The classroom in Benton Elementary School, previously found to have elevated levels of mold, now has no mold, and the school's principal said the room should open again by May 1.
Jeff Finley, a local biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is trying to get people to reconnect with nature. He is one of the people involved in planning to bring an outdoor education program to Columbia.
More than 100 women from across mid-Missouri are expected to attend the annual Progressive Women event “Politics as Art/The Art of Politics” on Friday. Attendees will be able to network and meet candidates running for office in upcoming elections.
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri probation and parole workers are entitled to more than $4 million in back pay because lawmakers illegally excluded them from a pay raise granted to other state employees, a state judge ruled. But the Republican-led Senate today refused to insert the back pay into the budget.
Local morel enthusiasts weigh in on the morel mushroom crop this spring.
JEFFERSON CITY — State Auditor Susan Montee asserted today that Missouri's tax credits for low-income housing have grown too costly while providing too great of a benefit to developers and investors.
JEFFERSON CITY — The House soundly defeated a constitutional amendment to change how state judges are picked.
“Bumpy” is not a word people typically associate with classical music. But it’s the term composer Patrick Dell chose as the tempo marking for his new piece, “Caustic Ride,” which is premiering in Columbia on Saturday.
At the same time as the Missouri legislature is considering bills that would make the ice cream cone the official dessert of the state of Missouri, one representative has introduced legislation that would create a Missouri Commission on Prevention and Management of Obesity.
JEFFERSON CITY — The House voted Thursday to approve millions of dollars in tax breaks for investors, employers who pay for their workers' health care and developments near the Kansas City airport.
ST. LOUIS — One day after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the use of lethal injection, Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon today asked the state Supreme Court to set execution dates for four death row inmates, including one convicted of killing 2 people in Boone County.
Two homes were forcibly entered and robbed Wednesday night. Police believe the two incidents are related.
ATLANTA — The current flu season has shaped up to be the worst in four years, partly because the vaccine didn't work well against the viruses that made most people sick, health officials said today.
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri senators have passed their version of a $22.6 billion state budget.
A Columbia man was arrested Wednesday night after police found marijuana, marijuana seeds, scales and drug paraphernalia inside an apartment on Ashland Road, Columbia police said.
Brutality in our society must end, and peer pressure to stop the beatings and bullying can be far more effective than legal actions.
Arguments concerning the Missouri Civil Rights Initiative, a proposed constitutional amendment, were presented Wednesday at a forum at the Gaines Oldham Black Culture Center.
Jacob Priday, a fixture in the Tigers lineup for the past four years, has climbed atop the record books.