Some Missouri communities rebuilt floodwalls and relocated houses after the disastrous 1993 floods. Now, hopefully, the improvements will pay off in the face of the rising river.
Junior right-hander Matt Stites is the first current Missouri Tiger drafted in this year's MLB Draft. He went 533rd overall.
Rep. Paul Ryan's Medicare proposal would increase costs, deny care and drastically impact future seniors.
The new committee will discuss the possibility of a special legislative session and will examine long-term recovery methods for future natural disasters.
Plans for a new hospital could be ready for review in December.
The tornado that swept through Sedalia on May 25 left the Egan family without a home and, three days later, without a place to bring their first child.
David Marshall and his wife, Kathy Hill, are scientists fascinated by cicadas. They came to Columbia for a conference but soon will embark on a journey around Missouri collecting periodical cicadas.
The retreat will take place in the City Council chamber — a change from past years, when it was held outside the city. Agenda items include health care reform, storm water and the Short Street garage.
Missouri Department of Transportation officials caution drivers to be careful of possible road blowups.
Ryan Bridger was granted a continuance Tuesday by Judge Deborah Daniels. Bridger is charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of Aletha M. Turner.
Cooling centers around Columbia are provided for people who need to find a place to escape the heat this summer.
This year's final round of certification classes began Tuesday at Hickman Pool.
The season's first Ninth Street Summerfest concert will feature the classic reggae band and two other groups. The show starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
David Lee Maxwell was arrested early Tuesday morning on robbery and sodomy charges.
Francis Quadrangle is under construction for the summer while MU Campus Facilities works on two projects that should be completed by Aug. 1.
The earthquake was centered in Franklin County but was reportedly felt as far west as Columbia.
The Department of Natural Resources said Big Lake State Park has been closed this week to prepare for floodwaters.
Hundreds of truckloads of debris will be shipped to southeast Kansas landfills every day through mid-August.
A strong feeling of community support makes it much more likely to lead to a fulfilled life.