Columbia College soccer loss to Park University could end season

The Cougars lost 2-0 to Park University on Thursday night in the semifinals of the American Midwest Conference tournament.

Columbia school boundary forum at Oakland focuses on ninth-graders

After the first four forums on reorganizing school boundaries focused on more general topics, such as enrollment and demographics, the fifth forum focused more narrowly on concerns that their ninth-grade students would have to transfer schools midway through high school. 

Senior balances fun, focus for Rock Bridge soccer team

Senior forward Matt Kelly provides the Bruins with leadership and an outgoing personality as the team enters the Class 3 quarterfinal with a game against Nixa on Saturday at Rock Bridge High School.


PHOTO GALLERY: MU cadets guard Boone County Veterans memorial

Students took shifts guarding the memorial during a 24-hour vigil in honor of Veterans Day.

NASA astronaut visits Benton Elementary School, inspires students

Astronaut Sandra Magnus visited Benton Elementary School on Thursday to promote an engineering program the school will be participating in soon.

Missouri high court hears challenge to 2010 ethics law

The state Supreme Court decision will determine how judges discern the subject and purpose of a bill since the multiple provisions of the ethics law might violate the Missouri Constitution.

FAIRVIEW: Russell Boulevard Elementary holds annual book fair

The profits from the book fair will stay within the school.

Parkade Elementary School and community partners begin collections for holiday gift bags

Parkade Elementary, Commerce Bank and Parkade Baptist Church want to collect goods and monetary donations for the bags from now until Dec. 9.

Missouri men's basketball team signs five recruits

High school standouts Negus Webster-Chan, Stefan Jankovic, Dominique Bull and Ryan Rosburg, as well as transfer Tony Criswell, all signed national letters of intent on Thursday.  

TIGER KICKOFF: New bowl destinations await the Tigers in the SEC

If Missouri's recent bowl appearance streak continues when the team joins the SEC next season, there are new destinations that await the Tigers and their fans.

TIGER KICKOFF: A hypothetical 2012 Missouri football schedule

A look at what a potential schedule might look like for Missouri next season.

MU professor creates 3-D computer model to explain 1911 storm

Using 21st century technology and data from old newspapers, MU professor Patrick Market created a 3-D computer model to explain what happened during the Great Blue Norther storm Nov. 11, 1911. 

Republican Steven Tilley drops out of Missouri lieutenant governor race

Missouri House Speaker Steven Tilley is no longer running in the 2012 lieutenant governor's race. He cited a desire to spend more time with his daughters as a reason for leaving the race.

Nixon's Watergate testimony, records unsealed

Four months after a judge ordered the Watergate-era records unsealed, Richard Nixon's grand jury testimony and thousands of pages of other documents will be available at the Nixon Presidential library, both online and at the California facility, starting Thursday. 

Two Missouri powerboat racers die after Key West crash

Robert M. Morgan of Sunrise Beach and Jeffrey Tillman of Kaiser were racing in the Key West World Championship on Wednesday when their boat caught some air and came down, severely damaging its hull.

MoDOT to propose tolls on Interstate 70

If the Legislature approves, tolls would help pay for an overhaul of the main highway between St. Louis and Kansas City. Missouri has already been tentatively approved for one of three slots in the federal government's pilot program for tolling existing roads. 

TIGER KICKOFF: Big 12 games on TV this weekend

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.

Columbia Image Awards ceremony recognizes institutions for improving city image

The Columbia Image Awards Committee handed out six Image Awards on Thursday evening to businesses who helped beautify the city. 

Event to raise funds in memory of slain teacher, MU alumna

Friends of Jen, a group affiliated with the College of Education, will be hosting a trivia night to honor MU alumna Jennifer Wilson, who died in August.

UPDATE: Lake of the Ozarks buildings could stay after regulators revise order

Homeowners along the lake's shore were concerned their homes and other structures could be removed because the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said, in July, that some structures encroached onto land that is part of the Ameren Missouri hydroelectric project that created the lake.