Columbia City Hall renovation gets LEED's gold certification

Columbia City Hall has received LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council green rating system, acknowledging its energy- and resource-efficiency.

Columbia's city hall expansion and renovation project received gold certification from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

World Cafe discusses future of school district finance

Community members and the Board of Education met Wednesday night to discuss the future of the school district's finances.

Missouri women's basketball beats Texas-San Antonio 70-50 in opener

Junior Liene Priede shot 4-6 from beyond the 3-point line and led the Tigers with 18 points.

Nothing easy about Missouri River 340 Race

The Missouri River 340 Race is a five-day competition that takes canoeists and kayakers 340 miles on the river from Kansas City to St. Charles. There are nine checkpoints along the course, which contestants must finish in 88 hours.

Defendant in Hobson case sentenced to 10 years in prison

Boone County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Knight recommended a 10-year sentence to Judge Christine Carpenter. He said Hobson's family is pleased with Carr's punishment.

Woman injured in bike accident at MU

A woman was taken to University Hospital after crashing her bike on Wednesday morning.

Woman pleads guilty to endangering child, making meth

A Columbia mom pleaded guilty to making methamphetamine and endangering her child.

Missouri's offensive style not easy to identify

The Tigers’ previous two opponents — Oklahoma and Kansas State — are easy to label. The question is where Missouri fits on this spectrum of offensive identity.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Long-range acoustic devices have purpose, place, policy

LRAD is a long-range communications system used to broadcast information, instructions and warnings. It allows law enforcement to communicate in outdoor venues to large crowds. While they can broadcast very loudly, personnel that use them are trained on how to properly use the device.

Warm Up Columbia provides coats, blankets for residents in need

The program will continue accepting clean, gently used items until Friday. Distribution will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 22.

DAVID ROSMAN: The people are now speaking, and it's about time

Occupy Wall Street and OccupyCoMo reflect the current state of the American people and lack of elected officials doing something positive.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Trial E is best solution to ward reapportionment

Trial E meets all three guidelines specified by the City Council Resolution.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Residents must not lose homes to rezoning

Rezoning of the Columbia Regency Mobile Home Park could leave some residents homeless.

Columbia man pleads guilty in child pornography case

A Columbia man pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography on Tuesday.

Do you know the words to the Mizzou fight song?

The Missourian set out to find Tigers fans who know not just the tune but the lyrics of MU's fight song.

J. KARL MILLER: Halloween is for youngsters; let them have fun

Halloween is a festival for children and teenagers, who will always remember the nights of trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving and other fun traditions. Progressive and religious groups should let children have their fun.

Police Review Board sets guidelines for closed sessions

The Columbia Citizens Police Review Board voted on four guidelines for holding closed sessions at their meetings.

J-City Riot cheer Missouri volleyball team onto victory

J-City Riot made their first appearance at a Missouri volleyball match Wednesday night at Hearnes Center. 

Columbia coach a boost for standout Missouri diver

David Bonuchi grew up in Columbia and graduated from Hickman High School in 2010. Rather than leaving Columbia after graduation, he chose to stay with coach Jamie Sweeney and dive for the Tigers.


SHEPARD: Shepard neighborhood officer finds fulfillment in career

Columbia Police Officer Cynthia Crowe, who has worked for the department for 15 years, enjoys the variety of experiences and people she encounters in her work.