In a tearful goodbye, Boone County Fire Protection District Fire Chief Steve Paulsell announced his retirement Tuesday at a news conference in front of the Fire Protection District headquarters. Paulsell, who has served with the fire district for 38 years, called his retirement “forced,” and said it was not his desire to leave.
Robert Wolverton, president of R. Anthony Development Group, expressed confidence on Columbia's housing market and calls for more jobs and better use of MU resources at the fifth annual Economic Outlook Conference.
Sean Weatherspoon’s mother is flying from Texas to provide a holiday feast.
During the celebration of the Marine Corps' 233rd birthday, former Marine Karl Miller recalls the tradition of the birthday celebration and reflects on the values that have come to define the Corps.
Missouri ties the game in the second half but can’t take the lead.
Megan Wilson has another year of eligibility left with the volleyball team that she won't be using.
Citizens at the meeting expressed concern over accessibility and understanding of the Columbia Police Department's complaint process.
MU football coach Gary Pinkel's contract was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Board of Curators. He will receive $2.3 million annually for seven years.
The Salvation Army is setting more places at the table for Thanksgiving dinner this year. Major K. Kendall Mathews, regional coordinator of the Salvation Army for Columbia and Jefferson City, said the organization is preparing more than 500 meals for Thursday's dinner.
Jurors sent a note to U.S. District Court Judge George Wu Tuesday asking if they could be hung on one count but unanimous on the other three. They will resume deliberations Wednesday.
The Columbia Police Department released burglary statistics that show a 53 percent increase in Columbia burglaries in 2008, to date, as compared to the same period in the previous year.
In a tearful goodbye, Boone County Fire Protection District Fire Chief Steve Paulsell announced his retirement Tuesday at a news conference in front of Fire Protection District headquarters. Paulsell, who has served with the fire district for 38 years, called his retirement “forced,” and said it was not his desire to leave.
Under Missouri law, if wholesale gasoline is cheaper than ethanol blends, retailers can opt to sell regular gasoline instead of the mandated 10-percent blend. Many retailers are now doing just that.
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton clarified the effects of the UM System-wide hiring freeze on MU faculty and staff Tuesday in an e-mail. The hiring freeze will not apply to fully-funded grant and contract positions, fully-endowed positions or federal work study student positions at MU, Deaton said in the e-mail.
The nonprofit agency, which has provided a service in mid-Missouri for 65 years, is having difficulty accommodating its growing needs.
Dalen Dibben, 39, of Harrisburg, was arrested on suspicion of distribution, manufacture or possession of controlled substance, according to a Sheriff's Department news release, after marijuana plants were found in his home.
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton clarified the exceptions to the UM System-wide hiring freeze. The freeze, effective Nov. 17, will not include positions funded by external grants and contracts, positions funded by gift or endowment positions or federal work study student positions. Other positions will have to meet specific criteria to be unfrozen.
Meeting without most of its members, a citizens’ salary commission recommends that Missouri judges and elected officials get a pay raise if state employees do.
A man who beat a Lebanon teenager to death over text messages was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder and other charges stemming from the June 2007 attack.
John Danforth has advised the Interior secretary not to count on his family foundation’s offer of $50 million — at least for now — to fund construction of any cultural attraction that may be built on the Gateway Arch grounds.