The state program picks up a larger share of the tab for farmers to drill or deepen their wells or expand irrigation systems.
Missourian reporters visited several elementary schools and caught up with students on their first day of school to find out what they are excited and nervous about in the upcoming school year.
The additional service will force the city to address needs at the Columbia Regional Airport terminal, Mayor Bob McDavid says.
Missouri joined the Southeastern Conference and moved to a new neighborhood. Join us for a road trip.
Downtown has been the focus of an aggressive redevelopment campaign since 2000, and there has been a significant increase in the number of people visiting downtown in the last 10 years.
Traditions both on and off campus run deep in College Station and neighboring town of Bryan.
An analysis of Columbia Police Department statistics shows that black males made up 65 percent of homicide victims in Columbia from 2007 to 2012. It's a grim truth that the family of Bryan "Phatman" Rankin lives with every day as they continue to grieve his death in a shooting more than four months ago.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department is searching for a suspect in connection with two separate thefts at the Veranda Antique Mall located east of Columbia.
With the return to school comes the back-to-school expenses. Share how you manage the costs and decide what activities to participate in.
The MU Raptor Rehabilitation Project will be releasing a bald eagle it has cared for since January on Saturday.
Ten public schools in Columbia had at least an 18 percentage-point disparity in the number of black and white students who scored either "proficient" or "advanced" on MAP exams.
There are still traces of the old South here, but attitudes are shifting and memories are fading.
In April 2011, the most destructive tornado ever to hit Alabama swept through Tuscaloosa, killing 53 people. But the university's football program has given hope to residents that a normal life, even in the aftermath of a tragedy, is possible.
The biggest political surprise this year was Mitt Romney choosing Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate. Ryan's strong conservative views appeal to the right wing and appall the left.
The Crossing of the Bridge Ceremony leads incoming freshmen at Stephens College into the heart of the campus.
Columbia residents live with too much "bad and ugly," and the "good" in Columbia needs to emerge.
Variety of reasons cited for keeping trash bags, including lost jobs for sanitation workers and ungainliness of trash carts.
After serving in Korea and Vietnam, Jerry Hunter achieved his dream of running a farm.
Ian Simon, a redshirt freshman safety for Missouri, grew up in the same hometown as former safety Kenji Jackson. But while Jackson certainly influenced Simon's decision to come to MU, Simon is striving to create his own legacy.
Brian Dale Cook of Columbia died Sunday at the age of 44. He is remembered for his passion for the Pittsburgh Steelers and his computer abilities.