Mills helps Hickman baseball team shutout Smith-Cotton

Another strong performance by Hickman catcher Spencer Mills carried the Kewpies baseball team to a 5-0 victory Wednesday over visiting Smith-Cotton.

Lockout adds more questions than usual to 2011 NFL Draft

Uncertainty is the theme heading into the 2011 NFL Draft as the issue of the lockout adds to the usual speculation of who will be selected where.

Columbia family offers reward for information about missing teen

Kylan Stubler, 17, has not been seen by family or friends since Friday.

UPDATE: Gas company causes loud noise heard in northern Boone County

A leak on a Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Co. natural gas pipeline was the cause of a loud noise heard by residents Tuesday night.

Missouri lawmakers approve extension of loan program

Low-interest loans will continue to be available to small businesses and farmers under a potential bill that will eliminate an expiration date for the Missouri Linked Deposit Program.

Kelly calls for special session to discuss Ameren bill

If passed, the bill would let Ameren ask its ratepayers to pay up to $45 million to cover the costs for seeking an early site permit for a second nuclear power plant.

Gas company causes loud noise heard in northern Boone County

Northern Boone County residents may have heard a loud noise Monday night when Panhandle Eastern Pipeline blew up a high-pressure gas line at a pumping station off Highway 124.

Volunteers work to stop flooding in southeast Missouri towns

Relentless rain over the past several days has residents rushing to prevent floodwaters from invading their communities.

Supreme Court rules in favor of parents in climbing wall case

The parents of a young woman who died after falling from a climbing wall attraction at a Mid-Missouri Mavericks game prevailed in the state's highest court.

UPDATE: Missouri House passes congressional redistricting plan

The Missouri House has passed a bill that consolidates Missouri's nine congressional districts into eight based on data from Census 2010.

DAVID ROSMAN: Let's watch America grow again

Paying more taxes is the opposite of being unpatriotic; it's what will save us.

Missouri men's golf places 5th at Big 12 Championship

Stuart Ballingall finished in a tie for fourth place.

Facebook comments in response to E. Patrick Johnson visit removed

Comments made in response to MU visit by E. Patrick Johnson were removed from the MU Facebook page after complaints about anti-gay remarks were made.

Missouri House votes to expand charter schools

At present, charter schools can only be in St. Louis City or Kansas City, but new legislation would allow them to expand across Missouri.

J. KARL MILLER: Prop. B debate has historical context

History has taught us that majority is not always right.


Hearing on breaching Mississippi River levee set for Thursday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has not decided whether it will punch a large hole in a Missouri levee to protect the Illinois town of Cairo from flooding.

Officials say levee in Jefferson County will hold

The levee protects Festus and Crystal City from flooding on Plattin Creek. The Army Corps of Engineers will monitor the 3,600-foot earthen levee.

Mid-Missouri group celebrates 50 years of promoting peace

The mid-Missouri chapter of the Fellowship of Reconciliation celebrated the milestone with a presentation from the national organization's executive director.

Single parents raising 1 in 4 children in U.S.

Single parents are more likely to be employed but are also more likely to be poor.

UPDATE: Missouri lawmakers send governor new dog-breeding law

New legislation regarding dog breeding in the state was approved by the Missouri legislature Wednesday and awaits Gov. Jay Nixon's signature.