MU nets second win in Canada.

The Missouri men's basketball team beat host Brock University 117-68 in preseason play Sunday in St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada.

Columbia man matching years with milestones

Don Johnson biked, golfed and ran his way from one birthday milestone to the next for the past 30 years. His latest challenge: Running a half-marathon just days before his 80th birthday.

MU student group holds Brazilian Independence Day celebration

The Luso-Brazilian Students Association held their annual barbecue to celebrate Brazilian Independence Day and to promote interaction between students and members of the community. Brazil gained their independence from Portugal on Sept. 7, 1822.

Gov. Blunt mobilizes more troops to assist with hurricane relief

The Missouri governor is sending another 700 Missouri National Guard Members to Louisiana. Hurricane Gustav hit the U.S. coast Monday morning.

Relocated prairie chicken population continues to drop

Missouri was once a stronghold for the species, and 45 males were brought from Kansas in hopes of raising the population count.

Mo. national guard to help out damage relief from Gustav

If Hurricane Gustav hits Louisiana as hard as predicted, Missouri is sending more helpers and preparing to shelter evacuees.