Former mayor, councilman Clyde Wilson of Columbia dies

Former Columbia mayor Clyde Wilson died Tuesday. He was 83. This slideshow contains pictures of Wilson from the Missourian's archives.

Clyde Wilson, former mayor of Columbia and active citizen, died at age 83 on Tuesday.

COLUMN: Simple communities live better

Many people forget the benefit of tight-knit neighborhoods in their lives.

First baseman breaks doubles record in Missouri baseball team's win

Aaron Senne hit his 57th and 58th career doubles in the Missouri baseball team's 22-14 win over Purdue on Tuesday, breaking the record for most doubles by a Tigers player.

Congregation Beth Shalom celebrates Passover Seder

Congregation Beth Shalom celebrated Passover Seder on Tuesday at Jack's Gourmet restaurant.

People for a Taser-Free Columbia to introduce ordinance

The group is also holding a fundraising event April 9 at Cafe Berlin.

TODAY'S QUESTION: What should be done to reduce childhood obesity?

A new study shows that teenagers in 34 nations are spending more time using a computer and less time getting physical activity.

COLUMNIST: Health care bill needs some compromise

The mainstream media would have you believe that Republicans are obstructionists, but history proves that wrong.

Jackson ready for Hickman track season to start

Hickman junior Victoria Jackson runs the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dash as well as the 100- and 300-meter hurdles. Her specialty, though, is the long jump where she placed third at last season's state championships.

Sessions brings tech background, young perspective to School Board race

Business owner and Hickman High School graduate Jonathan Sessions, 27, sees his age as an advantage in the race for the Columbia School Board. He looks to provide a generational perspective and technological knowledge to the board during a one-year term.

Peters says legal background has helped him discern importance of school bond issue

MU law professor Philip Peters emphasizes the link between early childhood education and success in school later. He says when he looks at an issue, he begins with the evidence.

Migrating Sandhills off the banks of the Platte River

MU journalism and agricultural journalism students cover the sandhill crane migration on the Platte River in Nebraska.

Ballingall takes first place in tournament for Missouri men's golf

The Tigers finished in second place overall Tuesday at the UALR/First Tee Classic in Little Rock, Ark.

Attorney Kim Shaw to run for Boone County associate circuit judge

Public defender Kim Shaw announced Tuesday that she will run for the associate circuit judge position held by longtime incumbent Larry Bryson.

Police investigate possible dog fighting incident in Columbia

Police removed two dogs after seeing that both had been injured. Witnesses say a third dog was removed from the property before officers arrived.

New deer population-counting is more high tech, less costly

Motion-sensing cameras are being used to uncover important statistics about deer population in Missouri parks.

GRAPHIC: Running on a treadmill compared to running over ground

Running on a treadmill and running over ground exercise the body differently despite what seems like the same motion.

Missouri considers animal waste gas as renewable energy

The Missouri Senate gave initial approval Tuesday to a bill allowing methane gas produced by animal waste to be used for renewable energy.

Banquet to honor local educators with Academic Excellence awards

Contributions for the awards come from area residents and businesses.