Veterans hospital construction continues despite weather delays

Construction for a new operating room at Truman Veterans Hospital will now be finished in June. 


TODAY'S QUESTION: Will you download the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ smartphone app?

Festival coordinators have developed a smartphone application for iPhones and Android phones that will allow fans to track which bands are playing on each stage downtown, read artist biographies and use interactive maps of the downtown and festival areas.

Big 12 releases future football conference schedules

After Colorado and Nebraska exit the Big 12, the conference will expand to a nine-game league schedule.

'Today' show wedding couple says 'I do'; honeymoon location announced

After a whirlwind month of planning, the Columbia couple who won the "Today" show wedding contest exchanged vows live from Rockefeller Plaza.

Missouri getting part of $15 million in education grants

Missouri and five other states are participating in a program to help adults complete their associate degrees.

Strong player can't stop Rock Bridge volleyball's loss to Helias

Despite the loss, Rock Bridge libero Nici Thaler showed a strong performance. Thaler has a long volleyball career that has generated interest from several colleges.


Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission endorses East Area Plan

The commission voted unanimously Thursday to accept a plan that creates a road map for the expansion of east Columbia, whose population has grown in recent years.

Emanuel leaving White House on Friday

With some heavy campaign funding at his disposal, Emanuel will resign as White House chief of staff to join the race for Chicago's next mayor.

GEORGE KENNEDY: President Forsee should be bold with tuition hike, cautious with pension changes

A "world class" education has to come with a price tag.

Nelson-Atkins Museum to get mobile smart phone guide

The new smart phone program replaces previous audio guides at the art museum.

MU volleyball team falls at Kansas

The Missouri volleyball team lost to Big 12 rival Kansas on Wednesday night in Lawrence.

Rock Bridge softball defeats Southern Boone

The Rock Bridge softball team, which earned the top seed in next month's district tournament, beat Southern Boone 13-3 on Thursday at Rock Bridge.

With eyes on nationals, sweep can't satisfy Columbia College volleyball team

With their sights set on making the national tournament for the 17th straight year, a close victory over William Woods on Thursday night was not acceptable for the Columbia College volleyball team.

MU student center opens dry cleaning service

Tiger Cleaners, located in the bookstore, accepts clothes for laundry and dry cleaning and offers semester-long plans.

Youth football programs begin concussion prevention work

Videos, coaching exams and other lessons are helping youth football coaches learn about preventing and recognizing concussions.

Rate board denies Postal Service price hike plea

The Postal Regulatory Commission denied the Postal Service's proposal to raise first-class postage in an effort to combat the company's worsening financial crisis.

Senate votes to turn down volume on TV commercials

A bill was passed requiring televisions stations and cable companies to keep the volume of commercials the same as televisions programs.

AIG reaches deal to repay government

The plan could return a profit to taxpayers who footed the bill for the bailout.

Columbia College volleyball sweeps William Woods

LETTER: Print readers should be able to correct errors too

Errors slip through in the print version as well as the online version of the Columbia Missourian.  Catching print errors should be included in the Show-Me the Errors contest.