Our town is getting more interesting as it ages, but its infrastructure and transportation systems are caught between those of a small village and a grown-up city.
Longtime Columbia pediatrician Robert Harris knows it's a kind of Don Quixote mission, but it's a small step in the right direction: He's headed to southeast Missouri where he'll deliver a few days of care to underserved children.
When Tim Donahoe was growing up, he considered himself to be a part of what he called the “punk rock and hardcore scene.” Years later, he is part of a new subculture: bike polo.
After earning a bronze medal at the AAU Junior Olympics last year, 8-year-old Eryn Puett hopes to qualify for the national competition again this weekend.
After being placed on administrative leave from the insurance firm in May, Roger Wilson is no longer the CEO of Missouri Employers Mutual Insurance Co.
The VAC's longtime director said she can't see herself sitting at home all day after retiring this fall, and she plans to stay involved in the community.
The NCAA is working to rewrite its men's basketball recruiting rules to try to limit down the potentially unsavory influences of the summer recruiting season.
The four senators created the Missouri River Working Group to evaluate factors that led to flooding and find ways to avoid future problems.
After playing exhibition games, the USA Softball team will travel to British Columbia for the Canadian Open FastPitch International Championship, which starts July 9.
The USA Collegiate National Team's lone defeat was a one-run loss to the New England Collegiate Baseball League All-Stars at Fenway Park.
The declaration covers the 25 counties along the river and makes federal assistance a possibility.
The beaches will remain closed until after the July 4 weekend. However, Finger Lakes will still allow boating, fishing, picnics and hiking.
Campers are wrapping up two weeks of camp with the theme "The 'I' in imagination," and they've been asking "What if?" and "Why not?" Friday is also the last day of summer school in Columbia.
As Independence Day approaches, the Missourian explores the meaning of a concept that proves complex for some. We'd like to hear your stories and know what you have to say.
Columbia police say a man attempted to jump from the parking garage at Fifth and Walnut streets on Wednesday night.
After a fire at the Park de Ville Place condominiums last week, police and firefighters were particularly helpful in evacuating a blind woman and her dogs.
After police officers talked to the man, he climbed back over the railing. He was taken to the hospital.
The younger brother of Blaine Gabbert will have three years of eligibility remaining after sitting out the 2011 football season.
With his term set to end Friday, Chief Justice William Ray Price Jr. warned of ongoing pressures that are weighing on the court.
Proceeds will be used to help buy and plant trees in Joplin parks.