Pete Wilden has been refereeing in the Show-Me State Games for five years, mostly working adult contests.
Columbia police are looking for a man driving a black pickup truck after the Friday afternoon shooting of a 15-year-old male. The victim was shot multiple times in the hand and legs shortly before 4 p.m. near the intersection of Benton Street and Garth Avenue.
Should countries buy into the system of national ID cards? Most people agree that this would enhance security, but it also makes it easier for one's information to be lost or stolen.
Students and researchers from Missouri get trapped in vicious fighting in northeastern Nigeria. The risks in writing about them are real, and the decisions aren't simple.
At Cleveland State University, John Schupp is helping veterans feel comfortable on campus using all-veteran classes. Now programs are popping up at other universities using Cleveland State as a model.
The new GI Bill will go into effect on Aug. 1, and in some ways, it's the most generous version of the bill yet, but only in certain states. In other states, such as California, the bill's benefits will hardly be felt at all.
Almost 300 teachers, school board members, social workers and campus police officers from across Missouri gathered at an annual school safety and security conference on Thursday.
The proposed budget is one of the tightest Columbia has seen in decades and focuses primarily on increasing fees in health and recreation services and keeping program funding steady.
A look at how the proposed city budget effects utility bills, health fees, park and recreation fees, street and sidewalk improvement projects; city employee benefits and cutbacks in city jobs. A list of public hearings and the process the budget undergoes toward final approval is also included.
The Career Ladder program in the Columbia Public School District, which pays teachers who devote additional hours beyond their contracts at the school, might not receive its anticipated state funding.
As the cost of subsidies for rural communities receiving money from the Essential Air Service program increases, Congress moves to increase the budget by almost 30 percent in order to not cut or reduce the program.
The route will travel from St. Louis to Kansas City, a reversal from past years, and the race will include seven teams who raced in this year's Tour de France.
The new ethics rules for the Missouri Housing Development Commission will apply to all commissioners and staff of the commission as well as to any developers who work with the commission.
A man suspected of forcing his way into a home and threatening a group inside spelled out his name during the incident, leading to his arrest.
A group of Columbia residents are pushing the city to loosen its rules on raising chickens.
There will be four point-to-point road races across the state, an individual time trial in Sedalia and circuit races in St. Louis and Kansas City.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and his department are trying to help the struggling dairy market by raising the price paid for milk and cheddar cheese. The department estimates the maneuver will boost overall dairy farm revenue by $243 million.
After a state audit raised concerns about conficts of interest, the Missouri Housing Development Commission is considering additional rules to prevent inappropriate ties between developers and commissioners.
Locally produced and prepared food and drink, along with music and a documentary showing, will be featured at the second "Taste of the Market" on Saturday.
Daniel Boone Regional Library turned 50 in July, celebrating its half-century of service to mid-Missourians with a look back at the 1950s in Columbia and a challenge to library patrons.