The state legislature has until May 14 to approve the budget and address job creation, ethics reform, DWI enforcement and autism insurance coverage.
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.
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.
With the poor economy and an uncertain state budget, last week the Missouri House passed a bill to create new child support fees.
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.
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.
The City Council passed an ordinance February permitting Columbians to keep chickens in their backyards.
The U.S. House of Representatives signed the health care bill, college basketball teams advanced in the NCAA tournament and much more.
Before the capture of the 28-year-old man, Columbia police believed he might have been in the city.
No. 3-ranked Missouri softball stopped Oklahoma 11-5 Saturday without ace Chelsea Thomas, who missed Saturday's game with a stress fracture in her right wrist.
Missouri senior gymnast Sarah Shire won her second consecutive Big 12 Conference all-around championship to help the Tigers gymnasts earn third at the Big 12 Championships on Saturday in Lincoln, Neb.
After dropping its Big 12 Conference opener Friday to Texas A&M, the Missouri baseball team lost again Saturday to the Aggies, this time in the ninth inning.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's budget proposal would cut college finanacial aid programs like Access Missouri and Bright Flight, but only for nonpublic colleges and universities.
Vote yes for Proposition 1 and help ensure the safety of Columbia.
Associate director of the MU Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis Tracy Greever-Rice is well suited for a City Council spot due to political savvy.
A vote for Fourth Ward council candidate Tracy Greever-Rice is a vote for a woman with generosity.
The coalition has released it's endorsements for the April 6 election.
Karl Skala has spent more on travel than any other ward council member while assuming leadership on national committees. Voters will decide if it presents an issue.
The importance of the 2010 census goes much further than a population count.