Through his advancement of the arts in Columbia, Paul Sturtz has shown he would make a good City Council member.
Pillows can be traced as far back as Mesopotamia (today’s Iraq) and ancient Egypt. Head rests were found in pharaohs’ tombs. Early versions were for the privileged and rich, according to “Really Useful: The Origins of Everyday Things” by Joel Levy, but they were hardly cushy. Most were solid wood, carved or curved slightly in the middle.
The Columbia Public School District is asking voters to approve a 54-cent tax levy. Based on an assessment by financial consultants, this increase, as well as an internal budget reduction of $5 million, will result in financial stability for the next five years.
Mrs. Sneed, 85, who was injured in the East Campus house explosion on March 14, died Thursday, according to Columbia fire officials.
West Boulevard Elementary School hosted the third annual Children's Museum. This year's exhibit focused on women's history.
Anna Baltzer speaks at various locations in Columbia about the injustices Palestinians endure due to the Israeli government.
In high school, Chad Collard starred for Harrisburg in basketball, but never played football. Now, though, he is findng success on the Missouri football team after walking-on and refusing to turning his back on his dreams.
With nearly 10,000 trucks traveling Interstate 70 daily, the Missouri Department of Transportation aims to improve safety and alleviate traffic with a proposal to add truck-only lanes.
Two Columbia men were arrested after large amounts of drugs, cash and guns were found in their residence after police responded to a burglar alarm at the home.
Joseph Sheals, an MU sophmore, was issued two summonses based on graffiti found at a downtown parking garage and similar graffiti at Woody's Auto Repair Shop.
Every game day, Kleiza gets to slip the baby blue Nuggets jersey over his head. He gets to swish 3-pointers that bring 18,000 fans to their feet. This season, Kleiza is finally silencing the doubters that he has had at every point on his journey.
While the Tigers have struggled this season, Jessica Giuggioli and Kaitlyn Ritchie have been a bright spot as doubles partners.
When Garrett McCaffrey’s friend Ben Askren, the former Missouri wrestling star, put him in contact with Martin and Mark Floreani, brothers who had started the Flocasts online network, McCaffrey jumped at the chance to cover swimming, the sport he loves.
MU Hillel is celebrating its 60th anniversary while current and former students and other members of the Jewish community remember MU Hillel’s impact on their lives.
If the coming tax levy increase does not pass, administrators say they will cut another $5 million from the district’s annual budget, on top of the $5.23 million they cut Thursday. The last tax levy barely passed and district administrators have recently faced harsh criticism.
Dual meets, or meets where two teams compete head-to-head, were the mainstream of collegiate track until they were given less priority in favor or larger, multi-team invitational meets starting in the 1970’s and 1980’s.