In a speech Tuesday addressing concerns about higher education's future, UM System President Gary Forsee announced that MU was ranked 47th in receiving funds from the state.
Columbia’s Judy Knudson had never biked until she tried to quit smoking in her mid-50s. Now she is training for a bike ride through New York’s five boroughs.
Boone County and Columbia held a public information meeting Monday night to get input about the Gans Road Preliminary Engineering Study.
A state Supreme Court decision in 2006 will likely protect Missourians from a voter identification law the federal Supreme Court upheld Monday, lawmakers say.
One day before he was scheduled to go on trial, the man accused of slaying a Clark Lane hotel manager last November pleaded guilty to charges related to a sexual assault and robbery eight days earlier at the same hotel.
Three Republicans have been asked to abstain from an impending campaign finance vote in the state House because Democrats claim they would financially benefit from the legislation.
Hickman will play rival Rock Bridge 4 p.m. Tuesday at Cosmopolitan Park.
About two years from now, a new eight-level parking garage could help fill the skyline of downtown Columbia.
Popular Brazilian and Latin dances will be demonstrated by the MU Luso-Brazilian Student Association and the Latin Dance Club at Buscando America.
Field Elementary School students ate healthy snacks, visited with MU athletes and ran relay races with ROTC members on Monday morning as part of a health fair put together by students from the MU Sinclair School of Nursing and Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity and Nutrition.
Lily Tinker Fortel describes civilian diplomacy as involving “understanding, information and connections,” and that’s what she’ll try to create during a 12-day trip to Iran.
A late-season frost advisory is in effect for Columbia and surrounding areas until 9 a.m. Tuesday. The projected low of 31 degrees may break historical records, leaving plants and trees susceptible to damage.
A new phishing scam has been sent to MU e-mail accounts. The sender claims to be from Boone County National Bank, but it is not a legitimate message.
Prevention, including contraception education, would help prevent more abortions.
A 22-year-old man who was attacked by three men in the First Christian Church parking lot managed to defend himself against being robbed.
In the wake of higher food prices and an increase in the number of Missourians needing help, a federally funded program to help women and children is switching to store-brand foods.
His proposed Missouri Promise plan would create a path to a four-year degree for students by providing a scholarship to qualifying students to cover college or university costs.
The author says she misses the friendly people and warm memories she had in her old hometown before progress caught up with the place.