TIGER KICKOFF: Much planning involved for Missouri football road trips

Mark Alnutt and Dan Hopkins try to make road games feel identical to home games for the players. Trips never goes exactly according to plan, but the football team is usually unaware of complications.

Transportation, sense of community dominate second school boundaries forum

The people who turned out for the second forum on new school boundaries seemed most concerned about transportation, reducing overcrowding and keeping communities of students together.

LIVE: School boundaries forum from Rock Bridge High School

The Missourian is live-blogging the second community forum on changing public school boundaries in Columbia. Tonight, we're at Rock Bridge High School. For background, read our previous coverage.

TIGER KICKOFF: Tigers backup tight end recalls time at Baylor

Stephen Drain's transition between high school and college wasn't easy at Baylor. Following his father's heart attack, he needed to get closer to home, so he transferred to Missouri.

TIGER KICKOFF: Things to do in Waco, Texas

Waco is known for its cultish ruins, but students and residents can do much more including scaling a 52-foot rock climbing wall, meeting Baylor's official mascots, dancing to country classics or exploring Waco's restaurants.

Civil lawsuit filed against former Columbia police officer

Kenneth Baker, who was injured when he was shoved into a wall during an Aug. 15 incident in a Columbia Police Department holding cell, has filed a lawsuit against fired officer Rob Sanders, two other officers and the City of Columbia.

Curators meet again to discuss UM System president candidates

The UM System Board of Curators will meet as the presidential search committee for a new system president Thursday evening, but no candidate interviews will occur.

NRC cites 2 issues at Missouri nuclear plant

Both problems were rated more than minor but of "very low" safety significance.


Chain saw champion is a cut above the rest

Jason Jensen is a five-time winner of the Missouri State Logging competition, an event that tests a logger’s ability to use a chain saw with both speed and accuracy.

GEORGE KENNEDY: Columbia Regency mobile home park residents in tough spot

The recent announcement of the closure of Columbia Regency mobile home park has put residents in a sticky situation.

PHOTO GALLERY: Cold, wet weather covers Columbia

Cold, wet weather brought a chill to Columbia on Thursday, and the temperature is expected to be in the low 30s during the night, according to the National Weather Service forecast.

Project Sol to hold benefit concert for Rainbow House

The event coincides with Homeless Youth Awareness Month, and money raised will go toward meeting the needs of Rainbow House's Homeless Youth Program.

MU hosts fundraising event for Turkey earthquake victims

The fundraising event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in rooms 2212 A and B of the MU Student Center at 901 E Rollins St. The MU Dialogue Club, which works to increase tolerance and understanding among students, is hosting the Turkish food sale.

Thursday's sixth injury accident occurs at College and Walnut

The three-vehicle accident was the sixth injury accident on a rainy Thursday.

Attendance at Missouri State Fair hits 7-year high

Figures released Thursday show an attendance of 343,397 for the 11-day fair that occurred in August. That's up 7 percent from last year.

DEAR READER: Navigating the ethics of in-house news requires a particular kind of scrutiny

Asking the right questions helped the Missourian manage journalistic ethics in handling a story about the family of the Missourian's director of photography.

Vehicle hits 13-year-old girl on Ash Street

She was crossing the road toward her bus when she was hit. The vehicle did not have a stop sign and didn't have to stop for the bus' traffic signal based on the direction it was traveling. Police say the girl has a broken arm and is in good condition.

Fire marshal encourages Missourians to change smoke alarm batteries

It's that time of year again — time to test smoke alarms and change the batteries. With daylight saving time approaching, the fire marshal is issuing the annual reminder. 

TIGER KICKOFF: This week's interesting player tweets

This week, MU football players tweeted about the Cardinals, Halloween costumes and Kim Kardashian.



TIGER KICKOFF: Big 12 games on TV this week

Planning a Saturday full of watching football? Here's a schedule of the Big 12 games and where you can find them on the tube.