'Funeral Day Burglar' sentenced to 43 years in prison

Dane S. Johnson and partner Landon N. Prothro picked their victims by reading real estate listings and obituaries, and hit model homes, homes on real estate tours and homes where owners would be attending funerals.

Burglary attempted in northeast Columbia home

Two people heard someone trying to enter their home Thursday morning.

Boone County Fair daily schedule

See a day-by-day breakdown of events happening at the Boone County Fair.

First water samples show no bacterial contamination

A boil order is still in effect for Thornbrook and Millcreek Manor subdivisions after a water main break Tuesday night. The first of two water samples was determined as free of bacteria.

Porter named interim dean of MU College of Education

MU Provost Brian Foster has named Rose Porter, dean of the MU Sinclair School of Nursing, as the interim dean of the MU College of Education, according to a news release. Porter will take over from Carolyn Herrington, who announced her plans to retire in June.

Animal-loving theater company puts on benefit for Columbia Second Chance

The Independent Actors Theatre will put on a cabaret-style performance which will include songs from classic musicals such as “Damn Yankees” as well as contemporary musicals such as “Wicked.”

Student vote on board of curators would lead to positive results

The chairman of ASUM, the student lobbying organization, say ASUM did not "agitate" legislators into passing the bill to allow a student curator to vote as a George Kennedy column said.

‘Give peace a chance’

Watching the disturbing television news on a peaceful Sunday afternoon should cause American policy to mirror John Lennon rather than the current pointless conflict.

Mary Still is strong candidate for state representative

Support of Missouri schools is support of Missouri’s future; Mary Still, running for the 25th seat in the Missouri House of Representatives, supports both.