Riders gathered at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Wednesday night to open this year's high school rodeo with the Open Barrel Jackpot.
Zim Schwartze has proposed a series of changes for a "sinking" Public Safety Joint Communications center.
A reconstruction report released Wednesday by the Columbia Police Department concluded that the Columbia police officer who ran over a man in Clark Lane in March could not have stopped in time to avoid the crash even if he had been driving the posted speed limit.
Even though debates with a parent might be frustrating — especially if said parent never concedes — the practice is still a valuable one. Debate helps to shape and move society forward by encouraging an open exchange of ideas.
A columnist finds himself on unsteady ground when it comes to the hotly debated FairTax.
More than 50 Missouri high school students, including two siblings from Rock Bridge High School, plan to compete in this weekend's state rodeo finals at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
The automaker will restart operations at 7 plants on June 29 after they were shut down in May when the company entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Tuesday that swine flu vaccinations could begin with schoolchildren this fall and urged school districts to begin preparing now.
The Missouri Republican Party filed complaints claiming Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Robin Carnahan failed to include her husband's business on financial disclosure statements.
Despite a crisis in public defender funding and controversy regarding Missouri's method of selecting judges, outgoing Supreme Court Chief Justice Laura Denvir Stith sees certain successes.
The draft budget for Columbia Public Schools shows more than $4.4 million in cuts. See a partial summary of the budget here.
Starting Monday, one westbound lane of I-70 at the Route J bridge will be closed.
The proposal comes in the wake of the failure of a measure that would have paid for $700 million in college and university improvements by issuing bonds.
State Sen. Kurt Schaefer said he has heard from from "several people in positions to know" that the governor will veto funding for the hospital.
With temperatures predicted to exceed 90 degrees, people flocked to Stephens Lake on Wednesday for a relief from the heat and humidity.
The technique has several advantages, including greater control over fertilizer needs and less chance for pest or disease. This works for other plants, too.
The police department's Professional Standards Unit added that Officer Alan Mitchell was "disciplined" for speeding at the location of the accident, according to a Wednesday news release .
Americans observe the complexities of a controversial historical icon.
The Columbia School Board is likely to pass its first balanced budget in eight years this week, with trims to positions and services. The public may comment on it before the vote on Thursday evening.
Columbia College plans to keep its campus at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base open as long as possible, according to a school official. The closing of the base's prison will lead to a decrease in students as well as staff.