Wet weather delaying Missouri harvest

The National Agriculture Statistics Service reported Monday that 93 percent of Missouri's corn crop has matured, about 14 days behind normal.

Missouri School of Journalism honors media leaders, Slate

Faculty of the Missouri School of Journalism select the medalists who are scheduled to lecture Tuesday before receiving their awards.


Dinosaurs to be unearthed at St. Louis attractions

"Dinosaurs Unearthed" will open Nov. 7 at the St. Louis Science and "DinoQuest" will open May 1 at the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Board members say arrests of fire chief candidate's sons won't affect decision

The sons of Boone County Fire Protection District Chief candidate Kenneth Craft Jr. have arrest records in Florida, but Fire District board members said their decision on who should be the next chief will be based on credentials.

Columbia City Council adds pedestrians, wheelchairs to bike law

The council passed an amendment to include protection for pedestrians and wheelchair users in an ordinance that prohibits the harassment of bicyclists.

Columbia's REDI team seeks improved Web site

Board members for Regional Economic Development Inc. have approved $25,000 toward the creation of an interactive Web site that would provide a wealth of information on Columbia and Boone County properties suitable for new businesses.

Renewable energy requirement met for Columbia

With the completion of a project in Jefferson City that will turn landfill gas into electricity, Columbia Water and Light has met its requirement to generate or purchase at least 5 percent of its energy output from renewable sources.

Mayor Hindman asks for urban chicken ordinance

On Monday, Mayor Darwin Hindman requested that an ordinance permitting Columbia residents to raise chickens within city limits be prepared for City Council consideration.

UPDATE: Witnesses testify at Clinch trial, describe scene of shooting

Jurors heard testimony Monday from several eyewitnesses to the September 2007 shooting death of Jeremy Bohannon. Bohannon was shot by his former brother-in-law William Clinch, who is on trial for first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

MU tennis focuses on doubles, expects success

The Tigers like to play doubles as much as Blake Starkey likes to coach it.

Missouri prison policy limits media's ability to interview inmates

Department of Corrections Director George Lombardi said it was costing too much to provide security while media personnel conducted interviews.

Missouri Development Finance Board approves bonds for Express Scripts expansion

The company is deciding where to build a new drug distribution center.

Leadership makes a difference for Columbia College soccer team

Last season, the Columbia College soccer team didn’t have captains and its season ended 9-8-3. This year, Jordan Cox and Lloyd Jacobs stepped up to the challenge and have helped lead this season's team to a 12-2-1 record.

Missouri women's basketball team determined to improve

With a roster that includes four starters and four seniors, this year's Missouri women's basketball team thinks it has a great chance to prove naysayers wrong.

Cyclones, Red Raiders earn Big 12 victories

Iowa State got its first conference win in two seasons with a comfortable win over Baylor. Texas Tech got its first road win with quarterback Steven Sheffield at quarterback, upsetting Nebraska in Lincoln.