The Central Missouri Humane Society won first place in the first round of Zootoo.com's million-dollar shelter makeover contest.
Paul Fisher didn't suggest the Sunshine Week promotion, but he surely appreciated the concept behind it. His work led to knowledge and information regarding journalist access, more specificially through the Freedom of Information Center.
The Second and Sixth Ward candidates discussed their ideas for reducing crime at a forum on Monday.
While facilities and results have improved in the last 15 years, there still remains much to do before the Tigers reach an elite level.
In looking for a new home for the State Historical Society, the city is looking at using eminent domain powers to obtain property in the downtown area.
The Tigers’ Michael Chandler, Raymond Jordan, Max Askren and Mark Ellis all went 2-0 Thursday in the opening round of the NCAA wrestling championships at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
After struggling in the first half, the Cougars pulled out a 72-69 victory over Lee University on Thursday in the first round of the NAIA national tournament in Kansas City.
In some cases, eminent domain is a necessary and useful measure toward progress. But, in the case of the Missouri State Historical Society, taking the blocks at Elm and South Sixth streets would be a mistake.
The Columbia Fire Training Academy hosts night training for Columbia Fire Department, which consists of three different stations: a propane fire on the side of a house, an automobile fire and an automobile stabilization station.
The Central Missouri Human Society won first place in the first round of the Zootoo.com competition for a million-dollar shelter makeover.
MU’s Division of Information Technology held The Technology for Tight Budgets Expo on March 4 and 5 that would have educated other MU departments about cost-effective communication methods, but many didn't take advantage of the opportunity.
At Thursday's Columbia School Board meeting, the district's chief academic officer and a group of teachers and administrators from Smithton Middle School proposed the district apply for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Grant. The grant awards $200,000 to improve technology.
Jill Womack, artistic executive director of TRYPS children's theater, directs its 48th production, "Alexander Who's Not, Not, Not, Not, Not, Not Going to Move!" TRYPS allows families to share the experience of theater, Womack said.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission wants libraries to close access to children's books printed before 1986 as it investigatea whether those books contain higher lead content. Most libraries nationwide have ignored this, however, and the American Library Association says regulations shouldn't apply because libraries are not businesses.
The Missouri wrestling team will send eight wrestlers to the NCAA national tournament, which starts Thursday at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. The team has high hopes based on high-seeds and a home crowd.
A survey was recently sent to students to help MU build on the Campus Climate study, which was done between 2001 and 2005, to access attitudes toward diversity on campus.
First Chance for Children plans to raise $250,000 to renovate the historic Heibel-March building and make it the education organization's main office. Green technology will be used to make the nearly century-old building more energy efficient.
Celebrity chef Jeff Henderson visited Douglass and Hickman high schools to share his life story with the hope of positively influencing the lives of students.
Mid-Missouri Mental Health Center may relocate to MU Health Care as early as July 1. Officials are looking at the possibility of retaining a "substantial majority" of employees from the center.
An increasing number of states are considering getting rid of the death penalty as a series of recent surveys have revealed that it is cheaper to imprison killers for life than to execute them.