Preschool students from Field Elementary School spent Thursday exploring Rock Bridge State Park. The students explored Devil's Icebox Cave and captured insects.
Advocacy groups have pointed to four members of Congress, including Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, who effectively use social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Tumblr to reach constituents. McCaskill is in the top 10 for the highest number of Twitter followers.
Rezwan Ferdaus, 26, was charged with plotting to blow up the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol using remote controlled airplanes packed with explosives. He was also charged with supporting al-Qaida.
Worldwide sales of counterfeit medicines totaled more than $75 billion last year. The company behind the pill Viagra is teaming up with a pharmacy standards group to educate people about the dangers of counterfeit drugs.
The Hickman softball team defeated New Franklin 13-2 Thursday.
Missouri Republicans were to discuss the Feb. 7, 2012, presidential primary elections. The early primary could cost Missouri Republicans half of their national convention delegates.
Interim repairs at three breached spots should be finished by Nov. 30, but officials are pushing for a full restoration of the levee, which would cost an additional $21 million.
The list of species protected under the Endangered Species Act is getting longer. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has until Friday to take action on more than 700 pending cases of potential wildlife protection.
The long-snouted bugs have been deployed to eat the flowers and seeds of spotted knapweed. The weed produces an herbicide that kills plants growing nearby.
Jeffrey Heckman, Jacob Norris and Alexia Baker, all of Macon, were indicted Thursday on charges in the July 8 robbery of Merchants & Farmers Bank in Columbia. The three were indicted earlier in Texas on charges stemming from a credit union robbery.
An outbreak of listeria has sickened people across the country and caused more than a dozen deaths in 18 states.
Local solutions, not a federal mandate, are the best way to achieve educational excellence for the nation's students.
The philosophy behind the failed act is sound, but its unrealistic standards can't be met and only hurt students in the process.
Southeast Missouri officials are pressuring the corp to rebuild the intentionally breached levee.
Schools and scholars have recently begun to dispute the university's claim to the first homecoming, and several other schools have risen to claim the title.
As part of a lease agreement between MU and the Missouri Symphony Society for the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts, ownership of more than 335 pieces of equipment will be transferred to MU, including more than 180 musical instruments and audio components.
The crowd of mostly students discussed the morality of having the death penalty in modern society.
Is Missouri in flight from the Big 12? To read about the curious case of the of the plane that went to Birmingham, go to the Missourian Sports Blog.
Since moving from forward to midfielder, Yudai Yamaguchi has led the Cougars with six assists in eight games.
Columbia police participated in a statewide crackdown on drunken driving during the week of Sept. 19 as part of the ongoing You Drink & Drive, You Lose campaign.