Graffiti was removed from a Hitt Street Parking Garage wall Friday morning.
Nov. 4, 2004, was independence day for Pierpont, a village south of Columbia, and now the U.S. Census adds its official stamp.
A snowfall hit Columbia on Thursday.
Assistant City Manager Paula Hertwig Hopkins will work with City Manager Bill Watkins until his March 11 retirement and will have decision-making authority in his absence.
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Colorado and Nebraska will leave the Big 12 Conference at the end of athletic seasons this year. The Buffaloes will head west to join the Pacific 10, and the Huskers will face competition in the Big Ten this fall. The Missouri women's basketball team will get their last chance to send either school packing with a loss, as they are set to face Colorado on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Cancellation of classes Friday means an additional day of school in early June.
After being down 17-3 in the first quarter, the Jefferson City Jays battled back to win 34-33 on Friday. Kristin Burnett led the Jays with 10 points and freshman guard Monique Townson added eight.
CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien visited Jesse Hall on Friday night to speak about diversity in journalism. The National Association of Black Journalists named O'Brien Journalist of the Year in 2010.
Sophomore point guard spurs early, late runs and Rock Bridge beat Jefferson City 71-48 for the Class 5 District 9 championship.
Veteran gymnasts struggled in some areas, but the Tigers managed to come out on top.
A heart patient received the first installation in mid-Missouri of a newly-approved pacemaker at Boone Hospital Center Friday morning. The pacemaker will allow the patient to have future MRI scans.
Roughly 60 protesters demonstrated their opposition to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi in downtown Columbia Friday afternoon. Several protesters did not attend the first Libyan protest in Columbia at MU's Speaker Circle on Wednesday.
Candidates for the First and Fifth Ward City Council positions answered questions from the public Friday at Stephens College.
A portion of Range Line Street from Rogers Street to Wilkes Boulevard has been renovated, now with a new road median, new pavements and curbs, and new street lights. The utilities were also moved underground.
Films and presentations are slated as a part of MU's sixth annual Canada Days celebration.
The UM System Board of Curators approved a tuition increase in January. Now plans are being made to put some of that new revenue back into student financial aid.
The U.S. is working with European partners on additional sanctions and other multilateral actions that could be taken against the African country in response to recent violence.
After failing to win a U.S. Senate seat last fall, Robin Carnahan will seek re-election as Missouri secretary of state. State Sen. Bill Stouffer announced his intention to oppose Carnahan, Friday, as well.
A fire Thursday morning at 1810 Brandeis Court caused about $250,000 in damages. The homeowner, his dog and one cat escaped uninjured.