MU considering to start degree programs in South Korea

MU is one of several U.S. universities in talks with South Korea to offer degree programs as part of a new English-intensive university in South Korea.

Traveling troupe incorporate music, poetry and creation stories in concerts

Traveling troupe Ensemble Galilei will perform its "Universe of Dreams" show as part of the University Concert Series on Saturday night at Jesse Auditorium. The performance includes music, images, acting by Lily Knight and a narration by NPR radio talk show host Neal Conan.

The Beat: Inside "Today's Question"

Columbia Missourian reporters Roseann Moring and Tram Whitehurst joined KBIA's Eric Durban on "The Beat" to discuss the evolving community conversation.

Georgian officials look to model after U.S. democratic system

Georgian officials met with Columbia officials as part of the Open World Program to learn about local government, finance and infrastructure. Georgia has been working toward becoming a democratic society.

UPDATE: Sixth Mohler family member charged in sex abuse case

Darrel Wayne Mohler of Silver Springs, Fla., was charged Friday with two counts of rape stemming from 1986. Court documents say the 72-year-old suspect was charged in Lafayette County, but it was unclear if he was in custody.

Rep. Blunt opposes higher insurance prices for unhealthier groups

Missouri Congressman Roy Blunt said he opposes provisions that will stop the insurance industry for charging higher health insurance prices for those with health conditions.

Missouri Sen. Nodler resigns as Appropriations Committee chairman

Sen. Gary Nodler, R- Joplin, will be resigning his position as chairman of the state Appropriations Commitee to avoid a conflict of interest as he runs for a Missouri congressional seat in 2010. Nodler will be replaced by Rob Mayer, R-Dexter.

Missouri man admits to faking legal career

Jeffrey Tendrick, who has spent time in Missouri prisons for various fraud and swindling charges, admitted to stealing more than $22,000 from various clients during his fake legal career.

MU creates experimental winery

MU will be creating a winery as part of the school's Institute for Continental Climate Viticulture and Enology. The university said the wine that is produced will be sold to the public.

Missouri gets $1.5 million in grants for juvenile crime

Columbia will recieve about $30,000 of the $1.5 million for programs designed to keep juveniles out of trouble.

COMMENT: 10 Things you didn't know about Kansas State

A trip to Manhattan, Kan., is a chance to see the best team in the Big 12 North. A team on the real up and up. A collection of youngsters with an undeniable spirit. A team that ... lost to Louisiana-Lafayette? ... Yeah, sorry, we can't hype this thing up.

Investigation into unfounded Jefferson City hostage report continues

Police spokesman Capt. Mike Smith said Thursday that the investigation is ongoing and no further information was available. Employees of an agency locked down Tuesday during the situation have been asked to evaluate their agency's emergency response.

Final fall compost workshop to be held Saturday morning

The free, 30-minute workshop will be held at the city's Capen Park compost site.

Missouri football team faces uncertain postseason

The Missouri footbal team needs at least one more win to have a chance at getting invited to a bowl.

Jackson's highlight catch gives glimpse of potential for Missouri football team

Missouri wide receiver Jerrell Jackson is just a sophomore, but he has already contributed his own memorable moment to Missouri's season. His coach and teammates say that is just a sign of what's to come.

Hot streaks helping Hickman in state soccer tournament run

Senior midfielder George Plakorus and junior goalkeeper Chuck Wilson have found success at just the right time for the Hickman soccer team.

Columbia College soccer team pleased to reach AMC finals

The Cougars soccer team plays Park University in the American Midwest Conference finals against on Friday night at R. Marvin Owens Stadium in Columbia.