Missouri softball winning streak ends

The Tigers' 17-game winning streak was shattered in a 2-1 loss against Ball State on Friday.

Light snow headed to Columbia

The National Weather Service says that there is no winter weather advisory for the Columbia area, but rain, sleet and snow are expected throughout the weekend.

Hickman girls soccer team in tune for season-opener victory

The Kewpies won their season opener — a home game — against Timberland 4-1.

Rock Bridge senior hits home run to spark 10-0 win in baseball season opener

Rock Bridge High School senior outfielder Max Byers hit a three-run home run against Waynesville on the first pitch he saw of 2010. The Bruins won 10-0 after four and a half innings.

UPDATE: Two arrested in connection with incident at Lakota Coffee Co.

Police shocked one man at the coffee shop with a Taser after he allegedly punched a Columbia Police officer in the head.

Chamber of Commerce endorses charter amendments, school bonds

Columbia Public Schools Superintendent Chris Belcher spoke to the chamber earlier this month to garner support.

Search for new Board of Education commissioner put on hold

The Coordinating Board for Higher Education voted Thursday to postpone its search so that it may have extra time to deliberate amid departmental changes.

Clogged sewer line leaks waste into Grindstone Creek tributary

The sewer line was repaired within the hour, according to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

Columbia Farmers Market starts Saturday

Now in its 30th year, the market is allowing food stamps to be used to purchase certain items.

Sarah Palin to speak in Independence

Palin is to appear at a conference titled "Winning America Back" on May 1.

Winter weather expected for Columbia Saturday morning

So far, there has been no snow accumulation in March, when the typical amount is 2.4 inches.

Body found at Jimmy John's identified

Drug use is suspected in the death of Jason Funk, whose body was found inside Jimmy John's on Thursday.

LETTER: Republicans need corporate support

Sarah Palin and John McCain are trying to block health care because it hurts the large insurance and drug companies that help their party.

Hickman girls soccer kicks off fundraising effort

The soccer team is selling programs for the Show-Me Showdown at Mizzou Arena to raise money for new equipment.

Missouri S&T to build research park

Construction on Innovation Park will begin later this month.

2011 trial date set for eldest Mohler

Burrell Mohler Sr.'s trial date has been set for Feb. 22, 2011. Mohler, his four sons and brother have been accused of molesting young relatives over a decade period beginning in the mid-1980s.

Missouri agency: Private investigators need licenses

A 2007 law requires individuals to have a license to be private investigators. However, many might be working without one.

Missouri House panel keeps Amtrak funding

Amtrak, a passenger train corporation, will not undergo cuts in funding despite a recent review of the state budget.

TODAY'S QUESTION: When have you accessed public records?

Government transparency and public records policies are being celebrated in a week-long salute. Sunshine Week comes to a close this weekend.

Old Route K Bridge will close for construction

The Old Route K bridge over Hinkson Creek and the part of the Hinkson Creek Trail underneath will be closed starting Monday morning.