Tanner Mills hopes to equal the consistency Jeff Wolfert gave the Tigers' kicking game for the past three years.
After spending the past eight seasons as MU's quarterbacks coach David Yost added offensive coordinator to his list of duties this offseason after former coordinator, Dave Christensen, was hired as head coach at Wyoming.
Started in 1968, the Special Olympics hosts more than 1 million athletes from more than 160 countries.
In the recent arrests of Harvard professor Henry Gates and of Carl Alan Giles of Columbia, the circumstances leading to the arrests were dissimilar, but they shared at least two common attributes.
Lustron homes were made primarily out of metal following World War II as a way to provide factory jobs and fix housing shortages. Only about 2,500 of them were made. Now the Boone Historical Society is reconstructing a Columbia Lustron home to be placed in Nifong Park.
The Columbia School Board will enter into negotiations to buy a building at 4600 Bethel Street after discussion in a closed meeting Monday night. Earlier in the evening members voted to spend 5 percent of the district's stimulus money for special education.
Agencies like Meals on Wheels and Adult Day Connection have greater needs than ever, and Greek students help keep them on budget.
In America today, more kids are dropping out of school, and young women are getting pregnant before they even know how to take care of a child. Parents need to take back the reins by improving the educational system and keeping their children in school.
One man, sentenced to four years, bought another computer and looked at hundreds of child porn videos after the Mid-Missouri Internet Crimes Task Force confiscated the first one.
Denosumab, a drug that lowers the risk of bone fractures, is expected by some to be a blockbuster for Amgen Inc., which conducted the studies showing the drug's effectiveness.
Forums hosted across the country have had varying atmospheres. Some have been peaceful, while others have included shouting and arrests. Lawmakers have changed venues, added security and switched from live forums to teleconferences to deal with the crowds.
Republican Stephen Miller will serve through the remainder of commissioner Mike Kehoe's term if he is confirmed by the Senate when lawmakers return in January.
Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to 18 more months in detention, and John William Yettaw got seven years in prison with hard labor following the man's attempts to "save" Suu Kyi from assassination by swimming to her home.
The dramatic decline of the prarie chicken population warrants its placement on the endangered species list, which will hinder wind technology firms from utilizing a five-state region believed to have some of the nation's best wind energy potential.
Kenneth Greene owns Monarch Jewelry, 1019 E. Walnut St., and teaches at William Woods University.
Five health-related organizations in Columbia received grants this summer from the Missouri Foundation for Health.
The drive-in theater, about a half-hour drive from Columbia, is a popular entertainment during summer months.
The Barkley House room, a place for families with pets undergoing treatment at MU's veterinary hospital, will have an open house and ribbon cutting Friday at Stoney Creek Inn.
Veterans and staff gathered Monday morning for a groundbreaking ceremony for a $25 million
construction project at
Truman Veterans Hospital.
Missouri is joining an effort to create national core educational standards for public schools. “We now have a patchwork of differing state-developed standards," says state Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro, "and that has become a barrier to improving academic performance for all students.”