Missouri (2-2) had a bye week last week but looks ahead to its game against Kansas State (4-0) on Saturday.
With a week full of fun at tie-dye day, the Citizen Jane film festival and the Shepard Stallion Stampede fundraiser, children dominated the week in photos.
Columbia native Carl Edwards moved into a tie for first place in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship after a third-place finish Sunday at Dover International Speedway. Kurt Busch won the race.
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church held its yearly Oktoberfest celebration — which included carnival games, live music, a silent auction and a raffle — Sunday afternoon to raise funds for the parish.
The deaths of Ed Robb and Bob Cassilly, two highway collisions and two analyses about MU football players Michael Egnew and Henry Josey were among the website's most-read stories last week.
Participants of Startup Weekend spent the weekend developing business ideas to compete for funds to start their businesses.
The White House's push to raise taxes, parking downtown and a hike on tobacco drew the most attention from commenters this week.
The Missouri women's soccer team fell for the third time in Big 12 Conference play.
The 2011 CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday raised more than $2,000 in an effort to overcome poverty. The walk was 2.5 miles around downtown Columbia.
After the rezoning proposal, residents in the area have voiced concerns about stormwater runoff and traffic in the area.
Animals received blessings at the annual St. Francis of Assisi Blessing of Animals event at Calvary Episcopal Church.
A new King, Queen and Feline Ambassador were all crowned at the Hound Dog Homecoming on Saturday.
Missouri could begin offering incentives to science and technology businesses, but the initiative's future is linked to another bill's passage, raising questions about the legality of the law-writing system.
Twelve U.S. states now allow in-state tuition for illegal immigrants. But without legal documentation, college graduates might still not get hired.
After the Joplin tornado destroyed St. John's Regional Medical Center, doctors worked out of a tent all summer. A permanent hospital will open in 2014.
Protesters in Manhattan intend to continue the Occupy Wall Street demonstration this week.
Cantaloupes face many stops before making it to the dinner table. But figuring out where those stops are can be a challenge.
Volatility has been a major problem for the stock market in September.