Female lumberjack at MU hacks away at competition

Marissa Jo Daniel, a senior at Missouri, will represent the university at the Regional Collegiate competition in Carbondale, Ill, this weekend

Marissa Jo Daniel, a competitive lumberjack for MU, will be the only female competitor at the STIHL Timbersports Collegiate Series Midwest Regional this weekend.

New Missouri softball assistant coach is university legend

Phil Bradley, who played football and baseball at Missouri, accepted softball coach Ehren Earleywine's offer to become the Tigers' new volunteer assistant coach.

DNR staff problems slowed release of E. coli test results

Water samples taken at the Lake of the Ozarks showed high E. coli levels, but the Missouri Department of Natural Resources said that internal delays pushed back the release of its report for almost another month.

MU volleyball team rallies to beat Texas A&M

Despite not starting, fifth-year senior Amanda Hantouli helped change the game with every opportunity she had.

PHOTO GALLERY: Blues festival attendees brave the rain

Visitors to the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ festival braved stormy weather to attend the festival Saturday. James Hand, Rory Block and Booker T were among the artists who played today.

PHOTO GALLERY: Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ wraps up

At the third annual Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival, Columbians enjoyed a variety of events. Whether grilling or swaying to the music, Columbia's streets were full of people ready to experience all the festival had to offer.

Armstrong thanked Missouri governor for funding Tour of Missouri

Cyclist Lance Armstong called Gov. Jay Nixon to thank him for funding the Tour of Missouri bicycle race.

Missouri officials investigate whether 14-year-old's death H1N1-related

If H1N1 flu was the cause, the death would be the first among youths. Two adults died earlier this year.

Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ entrants celebrate wins, enjoy contest

After working all through the night, barbecue teams were excited to earn recognition for their award-winning meat. Mark Hyman of Great Grills O' Fire took home the competition's top prize.

Top finishers in 2009 Roots 'N Blues half marathon

The top five male and female finishers in the Roots 'N Blues half marathon Saturday.

Government, private sector argue about emergency control of Internet

Several bills in Congress are attempting to deal with the issue of emergency control of the Internet, but privacy advocates say the government's not qualified.

Harold Warren Sr. indicted on funeral home charges

Harold Warren Sr. was indicted Friday, about a year after the state took his funeral directors' and embalmers' licenses.

PHOTO GALLERY: Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ free concert with The Bel Airs

Local band The Bel Airs was part of Friday night's concert lineup for the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival. 

Missouri cross country places 13th

Alexander's big day helps Missouri football get past Nevada, 31-21

Wide receiver Danario Alexander caught nine passes for 170 yards, and the Tiger defense forced a key fumble early in the fourth quarter. Missouri beat Nevada, 31-21.

Missouri running game struggles, but produces big plays

After struggling in the first half, Kendial Lawrence and Derrick Washington each had a big play in the second half.

Kansas officials sort out fights among athletes

No one's exactly sure what happened or how it escalated to the point of punches being thrown between members of the football and basketball teams at Kanas last week.