Dialogue Club lecture to focus on bringing movements together

The lecture, scheduled for Wednesday evening, is part of a series sponsored by the club.

Columbia School Board cuts budget for middle school athletics

The Columbia School Board voted to cut funding for middle school athletics and make the program solely intramural.

Program to commemorate Mark Twain's literary contributions

MU will host “Mark Twain: A Centennial Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910,” commemorating the 100th anniversary of the iconic author’s death.

Skeleton found by teenager identified

Human remains found Saturday west of Roger I. Wilson Memorial Drive have been identified as 57-year-old Ronald P. Elic. Elic, of Overland Park, Kan., was released from the Boone County Jail in July 2009.

Presidential historian to speak at Columbia College

Michael Beschloss, an award-winning presidential historian, will give a lecture Thursday in Launer Auditorium on the Columbia College campus.

Public invited to comment on Hinkson Creek plan

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources invites the public to comment on a draft plan to improve the water quality of Hinkson Creek.

Nixon appoints Fugit as new Boone County treasurer for 2010

Jan Fugit will be resigning from Boone County Hospital where she is the financial reporting manager to take over the full-time Boone County treasurer position.

Statewide tornado drill postponed until Thursday

The Columbia/Boone County Office of Emergency Management will activate outdoor warning sirens across the county at 1:30 p.m.Thursday

Harlem Globetrotter to visit Children's Hospital

Wun “The Shot” Versher of the basketball team will visit pediatric patients Wednesday morning.

Distinguished authors to lead discussion on words, music at MU

Dan Levitin and Tim Page are planning to lead an interactive panel on the importance of music and writing and how they relate to the human mind on Friday at MU.

Autopsy to confirm identity of body found in Columbia

The remains were discovered Saturday by a 13-year-old near the Boone County Jail.

Jetton denies wrongdoing in handling sex-oriented business bill

A federal grand jury continues to investigate former House Speaker Rod Jetton for his handling of a 2005 bill that looked to toughen regulations on sexually oriented businesses

Stephens College Children's School to host open house

The open house gives a chance for people to tour the school and meet teachers who work there.