Brooke Wright, 16, from Bolivar, and Madeline Cuppy, 15, from Atlanta, Mo., are the contestants in this year's queen competition at the Missouri High School Rodeo Finals.
Carl Edwards had just about everything go right last season in the chase for his first Cup championship except win more races than Tony Stewart, but he is finding a repeat run toward a historic finale a bit trickier this season.
Missouri athletics director Mike Alden spoke Wednesday evening to members of the Tiger Quarterback Club at a new $5.6 million gymnastics facility and dance studio.
For Brooke Wright, losing her small bay brown horse, Skoal, was one of the most heart-wrenching things that happened in her life.
The Central Missouri Humane Society welcomes Mary Pat Boatfield as the new executive director of the shelter.
Fourth Ward Councilman Daryl Dudley was issued a citation Tuesday for selling alcohol to a minor at the Hy-Vee convenience store he manages, said Stephanie Drouin, Columbia police public information officer.
Estimates suggest that health care fraud costs the federal government billions of dollars each year. In the wake of a federal investigation into MU Health Care's billing, three doctors, including the dean of the MU School of Medicine, have resigned.
The growing obesity problem in the U.S. can only be solved by individual desire to be healthier, the columnist writes.
The findings, detailed in The Journal of Wildlife Management, showed 178 cougar confirmations in the Midwest and as far south of Texas between 1990 and 2008.
Crop insurance adjusters came to Columbia to learn about assessing hail damage. Eighty-five people attended the annual training, which was held at Bradford Research & Extension Center on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources performed tests at Flat Branch and found that the fire runoff did not affect the quality of water in the creek.
A study released Wednesday by the government's Human Microbiome Project maps the bacteria, fungi and other microbes living throughout the human body.
Charles Marleon Buchanan, 20, was arrested Tuesday and charged with fleeing the scene.
Robert Hill was killed after being ejected from his car in a two-vehicle accident on northbound U.S. 63.
Kansas City's Mike Moustakas walked with the bases loaded in the 11th inning — the second walk issued by the Milwaukee relief corps — to give the Royals a come-from-behind 4-3 victory and a chance to wrap up their first home sweep of the season in Thursday night's series finale.
Lance Lynn struck out a career-high 12 to stay tied for the major league lead in wins, and Carlos Beltran hit his NL-best 19th home run Wednesday night, sending the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory over the White Sox that ended Chicago's eight-game road winning streak.
The Enhanced Enterprise Zone Board met on Wednesday and spent most of its time talking about issues surrounding the local property tax abatement.
The Columbia Kiwanis Club will host a Harry Potter Trivia Night at 7 p.m. Friday at Hickman High School. The event is a fundraiser for the Eliminate Project to help save the lives of newborns worldwide.
Former Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel missed practice during the New Orleans Saints' minicamp Wednesday because of a sprained thumb.
Royals manager Ned Yost and former Cardinals manager Tony La Russa are set to coach the best of the best in Major League Baseball's All-Star Game.