Approval of Proposition 1 means that, beginning in 2014, ward representatives will be paid $6,000 a year and the mayor will earn $9,000.
Newcomer Helen Wade was the top vote-getter. Tom Rose and Jonathan Sessions won re-election.
A $49.5 million bond issue to finance the purchase of the Columbia Energy Center was approved by an extremely large margin.
Paul Pressey, the father of MU players Phil and Matt Pressey, is a long-time friend of former Missouri coach Mike Anderson, and there has been speculation that the brothers might follow Anderson to Arkansas.
Despite low turnout rates, residents of both cities voted to retain their 1 percent earning taxes. The tax revenue will keep the cities from cutting public services like police and fire departments.
Jan Beckett, a former surgical intensive care nurse at Boone Hospital Center, won the race against incumbent H. Jerry Murrell with 63.54 percent of the vote.
After census data showed that Missouri grew at a rate slower than the rest of the country, the state Senate and House approved a redistricting plan that separates Missouri into eight districts rather than nine.
The American Copy Editors Society conference in March bolstered the commitment to making the ColumbiaMissourian.com as error free as possible. Suggestions in the Show me the Errors contest decreased 50 percent from January to March.
The Missouri men’s golf team claimed its fourth tournament victory in a row Tuesday, beating Eastern Michigan by 22 strokes and Nebraska by 23 to win the Mizzou Intercollegiate at the Club at Old Hawthorne.
Rock Bridge soccer coach Marc VanDover couldn't help grinning about the Bruins' 4-0 victory over Hannibal on Tuesday night at Rock Bridge.
Frank Haith's introduction to his new team and new fans on Tuesday was the first step in washing away the cloud of criticism that surrounds his hiring as Missouri's new men's basketball coach.
The Columbia City Council on Monday approved an engineering firm to provide services for runway expansion and other projects.
The federal grant aid will help fund trail projects intended to improve conditions of the off-road vehicle portion of the park.
Frank Haith built a program of integrity at Miami and can do the same at Missouri.
State Treasurer Clint Zweifel said the kiosk will make it easier for Missourians to collect unclaimed property.
Columbia families will have the chance to experience 50 special trucks and smaller vehicles from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Cosmo Park.
The fourth William T. Kemper Fellowship award went to Elizabeth Chang, an assistant English professor in the College of Arts and Sciences.
The fundraising event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30 at Stephens Lake Park.
More than 1,200 people have signed up so far and registration is still open.
The discount grocery store will open at its new location April 13.