The Sooners football team got 41-of-43 first-place votes in a preseason poll from media members who cover the league.
A barn on Route N was destroyed in a fire Monday evening.
Fairgoers experienced the Market Lamb Show, the Poultry Showmanship event, the Sheep Show and the Ferris wheel Tuesday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
Despite the heat, a crowd of approximately 100 people packed the bleachers Tuesday evening around the livestock at the Boone County Fair.
Dan Beebe, the Big 12 commissioner, said Tuesday at the Big 12 media days that the conference will have to prove it's "in a solid place going forward."
Columbia CROP Hunger Walk organizers Cleo Kottwitz and Marilyn Bettenhausen are trying to enlist faith organizations to participate in the next CROP walk Oct. 2.
Worth $5,000, the liquid propane heater was assembled in a custom-built metal box that will protect it and allow it to be easily transported — even on an airplane.
Heavy vehicles can't cross Rustic Road on Columbia's eastern edge, and that has some residents who live south of the bridge worried.
Columbia police said they are looking for two men described as suspects in an attempted armed robbery at a Taco Bell on Monday night.
Reductions in Social Security benefits would reduce the national deficit because the government would be borrowing less money to repay what it owes to Social Security.
The man jumped into a Lake of the Ozarks hotel pool Sunday after his son got in the pool and didn't resurface. The father died Monday in the hospital.
Stops are planned in Missouri and other states with no statewide recognition of same-sex relationships and no nondiscrimination laws protecting gays.
With prime parking spaces reserved for taxi stands, it's becoming even more difficult to park in downtown Columbia.
Gov. Jay Nixon hired former Missouri State University president Mike Nietzel as a policy adviser. He also made changes in his communications office.
Walmart began streaming videos Tuesday. Movies are available at Walmart.com to rent or to purchase, but there is no subscription available.
The southwest Missouri school district took a year before it decided to ban two books and keep a third book that a parent complained were contrary to the Bible.
By next year, Happy Meals will include a half-order of apples and a half-order of fries. Customers can request all apples or all fries if they want.
The southwest Missouri school district's board voted to ban "Slaughterhouse Five" and "Twenty Boy Summer." Republic's superintendent said the decision was not based on moral issues.
The Postal Service might close the post office located inside a house once owned by Benjamin Franklin. Franklin was the first postmaster general for the U.S.
The Southwest Missouri BBB said rescuejoplin.org, a charity collecting donations for Joplin, is not registered as a nonprofit group. Attorney General Chris Koster's office said it is investigating.