The Kansas City Chiefs said Wednesday they have reached agreement on a four-year contract with former Missouri receiver Will Franklin.
In the final listening session before the board votes on the 2008-2009 budget, the public weighed in once again. Major concerns were teacher morale, class-size and the learning environment at Columbia Public Schools.
The board chose not to take the steps necessary to end the suspension.
Most gas stations in Columbia still take credit cards, though interchange fees are hurting their profits.
The Missouri River has been at flood stage for weeks in Boonville. Boaters, anglers and cyclists are waiting for it to drop this weekend.
Benton and Blue Ridge elementary schools are now able to operate summer programs due to newly installed air conditioning.
Vocal quintet Five By Design is returning to the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts to perform “Radio Days”, a musical retrospective of the World War II radio era.
The second cooking-related fire in as many days caused an estimated $5,000 in damage to a mobile home, but no one was seriously injured.
Rampart Investments LLC has begun negotiations for a shopping center at the corner of Range Line Street and Blue Ridge Road. The center could include a grocery store.
Before newborns can be adopted, birth parents must legally end their parental rights. The Watson family provides foster care for newborns in their transition from the hospital to their adoptive home.
Two new dance performances are planned for the 17th annual Festival of the Arts. The September event will also feature nearly 50 artist booths.
Columbia’s 20th elementary school got its official construction start Wednesday with a ground-breaking at Waco and Brown Station roads.
The recommendations would unify the Special Business District and the Central Columbia Association as the Community Improvement District and open the door for a new sales tax downtown.
This Saturday, Ellis Fischel Cancer Center is hosting a large event to celebrate cancer survivors. The event is free and open to the community.
Mark Twain’s hometown relies heavily on the annual influx of tourists. However, flood perceptions are driving would-be visitors far from their vacation plans.
Columbia’s government access channel, usually found on Mediacom Channel 13, is temporarily off the air. Repairs are expected to restore the channel by Wednesday evening.
The Farm Service Agency can make and guarantee loans to applicants to buy and operate family size farms and ranches.
Increasing rail systems instead of building additional lanes on Interstate 70 for trucks could be more cost-effective.