Partnership will aid Ameren’s outage response

AmerenUE has teamed up with St. Louis University and created Quantum Weather, a network of 100 weather stations, mounted on existing utility poles, that record close to real-time feedback about storms, which helps utility crews respond more effectively.

Teamsters back IBC reorganization plan

Members of the Teamsters union have overwhelmingly approved modifications to their contract with Interstate Bakeries Corp., clearing the way for the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread to come out of bankruptcy no later than February.

Joplin's St. John's Medical Center to cut jobs

The hospital will be cutting 160 jobs, 20 of which were cut last week.

Q&A with Wendy Libby

On Thursday, Stephens College President Wendy Libby announced she would be leaving Columbia to take the presidency at Stetson University in central Florida.  Libby talks about her tenure at Stephens and why she is moving on to Stetson. 

Property tax bills sent out

Property tax bills are due upon receipt. Late charges will begin Jan. 1.

MU joins partnership to fight climate change

MU has joined 12 universities working to fight climate change in partnership with the Rocky Mountain Institute and the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, two nonprofit organizations working for the effective use of resources and sustainability.

GetAbout Columbia sends finished plan back for city approval

The two project plans for Providence Trail South and Greenbriar Trail have been sent back to the City Council for final design and construction approval.

Moberly man who died after Taser used ruled a homicide

The coroner will not say if the Taser shock was the direct cause of death

Federal aid available for those affected by September storms

Boone County is included under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's list of affected counties, and those affected may apply for aid or direct assistance with housing and other needs such as medical and funeral costs, clothing and household items.

FIVE IDEAS: Buying coffee in a tough economy

This week, we ask you to weigh in on the MU soccer team's Big 12 Championship, the youth vote that propelled Barack Obama to the presidency, election changes and a new music festival for Columbia.

St. Louis Continues Rebuilding I-64

The new I-64 project in St. Louis is entering its 2nd phase of construction, and will start ahead of schedule.

Publishers reinvent Bible formats for new generations

While the Bible has been recreated and repackaged innumerable times, publishers of the newest editions are using some distinctly unique formats to capture the attention of readers.