Slight slip for Tigers

Missouri tight end Chase Coffman caught 10 passes for 84 yards and a touchdown Saturday. But he also lost a fumble, one of three Tigers turnovers. “That’s something that we need to get fixed,” he said.

The Missouri football team fell one spot in the AP poll this week, but kept its No. 5 ranking in the USA Today Coaches poll.

MU volleyball seeks consistency at home

 The team, featuring three young back-row players, lost its home opener in four sets.

Top financial correspondents weigh the world-wide economies

Correspondents delve into the housing market, AIG, government intervention and skiddish investors as a sign of the times in a sagging economy and what the future holds.

Historic beacon to move to Columbia Regional Airport

Retired pilot Bob Taylor initiated the monumental rescue of the beacon, which has been at Boone County Fairgrounds for more than 40 years.

BOONE LIFE: Centralia dog groomer balances riding, business

Kim Sorensen of Centralia, owner of The Hair Wrangler, balances her life between riding her horses and keeping up with her dog grooming business.

Biffle's win amps up Chase race with Edwards

Although Greg Biffle has been able to drive his No. 16 Ford into Victory Lane, he still couldn't overtake Carl Edwards for first place in the Chase points standings.

Columbia community gathers to celebrate International Day of Peace

The Community Peace Rally Against Crime and Violence, hosted by the Youth Community Coalition, Imani Mission Center and other groups, brought community members together to discuss the promise of peace and the destructive forces of violence.

BioBlitz draws out Columbia’s nature lovers

Community members, biologists and students identified a variety of species this weekend at BioBlitz.

Film premiere celebrates Bosnian family's success in Columbia

On Saturday night, Refugee Films, a group of Columbia filmmakers, debuted the documentary “Neither Here Nor There,” which is about the Selimovic family, who came to America in 2002 after living through the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina, including the massacre at Srebrenica.

Parents consider transfers from ‘needs improvement' schools

One child has transferred from Benton Elementary School, and a total of five schools are now on the state's "needs improvement" list for failing to meet Missouri Assessment Program testing standards the past two years.

Two stabbed in early-morning altercation on Ria Street

A knife assault occurred on Ria Street early Sunday morning. Two victims were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Computer models estimate impact of climate change on Ozarks

Although three models all point to change in the forest, each predicts a different outcome.  One model says that the Ozarks could change from forest to grassland, while another says that the types of trees found in the forest would change.

Neosho man sentenced to 15 years for illegal firearm possession

Adam Bridgewater, 21, has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison on a charge of illegally possessing firearms. The Neosho man also faces charges in two other Missouri counties.

All about asters

Someday you may want to plant asters in your garden; then again, you may not. This is the season when the wild ones are blooming beautifully and with abandon over much of the country, after all, so why bother?

Gas station robbed at gunpoint

An armed robbery occurred at about 3 a.m. Sunday at the Fast Lane 66 gas station located on West Boulevard.