Loss means disappointing postseason outlook for Tigers

After Thursday’s 61-56 loss to Nebraska in the opening round of the Big 12 tournament, the CBI is the only tournament that would likely be calling on the MU men's basketball team on Selection Sunday.