On June 18, the Daniel Boone Regional Library System introduced its new Bookmobile Jr., which replaces the previous 24-year-old youth bookmobile.
A broken water main is under repair on Whitegate Drive between Towne Drive and Sylvan Lane. Although service could be restored by 10 p.m. Thursday, residents should boil water until further notice.
Recent events with Ford, IBM and financial regulation have one common theme — passing the expense to you and me.
By the time I got to the fourth book, "Breaking Dawn," I realized these books were an unwitting assault on any ambition a woman may have in this world outside marriage and children.
The Missouri governor has flown on about 175 days since taking office through the end of May, charging his flights to state agencies, while other state employees have had their travel budgets cut.
The Missouri softball coaching staff was named as the Midwest Region Coaching Staff of the Year, announced Wednesday by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
The Columbia Police Department says four recent reports of shots fired are related. The separate incidents occurred within a one-and-a-quarter mile radius of one another.
Four women were taken to University Hospital on Thursday after their car was rear-ended by a dump truck. The driver was not injured, and all four women were released later in the afternoon.
A nonprofit organization has been taking hair donations of all lengths to make hair booms that would soak up oil in the Gulf. BP announced in May that it would not be using booms, but the organization continues to collect.
Columbia Locally Owned Retail and Services began its Independents Week on Thursday, challenging residents to shop locally to boost the community economy.
IBM insisted on speed and secrecy when negotiating with the city to bring a new data center to Columbia.
The governor said it did not make sense to continue spending funds to print state information when all the information can be accessed online. The law is estimated to save about $1.7 million over two years.
The Moving Ahead program is a Columbia Housing Authority initiative that provides kids from low-income backgrounds with tutors, field trips, and special events.
The medical center is urging nearly 2,000 veterans, who had dental procedures from Feb. 1, 2009, to March 11 this year, to have their blood tested for viral infections because of the improperly sterilized equipment.
The Standing Committee for Public Art will review comments Friday on a proposed design for the garage that is scheduled to be built at the intersection of Fifth and Walnut.
Starting July 8, Missouri Gas Energy customers will see their utility rates increase because of the rising cost of wholesale natural gas.
The bill offering up to $15 million annually in tax breaks for the automotive industry passed the House and a Senate economic development committee, but a Senate panel charged with reviewing the financial effect of legislation adjourned Thursday without voting on the bill, thus blocking it from reaching the Senate floor.
The company had to cancel its Jan. 30, 2011, performance because of unapproved mileage in its travel schedule. Ticket holders will be receiving a letter about exchange and refund options.
The Boone County Commission approved a $3.9 million expansion and renovation of the Boone County Government Center and the former Johnson paint company building during a Tuesday meeting.