Mort Walker Collection on display at Special Collections Library

The Special Collections Library at Ellis Library houses a collection of materials about Beetle Bailey creator Mort Walker.

Students take advantage of bus route changes

After three weeks, residents are beginning to feel the changes to Columbia Transit's bus schedules and routes.

Ad campaign proposed to promote city of Columbia

The Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau wants more than $100,000 for advertisements to promote the city.

Wastewater found near Byrnes Mill beach

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is investigating after an inspection determined that sewage sludge was being released near Rockford Beach Park.

Three-fourths of Missouri drivers buckle up for rides

Missourians are continuing to buckle their seat belts, according to a state transportation survey that found 76 percent of people wearing belts, down only 1 percent from last year.

UPDATE: Missouri judge will decide Friday on adult business lawsuit

A Missouri judge will decide Friday whether to temporarily block a new Missouri law restricting strip clubs and adult video stores set to take effect Saturday.

Columbia to host Missouri State HOG Rally for first time

Members of the Harley Owners Group will ride through Columbia from Thursday to Saturday.


UPDATE: Missouri judge considers adult business lawsuit

A Missouri judge said he hopes to decide Friday whether to temporarily block new restrictions on strip clubs and adult book stores set to take effect Saturday.

$50,000 donation anchors radiothon for MU Children’s Hospital

MU's children's hospital is set to receive $50,000 as part of the Children's Miracle Network Radiothon.

Video of Mort Walker discussing Beetle Bailey

Mort Walker talks about why Beetle Bailey became a strip about the army and how America's military history affected the strip's development.

Ashland rodeo marks 34 years

The Cattlemen Days Rodeo will feature two days of competitive events.


Candidate for Boone County Presiding Commissioner

Colleges see prospective donors among new students

Students inspired to give back to school community.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Should MU cap enrollment?

As MU welcomes its biggest freshman class ever, will the university be able to accommodate all of the incoming students, or should the university consider capping enrollment?

Gov. Jay Nixon touting job expansions in rural Missouri

The state is awarding a total of $380,00 in tax credits for expansions at Meramec Electrical Products and Air Evac Lifeteam in southern Missouri.

WeCar arrives at MU

A new MU program introduces an eco-friendly way to get around town. 


Missouri hog company misses deadline to decrease odor

Missouri state officials said Premium Standard Farm will be fined for missing a July deadline to install new technology that prevents odors from the hogs affecting air outside the farms.

Former Missouri lawmaker transferred from federal prison

Jeff Smith, who resigned from the legislature last summer, has been transferred to a facility in St. Louis.

Seven more Missouri counties to get federal disaster help

Seven counties in northeast and north-central Missouri will receive federal disaster aid to help them recover from floods and severe storms. 

Kansas City's Kemper Museum will show art controversial in China

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art hosts controversial exhibit.