The MU women's basketball team got off to a strong start on Friday night but eventually lost its season opener against South Dakota State.
The Tigers got on the board early and used their deep bench to maintain their aggresiveness on defense to shut out Evansville.
Although Americans can read at roughly the same level they could in the early 1990s, the demands of work, family and civic life require higher levels of literacy than they did before.
In making the decision about placement, several editors said they worried about “voter fatigue” – so many heavy stories in such a short span. They underestimated the continuing hunger for hard news, which frankly newspapers haven’t seen from readers for a while now.
The Cougars preserved their unblemished record by defeating the Wildcats 83-75.
An ordinance that could raise fees for people whose unfixed animals are impounded by Animal Control was discussed Thursday night at the Columbia/Boone County Board of Health meeting.
A 47-year-old Columbia man was stabbed by two unidentified men early Friday morning after her refused to turn over his property.
A recent study conducted by David Schramm, MU Extension specialist and assistant professor of human development and family studies, revealed balancing jobs with spending time together is the number one challenge among newlywed couples.
Theater students at Stephens College will have 24 hours this weekend to write scripts, rehearse, and perform their original 10-minute plays.
Two Illinois brothers were charged Thursday in the shooting deaths of a waitress and cook at a Steak 'n Shake restaurant where the suspects had worked, authorities said.
Columbia police have arrested three juveniles in connection with an incident on Halloween in which two 12-year-olds were assaulted for their candy, a police department news release said.
President George W. Bush has declared a major disaster in Missouri and ordered federal aid for areas recovering from severe storms, flooding and a tornado in September.
St. Charles and Kansas City casinos will lay off as much as 6 percent of their work force.
A northwest Missouri man draws a 22-year sentence in federal prison for a loan scheme that defrauded investors around the country, including a church in Las Vegas.
Sen. Kit Bond is one of two Republican senators to back the Democrats' $25 billion bailout plan for the auto industry, which is being pushed by General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler.
Officials in the western Missouri town of Clinton have rescheduled a prayer breakfast to celebrate the reopening of an Elks Lodge that was the scene of a deadly collapse.
General Growth Properties, the mall's owner, is trying to refinance nearly $1 billion in debt due next month in order to avoid filing for bankruptcy.