Levee break threatens Winfield

The Pin Oak levee has been showing signs of strain. It protects about 100 homes in Winfield.

President of Northwest Missouri State to retire in June 2009

Dean L. Hubbard is the school's longest-serving president.

Barley growers have stake in battle for Anheuser-Busch

The prospect of Anheuser-Busch being taken over by a brewing company with roots in Belgium and Brazil has made some Northern Plains barley growers uneasy.

Closed plant in Cameron to be checked for contaminants

The community is seeking answers to the cause behind an apparent outbreak in tumors among residents.

Attorney seeks to postpone MySpace-related trial until October

The judge in the Megan Meier case is expected to formally postpone the case in a week or so.

Mo. DNR seeks to join suit against EPA ozone rule

DNR Director Doyle Childers said Thursday that the EPA’s new ozone rule could hamper Missouri’s economy without actually lowering smog in the state.

Committee recommends that council establish citizen review board

The Columbia Citizen Oversight Committee voted unanimously Thursday night to recommend that City Council establish a citizen review board to oversee the process by which the Columbia Police Department handles complaints.