The donation will help fund the $102 million athletics facility renovation plan the Board of Curators approved Tuesday.
A panel on the possible creation of a tax increment financing district in downtown Columbia emphasized the importance of public input in the development planning process.
The UM System Board of Curators unanimously approved the budget for the 2013 fiscal year Tuesday afternoon.
Missouri swimmer Connor Nolan struggled this past season, but managed to overcome his fear and frustration to qualify for the 200 and 400 individual medley events at this week's Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Neb.
Our country is in a terrible shape, and Congress is doing nothing to make things. Those who survived the Great Depression could have given us some good advice. They would probably have suggested that we work together. Hmm, imagine that.
An attic fire broke out above a vacant office suite in The Village of Cherry Hill. The cause of the fire is currently unknown.
Starting in 2014, instead of a championship game between the nation's No. 1 and No. 2 football teams, there will now be a pair of semifinals in which four teams play.
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri won a new Toyota through the 100 Cars for Good contest, a philanthropic initiative hosted on Facebook in which online voters choose from five nonprofits each day to win a car.
Hayley, 12, plays the guitar and writes and sings her own songs. Her local performances are stepping stones toward a professional music career.
John Claude Schuder of Columbia died Saturday, April 7. He was 90.
Yuniesky Betancourt hit a two-run shot during a four-run third inning, and Jeff Francoeur added a three-run homer during a four-run eighth in Kansas City's 8-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.
One night after Yadier Molina's tying homer in the ninth inning keyed a huge comeback, St. Louis scored five unearned runs in the first.
John Claude Schuder died Saturday, April 7, 2012. He was 90.
With dry weather causing an increased threat of brush fires, the Boone County Fire Protection District is discouraging open burning and fireworks. This weather could lead to the cancellation of July Fourth's Fire in the Sky fireworks show.
A group of students from the 2012 Missouri Scholars Academy visited the newsroom Monday and shared their definitions of journalism based on their visit.
Tropical Storm Debby caused flooding and sinkholes on the southern coasts while wildfires burned in Colorado and Utah.
Extremely dry conditions in Missouri have caused a slope in production for crops such as hay, corn and soybeans. The drought affecting these money-making crops has also put considerable stress on farmers.
Sen. Claire McCaskill's campaign said she will spend the week campaigning in her home state instead.
The National Institutes of Health has given five universities a total of $37.5 million for a five-year study exploring possible medical benefits of elderberries, wild yams and other herbal and dietary supplements. One of the recipients is MU's Center for Botanical Interaction Studies.
Sen. Claire McCaskill plans to skip the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., and instead will spend the week campaigning in Missouri.