Fans float across state for game

Pat Ryan holds up a shirt that lists all of the trips that he has taken and all of the trips that he plans on going on at Cooper's Landing on Thursday night. Ryan and a group of his friends were boating from Kansas City to St. Louis for the Missouri football game against Illinios.

Neither rain, hail nor a broken fuel line could spoil a three-day cruise down the Missouri for 24 MU fans.

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Jefferson Farm and Gardens holds final open house

Today was a sneak preview of the educational activities that will be offered at Jefferson Farm & Gardens when it officially opens in Spring 2009.



Gustav’s impact on gas prices unknown for Mid-Missouri

Crude oil prices have increased because of speculation by oil companies that the storm will impact oil production in the Gulf.



Men roll in basketball preseason opener

Senior DeMarre Carroll scored 20 points Saturday to pace the MU men’s basketball team over the Ontario All-Stars, 120-80 in St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada, to open the preseason.

Missouri sends 500 guard members to Louisiana

The members could leave as early as Sunday morning to help prepare for Hurricane Gustav.




Boonestock draws few fans

But most of the scheduled bands still took the stage at the two-day charitable rock festival.

MU students to help investigate fatal explosion

The Midwest Innocence Project is reopening the case of five people convicted of causing a 1988 explosion that killed six Kansas City firefighters.

Thousands didn't get stimulus checks; they didn't file returns

Many of those who haven't are more than 65 years old. But there's still time to file and collect a check. The deadline is Oct. 15.

Paquin program to get partial funding

At a protest Friday against plans to cut the Paquin recreational program, Mayor Darwin Hindman told residents the program will be saved. But City Council is planning to cut funding from $88,000 to $61,000.



Chef Jeff urges youths to cook up better future

The former drug dealer who has become a top chef, author and impending TV show host was in St. Louis to encourage youngsters to make better choices for themselves.