Senior softball players sacrifice time and money to be able to compete in the Missouri State Senior Games.
At the Mid-Missouri All-American Soap Box Derby on Sunday, racers stuck to a simple strategy: Keep the car straight and stay low.
Former Missouri basketball players Marcus Denmon and Kim English participated in the NBA Draft Combine, two Missouri baseball players were drafted and a former Missouri football players died.
Images from Art in the Park, construction in the Thornbrook subdivision, the Missouri State Senior Games, the Chi Omega house and the transit of Venus were some of the best photos by Missourian staff last week.
First-graders through eighth-graders interacted with Missouri football players, participated in new drills and walked away with a few autographs.
UM System president Tim Wolfe's announcement that University of Missouri Press will close in 2013 has garnered local and national criticism. Despite the backlash, Wolfe is not reconsidering his decision to phase out the current model of the press.
Former Olympian Greg Best has led an equestrian clinic in Columbia for 13 years.
Tied in the ninth inning, the Indians' Jason Kipnis hit a three-run home run that would end up as the game winner over the Cardinals on Sunday.
Pirates outfield Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-3 with a home run and 3 RBIs as Pittsburgh completed their sweep of the Royals on Sunday. With the loss, Kansas City fell to 24-34 this season.
Missouri ranks 43rd nationally in real GDP, but the unemployment rate ranks in the top 10 in recent improvement among states.
A growing number of doctors are using email and social media websites to give medical advice to patients and to monitor widespread health trends.
Joey Logano had the top car all weekend, posting the fastest practice time Friday and then taking the pole Saturday.
Whether the Supreme Court upholds Obama's health care law or not, some people and companies will have to bear the burden of things such as increased taxes or spending cuts.
Although the national unemployment rate is high, President Barack Obama still has hope for re-election. Seven of the 10 states that will decide the election have employment levels that beat the U.S. average.