The No. 5 Missouri softball team opens postseason play at 6:30 p.m. Friday against Illinois State. With two shutouts against the Redbirds already this season, the Tigers are confident but also wary of losing their focus.
City officials, representatives from planning and development groups and members of the public came together to discuss a different method for zoning.
Columbia's high schools will hold commencement exercises on Saturday, and an all-night senior party is planned.
The Planning and Zoning Commission postponed consideration of the request Thursday night, but is considering several options, including an amendment that would allow the sale of produce and food products in office zoning districts.
The approval process will continue with a public hearing and direction from the Columbia City Council.
The park dedication will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and is followed by a fishing derby.
Ken and Jenn Muno met in Ann Arbor, Mich., while selling cheese at a place called Zingerman's Deli. Today, they own an 80-acre farm with about 60 dairy goats and a thriving cheese business.
Cicadas have begun emerging around mid-Missouri after 13 years, and Columbia residents will start hearing their loud songs soon.
Try Transit Day on Thursday brought a boost to the number of passengers on the morning route. Free rides are being offered for the day as part of the 10th annual Bike, Walk and Wheel Week.
A judge suggested that Kahler could participate by phone. He has been charged with killing his wife, two daughters and his wife's grandmother in November 2009.
A 60-cent increase in Columbia Public Schools' property tax levy is among the scenarios the board is exploring as a way to ease budget shortfalls.
The committee received more than 30 applications, which they are meeting to discuss, but the nature of the search is secretive. Among UM's four campuses, some people are speculating as to who the candidates could be.
The School Board is heading in the direction of asking for a 60-cent incease in the operating levy next April. The job of convincing the public that this incease is necessary — and it is — begins now.
The Rock Bridge baseball team was upset 2-1 by Timberland in extra innings Thursday in the championship game of the Class 4, District 9 tournament.
The company now has concerns about legislation that had represented a last-ditch compromise among utility companies.
The Moog School of Columbia for deaf and partially deaf children plans to close July 14. Columbia Public Schools is preparing to meet the needs of the children affected.
There are many qualified citizens who could lend a voice and represent the views of the African-American community, if only the city would include them.
The Missouri baseball team's game at Nebraska was suspended because of severe weather on Thursday evening in Lincoln, Neb.
Businesses across town have received counterfeit $20 bills, and all are now being encouraged by Columbia police to carefully check bills' security features.
Four Missouri softball players have earned Division I All-Midwest Region honors from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.