SUV overturned in accident at Providence and Ash, none injured

An accident at the intersection of Providence Road and Ash Street overturned a Ford Expedition. No injuries were reported.

First mayoral candidate forum scheduled for February

Candidates for Columbia mayor are invited to attend the first mayoral candidate forumon Feb. 3.

PETMO-Columbia sends wheelchairs to Haiti

Thirty wheelchairs were sent to Haiti almost a month before the devastating earthquake Jan. 12, but it's not known if the shipment has arrived in the country.

Many motions heard in Sanders murder case

Daniel Sanders, 20, appeared in court on Wednesday for a motion hearing. Sanders was arrested in August 2008 after a Columbia police officer found the body of Sanders' mother beneath a tire in his trunk. He is accused of drowning her and trying to hide her body.


UM system to offer benefits survey for employees

An online survey at the end of the month will give UM system employees an opportunity to offer feedback about their pay and benefits package.

MU professor speaks on the science behind new mammogram recommendations

MU professor Michael LeFevre, a member of the U. S. Preventive Services Task Force, explains the research behind the organization's controversial mammogram guidelines released in November.

City accepting applications for boards and commissions

The Columbia City Clerk's office announced it is accepting applications for 26 available positions on various city boards and commissions.

Tigers team up with Red Cross for Haiti relief

The MU athletics department announced Wednesday that it will give Tiger fans a chance to donate to Haiti relief efforts. Student volunteers will collect money for the American Red Cross at the Jan. 23 home basketball game.

UM reacts to possible breach of student Social Security numbers

The University of Missouri System cannot determine how many of 75,000 tax forms had visible Social Security numbers in the envelope window, but the Social Security Number Remediation Project will eliminate Social Security numbers from as many information systems as possible by next year.

COLUMN: Let us label ourselves

America is a country of mixed races, religions, ethnicities and cultures, so it's impossible to make us simply fill in one survey bubble.

Missouri farmers urging lawmakers to reject farmland assessment

The Missouri Tax Commission submitted a proposal that would raise property taxes on Missouri's higher productive farmlands, but state farmers are lobbying their lawmakers to reject the proposal. The rules committee hopes to have a decision by next week.

Missouri reports bountiful deer harvest in 2009-2010

The harvest for white-tailed deer was the the fourth-largest in state history.

Nixon to detail jobs plan in Columbia

After delivering his State of the State speech on Wednesday night, Gov. Jay Nixon will appear in Columbia to offer more details on his 2010 jobs package.

1998 lawsuit brings scholarships to UM System

The University of Missouri System is offering scholarships to qualifying students as a part of a 1998 lawsuit settlement. Up to $550 is available to students who qualify.

Merit pay: School Board wants more discussion

Talking about merit pay seemed to generate a little heat among Columbia School Board members at their meeting early Thursday. Although merit pay has been discussed as a possibility before, putting a start date onto it sparked a discussion showing opposing views.

Columbia Chamber urges residents to support downtown cameras

MU art department showcases graduate student work

Graduate Student Showcase in the Fine Arts Building will be on display from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until Feb. 4. A reception will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday

Boys and Girls Club granted access to empty school building

Columbia Public Schools and the Boys and Girls Club reached an agreement that will allow the club to use space in Field Elementary School this semester.

Boone County delays road work

Construction crews will have to wait for dryer weather to complete the projects

Columbia man arrested on suspicion of pocketknife assault

A 42-year-old man reported being assaulted by Powell around 1 a.m. in a residence south of Harrisburg.