Tigers advance to Big 12 championship after beating Texas 81-67

Missouri advances to the Big 12 championship where the Tigers will face the Baylor Bears.

Third wild Missouri deer tests positive for chronic wasting disease

Recent testing for chronic wasting disease in the Missouri wild has turned up another positive case of the disease,bringing the total number of wild Missouri infected deer to three.

DEAR READER: Dictionaries help us understand outside world

Sixty-two corrections were submitted to the Show Me the Errors contest last month, giving us insight into the most common mistakes we make on the website.

No. 12 Baylor upsets No. 3 Kansas in Big 12 tournament semifinals

No. 12 Baylor upset No. 3 Kansas in the Big 12 semifinals Friday night, using a hot start to hold on, 81-72. Perry Jones III led the way for the Bears with 18 points and seven rebounds.

Missouri softball freshmen thrive in Tigers' two wins Friday

Four home runs, including one by freshman Kelsea Roth, propelled the Tigers to run-rule wins over Alcorn State and Boise State by scores of 14-1 and 8-0. 

City Council candidates address Boone County Muleskinners

All five candidates vying for seats in the Second and Sixth wards attended Friday's meeting of the Boone County Muleskinners. Members of the Democratic club asked the candidates about their priorities for their specific wards, planning for future growth and concerns about law enforcement.

Enhanced Enterprise Zone Board clarifies proposals

The Enhanced Enterprise Zone Board addressed weeks of public disgruntlement at its Friday meeting, which resulted in a map six census blocks smaller and a resolution to disassociate eminent domain and blight.

STAFF PICKS: A heartwarming homecoming and a gender gap debate

Here are some stories you might have missed but are worth reading as you wrap up the week.

Rock Bridge girls basketball prepares for Class 5 state championship

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team will play Blue Springs for the Class 5 state championship on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Short Women's Play Festival brings national women playwrights to Columbia

Independent Actors Theatre is organizing the fourth annual Short Women's Play Festival showcasing six new works by four women playwrights. The festival starts on Friday and runs through Sunday.


Events will promote National Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week

Sunday marks the beginning of National Multiple Sclerosis Awareness week, and the National MS Society Gateway Chapter will be participating by sponsoring awareness events throughout the week. The first event will be a rally Sunday at Harpo's in Columbia.

Centralia farmer receives grant from American Farmers Grow Communities

After entering the American Farmers Grow Communities contest, Darren Reynolds  found out that he was the Boone County winner randomly selected for a $2,500 grant to the nonprofit organization of his choice.

Local gardening event brings spring early to Columbia

The Community Garden Coalition will host the Spring Thaw Kick-Off, a gardening event for Columbia residents on Saturday. 

Missouri invites fans to watch tournament selection show with team

Missouri basketball fans can join the Tigers at Mizzou Arena on Sunday afternoon to discover the team's seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. Parking, popcorn, and soda will all be free at the event.

Tigers reliever shuts down Charlotte, Missouri wins 10-6

The Missouri baseball team's starter Eric Anderson suffered an injury and left the game in the top of the fifth inning on Friday against Charlotte. But luckily, with Jeff Emens, the Tigers won 10-6.

Dorial Green-Beckham shines, but sophomore teammate leads Hillcrest to victory

While Dorial Green-Beckham, who will join the Missouri football team this summer, had highlights in the Hillcrest boys basketball team's victory in the Class 4 Semifinals on Friday, sophomore Juwan Johnson led the team, scoring eight consecutive points and finishing with 15 points.

Columbia Missouri Kennel Club to host annual dog show this weekend

The event will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

Columbia man arrested on charges related to cyber crimes

Ian F. Burow, 22, was arrested on charges related to cyber crimes against minors. 

FROM READERS: Dogs Missourian readers love

More than 870 dogs will pack the Boone County Fairgrounds this weekend as the Columbia Missouri Kennel Club Dog Show takes place, Missourian readers share their personal Best in Show.

Central Missouri Humane Society kicks off summer season early

The Central Missouri Humane Society will be staying open until 7 p.m. Wednesdays to give the community more chances to see the animals up for adoption.