The libraries canceled an earlier plan to reduce acquisitions, thanks to the reallocated money from MU administration and contributions from donors. Worries still exist, however, about rising costs for journals.
A state audit found that there has been a decline in workers compensation claims since a 2005 law made it harder to prove.
Endangered Wyoming toads are being bred in captivity at the K.C. Zoo in a last-ditch attempt to save the species.
The Web site provides the date, time, responding agencies and units along with the address and the nature of each call. Information for the Web site comes directly from the Boone County/Columbia Public Safety Joint Communications computer system.
Major flooding is predicted at several communities, including St. Louis, St. Charles and Ste. Genevieve.
The City Council unanimously approved the city budget for the 2009 fiscal year on Monday night. The budget totaled $397.6 million, up one percent from 2008.
In an effort to encourage people with diverse backgrounds to engage in civil discussions of politics, Missouri United Methodist Church is inviting the Columbia community to participate in their “Civil Dialogue in an Election Year” conference.
Six linemen from Boone Electric Cooperative traveled to Poplar Bluff on Sunday to assist with recovery efforts after strong winds caused by Hurricane Ike tore through the area.
Homecoming — an MU tradition in its 97th year — will be a little greener this year to reduce waste, especially from the paper used in pomping.
Greg Mortenson, author of “Three Cups of Tea” — the book chosen for this year’s Mizzou Reads program — will speak about his experience and book at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in MU’s Jesse Auditorium.
Nine residents attended the city meeting led by management consultant Bob Slavin to discuss qualities of an ideal candidate to fill the vacancy left by former Police Chief Randy Boehm who retired in July after 31 years with the Columbia Police Department.
Two Columbia men pursue degrees in nursing at Columbia College after losing their jobs at 3M.