Rival Kansas, hostile arena await Missouri men's basketball team

Kansas guard Sherron Collins celebrates at the end of an Wednesday's game against Baylor. The Bears gave the Jayhawks a tough game, but Kansas extended its home winning streak to 53.

The Jayhawks have won 53 straight games at Allen Fieldhouse, the longest home winning streak in the country.

Local woman dedicates life to helping African refugees

Caritas Habimana is developing a local center to carry on her life mission of providing assistance to African refugees resettling in the Columbia area.

Mama's boy Sherron Collins powers Jayhawks

The Jayhawks' preseason All-American leads Kansas into Monday's game against Missouri.

ANALYSIS: Nixon, Kinder strike opposite tones in addresses to state

In Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State address he spoke of unity and bipartisanship, while Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder's follow-up speech focused more on Nixon's shortcomings.

Columbia Tribune employee for 75 years, journalist dies at 100

The oldest living graduate of Missouri School of Journalism died Friday at 100. Leslie Francis Pike spent his life documenting the history of Missouri in books and newspapers.

Skala holds Third Ward campaign kick-off

Third Ward councilman Karl Skala has the support of Sixth Ward councilwoman Barbara Hoppe in his bid to remain on the council.

PHOTOS: Whole-Hog Dinner at Sycamore

Sycamore Restaurant hosted a Whole-Hog Dinner on Sunday night. The proceeds of the event, co-hosted by the Slow Food Katy Trail, will fund the expansion of an elementary school program that connects children with local farmers currently in progress at Lee Elementary School in Columbia.

Get to know your grain

As the popularity of whole grains continues to increase, getting educated about whole grains is important. Download our full-color, PDF poster explaining things you need to know about grain.

After a lousy week, Democrats hope to recover

With the 2010 elections and a possible change in congressional control looming, Democrats received two strong political blows this week.

Decorating solutions for big-screen TVs

Home design experts weigh-in on the best way to balance a room with it's electronic focal point, the TV.

Verdict still out on quality of 2009 Missouri wines

Missouri winemakers may have to wait until mid-February to know if 2009 was a good year according to Chuck Dressel, an Augusta, Mo. winery owner. The primary reason is wet and cool weather that delayed last year's grape harvest in the state.