Mental strength proves most important for MU football kicker

MU place kicker Jeff Wolfert stretches before the start of practice at the John Kadlec Practice Field on Wednesday morning.

When talking about kicking, Jeff Wolfert never mentions his leg, only how he mentally prepares for the task at hand. Coach Gary Pinkel says what makes Wolfert one of the best kickers in the country is his head.

MU vet invents lameness detector for horses

Kevin Keegan’s invention will be sold in the next couple of weeks or months to vets all over the country.

MU professor to receive national chemistry award

MU radiology professor M. Frederick Hawthorne, who is also the director of MU’s International Institute of Nano and Molecular Medicine, will receive the Priestley Medal from the American Chemical Society.

Part 4 of 4: Gaining strength physically

The coverage of these athletes is more often about their role as females wrestlers than their actual matches.

Attorney general opponent Donnelly considers requesting recount

Attorney general candidate Chris Koster got a double-dose of good news Wednesday as ethics complaints against him were dismissed and his narrow primary election lead stabilized as straggling votes in St. Louis County were counted.

Hulshof defeats Steelman in GOP gubernatorial primary

 He'll take on Attorney General Jay Nixon in November's general election.

Luetkemeyer, Baker will compete for 9th District seat

They both defeated multiple opponents to win the primary.

Webber, Still win Democratic nods for state House seats

Both win by large margins.

Karen Miller wins Southern District commissioner race

The incumbent beat Sid Sullivan with 70.6 percent of the vote.

Richards wins Democratic nomination for public administrator

Cathy Richards won the Democratic nomination for Boone County public administrator on Tuesday, setting up a November general election contest against Republican John D. Sullivan.

Incumbent Schauwecker elected to a sixth term

Tuesday night Tom Schauwecker handily defeated his challenger, Democrat Barb Bishop, in the race for Boone County assessor.

Preliminary election results

Historic black enclave celebrates its past

Descendants of the historic black town have gathered for more than 60 years.

Basketball tournament combines with healthy relationships to help teens

Community health educators will combine basketball with healthy life choices in a tournament designed to engage teens and their parents in discussions about love and healthy relationships.

'The King and I' performances set to begin at Missouri Theatre

After 140 hours of rehearsal with 41 kids and 29 orchestra members, performances of “The King and I” will begin Thursday.

C-SPAN Campaign '08 tour bus to make two stops in Columbia

When the tour bus stops in Columbia, residents will get a chance to tour the portable newsroom. The bus offers a chance to learn more about government and C-SPAN’s political coverage of the campaign trail.

It's inhumane to use Tasers, ever

First Ward resident finds use of Tasers to be disturbing, sad and sickening.

Zweifel wins Democratic race for treasurer

In November, Zweifel will face state Sen. Brad Lager, of Savannah, who was uncontested in the Republican primary.

Community leaders meet to discuss issues management system

Some of the uses other cities using the system have found include community development, improving community health by understanding and assessing the social and environmental factors that may affect the health of residents, and increasing the number of tax returns for a targeted area.

Fewer than 1 in 5 Missourians vote in primary

Voter turnout Tuesday was around 19 percent, according to unofficial calculations.