'Snow boards' key to measuring snowfall

The storm total for snowfall in Columbia is 17.7 inches as of Wednesday morning. Despite gusting winds, a tried-and-true process ensures measurements are sound.

Update on Missourian delivery for print subscribers

An update from the general manager on plans to deliver the print edition of the Columbia Missourian.

MU cancels classes; public schools stay closed; city, county offices will reopen

Snowfall in Columbia totaled 17.7 inches over a 24-hour period beginning Tuesday morning. MU and Columbia public schools are closed again Thursday. Trash pickup for Thursday also has been canceled.

Interstate 70 reopens in Missouri

The interstate was shut down on Tuesday because of whiteout conditions caused by a winter storm that struck most of the country. Interstate 44 remained closed on Wednesday morning.

Missouri men's basketball team falls at Oklahoma State

Keiton Page made two free throws with less than a minute to play to put Oklahoma State up by five points and put the game out of reach for Missouri, which lost 76-70 on Wednesday night to the host Cowboys.


Missouri football signs 17 players to 2011 recruiting class

With nine players from Texas, four from Missouri and one each from Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and North Dakota, it's Gary Pinkel's smallest at MU.

MU assistant coach Matt Zimmerman lives to work

Despite encouragement from his boss, family members and friends, Matt Zimmerman just can't tear himself away from his job as an assistant coach for the Missouri men's basketball team. He simply loves his work.

UPDATE: Historic storm moves on, but problems remain

Southwest, central and northeast Missouri were hit particularly hard by the storm. Lingering problems include treacherous roads and power outages.

Small crowd sees Missouri women's basketball team's win over Nebraska

James Jorgenson and two of his daughters traveled more than 60 miles from Macon to watch the Missouri women's basketball team's 76-69 win over Nebraska. But without the MU band or cheerleaders and a crowd less than half the size as normal is was a quiet game. 

Brown's clutch play leads MU women's basketball to a home win

Senior RaeShara Brown scored 22 of her 25 points in the second half and 12 in last three minutes to lead the Missouri women's basketball team to a 76-69 win over Nebraska on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia residents dig through blizzard aftermath

As the snowfall total reached 17.7 inches in Columbia as of Wednesday morning, residents began digging their way out of snow piles. Interstate 70 reopened in Missouri, but cities across the Midwest face unsafe conditions as roads continue to be plowed.

Uprise employees, owners and family camped out to help community

The winter storm was an opportunity for the owners and employees of Uprise Bakery to share a festive campout.

Columbia football players make college choices

Hickman's Wesley Leftwich joined Missouri, and three Rock Bridge players headed to FBS or FCS schools.

Columbia digging out, recovering slowly after blizzard

The city of Columbia and the Missouri Department of Transportation are working to clear snow on major roads and residential streets so residents can get around safely.

Boone County treasurer remembered as dedicated worker, loving mother

Boone County Treasurer Jan Fugit died Tuesday at Boone Hospital Center of unforeseen medical issues found during a routine operation a few weeks ago. She was 43.

PHOTO GALLERY: Snow doesn't mean all work and no play

Some Columbia residents chose to work through the snow all day, while others took a more festive approach.

Advice for taking care of cars after heavy snow

Snow buildup can cause brakes to fail and cars to vibrate violently.


TODAY'S QUESTION: Should the U.S. cut aid to Egypt?

Protests have exploded in Egypt calling for the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak. Looting, fires and casualties have occurred as a result. President Obama has asked Mubarak to refrain from violence and reform his government.

Federal funding encourages local growers to buy hoop houses

Hoop houses — basically mobile plastic tunnels — insulate plants and soil from the cold weather, making year-round production possible without the expense of greenhouses.

Preliminary statewide accumulation totals

Here are some snowfall accumulation totals from different areas around the state.