Bruins boys track in fourth place after day one

Led by Austin Ray in the shot put, the Rock Bridge boys track and field team is in fourth place heading into Saturday.

Veteran at Airshow survived German attack at Rhine River in WWII

Ted Vogelweid, a tank commander for the Army, received a Purple Heart for the injury sustained in the attack.

DEAR READER: In digital age, snapshots of a day in news still available

Executive editor of the Missourian talks about how to preserve editions of newspapers that are only online.

For first time, MU student angel investors risk $30,000 on medical startup

The Student Angel Investment Program completed its first investment deal in April by donating $30,000 to the biotech company, EternoGen. The program is a student-led class through MU's College of Business.

Farmers, and their crops, struggle with unseasonably dry May

High temperatures and little rainfall aren't helping crops get off to a strong start.

Rock Bridge boys tennis singles and doubles advance to semifinals

After winning the team title Thursday in the state championships, individual play for the Rock Bridge boys tennis team began Friday.

Veterans for Peace to hold Memorial Day gathering

The organization will have a potluck picnic followed by music and a guest speaker.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: University of Missouri Press is essential to publishing community

The University of Missouri has erred in getting rid of its University Press, and the closing is an insult to the professional staff members who work there.

Record high temperatures expected for Memorial Day weekend

Record-breaking temperatures in the 90s are predicted for both Saturday and Sunday, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms on Monday.

Phillies beat Cardinals 5-3 in 10 innings

Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning off Jason Motte and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 on Friday night.

Missouri, Kansas set to show down in Big 12 baseball tournament

The Missouri Tigers will meet Kansas in the Big 12 Conference baseball tournament Saturday. Kansas beat Texas A&M 5-3 Friday to advance. In other action, Baylor beat Kansas State 11-2.

Orioles breeze past Royals 8-2

Jason Hammel pitched six shutout innings, Chris Davis homered and drove in three runs, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the Kansas City Royals 8-2 on Friday night.

Break from game is helpful for Cardinals' World Series hero Freese

Being demanding of himself has meant frustrating times for David Freese. Before busting a 3-for-34 slump with a two-hit game that included a home run on Wednesday, Freese got two days off work on solutions and, of equal importance, clear his head.

Dawn Patrol to open airshow with replica World War I planes

The 24th Annual Salute to Veterans Airshow will take flight Saturday with The Dawn Patrol squadron, a tradition for the group from western Missouri.

Cardinals' Lance Berkman undergoes surgery, expected to miss two months

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Lance Berkman is expected to miss eight to 10 weeks following surgery Friday on his injured right knee. That's unexpected good news for a player who thought he might miss the rest of the season.

FROM READERS: Vietnam veteran's injuries endured with inspiring dignity

Injuries suffered in Vietnam could have ended Kenny Hunt's life, but he persevered with the help of family and friends.

Hotel guests become friends after Joplin tornado

In the aftermath of the Joplin tornado, displaced residents found comfort and new friendship through simple games and other reminders of life before the disaster.

Missouri high court upholds new congressional districts

A divided high court ruled Friday that the eight new U.S. House districts comply with a constitutional requirement that they be "as compact ... as may be."

Sen. McCaskill courting veterans' votes

Sen. Claire McCaskill plans to begin airing TV ads on Memorial Day discussing her investigation of mismanagement at Arlington National Cemetery.

1960 All-Star memories evoke an era long gone

With the MLB All-Star Game returning to Kauffman Stadium this year, we remember the game's past flourishes.