The UM System Board of Curators met Monday to set objectives for a new retirement plan for faculty and staff. The curators' goal is to develop a viable benefits plan based on the system's research as well as input from faculty and staff.
Muriel Battle High, it is. The high school naming committee will recommend its top name choice for the new high school to the Columbia School Board next week. Muriel Battle and her husband Eliot, 85, helped integrate Columbia's schools.
Police received five phone calls reporting gunshots heard near Worley and Hardin streets. No shell casings, bullet damage or other signs of gunfire were found.
The Tigers look to recover from their first loss of the season last week against Nebraska.
Just as straight people don't make a choice to be attracted to the opposite sex, gay people do not make the choice to be attracted to people of the same sex.
The planned office building, Leawood Plaza, will be built in a residential area replacing three homes on a 0.9-acre lot.
Tori Niemann, a freshman on the Missouri women's basketball team, was an all-state athlete in three sports at Canton High School. After graduating as salutatorian in a class of 44 people, Niemann is set to showcase her skills at a much bigger level.
Confusion over if and when existing stockpile would have to comply resulted in the postponement of further discussion.
Two degree programs were immediately closed. Pending the results of a report to be submitted by MU next month to the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education, three additional programs could be eliminated and 34 more could be reconfigured.
Jim Terry submitted 89 corrections to win the first month of the contest, which asks readers to point out errors in our stories online.
The plan, which will guide development east of Columbia, can be used by the council as a more comprehensive basis for considering development proposals.
Each firm will give a presentation during a public work session Nov. 8.
The council unanimously approved the concepts for the art in the new City Hall building at its Monday meeting. The art will reside on the second and third floors.
The Rock Bridge boys soccer team advanced to the championship game of the Class 3, District 9 tournament with a 2-0 victory over Smith-Cotton on Monday in Sedalia. Hickman lost 1-0 in its semifinal.
The local arts space provided music lessons, lectures and recitals for the art and music lovers of Columbia. The owners did not provide additional details in an e-mail Monday evening.
Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel said Monday he has asked the Big 12 Conference to look at videotape of Nebraska safety Courtney Osborne's hit on Tigers quarterback Blaine Gabbert in the fourth quarter of Saturday's 31-17 loss to the Cornhuskers.
Ahmed Salau was arrested on Friday, and bond was set at $150,000.
Donna Book was arrested Saturday on charges of first-degree arson and domestic assault. She is also suspected in an incident on Thursday, where witnesses said she set fire to a blanket outside of her boyfriend's bedroom.
Several Boone County organizations, including police departments, are teaming up to collect medications for disposal on Saturday.
More than 60,000 Boone County residents are going to vote in Tuesday's midterm election. Which races or issues are getting you to vote?