UPDATE: Heart of Missouri United Way campaigns to raise $3.3 million

Heart of Missouri United Way launched its annual campaign Friday. A new approach will push a "community impact" model.

Consortiums get $330 million to create new academic tests

The U.S. Education Department has awarded about $330 million to two consortiums representing 44 states, including Kansas and Missouri, and the District of Columbia.

U.S. Bank on Broadway robbed

Police are still searching for the suspect who robbed the U.S. Bank in downtown Columbia on Friday afternoon. The man did not display a weapon but kept his hand in his pocket to imply he had one.

Heart of Missouri United Way campaigns to raise $3.3 million

Heart of Missouri United Way has raised more than $58,000 in funds toward its overall goal.

Army Corps urges safety on lakes over Labor Day holiday

People are urged to wear life jackets and be careful about drinking alcohol while on the water.

GLOBAL JOURNALIST: Is it xenophobia, or is it nationalism?

How should the news media cover xenophobic movements, and how do those movements differ around the world? What is their impact? "Global Journalist" talks with journalists based in America, Moscow, and Brussels.

Developers look to Mississippi River as source of renewable power

Many potential developers are ultimately scared away, however, by the high costs of energy projects and the lengthy federal licensing process.

Grant Elementary School evacuated after fire alarm sounds

The evacuation was prompted by boiler room repairs. It immediately followed a lockdown prompted by an armed robbery in the area.




The Perlow-Stevens Gallery is moving to another location

The building that  currently holds the gallery has been sold. The gallery's lease runs out in February.

My Secret Garden moves to location across downtown

The store's owner said the move comes in response to economic conditions and customer needs. The florist shop will take the place of Vespa of Columbia, which left East Broadway last month.

Kansas City museum exhibit showcases German World War I artifacts

The exhibit, which includes both weapons and nonlethal personal items, portrays World War I from Germany's perspective. It will run through the end of next year.

Missouri Arts Council to host activities in Columbia

Missouri Arts Council offers information to applicants and activities to Columbia.

Missouri residents find creative ways to remember deceased

More people are choosing cremation for their final disposition, and cemeteries and funeral homes are developing more personal touches for remembrance.

Columbia College soccer falls to No. 21 Bellevue

Bellevue hands the Cougars their first loss of the season in the 54th minute.

LETTER: The new Columbia has no use for benches

If you're not a consumer, the District wants you to disappear.