Bryan Difford was able to get out of South Africa and start a new life because of his swimming ability.
A fire broke out Wednesday morning on Benton St. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Lesley Sapp, from Asian Affairs Center at MU, shares the gratitude of Asian scholars and the parting words they provide before leaving.
Lesson to be learned from Gov. Sarah Palin's shortcomings: Know your strengths and weaknesses and assess them as honestly as you can.
MU students interested in buying tickets for the Big 12 Championship football game through the Athletic Department will have to pay $75.
The hospital held an open house Wednesday to showcase its two new hyperbaric chambers that use concentrated oxygen under pressure to treat wounds. Previously, only University Hospital offered the specialized treatment in Columbia.
The Missouri men's basketball team is preparing to play in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. The tournament should be the Tigers' first true test of the young season.
The Tigers women's basketball team gave up an early lead in a road loss to the Fighting Illini.
Missouri middle blocker Allison Johnson is dealing with the frustration of waiting her turn to get on the volleyball court.
The Columbia Public Works department held the first of four public information workshops to identify facility needs and development plans for the airport on Tuesday night.
Dealers from Missouri, Illinois, Minnesota and Kentucky will buy and sell new and old comic books as well as other comic collectibles, such as action figures. The event is free and open to the public and will be held in the Quality Inn, 1612 N. Providence Road.
About 20 members of the Karis Community Church brought Thanksgiving dinner to Paquin Tower on Wednesday night. Karis members stepped in when the staff of Columbia’s Department of Parks and Recreation, who usually host the dinner, weren't sure if they could afford the dinner this year.
The Columbia Police Department has identified the suspect in the Nov. 5 robbery and kidnapping that started in the parking lot of Wal-Mart on West Broadway.
Despite tough economic times and tight budgets, donations from the Columbia Orthopaedic Group enabled the Central Missouri Food Bank to pay off their lingering mortgage.
The Small Business Administration is providing home and business owners with loans to help cover the costs of damage from mid-September's severe storms, flooding and tornadoes, according a press release.
As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, there have been 1,531 deer harvested in Boone County since the start of the firearm deer hunting season on Saturday, Nov. 15. These numbers come from the Missouri Department of Conservation, which is updating a running tally three to four times per hour.
The uncertain future of Detroit's Big Three automakers stoked selling for investors, causing both the Dow Jones and S&P 500 to slip to 2003 levels.
The two men who make up the Columbia Police Department's DOVE unit say the work has changed them — not always for the better. But it has also improved them as police officers handling the frustrating day-to-day grind of domestic violence.
In 2010, Columbia will welcome a new high school that will provide families with another option rather than public schooling. Columbia’s first Catholic high school, dubbed Regional Catholic High school for now, will give families of faith a secondary schooling option for their children after elementary school.
Columbia's MEND program has been counseling batterers, but it is now searching for funding after a sudden budget cut.