The fourth Plowman Chamber Music Competition will attract musicians from across the country this weekend to downtown Columbia. They will compete for a $5,000 grand prize.
Columbia police are looking for an armed man who robbed the Bocomo Bay novelty store at about 11 p.m. Wednesday.
The year's first barges started moving up the Missouri River on Thursday, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. The department expects this year's navigation season to be better than in the past.
For the third straight month, cuts have been made to the Missouri state budget totalling $254 million.
Five Columbia elementary schools were presented with an award from the Environmental Protection Agency for their energy efficient practices.
Topics of concern ranged from the school bond issue to getting parents more involved in decison-making.
Residents can help by dropping off used instruments at Smithton Middle School, Grant Elementary School, the Missouri United Methodist Church or the Mustard Seed Fair Trade store.
The competition is stiff, but the chance to try out Google Fiber Internet has many Columbians anticipating what's possible.
Regional Economic Development Inc. is helping bolster Columbia's chances of receiving the Google fiber-optic broadband trial program.
Tracy Greever-Rice, one of four candidates for the Fourth Ward seat on the Columbia City Council, is ready to take her volunteer service to a new level.
In light of a racist incident at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center, a handful of KU students offered the following words: "We choose unity. KU supports MU in the promotion of diversity.”
Falsely imprisoned for 16 years on murder charges, Joshua Kezer is free to tell his story on CBS's "48 Hours Mystery." The program will air at 9 p.m. central time Saturday.
The second suspect in the Dec. 14 Walmart shooting was charged Wednesday with first-degree assault, first degree attempted robbery and armed criminal action.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department will have extra deputies patrolling this weekend to look for impaired drivers.
Some consumers have complained that the dog treat, distributed by Frick's Quality Meats, has caused pets' deaths.
Police found the victims a short time later at the International House of Pancakes. The trio has been cooperative with the police investigation, a Columbia Police spokeswoman said.
Read, candidate for Columbia City Council in Ward 4, addresses 11 issues facing the city.
Despite disapproval from Republicans, the Senate voted 62-36 to extend components of the 2009 economic stimulus measure that would otherwise expire this year.
The Missouri Department of Transportation is hoping to save money in the future by eliminating 400 salaried positions and reducing unnecessary spending.