Sewer and manhole maintenance to begin Monday

Parts of College Avenue, Providence Road and Broadway have sewer maintenance scheduled to being Monday. 

Public voices opinions about downtown planning to H3 Studios

H3 Studios ended the first phase of the charrette process with a public meeting to discuss future design plans for downtown.

Community meets Water and Light director candidates at reception

Some of the issues raised include renewable energy options and transparency.

Elks Lodge to celebrate Flag Day with Sunday ceremony

The Columbia Elks Lodge will hold its annual Flag Day ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday.

UM System chancellors tout accomplishments of four campuses

The chancellors also gave forecasted enrollment numbers for the fall semester.

Boone Hospital Board interviews completed

There are three final candidates for a seat on the Boone Hospital Board.

Missouri DNR investigating spills at KC pumping station

The Kansas City Star reported Friday that the spills at the Kansas City Water Services Department pumping station have involved tens of millions of gallons of sewage over three years, but that the cleanup did not get under way until this week.

AmerenUE seeks natural gas rate hike

The utility company said it expects a decision from the Missouri Public Service Commission no later than May 2011.

State government moving ahead with debt refinancing

The plan is expected to help the state's budget in the short term.

Baseball commissioner to be in KC for 'major announcement'

Commissioner Bud Selig is expected to award the 2010 All-Star Game to Kansas City.

Flood advisory issued until late Friday afternoon

A downpour Friday morning prompted the advisory. The National Weather Service said locations along Hinkson Creek downstream from Columbia can expect flooding.