The seventh all-girls arm-wrestling tournament in the past three years took place Saturday night at Café Berlin as a benefit to offset the costs incurred by a mid-January robbery at the restaurant. For the raucous crowd chanting, "Rip her head off!" the eight arm wrestlers were a big draw.
The City Council amended an ordinance so that residents will not have to pay for sewer district projects that eliminate the private common collector sewers.
The City Council voted unanimously on Monday night to donate $100,000 to the Roots ’N’ Blues ’N’ BBQ festival after amending the proposal to assure that the event would be free to the public.
Robert “Bob” LeMone died Monday in his home, surrounded by family. He was 65.
Columbia College men's basketball coach Bob Burchard suspended three players for the remainder of the season for violating team policies, the team said in a statement Monday. The statement was released just hours before the team planned to leave for the NAIA Division I National Championship tournament.
When fans saw the last of this year’s Missouri men's basketball team last week, they might have seen the last of junior forward Leo Lyons.
Heavy rains are expected to taper off Tuesday afternoon, but they will continue throughout the morning.
The City Council voted to approve guidelines for Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, and to create a Tax Increment Finance Commission to oversee the application process and make recommendations to the council.
Sophomore linebacker Marquis Booker was arrested on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon and violation of Columbia’s underage liquor laws.
The Elementary Enrollment Planning Committee has finalized its initial elementary school redistricting proposal, which would reorganize boundary lines that determine attendance in the Columbia Public School District.
Two conspirators in a $160,000 fraud scheme involving former state employees, incarcerated prisoners and cell phone company workers were sentenced for stealing the identities of mentally handicapped people in group homes, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office.
A city employee suffered chemical burns on Monday morning at the Armory Sports Complex after the combination of two household chemicals resulted in a dangerous reaction.
Columbia’s hour will begin at 8 p.m. March 29 in observance of the worldwide Earth Hour Day. It's an environmental awareness project that began last year in Sydney, Australia, and has gone global, spreading to cities worldwide, including Columbia.
The MU chapter of the Missouri National Education Association sponsored a book give-away at Benton Elementary school to reward students for reaching their books read goal for Read Across America.
The widely popular video game Guitar Hero has spurred tournaments, been featured on TV and given many the chance to feel what it’s like to be a rock star. But for guitar players, the game has a slightly different draw.
A Columbia woman was arrested Thursday in connection with two February purse snatchings that occurred at area grocery stores.
An ambulance taking a patient to University Hospital hit about three deer on northbound U.S. 63 early Monday morning, Cpl. R.D. Kyle of the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.
Two boys were injured in an accident at around 1:30 a.m. Sunday after fleeing from Ashland police.