Senne's big day propels Missouri baseball team

The Tigers avoid series sweep against Texas A&M.

Skala spends less than city allowances for travel expenses

The Missourian has provided a breakdown of the Third Ward incumbent candidate's trips taken at the city's expense.

Missouri freshman impresses in NCAA men's basketball tournament

Missouri freshman Michael Dixon Jr. scored a team-high 15 points against West Virginia in 17 minutes, about half the time played by most of Missouri’s starters in the team's second-round NCAA Tournament loss.

Anderson satisfied with Missouri men's basketball season

The Missouri men's basketball team lost in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, but MU men's basketball coach Mike Anderson said he considered it a successful season because of his team's lack of experience. 

Oklahoma holds Missouri softball scoreless

The Tigers' four-game winning streak is snapped.

Rain postpones NASCAR's race in Martinsville

Analysis: The state of legislative priorities

The state legislature has until May 14 to approve the budget and address job creation, ethics reform, DWI enforcement and autism insurance coverage.


Hindman honored at celebration dinner

After 15 years as mayor, Darwin Hindman was honored at dinner with more than 500 guests.

The week in comments: more on Buffalo, Third Ward council race tactics, downtown surveillance, and cinder use

Every week, readers of this Web site offer their opinions on the news and the Missourian's coverage of it. This week's hot topics included more discussion of Ten things you didn't know about Buffalo, the campaign methods of the Third Ward council seat candidates, surveillance cameras downtown and the city's use of cinders in winter.

Police warn residents of scam risk in southwest Columbia

According to an alert from the Columbia Police Department, a male in his late 20s has been appearing at residents' doors requesting personal information or entry into their homes.

ANALYSIS: Missouri bill would hike child support fees

With the poor economy and an uncertain state budget, last week the Missouri House passed a bill to create new child support fees.

Future schools leader Stiepleman commits to life of helping children

Peter Stiepleman, principal of West Boulevard Elementary School, changed his life to help children in need. Now, he looks forward to his new position as assistant superintendent for elementary education.

Missouri track and field team strives to keep throwing tradition alive

MU thrower Chris Holly joined the Tigers this season after winning the 2009 junior college national championship with Neosho County Community College. Holly is vying to become part of a long line of successful Missouri throwers.

Urban Agriculture Center teaches residents to build chicken coops

The City Council passed an ordinance February permitting Columbians to keep chickens in their backyards.

The Week in Pictures: March 21 to 27

The U.S. House of Representatives signed the health care bill, college basketball teams advanced in the NCAA tournament and much more.

Arkansas police find southeast Missouri prison escapee

Before the capture of the 28-year-old man, Columbia police believed he might have been in the city.