Former Congressman Kenny Hulshof has met with university president Gary Forsee at least three times in recent months at Forsee's campus office. Hulshof was one of the three finalists for the system's top job in 2007.
Today's question: Should the Catholic Church halt charity work in protest of a gay marriage ordinance?
In response to a proposed same-sex marriage bill for the District of Columbia, The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is threatening to discontinue its social services program.
Deputies found crack cocaine and marijuana among the possessions of the driver.
A community group is sponsoring a public meeting Friday to discuss the dangers of Tasers. The meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Boone County Government Center, 801 E. Walnut St.
Stephens College students perform a powerful vision of women aging from the 1970s to 2007. "The Dixie Swim Club," a Warehouse Theatre production, follows the relationship among five young women throughout their lives after college. The play opens at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and runs through Saturday.
The Columbia-Boone County chapter of the League of Women Voters hosted its Green Power Forum on Tuesday. Information was presented about biomass, wind and solar energy.
The Missouri Farm Family Agriculture Alliance plans to promote Missouri crops, livestock and agribusinesses through means such as letters to the editor, bumper stickers and speeches.
The rising cost of insurance is causing small businesses across the country to drop or scale back employee health care plans. Small businesses owners have been pleading their case about rising rates to the White House and Congress.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Wednesday that women should get regular mammograms starting at age 40, despite a recommendation from a government panel saying women don't need to start getting mammograms until they reach 50.
A parade scheduled for Saturday to celebrate the creation of Columbia's first bike boulevard on Windsor and Ash streets will be postponed because of the MU football game against Iowa State.
According to an AP poll, Americans like a government health insurance option that would compete with private insurers to drive down prices, but don't like allowing the government to allow what kind of medical care they can get.
After struggling early in the Big 12 Conference season, the Cyclones football team has become bowl eligible largely through strong performances from its defense.
Looking for ways to entertain your kids this fall? Check out this list of things to do in and around Columbia through Jan. 9. All events are free unless otherwise noted.
The Tigers' new motto, C.H.A.N.G.E, an acronym standing for competitiveness, happiness, attitude, new beginning, greatness and energy, reflects the goals of the four seniors on this season's team.
MU senior James Guirl, 21, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of third-degree assault of a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest and second-degree sexual misconduct.
For MU and Columbia, Homecoming is the game day of the football season. But for the 29 members of MU's homecoming steering committee, planning starts in February.
Matt Pell, an All-American for the Missouri wrestling team in 2005, returned to the Tigers' wrestling room this season as an assistant coach after spending two years as an assistant coach in Virginia.
City officials said the new 4,100-foot extension of Providence Road, between Vandiver Drive and Blue Ridge Road, will make travel within the city easier. They view the new road as "the gateway to north Columbia."
A 17-year-old Columbia man was arrested Sunday on charges stemming from an October burglary in the 1300 block of White Oak Lane. He was arrested after losing consciousness while driving, a spokesman for the Boone County Sheriff's Department said.
A Cole County circuit judge ordered a 15-year-old girl to stand trial as an adult for the slaying of Elizabeth Olten, 9.