A contemporary issues teacher at Rock Bridge High School pushes his students to help resolve problems in the United States and around the world.
First Chance For Children is holding its first toy and book drive to benefit disadvantaged children in Columbia.
The Postal Service has been struggling to compete with e-mail and online bill paying for some time, but the economic downturn of this past year as had an even bigger impact. The Gateway District, which covers central and northeastern Missouri and southern Illinois, saw a 9.1 million drop in mail volume.
Here are the latest products to be recalled out of concerns for salmonella.
James Lowe, 71, had refused to let Justin Lowe, then 23, take his car to Iowa.
Curt and Deborah Sleeper bought a cave in Festus in 2004, which they converted into a home. But they've got a big payment coming due on the property and don't think they can afford it. If they can't secure new financing, they've got a backup plan — eBay.
Under current law, Missouri utilities must wait until a new power plant is online before charging electric customers for the cost of building it. The Legislature is considering a bill that would let them charge for the capital costs during construction.
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There were 10 documentaries shown on Thursday to acknowledge the growing festival that didn't want to give preference to one of the films over the others.
Missouri men's basketball player J.T. Tiller is one of the Tigers' most intense players on the court. Off it, he can be one of the team's most gregarious members.
Citizens are encouraged to contact Sen. Claire McCaskill about the economic stimulus bill, which was signed into law on Feb. 17, 2009.
The Rock Bridge girls basketball team claimed the Class 5, District 9 championship Thursday night with a 45-21 victory over Troy-Buchanan in Wentzville.
The Airport Advisory Board on Thursday outlined its plan for bringing the Columbia Regional Airport up to Federal Aviation Adminstration standards.
The million-dollar industry is difficult to fit into a legal category, such as fraud, making it nearly impossible to convict anyone, said Zora Aubochon, assistant commissioner for the state Higher Education Department.
With the recent drop in weekly publishing, the Missourian takes time to beef up on sports reporting and acknowledge even the rarest of topics.
In other news this week, outsiders were hired to take control of Columbia's police department and public schools, though it may take some time to evaluate those choices. And there are still questions for new UM President Gary Forsee to answer.
Columbians, described by Jim Kramper of the National Weather Service in St. Louis as “a room full of Weather Channel junkies,” gathered Thursday night to learn how to become official volunteer severe storm spotters. Volunteers serve as the eyes and ears for the weather service when radar cannot detect dangerous conditions.
The Rock Bridge boys basketball team has seen its offense improve, but itsdefense has taken a step back. A big reason for this is the addition of sophomore point guard Justin Miller, who replaced graduate Mike Petrik.
The proposed change would move Reading Day from Friday to Thursday, with finals beginning Friday. Exams would end the following Thursday.
Organizers for the True/False Film Festival decided to plan ticket pickup similar to a Southwest Airlines flight. Early birds got the "A" spots in the line to buy tickets.