Riders of all ages took advantage of an open barrel riding competition at the Boone County Fairgrounds. The competition kicked off the Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals and was a fundraiser benefitting Joplin relief.
Elected public officials must be held to higher standards of conduct and integrity.
Recent cuts in state funding and changes in the employee retirement plan will be among the issues discussed at the UM System Board of Curators meetings Thursday and Friday.
The 2011 Mid-Missouri Soap Box Derby will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Seventh Street and Broadway.
Leanna Krogmann is one of six athletes from Missouri traveling to Athens, Greece, for the Special Olympics World Games.
The third meeting, originally scheduled for June 22, has been canceled because organizer Daryl Dudley said nothing new would be discussed.
Residents enjoyed entertainment, community interaction and perfect weather at the June festival.
An MU pilot study found that tai chi can counteract the decline of cognitive skills in breast cancer patients.
Brooke, Thomas and Galen Hassler carry on the family passion of "grass-roots" racing, ignited by their father.
Civil War-era ammunition was among the artifacts were found at the Willard Avery farm on Rocheport Road in Boonville.
The border of the deer hunting zone will shift this fall in hopes of rejuvenating the deer population in northern Boone County just south of Missouri 124.
One level of the garage will close at a time over the course of the week. Permits for the garage may be used in two other city garages.
Farmers in Boone and surrounding counties can be reimbursed for up to 75 percent of their costs in establishing bioenergy crops, such as the grass to be used in a new Columbia energy facility.
In just a week, workers from Home Depot and a Virginia organization completely refurbished a Joplin house badly damaged by the May 22 tornado.
Several Boone County residents have reported phone calls seeking personal or financial information to collect a prize. They're phony, the Sheriff's Department says.
The price of corn per bushel has more than doubled in the past year, in part because of the flooding in the Midwest.
Officials in the southwestern Iowa town race to build a higher temporary levee to keep the floodwaters of the rising Missouri River at bay.
Seventeen-year-old Alyssa Bustamante has been scheduled for trial Sept. 13 on a charge of murdering 9-year-old Elizabeth Olten in rural Cole County. She has pleaded not guilty.
Children can suffer from anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Missouri is committed to funding a center to aid youth.
The interstate closed because of the risk of flood waters crossing the highway.