Chefs designate gardens as top restaurant trend in 2010

Gardens have been named the hottest trend in restaurants after a third of the 2,000 chefs surveyed by the National Restaurant Association named gardens the top trend.

Bonnick's heroics lead MU soccer to victory

Senior forward Alysha Bonnick scored twice in the final five minutes to give the Tigers a comeback win against Oklahoma.

Missouri enters AP college football poll, at 24

Missouri makes its debut in the poll, while Texas falls out for the first time in 10 years.

The Week in Comments: Proposition B, AP football poll, parks sales tax

Every week, readers of offer their opinions on the news and the Missourian's coverage of it. Here, we offer you a digest of some of the conversations we found most interesting.

New Missouri swim coach looking to 'build something'

Greg Rhodenbaugh is hoping to cultivate a "championship mentality" here like the one he enjoyed at the University of Arizona, which won national championships in 2008. He himself was a national champion relay swimmer in 1983.

Analysis: Factions split Missouri Senate Republicans

The party is divided between moderates and conservatives, and a rare challenge appears to be brewing for the president pro tem's seat.

Insurance study ranks Missouri 16th for car accidents involving deer

Biffle wins at Kansas Speedway to keep title hopes alive

Carl Edwards finished in sixth place.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Is there too much money coming from out-of-state to support Proposition B?

Most of the $2 million raised has come from out-of-state sources.

Check out what Columbia residents had to say about Roots 'N' Blues

People shared their festival experiences on

Perlow-Stevens art gallery will move at the end of February

The Perlow-Stevens Gallery will be moving from its familiar location near Eighth Street and Broadway to 1025 E. Walnut St. in the North Village Arts District.

Columbians gather to end global hunger

Taking to the streets of downtown Columbia, more than 150 Columbia residents participated in the Crop Walk to fight hunger.

LETTER: If airport expands, don't forget about disability access

The city should take the concerns of the disabled into consideration as it studies whether to expand Columbia Regional Airport.

KC leaders say St. Louis isn't pulling its weight in Prop A fight

Proposition A would make the two cities' earnings taxes — 1 percent levies taken from the paychecks of those who live or work in the cities — subject to voter approval.

Alpha Phi reunites decades of sisters for centennial weekend

Alpha Phi's Omicron chapter celebrated 100 years of sisterhood on the MU campus last weekend. The event drew more than 620 current students and alumnae back to the Greektown house.

Barbecue contest adds spice to Roots 'N' Blues

Along with music, day two of the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival in Columbia featured 50 barbecuing teams.

PHOTO GALLERY: Day two of Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ

The second day of the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival in downtown Columbia offered patrons a wide range of tastes and tunes. Here are a few of the sights caught Saturday by Missourian photographers.

Grant, West Boulevard students join blues festival at Flat Branch Park

Students from the two elementary schools performed the music they learned with guest teacher T.J. Wheeler, a blues musician.

Missouri football team experiments with running game

After the suspension of Derrick Washington cast doubt on the Missouri football team's running game, coach Gary Pinkel needed a solution. To get there, he started an experiment. Now, the Tigers consider the running game mostly a three-man rotation.

Missouri Women's Athlete of the Decade broadcasts for Missouri volleyball

Lindsey Hunter, former All-American setter for Missouri, is the color commentator for Missouri volleyball's broadcasts.