Farmers are midway through harvest in the 130,000-acre floodway behind the Birds Point levee — land many thought would be unusable this season and would take years to recover after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened the levee in May to ease flooding along the Mississippi River.
The Rock Bridge High School football team lost 10-9 to the Hawklets on Friday night in the sectional round of the playoffs. The Bruins led the Hawklets until late in the fourth quarter, when Rockhurst converted a 30-yard field goal with 1:07 left.
Officials are working to confirm a fifth case. They do not know yet the cause of the outbreak, and can't confirm whether the infections in Boone County are related to 24 cases in the St. Louis area.
The former Cardinals pitching great died six days after throwing the opening pitch of Game 7 of the World Series.
As the Winter Trout Fishing Program began, 2,400 rainbow trout were released in the lake in the Cosmo-Bethel Park for fishers.
This spring, MU will hold its first community-wide meeting asking for feedback about its new strategic plan, "One Mizzou: 2020 Vision for Excellence." A website detailing the progress of the plan will be launched in upcoming weeks.
The free smoke alarms are available by calling or stopping by the Fire Department.
There are three cases of the infection; officials said they're not connected to the outbreak in St. Louis.
Hickman High School lost its sectional playoff game Friday 31-0 at Francis Howell to end its season 5-6. Tonight's game marked Hickman's first playoff appearance since 2004.
There's a new orchestra in town. Philharmonia Columbia hopes to continue a tradition passed down by the 9th Street Philharmonic Orchestra. Founder Alex Blanton says a contemporary piece will be included on each program.
Deann Washington is the mother, enforcer and shoulder to cry on at Cedar Ridge Elementary. Miss Deann, as the students call her, has worked at Cedar Ridge for four years as a supervisor and paraprofessional.
More than 1,000 students in Boone County receive the packs of food supplied by the Food Bank each week, and some children have become dependent on Buddy Packs for their weekend food supply.
The Columbia College women's basketball team defeated Central Methodist 83-35 on Friday in its first game of the season and the first game of the Lady Eagle Classic.
MU soccer lost 3-0 to Texas A&M in the Big 12 Tournament semifinals, but the Tigers still have a chance at earning an invitation to the NCAA Tournament.
The street will be closed Monday through Wednesday for new pavement.
A piece of clothing was found at Big Lake on Thursday, and hopes to lead the searchers to the missing Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper.
Money magazine ranked Cape Girardeau as one of the 25 best places to retire in 2009. Now, the city is using that to attract baby boomers to the community.
Cubs fan Joe Couri found a Cardinals hat that appears to have the signatures of David Freese, Yadier Molina and Jason Motte on it.
Despite receiving nearly 1,100 tips, police said they have no suspects in the search for missing 10-month-old Lisa Irwin.
The craft fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at Community United Methodist Church.