A group of Columbia residents and other officials gathered in the City Council chambers Tuesday night to discuss the issue of preservation in Missouri. The meeting was the last of six held across the state by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources State Historic Preservation Office to seek input for a statewide preservation plan that will go into effect from 2009 through 2013.
Blake Burchert is working to improve his tennis game. He played for Rock Bridge's junior varsity basketball team in the winter and uses his size to his advantage on the tennis court.
The Tigers will return six of seven players next year and head coach Blake Starkey knows much work will need to be done to turn the team's promise into wins.
For the past year, the city’s Parks and Recreation Department’s forestry program has been working to plant a large redbud grove just east of the lake.
A provision to outlaw chemical abortions was slipped into a bill that was unanimously passed through the state Senate on Tuesday. But it was not supposed to be there, so said the bill’s sponsor who got the Senate to reverse its action, only after reporters began to raise questions.
The black smoke coming from the MU Power Plant’s stacks Tuesday morning was caused by the startup of a boiler being placed back online, according to Phil Shocklee, MU’s associate director of campus facilities.
About 80 Rock Bridge students talked on the phone Tuesday with renowned linguist and activist Noam Chomsky.
MU professor Ronn Phillips used an exercise from one of his old teachers to teach his students about environmental perception.
Grow Your Own Farm meets once a week and links new farmers to established producers in their community who can offer advice.
The Graveyard Memorial Drive is held during Holocaust Memorial Week.
The time has come for Boone County officials to talk about whether they need more tax money for roads. That will be the topic when Boone County commissioners meet at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in their chambers at the Roger B. Wilson Boone County Government Center.
The Maneater awarded its first student journalist scholarship Tuesday, $500 to staff member Justin C. Myers.
The increase put Missouri at odds with Kansas, where officials threatened to retaliate by raising taxes on Missourians who commute there to work.
The organization’s largest project since World War II will involve about 5,000 Scouts in forest conservation efforts.
At issue was a provision designed to protect consumers from having to pay higher prices at the pump.
House and Senate budget negotiators agreed to provide $8 million to avoid eliminating one train between St. Louis and Kansas City.
The fire in southwest Columbia caused an estimated $170,000 in damage.
Some said their yards were free of frost, and others said if any damage did occur, it might take a while to show up.
The bill only affects lawsuits filed under a state law dealing with deception, false promises and misrepresentation.
House and Senate budget negotiators agreed on the pay hike today, to begin with the new state budget July 1.