No movement toward SEC for Missouri in Monday meeting

With no official announcement from MU Chancellor Brady Deaton, the timeline for Missouri's anticipated departure from the Big 12 Conference is still murky.

PHOTO GALLERY: Highlights from the World Series

The Texas Rangers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 in Game 5.

Electric bikes aim to assist Columbia residents with exercise, errands

E-bikes are federally classified as a bicycle if they have less than 750 watts of power and a maximum speed of 20 mph.

Difficult for Missouri quarterback James Franklin not to think about mistakes

After his four-turnover performance Saturday against Oklahoma State, Franklin said he has had a lot of thinking to do.

Halloween events: A guide to spooky adventures in Columbia

Numerous Halloween events — including haunted houses, a bicycle ride and trick-or-treating — are scheduled through next Monday. Here is a guide to spooky adventures in Columbia and nearby communities.

MYMISSOURIAN: Finding love at a tailgate, Occupy Mizzou and a Civil War re-enactment

Here's what you've been writing this week at, the arm of the Missourian dedicated to community members telling their own stories.

GRAPHICS: How does America celebrate Halloween?

This Halloween, consumers are ready to participate in the tradition in a multitude of ways. Check out these graphics detailing how America will celebrate.

Columbia volunteers raise canine companions for people with disabilities

Joyce Spainhower and her husband, Gordon, are puppy-raisers for Canine Companions for Independence.

Duck population sets record

The duck population has boomed to 45.6 million, the largest number on record. As winter draws near, these waterfowl will begin their migration south. 

Nixon makes $4.4 billion farming export deal with China

Representatives from farming organizations accompanied Gov. Jay Nixon to Beijing to discuss increased agricultural exports from Missouri to China. 

MU celebrates Food Day with Fair Food Fair, documentary screening

Students learned the benefits of eating locally grown food, where some dining hall meat comes from and other information about the food system.

ROSE NOLEN: If political leaders met real people, a lot might get fixed

The question is not how did we get into such a worrisome situation, but how do we get out?

MU Sustainability Office pleased with progress on bicycle parking issue

Campus Landscape Services and volunteers have put warning tags on 400 to 500 bicycles since the middle of October.

Hickman wins first game in district volleyball tournament

Hickman defeated Wentzville Holt in the first round of the district tournament.

Columbia man arrested in connection with hit-and-run accident

Mark Boudreau, 34, was arrested on suspicion of following too closely, duty to maintain financial responsibility, leaving the scene of an accident and second-degree assault. The other driver was taken to a hospital.

Columbia police respond to reports of gunfire on East Campus

At about 1:40 a.m. on Sunday, multiple people called 911 to report hearing shots fired in the 1300 block of Rosemary Lane. Police are still looking for the suspect.

Columbia man arrested on a warrant for armed robbery

Melvin McClain faces charges in connection with the July 15 robbery of a Jimmy John's sandwich shop.

Insurance company reconsiders, decides to pay Joplin tornado survivor's claim

Mark Lindquist, who was in a coma for almost two months after trying to save several men during the May 22 Joplin tornado, originally found his workers' compensation claim denied. However, Accident Fund Insurance Company of America announced Monday that it would pay after all.

Police mum on video in missing Kansas City baby case

Video footage shows a fuzzy white figure emerging from the woods around 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 4.

Cattle thefts costing ranchers millions

Thieves are stealing and slaughtering cattle across the nation's midsection, including Missouri. Even when stolen cattle are found, it's hard to identify where they belong.