Historians recall the significance of the Civil War-time Pony Express

Residents of St. Joseph will celebrate the sesquicentennial of the familiar adventure story that involved three freight company owners.

Son of Sedalia civic leader E.B. Smith publishes commemorative book

The work contains prints of Sedalia's landscape and news clippings from the turn of the 20th century.

Missouri woman leaves behind generous gift to charities

Hidden behind her recusiveness, Clara Schallert's philanthropy still helps St. Louis' women and children six years after her death.

Missouri group helps people cope with daily struggles

Celebrate Recovery is not rehab or counseling, but group support. Five churches in Southeast Missouri churches are now offering these meetings that allow attendees to find moral support in sharing their struggles with the community.

Missouri House approves horse slaughtering bill

The bill needs another vote before heading to the Senate.

More than 200 Missouri bridges under repair this year

Drivers can access the MoDOT Web site for information on construction and alternative routes.

LETTER: Setting the record straight on Skala

Gary Kespohl, a candidate for City Council in the Third Ward, opines in regard to the Missourian's March 28 report Skala spends less than city allowances for travel expenses.

LETTER: Endorsements from former mayoral candidate

Former mayoral candidate John G. Clark endorses his candidates for Third and Fourth Wards and mayor.

LETTER: Prop 1 will keep our kids safe

I don’t know how anyone who has watched the video of Adam Taylor being attacked in one of our downtown parking garages cannot agree that increased use of safety cameras are a necessary tool to help the Columbia Police Department keep Columbia safe.

LETTER: Attacking Skala's integrity smells of desperation

Without pay for being a member of the City Council, Skala treats representing our city as more than a full time job.

LETTER: Jan Mees' decision making renders her a good school board candidate

LETTER: No one better qualified than Skala

He is always available to see constituents when he can and holds regular “office hours” before city council meetings.

LETTER: Candidates' response to PedNet matters

LETTER: Greever-Rice strong in education, parenting

Greever-Rice understands that schools need the entire community to get involved in the decision-making process.

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