Five days short of eight weeks, the Missouri General Assembly's special session ended and left the state with two issues resolved, the China hub bill defeated and $280,000 worth of mileage reimbursement and administrative costs.
Only a handful of Columbia voters will have the opportunity to vote on a sales tax that will affect anyone that shops or dines downtown.
Late Thursday night, the Southeastern Conference posted an article to its official website announcing the acceptance of MU into the league. Within 10 minutes, the post was gone and questions were left unanswered.
Ian Patterson, the senior kicker for the Rock Bridge football team, has coached himself for a while now. He hopes his solitary practices will yield a Division I football scholarship.
A woman was injured in a single-car accident while traveling southbound on U.S. 63 near the 3800 block of Ponderosa Street sometime after 5 p.m. Thursday.
Mark Lindquist put his life at risk to protect three residents at the group home he worked at the night of the Joplin tornado, May 22. The residents died and Lindquist was in a coma for seven weeks. His employer's insurance denied him workers' compensation at first, but now his medical expenses will be paid in full.
Student-athletes are students first, and they came to college to receive and education. They shouldn't be paid, but if some people want to provide financial support, universities could use that money to provide benefits for all student-athletes.
School board members, district employees, parents and more attended the event to hear about the proposed maps for high school and intermediate school boundaries.
Police officers found shell casings in the grassy area behind 2701 Quail Drive.
The Missouri Fraternal Order of Police is offering to support Rob Sanders in an appeal of his termination.
The group criticizes the Central Missouri Humane Society's inability to follow its no-kill policy, but humane society workers said that a true no-kill shelter is not possible at this time.
The coalition aims to eliminate all euthanization of stray animals in mid-Missouri. Coalition members presented their objectives to the Central Missouri Humane Society board of directors Thursday night.
The Missouri legislature disagreed on how to handle state tax credits and derailed a larger package of business tax breaks proposed by the governor. Here's some basic information on tax credits to get you caught up in the discussion.
The Missouri football team members reflect about their studies, sports and life in general on Twitter.
101-year-old teacher Martha Fennewald reflected on what it was like to teach during the early 20th century. This gave students a first-person account of what they were learning.
After seeing Jeff Copeland perform street magic in Columbia, youth members of Alive in Christ Lutheran Church decided to book him for their lock in.
Saturday's Energy Efficiency Expo will educate people about ways to save money and energy both at home and at work.
Scores of downtown businesses plan to participate in the annual Halloweenie celebration on Friday. It includes a pumpkin hunt.
The winner of the Kewpies' game against Jefferson City on Friday night will advance to the state playoffs. Hickman seniors are excited for the game, but they realize a loss would mean the end of their high school career.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department will collect people's unwanted prescription medications at various locations around Columbia on Friday and Saturday.