Missouri football players Jarrell Harrison and Kenji Jackson are competing for the starting spot at strong safety. They both have starting experience and can boast similar skills. The Tigers coaches say they are stressing consistency in their preseason evaluations.
Les Bourgeois Winery at Rocheport has far outgrown itself and is expanding its wine-making facility. The old winery will be turned into a wine education area to accommodate tours, tourists and students.
Caitlin Valora, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, authorities said. The crash happened at E. Nifong Boulevard and State Farm Parkway around 11 a.m.
The Daniel Boone Little League American All-Stars lost 7-1 to Iowa on Monday at the Midwest Regional Tournament in Indianapolis. The Columbia team can make the semifinals with a win on Tuesday.
One child was thrown from the Chevy S-10, and the driver was pinned beneath the truck.
A raccoon whom Gary Mitchell has named Houdini has been eluding his attempts to catch her all summer. Three times she has escaped from a trap, but that doesn't deter Mitchell from trying to relocate her.
God's Wheels, the motorcycle ministry and official charity of the National Bikers Roundup, helped collect 66,563 pounds of food during the roundup held this past week in Columbia. The food was given to the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri to serve 32 counties.
Estimates for turnout varied, with numbers as high as 25,000 and as low as 15,000. Organizers had previously expected 35,000.
The extreme temperatures are expected to last all week.
Although the Obama administration did increase overall deportation of illegal immigrants in 2009, students who came to the United States without papers as children are being spared.
An excessive heat warning for parts of Missouri and Illinois, including Columbia, will be in effect until late Thursday.
An anonymous family has pledged $1 million to the new Catholic high school being built in Columbia if fundraisers can reach the $12 million mark.
There was a time when little thought was put into campus tours for prospective students. Today, tour guides at colleges and universities play important roles in the recruitment process. And students have to work to show they're up to the job.
Missouri House member Brian Nieves has been accused of threatening an aide to a Republican opponent in last week's state Senate primary.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill is touting a $600 million plan to increase security along the U.S.-Mexican border.
Missouri farmers can hear details of the 2010 Conservation Reserve Program at meetings being held around the state this week, starting Monday in Columbia.
Maintenance crews getting rentals ready for new tenants sometimes have to have strong stomachs and lots of garbage bags.
The MU Health Care Department is scheduled to host free skin cancer screenings at the Missouri State Fair from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event's goal is to both educate the public on skin cancer and detect early signs of the disease.
The Federal Highway Administration approved three road projects, including a $40 million Stadium Boulevard extension, but the Missouri Department of Transportation doesn't have the money to begin any of them yet.
A white van was reported stolen Saturday afternoon after a similar vehicle was seen near the hotel where two Suzuki motorcycles were stolen.