With school approaching, teachers are preparing for students to arrive and are using the e first day of school activities as a way to connect with their students.
The Columbia Board of Education set the district’s tax rate at $5.40 per $100 assessed valuation, a 52-cent increase from last year. Voters approved a bond issue and a levy in April that raised the highest rate the board can set to $6.40.
Missouri left guard Max Copeland, who hopes to start this fall for the Tigers, has taken the meaning of vocal leader to a new level. His shouting during practice and untamed mane of blond hair make him stand out on the football field.
Missouri artists donated their time and talents to paint murals on nine downtown stormwater drains as part of an educational public art project.
The Public Safety Joint Communications Committee discussed options for placing a tax proposal on next April's ballot at a meeting Wednesday.
Teammates say Tigers receiver L'Damian Washington's positive attitude is a boost for the team.
Kony Ealy, a redshirt sophomore defensive end, has seen plenty of senior offensive tackle Elvis Fisher in fall camp. The budding rivalry the two first-team players have developed in practice could benefit each player when the season gets under way.
Although an individual's religious affiliation has no impact on that person's ability to run for office, it might have an effect if the population actually votes for them.
Missouri's contest for U.S. Senate is expected to exemplify the political leanings of the country. Does Claire McCaskill or Todd Akin hold the edge in the upcoming election?
Representatives of Muslim and interfaith groups were among those who spoke at a news conference outside a mosque in St. Louis County to show their support for Muslims in Joplin.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Friday that the nation's cattle inventory was the smallest since the agency began a July count in 1973. It is likely to take the beef industry years to recover.
Sidewalk construction will begin Monday along an 18-block area in east-central Columbia. The Public Works Department aims to have the construction completed in November.
Small fruit and vegetable farmers across the Midwest are fighting lost crops, increased irrigation costs and deflated farmers markets thanks to the nationwide drought.
Missouri needs a senator who is able to work with others who do not share the same perspectives.
Scott Rowson, who writes the blog Show-Me Eats, shares his review of West Broadway's new Chinese restaurant, Bamboo Terrace.
Wednesday night's Family Fun Fest, "It's a Circus," features a live band, performing dogs, a magic show and more at Flat Branch Park.
Brian Cook was a certified ethical hacker, his family said. He worked to protect clients from computer hacking.
For 33years, Helen McLaughlin worked as a photo lab technician for Today's Farmer Magazine, an agricultural publication by MFA Inc. In more recent years, she became a familiar face around the Columbia community as she enjoyed daily walks along Forum Boulevard.
Brian Dale Cook of Columbia died Sunday, Aug. 12. He was 44.
Ronald Davidson was known for his sense of humor, kindness and enjoyment of reading, gardening and listening to music.