Officials confirm mountain lion sighting in Linn County

There have been five confirmed reports of mountain lions in Missouri since November.

Missouri grant streamlines free lunch enrollment

A $70,000-plus grant will be used to help education officials regularly notify schools about students eligible for free lunches.

Missouri veterans sue MU over tuition benefit

The suit claims MU and several other state universities are misapplying the funds meant to cover a variety of college costs, not just tuition.

Missouri residents can report fraud online

The Missouri Department of Revenue has set up a new system in December that allows people to report fraud online.

GLOBAL JOURNALIST: Kosovo celebrates independence amidst prime minister crime allegations

The Republic of Kosovo reaches its third birthday, but problems still exist — such as gaining entrance into the European Union.

LETTER: Legislature seems intent to overturn the people's decision

Missouri legislature seems to be overturning our decisions.

Bloomfield teen doesn't let deafness affect her cheering

Torrie Baker does not let a silent world prevent her from cheerleading for Bloomfield High School. She may have a cochlear implant to cure her deafness, but the junior in high school cannot wear the hearing aid while performing with the squad.

Wildlife Hospital of Valley Park helps birds return to the skies

Volunteers at the World Bird Sanctuary's Wildlife Hospital treat and rehab injured birds to return them to their natural habitats.

St. Joseph woman celebrates her 107th birthday

Despite a pact with her sister to not live to 100, Loletia McVey attended a party for her 107th birthday.

LETTER: Community spirit during snowstorm earns Postal Service's gratitude

The Columbia post office wishes to thank the community for their actions and generosity during the snow storm.

PHOTO GALLERY: Winter warms up

Temperatures reached the mid-70s Thursday, setting a record high temperature for Columbia. The previous record was 68 degrees, set in 1994.