Eight teams competed in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Missouri's fifth annual mudball tournament Saturday in southeast Columbia.
Temperatures are expected to remain in the mid-90s and lower 100s through Friday. The heat index is expected to push temperatures to between 105 and 115 degrees.
A recent NCAA investigation into the University of North Carolina has made the use of websites like Facebook and Twitter a thorny field for athletes, fans and coaches to navigate.
A pending ordinance would regulate residential and industrial wind turbines in Columbia, a city with more interested in wind energy than actual potential for it.
Studio B Dance Center held a benefit Saturday to help offset high medical costs for a woman severely burned in an apartment fire in February. The Russian native has also received support from Columbia's Russian community.
The review is to focus on retention and compensation practices for leaders at the state's public colleges and universities. It is expected to be completed this summer.
Japanese beetles arrived in mid-Missouri in June and are here to stay. The bugs cause damage to various foliage, leaving a distinct mark on the leaves.
Ninety people paid $30 to spend a night in the newly constructed Cole County Jail. As the food left many unsatisfied, the one-night experience was plenty for the voluntary inmates.
The MU rugby club is set to play Division I competition beginning this fall. Previously, the club was ranked No. 2 among Division II club teams in the state.
A social media picnic to benefit Sol House gets locals out from behind their computers and into the sun.
Schnucks employee Tom Oleski said that the day's success was due to the enthusiasm of Columbia residents. Customer concerns prompted the benefit.