COLT railway marks 25 years of city-run operation

Railroad operator Shane Riley drives the train from the COLT Transload facility to the COLT railroad bridge over U.S. 63 and back in celebration of the railway's 25th anniversary Tuesday in Columbia. The train ride and a tour of the facility were part of the celebration.

The Columbia Terminal railroad line dates back almost 150 years, but it celebrated its 25th year under the control of Columbia Water and Light on Tuesday.

State Senate candidates Schaefer, Still engage in spirited debate at MU

Candidates for one of Missouri's state senatorial races spoke about several key campaign issues Tuesday night during a forum at MU's Allen Auditorium. 

PHOTO GALLERY: COLT railroad celebrates 25th anniversary

The Columbia Terminal railway Tuesday celebrated 25 years of operation by the city of Columbia.

New tracker application allows riders to locate FastCAT Express buses

The city has released an application designed to let FastCAT Express riders track the buses' location.

Community organizer brings her volunteer spirit back to Rock Bridge High School

Rock Bridge gifted education teacher Kathryn Fishman-Weaver sponsors Rock Bridge Reaches Out, a community service organization she helped found 13 years ago as a student.

Columbia man salvages boards to preserve memories

A sentimental attachment to an old family barn has taken a local man back to his roots.

Tiger Pantry opens to serve the needy in MU community

The food pantry, located on Rock Quarry Road, opened Tuesday. It was founded to combat hunger in the campus community.

Columbia College volleyball overcomes lull for AMC victory

After stumbling in the second set, the Cougars came back to beat AMC opponent Park University 3-1 on Tuesday night at the Southwell Complex.

TLC reality star Matt Roloff speaks at MU for Celebrate Ability Week

The "Little People, Big World" star was at Jesse Auditorium on Tuesday night at the signature event for MU's "Celebrate Ability Week."

Advisory council sues UM System over access to faculty syllabuses

The National Council on Teacher Quality filed a lawsuit requesting education program syllabuses from all four campuses Monday. The advisory council considers the documents to be public records. 

Missouri, other state patrols launch SEC-themed public service announcement

Highway patrols from Southeastern Conference states have united to send a pro-safety message in a new public service announcement.

Student groups come together to increase alcohol awareness at MU

MU's Wellness Resource Center kicks off the 30th annual Alcohol Responsibility Month with the ARM Resource Fair. 

ROSE NOLEN: Stop fighting old fights and focus on real issues

We've come too far as a country to go back to the days when women and minorities were treated as second-class citizens.

Rock Bridge boys soccer beats Helias Catholic

The Bruins did all their scoring in the first half Tuesday night in a 4-1 victory over the visiting Crusaders.

Missouri men's cross country team ranked for first time since 2000

The Tigers' fourth-place finish at the Greater Louisville Classic has the team ranked for the first time in 12 years.

Columbia College men's golfers place eighth at William Woods Fall Invitational

Columbia College had four top-50 finishers at the 11-team William Woods Fall Invitational.

Columbia College women's golfers place fourth at William Woods Fall Invitational

The Cougars had five top-30 finishers at the five-team tournament.

Sporting News puts Missouri men's basketball team at No. 10 in preseason rankings

The Tigers welcome the return of senior forward Laurence Bowers and junior guard Phil Pressey, who will join transfers Alex Oriakhi and Keion Bell.

Missouri women's golfers place second at Johnie Imes Invitational

The Tigers hosted the tournament and finished the third round strong to take second place.

Metal fixtures stolen from Schnell Drilling in Rocheport

More than $16,000 worth of metal fixtures is missing after a theft at Schnell Drilling in Rocheport.