On Tuesday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and four other U.S. governors departed for Iraq. Nixon said President Obama's goal of reducing U.S. forces to 50,000 troops by Sept. 1 is feasible.
The board is soliciting proposals for new management and leaderships.
The Missouri River 340 has been postponed.
Next week's 340-mile race for canoeists, kayakers and other paddlers has been postponed because of dangerous conditions on the Missouri River. However, at least two competitiors say they plan to complete the course on the original schedule, despite the dangers.
Neither Libertarian candidate for the 9th congressional district seemed ready to pass the test for being a good representative at the League of Women Voters' debate.
The theater is expected to reopen in September, but its financial footing remains uncertain.
Sedalia man thanks Missouri University Hospital, the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and the Cardiothoracic unit of the Surgery Clinic for outstanding care and successful efforts to save his life.
NASCAR docked Carl Edwards 60 driver points in the Nationwide Series, fined him $25,000 and placed both Edwards and Brad Keselowski on probation through Dec. 31 after their last-lap run-in Saturday at Gateway International Raceway.
The Missouri football team is predicted to finish second in the North Division of the Big 12 Conference in the league's preseason media poll.
The Democratic candidate for Boone County Presiding Commissioner is running against Scott Christianson in the Aug. 3 primary election. Check our complete coverage in the Voters Guide.
Two of the three children sustained life-threatening injuries in the accident Wednesday evening at the intersection of Locust Street and College Avenue.
Groups say the Missouri Theatre's acoustics and atmosphere make it a rewarding place to perform.
A look at the major events in the history of the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts.
Gov. Jay Nixon appointed 25 people to a committee in charge of finding ways to meet tax credit goals more effectively. Two members, Russ Still and Craig Van Matre, are from Columbia.
The loan agency will devote $30 million to Access Missouri scholarships, which will help offset part of the $50 million budget cut to the program announced last month.
Applications are due to the city clerk's office by noon Aug. 6.
A panel discussion about racially biased policing in Columbia takes place at 7 p.m. today at the Activity and Recreation Center.
A Harrisburg man was arrested after he reportedly threatened two individuals with a sword and caused damage to one victim's vehicle.
A petition banning the use of Tasers in Columbia will be put to the City Council for consideration.
Columbia cricket enthusiasts of all ages gather whenever they can to play the game they learned to love in home countries such as India and Pakistan.