Memorial Stadium and several nearby buildings lost power Thursday night, one hour before the kickoff of Missouri's game against Nebraska. The game started on time, but the stadium's audio systems weren't functioning until later in the game.
A power outage knocked out the Memorial Stadium lights for a brief period before kickoff Thursday night, but even the blackout wasn't enough to dim the spirits of the poncho-clad group of students who had made their way into the stadium.
De'Vion Moore had to arrive at the training facility at six a.m. for treatment. His work paid off when he returned to the field Thursday against Nebraska.
Authorities in Boone County have closed several roads and intersections because of the rain.
The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a flash flood warning for northern Boone County until 1:30 p.m. The warning for southern Boone County, including Columbia, is still in effect until 1:00 p.m.
A Break Time convenience store will begin construction soon at Crosscreek Center, a site located at the east end of Stadium Boulevard.
Before the project recieved TIF funding, property owners John Ott, Al Germond and Dave Baugher agreed to provisions that extend into the hotel’s first few years in business, including maintence of the roof's "Tiger" sign, inclusion of "Tiger Hotel" in the business's name and hiring a managment company with experience running a boutique hotel.
The city and Columbia Public Schools will split the cost of a $126,500 roof repair at the Hickman High School swimming pool, but the work will only buy more time for a facility that's becoming obsolete.
Goals for Bonnie View Park include a nature center and an outdoor classroom.
Down 12-0 going into the fourth quarter, Nebraska scored 27 unanswered points to beat the Tigers, its first victory over Missouri in three years.
To offset losses from decreased customer demand due to a mild summer, AmerenUE has asked the state Public Service Commission for a temporary 1.7 percent increase.
The Boone County Commission held several meetings for the fiscal year 2010 budget. A draft of the budget will be prepared for the commission by Nov. 15.
After leading for the first three quarters, the Tigers allowed the Cornhuskers to score 27 points in the fourth quarter, dropping Missouri's record to 4-1.
The Planning and Zoning Commission voted on two issues with long histories during its Thursday meeting. The zoning requests had each been turned down twice previously by the commission.
Despite the wet weather, plenty of people came out for Missouri's game against Nebraska on Thursday.
The outage lasted about 10 minutes.
The Columbia College volleyball team played two road games on Thursday, winning both matches to improve to 17-1 overall and 8-0 in American Midwest Conference play.
A late-morning crash on Interstate 70 caused significant traffic delays. Meanwhile, those planning to attend the game scrambled to find ponchos and other rain gear as heavy rains continued throughout the day.
The St. Louis-based seed company said the Department of Justice is investigating the way the company sells and licenses its patented genes. Two of Monsanto's competitors say they are cooperating with the department's inquiry.
The Justice Department was already investigating consolidation in the seed industry.