Representatives are collecting signatures on a petition advocating a quarter-cent sales tax increase in Boone County to provide money for mental health services for children and their families.
The Columbia City Council approved the first phase of the Forum Boulevard improvement project, which called for the addition of left-turn lanes into the Victoria Park driveway and the MKT driveway.
In the fall of 2013, Columbia Public Schools will undergo a grade realignment as grades six, seven and eight become intermediate schools and ninth-graders move up to high schools. As students head to new schools, many teachers will, too.
Franklin will miss the rest of spring practices but is expected back by the start of the 2012 season.
The four candidates for the Columbia School Board are giving their views on district issues and ballot proposals and discussing their goals as the April 3 election approaches.
A public lawyer filed papers on Monday to run for Northern District commissioner as a Democratic candidate.
The Boone County Commission is proposing to rename the Boone County Fairgrounds as Central Missouri Event Center, Home of the Boone County Fair.
A newly founded local group, V.E.N.T. (Violent Experiences Not Tolerated), will start a campaign in April to educate Columbia teenagers to prevent gender violence.
Missouri had a wonderful season, and Norfolk State was a worthy opponent to end it.
Frank Haith led Missouri to a 30-win season and a No. 2 seed in the NCAA tournament. The Tigers season ended Friday in a 86-84 loss to Norfolk State.
Barbara Hoppe should be reelected because she has an unrivaled concern for Columbia and its residents. She has improved the state of student housing and the city's bus system during her term.
Erin Elizabeth Ridenhour pleaded guilty to three counts of endangering the welfare of a child and received the maximum sentence of three years in prison.
Seth Meyers, the head writer of "Saturday Night Live," performed at MU's Jesse Auditorium on Monday night.
Among today's top stories: Supporters of Mitt Romney and Ron Paul team up in Missouri while the political candidates themselves move on to Illinois.
James "Fireball" Jenkins of Slater died Sunday, March 18. He was 78.
While higher education typically takes longer to recover from recessionary cuts than other parts of the budget, experts say they expect the number of states with boosted higher education funding to increase this year.
Sandy Nickel thanks the team for their exceptional season despite opening round loss to Norfolk State in the NCAA tournament.
On the same day word spread that right tackle Eric Winston had agreed to terms with Kansas City, the Chiefs announced that they had signed former first-round draft pick Brady Quinn to back up Matt Cassel at quarterback.
The new Rams coach was a big enough draw in free agency that Pro Bowl center Scott Wells left the Green Bay Packers to join the rebuilding effort in St. Louis. The Packers were 15-1 last year, five more wins than the Rams' total the last three seasons.