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Kansas State frustrates Missouri men's basketball team

Senior center Steve Moore gestures toward an instant replay of his fifth foul in the second half of Missouri's game against Kansas State Tuesday at Mizzou Arena. Missouri lost 78-68.

Kansas State is the only team that No. 3 Missouri hasn't been able to figure out this season. The Wildcats beat Missouri 78-68 Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.

New President Tim Wolfe talks about joining UM System

New UM System President Tim Wolfe's ties to Columbia are already established as an alum of both Rock Bridge High School and MU. After 30 years in the business world, Wolfe said he hopes the system presidency is a long and final role in his career.

Missouri men's basketball team solemn after loss to Kansas State

After their first home loss this season, the Tigers were somber. "...it does taste bad when you lose," Tigers coach Frank Haith said.

Anonymous anti-Tiger Town posters found on downtown storefront windows

Downtown business owners in Columbia found posters urging the defense of downtown business against the proposed Tiger Town, a place for game day festivities.

Proactive patrols arrest seven Monday night

Proactive patrols with Columbia Police made several arrests Monday night in connection with recent gang activity.

Missouri women's basketball loses at Iowa State in overtime

The loss in overtime was an improvement from the first meeting this season, when Iowa State defeated Missouri 65-52 in early February at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball falls to Kansas State

The Missouri men's basketball team lost to Kansas State 78-68 on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena for its first home loss of the season. 

Driveway games helped Hickman boys basketball standout

Hickman freshman Jimmy Whitt has been exceptional in leading the Kewpies, but it was the tough games he used to play against his older brother that helped him develop his skills.

Annual Polar Bear Plunge held in unseasonably warm weather

The Polar Bear Plunge was held Saturday at Stephens Lake Park.  The event raised more than $97,800 for Special Olympics Missouri.

 

United Way meeting focuses on new model's impact on senior care

United Way's new "community impact" model will focus on at-risk youth and families living in poverty, but it leaves little funding for senior care programs. The new model will focus on four pillars: education, income, health and safety net.

ROSE NOLEN: Information is everywhere, but when is it helpful?

The excess of information is causing exhaustion and mental agitation for some, much of which seems superfluous to the average person.

Man arrested on suspicion of trespassing in Ellis Library at MU

A homeless man was arrested Monday morning on suspicion of first-degree trespassing in Ellis Library at MU. Earl Love, 38, was found stuck in a space below a handicap chairlift on the third floor of the library.

Missouri House moves to prevent future Mamtek-like failures

Seven bills have been filed in the Missouri House to prevent further economic failures like the $39 million bond payment to the city of Moberly defaulted on by Mamtek U.S. Inc.

Modified Black, Gold city bus routes to continue past May

So far, four apartment complexes have accepted a city proposal to pay higher rates for weekday student bus service.

40 Days for Life to start with rally, candlelight vigil

The campaign starts with a rally at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the First Assembly of God Church followed by a protest in front of Planned Parenthood from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Barbara Hoppe part of why Columbia is a great town

Sixth Ward Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe has been instrumental in the controlled growth and development of Columbia and continues to make it a great place to live.

PHOTO GALLERY: Lange MAC Scholars sponsor 'Walking in Greatness' program

Lange MAC Scholars held a "Walking in Greatness" program Tuesday evening at Lange Middle School in honor of Black History Month.

Traveling fans help Rock Bridge girls basketball in district tournament

The Bruins beat host Smith-Cotton 59-16 in the semifinals of the Class 5, District 9 tournament in Sedalia. 

 

Last of eight defendants sentenced in Hobson homicide

Deshon Houston, who is believed to have supplied the murder weapon in the Hobson murder, was sentenced to eight years in prison after a plea deal with prosecutors.  

FROM READERS: Pelicans glide at Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area

Clyde Bentley went for a drive at Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area and discovered a group of pelicans.

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