VFW posts making strides in getting younger

New members at the posts include many veterans in their 20s and 30s.

Deputy Chief of Police Tom Dresner to retire after 26 years of service

Dresner recounts some of his highs and lows of being a Columbia police officer and deputy chief.

Men released from Boone County Jail on plea bargain

Two men arrested in the spring were released from jail on Monday after accepting a plea bargain that would lessen rape and sodomy charges to sexual misconduct.

City Council renews Columbia's anti-identity theft program

The Red Flag Rule, a city government effort to prevent identity theft, has been renewed for a second year. So far, the program has found no problems with the protection of municipal records.

Council stipend likely to be put on April ballot

According to several City Council members, voters will once again consider whether city government should be a paid gig.

Pledge of Allegiance may soon be a Council requirement

A proposal by Daryl Dudley might soon make the Pledge of Allegiance a staple of City Council meetings.

Peer coaching bolsters Stephens College basketball team

A young team of only nine players with a coach in his first season, the Stars have found teammates sidelined by injuries provide the team with a new kind of teaching.

UPDATE: Nixon proposes using $3 million to educate Missouri nurses

The governor's proposal would use $1 million each year for three years to fund grants that would pay for about 13 nursing instructors.

Three Missouri volleyball players receive regional honors

Paola Ampudia, Molly Kreklow and Caitlyn Vann all earned Central Region awards from the American Volleyball Coaches Association.


Court: Missouri can dismiss administrative law judges to cut costs

Three judges in the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations had sued to keep their jobs. They lost their case before a Missouri appeals court panel.

ROSE NOLEN: Historians play valuable roles

I'm seriously worried about society's inability to remember important events. If a noteworthy date is not a national holiday, many people have no idea what we are commemorating.

Hickman boys basketball loses road game

The Hickman boys basketball team lost 55-47 on Tuesday at Park Hill South.