Family Fun Fest canceled

Because of the rainy weather and continued forecasts for showers, the Family Fun Fest scheduled to take placeWedensday in Flat Branch Park has been canceled

'Today' show wedding couple reunited, see dress and tuxedo

Melissa McMillin and Jeremy Gebhardt also received a surprise gift — a Chevrolet Equinox LTZ — on Wednesday's televised segment. Chevrolet is sponsoring the couple's wedding.

UPDATE: Ninth Street Summerfest to take place indoors

The final Summerfest concert will take place inside the Blue Note because of inclement weather.

Columbia man arrested after vehicle, foot chase

A Columbia man was arrested after a pursuit through the city early Wednesday, according to the Boone Country Sheriff’s Department.

Boone County under flash flood watch

A flash flood watch was posted for Boone and adjacent counties from noon Wednesday through Thursday morning.


Draft horse, mule sale attracts crowds at Boone County Fairgrounds

The four-day event runs Wednesday through Saturday.

St. Joseph strip club violates new Missouri law

The St. Joseph adult entertainment business, Blondie's, is charged with offering nudity and booze, which breaks the new law.

Missouri holds campout at river confluence

The Department of Conservation says the campout allows people to experience the rivers in a new way.

Hard work big part of receiver's success for Missouri football

Sophomore wide receiver T.J. Moe says his experience at Missouri has showed him that dogged performance at practice yields substantial results.

Missouri housing agency hires new executive director

An attorney who has focused her career on housing, real estate development, construction and project finance will join the commission.

Trivunovic dominating early for Columbia College volleyball team

Vesna Trivunovic, a junior outside hitter on the Columbia College volleyball team, is quickly becoming a fan favorite in her first season with the Cougars.


Edwards among Chase's five winless drivers

Carl Edwards is one of several contenders vying to make up ground as the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup begins.

Fall into Art succeeds similar festival, this time at Parkade

The Fall into Art festival will be held this weekend at the Parkade Center.

Former Gov. Hearnes inducted into Hall of Famous Missourians

Former Gov. Warren Hearnes died in August 2009. His wife, Betty, called the former governor's career a "journey of public service" that took him through all three branches of state government.

Missouri House fails to override veto of funding bill

Many Democrats said the legislation was unnecessary and unconstitutional, echoing Gov. Nixon's concern. Just one Democrat backed the veto override attempt.

Stephens Lake Park 'price tags' to show what trees are worth

A grant from the Missouri Department of Conservation will fund a cost-benefit analysis of Columbia's trees. The data will help city officials know which trees are best for Columbia's parks.

Columbia receives highest art grant statewide

The city of Columbia received $32,644 from the Missouri Arts Council, which is the largest grant of any other city statewide. Collectively, various organizations in Columbia received $458,282.

UPDATE: IHOP sues Missouri prayer center over use of same acronym

IHOP has filed a lawsuit against the Kansas City-based International House of Prayer for trademark dilution and infringement. 

TODAY'S QUESTION: What do you think about Proposition B?

Proposition B aims to prohibit cruel treatment of dogs in large breeding operations and requires proper nourishment, shelter and veterinary care for them.

IHOP sues Missouri prayer center over use of same acronym

The International House of Pancakes sued the International House of Prayer last week for trademark dilution and infringement.