Missouri's rise comes after previous No. 3 Ohio State lost to Michigan State on Saturday.
The Columbia School Board approved scenario B for intermediate and high school boundaries at its meeting Monday. The vote was 6-1 in favor of the approach.
The Missouri men's basketball team has shown it has one of the best offenses in the country. Coach Frank Haith is now focusing on defense.
The Columbia School Board passed the 2012-13 school year budget parameters in a 6-1 vote Monday night.
The coach and players for Missouri Women's Basketball soak in the men's success and find motivation during a tough season.
Flowers and chocolates and teddy bears, oh my. Local florists are working to fill hundreds of orders for sweethearts in preparation for Tuesday.
Plans are in development to allow two previously unused wells below Columbia to store water in case of a power outage or heat wave during the summer months. The city currently gets its water from a groundwater source in McBaine.
David Tenny has replaced Greg Weber as the general manager of the Columbia Star Dinner Train. At least one other management position has also changed.
On one of the year's first snowy days, local folks snapped photos of Columbia as a winter wonderland.
"It's Your Fault," being held Saturday, will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the monumental earthquakes that occurred in Missouri's New Madrid Seismic Zones. Experts predict that earthquakes of similar magnitude are likely in the future.
The budget for the Short Street garage art project increased from $70,000 to $83,000, and the deadline for artists to apply has been extended to March 16.
The forum on public transportation hosted by Sixth Ward Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe has been rescheduled for March. The First Ward forum will go ahead as planned Thursday.
The Kewpies rescheduled the game to play California at home at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 16.
Junior Carolyn Davis will miss the remainder of the season for Kansas after tearing her ACL and dislocating her left knee in a loss to Kansas State on Sunday.
Between now and May, John Hall's photos will encompass the changing of the seasons. With winter back on center stage, he shares his photos of Herring Gulls during a feeding frenzy that never ceases.
The generator is expected to go online this year, joining a bioreactor installed in 2009 that will increase the amount of renewable energy produced by the city.
Members of the community draw what they would put on their conversation hearts. What would you write on yours?
As an ongoing lecture series, Cosmic Conversations works to spread enthusiasm and encourage education about the stars and sky above.
Tyshawn Taylor had 20 points for No. 4 Kansas, which fended off a stiff test from Kansas State for a 59-53 victory Monday night.
The Pentagon and NASA would see cuts in the proposed budget, which would decrease the deficit to $901 billion next year. Republicans dislike the President's unwillingness to cut Medicare and Medicaid spending.