LETTER: Instead of blaming women, try not assaulting them

Comments by the Sheriff's Department regarding alleged sexual assaults at Les Bourgeois Winery seem to blame the victims and not place responsibility on the perpetrators.

LETTER: Public transit is a reliable way to get around Columbia

Americans are not doing what it takes to be leaders in a more earth-friendly world.

LETTER: Religious statement in headline impossible to prove

The headline of the Missourian's front page story on Sept. 23 contained inappropriate religious content.

Sheriff's Department warns of text message scam

The text message states that the person's "service" has been discontinued and has instructions to call a phone number and provide a credit card number to have services reinstated.

Suspect in decades-old Columbia murder case arrested in Georgia

The suspect in a 1976 Columbia murder case was arrested last Wednesday in Georgia after his name came up on a criminal background check he completed for a job application.

President needs to hear, not belittle, opposing voices

Obama and his administration have deemed contending views as ignorant or misinformed, an attitude that strikes the independents who elected him as arrogant and elitist.

Tree rings hold the key to Hickam House's age

MU professor Richard Guyette and MU research associate Mike Stambaugh examine the logs of Hickam House to try to determine the age of the cabin in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park. 

Missouri soccer team relies on aggressive defender

Mallory Stipetich, a sophomore defender, won't back off when games get physical.

LETTER: Can the City Council move city grant funding around?

The City Council appears to have a double standard regarding reallocation of federal funds.

Yamaguchi lifts Columbia College soccer team

Yudai Yamaguchi scored twice in the Columbia College soccer team's 3-1 victory over Missouri Baptist on Tuesday night in St. Louis.

Missouri golfers earn another top finish

The Missouri men's golf team tied for second place Tuesday at the Kansas Invitational.

YouZeum attendance lower than anticipated

The new Columbia children's museum, which projected it would attract 60,000 visitors a year, has an annual attendance of about 18,000.

Siblings of children with autism connect with others at 'Sibshops'

Brothers and sisters play a unique role in the lives of their siblings with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. To help them connect with others in similar situations, two "Sibshops" will be held at MU's Thompson Center.

Murder suspect arrested in 33-year-old 'cold case'

Becky Doisy disappeared from Columbia more than three decades ago. Last week, police in Georgia arrested the man suspected of killing her.

MU athletics department sells old phones without erasing data

A man who bought 25 old cell phones from the MU athletics department is trying to sell them for $3,000 after discovering the department didn't delete text messages, e-mails and contact numbers from the phones, one of which belonged to Gary Pinkel.

Toyota to recall 3.8 million vehicles in U.S.

A large vehicle recall is expected later Tuesday, after the government issued a warning to owners of Toyota and Lexus vehicles about safety problems tied to removable floor mats.

Funding proposal for Missouri Internet coverage raises questions

Broadband projects in Missouri are poised to receive $225 million in federal funds, but residents question the cost-effectiveness of running miles of new cables.

Missouri overpaying officials to move prisoners

The Department of Corrections is being audited by the state for overpaying county officials for moving prisoners.

County assessor: Property values will be stagnant

The Boone County assessor will not reassess property values this year because of the recession, which is common throughout the state. Property taxes will rise, instead, because of tax rate changes.

Hearing in St. Louis focuses on preventing school dropout

The Missouri House Task Force on Dropout Prevention is working to improve dropout rates in the state.