Census Bureau to go door to door starting this weekend

Census Bureau regional director Dennis Johnson said the volunteers will be asking the same 10 questions that are on the paper census forms.

City sets meetings about water distribution project

A recent study determined that a new water main was needed, according to Columbia Water and Light.

Madoff fraud investigator shares experience in MU lecture

Harry Markopolos, who discovered and alerted authorities to the Madoff investment fraud scheme, spoke to an audience at Cornell Hall at MU on Friday.

Cycle Recycle giving away bikes, get residents pedaling through Columbia

The Cycle Recycle program, which aims to give away previously used bicycles, will hold an event Sunday as part of Bike, Walk & Wheel Week. Line vouchers will be handed out at 9 a.m. and bikes will be given away at noon.

Columbia College presents marketing plan to the city of Cuba, Missouri

A Columbia College business class presented a marketing plan to Cuba Development Group Inc. on Thursday, that involved looking at education and safety in the city of Cuba, Mo.

VIDEO: Budweiser Clydesdales open to the public

Starting Saturday, visitors will be allowed to tour Warm Springs Ranch. The ranch is the new home to Budweiser’s Clydesdale breeding program. On Friday, the ranch held an open house for special guests and showed off their new-to-the-public facility. Jim Poole, general manager of Clydesdale operations, spoke about the decision to move to Boonville, what goes on at the new facility and what it takes for Clydesdales to be fit for commercials.

Two Missouri banks among FDIC seizures Friday

Champion Bank of Creve Coeur and BC National Banks of Butler were closed along with five others, bringing the number of U.S. bank failures this year to 64.

Derby Ridge Elementary students learn from the Retired and Senior Volunteer program

Volunteers at Derby Ridge work with kingergartners through a multigenerational learning program.

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 3 p.m. for Boone County

Strong wind gusts, large hail and frequent lightning are predicted for Boone County and all adjacent counties.