Volunteers cleaned up streams and streets at eight locations around Columbia on Saturday morning during the Hinkson Clean Sweep.
Families flocked to Hartsburg this weekend for the Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival, which has been going on for 20 years.
The Missouri baseball team ended its two-game Joplin benefit series against Iowa on Sunday in a 3-3 tie.
Over 120 people turned out to promote peace and justice as they recognize the 10th anniversary of the beginning of war in Afghanistan.
Missouri residents showed their patriotism by participating in the Honor Drive on Sunday.
Columbia's participation in an international kite-flying event brought enthusiasts from all over Missouri to Cosmo-Bethel Park again this year.
Rock Bridge Elementary School held its annual chicken barbecue Saturday evening, serving 2,000 people and raising close to $20,000.
Parkade Elementary School students were rewarded for good behavior in September at a monthly assembly.
This year's Fairview Fever Festival was held at Fairview Elementary School on Friday.
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbia held its annual Local Harvest Supper on Saturday.
The Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-6 in the first game of the NLCS on Sunday.
The Columbia College soccer team missed several opportunities to extend an early 1-0 lead and settled for a 1-1 tie after two overtimes Sunday night in a road game against Westminster.
Critics wonder if Occupy Wall Street is an emotional response to be ignored or a movement to be taken seriously.
The bill could help Missouri organizations cut down on state income taxes while claiming the same amounts for federal tax deductions.
The goal of the public meetings is to come up with a plan to prevent excessive flooding that has occurred during the past year.
The jobs bill in Congress would ban most companies from refusing a potential employee simply because of the individual's unemployment status or length.
Authorities in Chicago say the cause of death for former Weezer bass player Mikey Welsh is undetermined pending toxicology tests.
A renegade squirrel was at the top of the list of most-read stories last week, jumping ahead of reports about conference realignment and a look at a group that monitors police activities.
Images from a festival at Fairview Elementary School and the Missouri football team's road trip to Kansas State were among last week's best photos from the Missourian's staff.
THE WEEK IN COMMENTS: Citizens for Justice, terrorism safeguards, wrongful convictions and a new garage
Commenters discussed a young group keeping an eye on police behavior, the death penalty, a proposal for a new downtown garage and an opinion piece on terrorism retaliation.