The crowd symbolically covered the 3.7-mile path of the EF5 tornado that struck Joplin one year ago, killing 161 people. Onlookers celebrated the rebirth of the city while remembering those who were lost.
Carmen Boessen scored two goals to lift the Bruins to a 3-0 victory over host Waynesville on Tuesday, sending Rock Bridge to the Class 3 state quarterfinals. The team faces Glendale on Saturday.
Joplin residents gathered together to break ground on four new schools a year after an EF5 tornado tore through Joplin.
One year after the Joplin tornado, some Columbia residents are looking at how to remodel their homes to prepare for a storm.
Helias Catholic defeated Rock Bridge 9-3 Tuesday in Class 4 sectional play to end the Bruins season at 22-7.
At the Big 12 baseball awards luncheon Tuesday, opposing coaches took turns saying goodbye to Texas A&M's Rob Childress and Missouri's Tim Jamieson, who will take their teams to the SEC next season.
Jordan Herr didn't go to Joplin High School's graduation to see President Barack Obama or Gov. Jay Nixon speak. She was there to support her brother, the class of 2012 and Joplin.
People need to properly understand the separation of church and state. We should be more concerned about people who hate than whom someone loves.
Jawan Avant, 17, was certified as an adult in court and charged in connection with three armed robberies earlier this year.
The Memorial Day Weekend Salute to Veterans Celebration, which begins Wednesday and ends Monday, will include six new performances.
Michael Rettke was sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison without parole for embezzling more than $30,000 from the Central Missouri Soccer League and a local Columbia team.
Jack Langen scored a seven out of nine Tuesday in the preliminary rounds of the bee in Washington, D.C., which was not quite high enough to send him to the finals.
The 11 nurses employed there have been assigned recruiters to help them make the transition to a new department in MU Health Care.
Groundbreaking ceremonies are scheduled at three sites for replacement buildings that were destroyed by the twister.
The Rev. Aaron Brown of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Joplin will speak about his experience before, during and after last May's deadly tornado.
Shutout was third in Adam Wainwright's career and his first since Aug. 6, 2010.
Gary Elder died Monday, May 7. He was 60 years old.
The Kansas City Royals gave up a 2-0 lead and lost to the New York Yankees Tuesday night.
Missouri pitcher Dusty Ross was named All-Big 12 second team, and four other Tigers were honorable mentions.
City staff and members of the community met Tuesday evening to discuss proposed changes to the city's commercial tent regulations.