2005 park sales tax funded several promised Columbia projects

Over the past five years, Columbia's Parks and Recreation Department has been working closely with city officials to use the 2005 park sales tax revenue to complete a long list of promised projects. How has it done?

Buzz greets Columbia's first White Castle

Columbia's first White Castle opened Sunday on Clark Lane to the people of a slider-hungry city. 

City of Columbia pays $90,000 in gender discrimination claim

A former landfill employee's lawsuit alleged women were not wanted there.

Fire Department responds to fire at Regency Mobile Home Park

No one was injured in the trailer home fire.

Photographs of fans rushing the field pulled from official Tigers Photo Store

MU's athletics department had posted photos for sale of students rushing the field taken by student intern photographers. The photos were available for less than 48 hours, according to the athletics department.

MU gets a B for being green

MU's Environmental Affairs and Sustainability Committee, as well as its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, helped it improve to a B from a B- in the 2011 College Sustainability Report Card.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Is the Rally to Restore Sanity entertainment or political?

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert rallies will take place Saturday. Are the rallies entertainment or political?

MU to open pet cancer center in Wentzville

The center will diagnose and treat dogs and cats that are referred by their regular veterinarians.

Ferreira one of driving forces behind Cougars' volleyball success

Wednesday night, Columbia College libero Paula Ferreira spread the ball around the court and kept the defense off balance in the Cougars quick three-game victory over Stephens.

Oklahoma State receiver Blackmon suspended for 1 game

Coach Mike Gundy announced Blackmon's suspension after the 20-year-old was arrested on a misdemeanor DUI charge Tuesday morning.

Gold wins first game of Missouri baseball team's fall World Series

The Gold team wins Game 1 of the Missouri baseball team's fall World Series.

Missouri volleyball team defeats Kansas

The Missouri volleyball team defeated Big 12 rival Kansas 25-23, 25-21, 28-26 on Wednesday at Hearnes Center.

NCAA athletes improve overall graduation rates

The 2003-04 freshman class was the first to be subjected to academic reforms adopted during the late Myles Brand's tenure.

Columbia College volleyball sweeps neighbors

The Columbia College volleyball team quickly defeated Stephens College, 25-10, 25-13, 25-14 on Wednesday at Southwell Complex.

LETTER: Blunt's opposition to abortion makes him a bad Senate candidate

The government must respect the right of women to make decisions about their reproductive functions.

Groundbreaking date for Hindman garden set

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Darwin and Axie Hindman Discovery Garden is set for 10:30 a.m. Nov. 6.

LETTER: Columbia Audubon Society supports parks tax

We believe that the continuation of this tax will provide vital support for the many various recreational activities of Columbia citizens as well as support for Audubon's interests.

J. KARL MILLER: Attack ads are nothing new in elections

If you intend to exercise your right/privilege to vote, please do so responsibly — know the candidate and understand the issues — recovery from an unwise decision is a lengthy and painful process.

Missouri women's golf takes eighth in Las Vegas Showdown

The fall seasons for both the men's and women's teams ended this week.

Rock Bridge soccer team nets 20th win

The Rock Bridge boys soccer team defeated Whitfield 3-0 on Wednesday night at Hickman.