Because of Police Department policy, Brotemarkle returns to Hickman

Hickman High School resource officer Mark Brotemarkle returned to school Monday because a Columbia Police Department policy states that officers are to remain in their positions unless there is a serious incident.

Venue changed for Palin rally

A rally with Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin is being moved to a larger site in Springfield.

MU defense gets back to basics

Injuries and fundamental errors have contributed to struggles for a unit that returned 10 players from a season ago.

LETTER: Vaslow distorted Obama's health care plan

Obama's health care plan actually helps more people get coverage

Kelly's record qualifies him to represent 24th District

Chris Kelly's experience and record on bipartisan politics makes him the best candidate.

LETTER: Take time to question Obama

Are we about to elect a rock star or a president?  Do we think that being a polished performer is more important than consistent, unwavering service to our country?  Do we really know enough about this new phenomenon named Barack Obama to elect him to the highest post of our country?

Voice of the voters is critical on Nov. 4

Your voice means nothing if you do not state your opinion openly. Your voice will be heard if you only take a little time to act.

Columbia radio host fired Tuesday

Fred Parry, radio host of KFRU/1400 AM's "Morning Meeting," was fired Tuesday morning following his broadcast. He said that although his contract had been under negotiation, the termination was unexpected.

Reactor Field tailgaters upset over later lot opening

Representatives from athletics, parking services, the MU Police Department and others met last week to discuss what to do about the spot off Providence Road. The decision was made to delay Reactor Field's opening until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, three hours before MU kicks off against Colorado for Homecoming. Donor lots will open for tailgating at the usual 8 a.m., and Maryland Avenue Garage will open at noon.

Drew Irvin returns to Columbia to perform Tchaikovsky concerto

A former Columbia resident is coming back to perform Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D Major as part of the Missouri United Methodist Church's concert series.

UPDATE: Western Kentucky University all clear after reports of gunshots

Western Kentucky University was locked down for about three hours Wednesday after reports of gunmen on campus, but officials said they could find no evidence that shots had been fired or that anyone had a weapon.

Ruling lets Missouri man who assaulted wife stay anonymous

A Columbia man likely is the man who has so far fought successfully to keep his name out of court records.

Baker cites strength to stand up for what's right

Democrat seeks seat in U.S. Congress after four years in state legislature.

MU volleyball beats Colorado after short break

Julianna Klein tied for the team lead in kills in the Missouri volleyball team's 25-18, 25-23, 25-17 victory Wednesday at Hearnes Center. Wilson also got a chance to go back to her hometown of Omaha, Neb., during the team's five-day break before the match.

Bruins' Thaler is her own toughest critic

Nici Thaler is the only ninth-grade student playing varsity volleyball in Columbia.

Luetkemeyer brings jack-of-all-trades background to race

He'll tell you it's the story of Small Town, USA, where hard work and conservative values eventually meet opportunity.

Hickman football getting used to facing state's best

Four of Hickman's five losses have come at the hands of teams ranked in the top five in either Class 5 or Class 6.

Boeing told to pay at least $370M for breach of contract

A jury in Los Angeles said the company's satellite division must pay ICO Global Communications for failing to build and launch satellites.

Sierra Club won't endorse water bond issue

Small Hickman cross country team thinks big

Despite obstacles from a realigned district, multiple injuries and having a small team, Hickman's cross country coach believes the at-home advantage at this week's race will give the team a good chance against the competition.