Texas town to honor Kahler family with blood drive

A blood drive in Weatherford, Texas, will be held in memory of the Kahler family.

LETTER: Flier opposing Columbia school bond issue is a hoax

Attaching The St. Louis Scholarships Foundation's name to an anti-school bond flier when the organization did not give consent nor agrees with the stance is just plain wrong.

Hannibal man accused of stomping dog to death

A Hannibal man has been arrested for allegedly stomping a dog to death.

Rolling meth lab explodes on I-44 near Union

Authorities said a man and woman were arrested after a car containing meth-making materials exploded. The woman told police the car exploded when someone lit a cigarette.

Missouri university presidents to discuss financial aid

UM System President Gary Forsee and nine other Missouri university presidents plan to discuss financial aid on Tuesday.

Doctoral student wins academic award from Virginia Tech University

Fulya Marsh, a Columbia resident, won the Don G. Cramer Research Award for her project "Revisiting Transition: Experiences of Middle Eastern Graduate Students in the United States."

FBI's reward for 1991 missing boy case still stands

The FBI has called a news conference Tuesday about the disappearance of Alan Henderson, who went missing in 1991 near his home in Moscow Mills.

Art exhibit to highlight Missouri's puppy mill industry

A group looking to call attention to Missouri's puppy mill industry is sponsoring a traveling art exhibit entitled "Misery in Missouri: Dogs Can't Vote, You Can."

TODAY'S QUESTION: Do you think the Tigers deserve a No. 10 seed in the NCAA Tournament?

The process of determining seeds for the NCAA Tournament is an extremely complicated one. Did officials place Missouri in the right spot?

BOONE LIFE: A 4-H project that went berserk

Missouri has the second largest population of beef cattle in the United States, so spring is a busy time for Missouri beef farmers.

Self-described tech geek seeks Columbia Council seat

Rick Buford, a network analyst for Carfax, is one of four people competing for the Fourth Ward seat on the Columbia City Council.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Finding polling locations important for involved citizens

The Missourian is celebrating Sunshine Week, where throughout this week and once a week thereafter, the Missourian will highlight a specific government record.  Today, the featured record is a searchable list of polling locations.

Missouri women's swim team preps for nationals

Despite resignation, energy remains high for MU women's swimming and diving team heading into national championships.

LETTER: Support Sunshine Week by getting involved

It is crucial that the public have access to public information so it can hold the government accountable.

LETTER: Read is right for City Council

Sarah Read's experience and background make her the best candidate for the Fourth Ward.

Proposal to combine state education departments still in early stages

Gov. Jay Nixon raised the proposal last week as a cost-savings measure.

Missouri jobless rate remains unchanged despite new jobs

The Missouri unemployment rate stayed at 9.4 percent last month with new jobs in healthcare, private education and social assistance offsetting losses in construction, manufacturing and other areas.

K.C. International Airport introduces full-body scanners

Starting next week, some passengers traveling with Southwest Airlines at KCI will have to start receiving a full-body scan or a body pat-down before boarding their plane.

Columbia, Boone County offer flood safety tips to residents

March 15 through 19 is Flood Safety Awareness Week, and the National Weather Service and Columbia/Boone County Office of Emergency Management has safety tips for area residents.