Brad Pennington, an accomplished river racer from Houston who entered this week's Missouri River 340, found out the hard way that silver carp jumping from the river can be a danger to boaters.
The Missouri River 340's first and second place winners, boats from the men's tandem division, finished the race Wednesday. Beauties and Barnacles, a dragon boat, finished third.
Officers from multiple counties and the Missouri State Highway Patrol were involved in the chase before the man was arrested.
Billionaire Stan Kroenke must turn over control of the Denver Nuggets and the Colorado Avalanche to his son before he can buy the 60 percent of the Rams he doesn't already own.
MU announces a new space for tailgating with new rules.
A Columbia couple won the 'Today" show's wedding competition Wednesday morning. Melissa McMillin, 21, and Jeremy Gebhardt, 22, will have their reception, outfits and other parts of their wedding planned by viewers.
Working to make Columbia's citizens safe and healthy would improve the economy in the long run.
Carolina Chocolate Drops led the Wednesday night concert for Summerfest.
While the ideals embodied in the First Amendment-granted freedom of speech are not to be disregarded, Americans must not view this as an avenue for dismissing common sense or tact.
Missouri junior wide receiver Jerrell Jackson was expected to be out until October with a broken bone in his wrist, but he was catching passes in practice on Wednesday.
High levels of E. coli have been found in Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and Mark Twain State Park.
The Board of Education will hold a public hearing on an increase in the Columbia school district's tax levy at 7:30 a.m. Thursday. The increase will take effect Dec. 31 in an effort to stabilize the Columbia Public School's budget.
The grounds crew members of the Missouri River 340 provide their racers with vital items throughout the course. Most important is the moral support they give.
The Center for Education Safety partners the state Department of Public Safety and the Missouri School Boards' Association. It is set to open Sept. 1 in Jefferson City.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department will be conducting an evening sobriety checkpoint sometime between Wednesday and Sunday.
Modified taekwondo moves benefit Columbia children with disabilities.
Advocates of a Missouri anti-cyberbullying statute that takes effect Friday hope it helps school districts focus on behavior that they say can be more harmful than traditional bullying.
Poplar Bluff and Warrensburg are using the hybrid buses in their public transit agencies.