Missouri men's basketball team stumbles at Kansas State

Missouri's Marcus Denmon, center, and Kim English, right, struggle for a rebound against Kansas State's Rodney McGruder in Saturday's loss to the Wildcats. Missouri was outrebounded 39-25.

The Tigers lost their first game of the season, producing their lowest output of the season in a 75-59 loss Saturday in Manhattan, Kan.

Missouri firms missing job targets cited for state aid

Businesses said they anticipated creating 23,145 jobs through a total of 91 projects in the Quality Jobs program. So far, those businesses have created 5,873 jobs — one-fourth the amount they projected

Tax levy increase, bond proposal on agenda for Monday's School Board meeting

Proposals for tax levy increase, a $50 million bond for a new school and maintenance and new school boundaries are on the agenda Monday for the Columbia School Board meeting.

Missouri women's basketball's upset bid comes up short

Missouri lost 69-63 to No. 13 Texas Tech on Saturday, but made a statement that it can compete in the Big 12 this season.

DEAR READER: Getting it right seems to be a universal desire

Websites and blogs about grammar and language make the world of editing a collegial enterprise.

On campus, mental health emerges from the margins

Rams interview Fisher for coaching job

The Rams said that initial interviews are taking place in Denver, with owner and Columbia resident Stan Kroenke an active participant.

Michael Trapp joins the race for City Council's Second Ward seat

Michael Trapp, a substance abuse counselor with Phoenix Programs, said he has finished collecting signatures for the Second Ward City Council seat currently held by Jason Thornhill.


Hickman girls basketball team wins Rolla Tournament

The Hickman girls basketball team beat Owensville 63-25 on Saturday in the championship game of the Rolla Tournament.

PHOTO GALLERY: Warm temperatures draw Columbians outdoors

Temperatures in the mid-50s Friday and Saturday lured people outdoors to city parks and recreation areas.

Kansas City's Black Archives finds a new home

Horace Peterson began assembling the collection of photographs, papers and artifacts in the early 1970s and displayed it in a former firehouse.

Columbia FIRST Robotics Competition team off and running

Students and mentors gathered at the Columbia Area Career Center on Saturday to find out the rules of the game for this year's For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Robotics Competition.

Rock Bridge girls basketball handles Kirkwood

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team beat Kirkwood 52-37 on Saturday in the Prepcast Shootout at Christian Brothers College High School in St. Louis.

Burch Drive to close Monday for construction of chiller plant

Burch Drive, located west of Trowbridge Livestock Center, will close Monday for construction on the East Campus chiller plant.

Central Missouri Community Action seeking volunteers for MLK Day of Service 2012

Central Missouri Community Action is looking for volunteers to donate an hour or two to help their neighbors in need. Services include snow shoveling and home and auto repairs.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Corrections reform proposal a start, but it doesn't go far enough

It's unfortunate that the best Missouri can hope for politically is significantly less than the reforms that passed nearly unanimously in nearby Kentucky.

Kit Stolen appointed new president, CEO of Providence Bank

The Providence Bank board of directors appointed Alvin T. "Kit" Stolen III as new president and chief executive officer.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Coping with another budget shortfall

Gov. Jay Nixon and state lawmakers begin a new year, and new session, facing yet another budget shortfall. An estimated $500 million gap will separate revenues and expenses projected for the coming budget year.

Lilliquist replaces Duncan as Cards pitching coach

The Cardinals retooled their coaching staff Friday while Dave Duncan takes an open-ended leave of absence, elevating Lilliquist from bullpen coach to pitching coach and replacing him in the pen with Dyar Miller.


Missouri men's basketball falls at Kansas State

No. 7-ranked Missouri entered the day as one the nation's four remaining unbeaten teams but never threatened in a 75-59 loss Saturday at No. 23 Kansas State.