With MU's Bradford Research Center's annual Tomato Festival approaching, local growers reflect on a great tomato season.
Artists are competing to have their sculpture concepts displayed in front of the Short Street garage. The artist whose concept is chosen based on community feedback will be given $58,000 to complete the artwork.
The 2012 drought has strained hardwood trees and their mast crops, which might simplify deer hunting. Forestry experts warn, however, that we will not know the extent of the tree damage until next spring.
Tigers use fourth quarter to beat Cergy, France, 81-61. The team will return to Columbia late Saturday.
The conclusions drawn by a new study raise questions about where community members see themselves in the country's political discourse and how the Missourian's coverage should be altered in light of those views.
Missouri linebacker Will Ebner, who has battled injuries throughout his college career, is hoping to stay on the field during his final season. He used his missed season in 2011 to become a more well-rounded player.
A visitors center in Columbia City Hall will open Aug. 31. Previously, the Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau was housed near the Lake of the Woods exit on the east side of Columbia.
Transfer Taylor Simpson led the Gold Team to a 3-0 win over the BlackTeam.
The Tigers will open the season Nov. 9, when they host Saint Louis University. Southeastern Conference play begins for Missouri on Jan. 3, when the team travels to play Georgia.
About 30 supporters of Ryan Ferguson, who was convicted in 2005 of strangling Columbia Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt, will tour the crime scene Friday evening. Organizers hope the event will raise awareness of the case's contentious verdict.
Columbia police are seeking two suspects in connection with an attempted robbery at the Wingate Hotel early Friday. A retired Illinois State Police trooper foiled the robbery.
Photography has clout and can change the social environment very quickly to one that is inspiring, hopeful and creative in a positive, productive way.
Sandra Kormeier of Columbia died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. She was 69.
Drought conditions have exposed sand that looks inviting but is actually quicksand. Officials advise citizens to avoid sandbars until conditions improve.
Mementos left at Mark Twain's grave by the writer's admirers, which have been thrown away in the past, are now part of the Chemung Valley History Museum.
The Kansas City Zoo's new baby giraffe, born Aug. 4, was on display for the first time Thursday.
Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and several top GOP lawmakers filed suit last month, claiming the summary written by Democratic Secretary of State Robin Carnahan is unfair and misleading.
The hearing comes five months after a Boone County judge appointed by the high court in an advisory role deemed Mark Woodworth a victim of "a manifest injustice." The judge concluded the Chillicothe man should be freed or receive a new trial.
Most of $2 million settlement will end up in Missouri's general fund, which means it will be available for schools, drought relief or whatever lawmakers decide to spend it on.
Social Security benefits are not just for retirees. Many people depend on it after an injury and spouses and children depend on the program after the death of a wife or husband.