Barbara Hoppe has demonstrated that she can bring neighbors, homeowners, studentsand businesses together to find common solutions that benefit everyone.
David Rosman discusses local issues that will appear on the April 3 election ballot and gives his own reviews of the candidates running for seats in the City Council and Columbia Public School Board.
Memorial Baptist Church members did yard work for an elderly homeowner as part of several daily projects for the community.
Gov. Jay Nixon has proposed using an extra $17.75 million in federal Medicaid funds to avoid cuts for a program that provides money for the blind.
The Tigers gathered 11 hits but stranded seven runners on base in an 8-2 loss to the Bears on Wednesday at Taylor Stadium.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change forecasts stronger tropical cyclones and more frequent heat waves, deluges and droughts. It warns that the greatest threat from extreme weather is to highly populated, poor regions of the world.
Highland president and CEO Jim Bausch said his company's form of pseudoephedrine is just as effective as those currently on the market but can't be extracted and used to make meth.
On Wednesday, a group marched around the Capitol's north side to protest plans to honor Rush Limbaugh in the Missouri Capitol, before piling up pages with about 35,000 petition signatures outside Missouri House Speaker Steven Tilley's third-floor corner office.
Sixth Ward councilwoman reached the bronze level in the National League of Cities' Certificate of Achievement in Leadership program.
Columbia School Board candidates shares their personal experience and perspectives on closing achievement gap, tax levy and bond issue proposals and the budget.
Despite a weak economy, the Public School & Education Employee Retirement System of Missouri remains 85 percent pre-funded. A strong retirement system is vital to attracting qualified teachers to the state.
The Central Missouri Event Center, Home of the Boone County Fair, is the new name for the Boone County fairgrounds. Members of the Boone County Commission renamed the fairgrounds Tuesday to reflect the diversity of the venue.
Columbia rock climber James Dolph shares photos from his adventures.
The data compares the dropout rate in specific school districts including student demographics and compares them to Missouri averages.
A 2012 Jeep SUV plowed into a residence on Ash Street early Wednesday morning.
The Camdenton R-III School District agreed to stop blocking education websites about gay, lesbian and transgender issues.
Brooks Yang, a 23-year-old Princeton grad in St. Louis, may tell you that she's "kind of doing nothing" these days. Don't believe her.
Rocheport is the kind of town that comes as a surprise (and a bit of a wonder) in the hustle and bustle of the technology age. It is tucked along the Missouri River about 10 miles west of Columbia.
Adrienne Long and Alana Flowers were killing time between classes at the MU Student Center. They are both 21, African-American and graduating soon to leave Columbia – and chase two very different dreams.