The Special Olympics State Summer Games opened Tuesday with track and field, bowling and opening ceremonies on Mel Carnahan Quadrangle.
Football coaches from the powerhouse and recently expanded league were in unison Tuesday at the SEC meetings. They want a proposed four-team playoff to include the best teams in the country — and not be tied to conference champions.
GetAbout Columbia is funding the improvements to make the intersection safer for pedestrians and drivers.
In the annual State of the City message on May 25 City Manager Mike Matthes discussed the growth of Columbia's economy and population.
Author and activist Greg LeRoy will speak about the Enhanced Enterprise Zone via webcam Thursday at the Columbia Public Library.
We can learn from history in more exciting ways than we used to. And sometimes, it is helpful to look over our shoulders and profit from past experiences.
What effects will the zone have on businesses outside the zone or homeowners in the community?
The intersection at Broadway and Providence Road offers potential to become an inviting community space. Columbia should aim to add a mall or commons that create an inspiring ambiance.
Donald Hawkins, 39, died Tuesday afternoon after colliding with median cables on the highway.
A neighborhood Memorial Day picnic was disrupted by several shots in Albert-Oakland Park's parking lot.
After Sunday morning's fire at Brookside on College, investigations and cleanup efforts are under way.
Jordan Maze, 22, works as a waitress at Main Squeeze and Uprise Bakery in Columbia. A college graduate who came back home for lack of a better plan, Jordan reflects on her work and her future.
Reporter Roxanne Foster reflects on her conversations with young adults and the emphasis they place on avoiding debt and earning the things they want, despite what many older adults think.
Ashley and Stetson Allen's lives center around their 14-month-old son, Jackson. Careful decisions and the willingness to compromise have put them on a track to career advancement and financial security. But it hasn't been a straight or smooth path.
Kristin Ayer, 18, will be “almost the first” in her family to get a college degree. She wants to become a wedding planner because weddings are supposedly the happiest days in people's lives, and she wants to be a part of that.
After fanning Dyson on three pitches, Perez walked off the mound and waved his hand in front of his face to mock Dyson, who was unaware of the gesture until seeing it later on videotape.
The Ridgeway Community Garden, Columbia's first joint school and community garden, broke ground Tuesday.
Among the rookies taking part in Kansas City's early preseason practices, Dontari Poe, the Chiefs' 6-foot-3, 346-pound first-round draft pick, has made the biggest impression.
Mr. Kennedy's passion for the history of early aviation led him to become a member of the Boone County Historical Society and he was also a member of several other volunteer organizations in Columbia.
Richard and Beth Trimmell will replace K. Kendall and Katrina Mathews as the Columbia/Jefferson City regional coordinator and director of special services for the Salvation Army.