On Saturday, the weather was perfect, the centennial Homecoming festivities were in full swing and the Missouri football team rolled to an easy 52-17 win over Iowa State in front of a sold-out crowd of 71,004.
The collapse of Wi-Fi Sensors Inc. and Mamtek International has highlighted what some lawmakers fear is a disturbing tendency of the Department of Economic Development to rush through state-aid packages for businesses without properly vetting them.
Tailgaters emerged en masse for MU's centennial Homecoming game. The Tigers would later take on Big 12 Conference rival Iowa State.
Adults clutched cups of coffee. Kids scrambled for candy tossed from passing floats. Loud marching bands fired up the groggy, early-morning parade-watchers at MU's 100th Homecoming Parade.
Bands, cheerleaders, floats from various organizations, elected city and MU officials in convertibles and children and their parents lined the streets of downtown on Saturday for the MU Homecoming Parade.
Missouri kept the momentum going into the second half of its game against Iowa State on Saturday, 52-17. The 71,000 fans who packed the stadium were undoubtedly delighted as the Tigers won during MU's centennial Homecoming celebration.
Dustin Stanton sells eggs, made by the thousands of chickens that he owns, to various businesses around Missouri and Kansas, and even to MU dining halls; all the while he's taking classes at MU and vying for awards from the national Future Farmers of America convention.
A gentle breeze played with fall leaves. A few folks wearing Mizzou jerseys wandered with their families along Broadway. The sun reflected in shop windows decorated with black and gold colors to celebrate MU's 100th Homecoming.
The Missouri Tigers held a 31-10 lead over the Iowa State Cyclones at halftime. The Tigers scored their first three possessions.
Tiger spirit takes on different definitions for folks at MU Homecoming activities, but for this group the core of Tiger spirit is supporting the athletics teams, win or lose.
Councilmen Daryl Dudley and Gary Kespohl have supported the plan to move certain precincts out of their current wards, but some opponents of the move claim that the councilmen only support it because of the potential political gains.
The National Pan-Hellenic Council is composed of the nine historically black sororities and fraternities. Stepping is a rhythmic dance involving foot-stomping, hand-clapping, speaking and chanting.
In Missouri’s 52-17 victory over Iowa State, many fans left at halftime or early in the third quarter. The Tigers were up big and, after all, it was Homecoming. There were other things to do.
A Columbia woman was taken to the hospital and arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and felony drug possession after she crashed her car late Friday morning.
Whitney Little smiles when she sees opponents' facial expressions say "uh-oh."
The concession stands at Memorial Stadium offered much more than just the typical hot dogs, pretzels and popcorn. Brisket tacos and hot dogs covered in potato salad and baked beans are just a few of the less-than-expected offerings.
Columbia residents and their pets can attend the free party, which will feature trick-or-treating and other activities.
A First Ward resident feels Trial A and D is asking the ward to "put all our eggs in one basket."
Missouri returns all five starters from last season's team and lost just one player to graduation.
A crash in Saturday's race at Charlotte Motor Speedway sent defending champ Jimmie Johnson from third to eighth in the point standings, but Carl Edwards' maintained his points lead with a third-place finish.