Columbia zine builds connection with music scene

Boone Stigall is the writer, editor and producer of the music zine, "The Trouble with Normal." Stigall started the zine in 1992 and continues to fill its pages with music reviews and personal commentary.

Diggs earns SEC honor for Missouri soccer team

Missouri soccer player Alyssa Diggs was named the Southeastern Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week

Saban says No. 1 Alabama football team could still be surprised

Some poll voters and college football observers say the Crimson Tide are "heads and shoulders above other teams" leading up to a visit to struggling Missouri.

Third suspect arrested in connection to meth lab investigation

The Boone County Sheriff's Department arrested a third suspect in connection to September's meth lab investigation.


Language immersion schools expand in St. Louis

The St. Louis Language Immersion Schools look to help improve students' social awareness, academic performance and problem-solving abilities. Students first learn to read and write in French, Spanish or Chinese, and after 18 months they are expected to communicate entirely in that language.

Douglas Steuerwald, 59, of O'Fallon died Oct. 5

Mr. Steuerwald was born in Iowa and lived in O'Fallon.

Susan Montee launches TV ad for Missouri lieutenant governor campaign

Susan Montee's first TV ad focuses on veteran affairs.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McCaskill's moderate voice is right for Missouri

Todd Akin promises more partisan obstruction in Washington; Claire McCaskill has a record of working in both parties to find solutions for Missourians.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Cigarette tax targets the poor

I would ask all non-smokers to find a mirror, look yourself in the eye and ask, is Proposition B really a fair way to fund education?

Colleges compete in business school 'arms' race

Nationally, more students pursue bachelor's degrees in business than in any other area of study and universities are expanding their business schools to keep up with the demand.

Rock Bridge girls golfers win sectional competition

The Rock Bridge girls golf team won Monday's Class 2, Sectional 2 Tournament at Tanglewood Golf Club in in Jefferson City to advance as a team to next week's state competition.

Missouri men's basketball team receives more preseason honors

CBS Sports named Missouri men's basketball junior Phil Pressey a preseason first team All-American on Monday.

From Readers: A daughter remembers her mother's life

Gertrude Lavera Dawson's daughter remembers her mother's life.

Douglas Steuerwald, Feb. 3, 1953-Oct. 5, 2012, of O'Fallon

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: County commissioner, public administrator contested in Linn County

Bill Dorsey and Dwight Curly race for county commissioner while Kay Cunningham and Donald Fuhrhop vie to be the public administrator.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: MU student and faculty diversity data

Data tables on ethnic and gender diversity of MU students and faculty are available for free from the university's Institutional Research department.

Columbia College volleyball team defeats Harris-Stowe State

The Cougars, ranked No. 3 in the latest National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics top-25 poll, improved to 19-1 overall and 9-0 in the American Midwest Conference with a 3-0 victory in St. Louis.

Construction to close Ninth Street over Monday night

A section of Ninth Street between University Avenue and Elm Street will be closed from 7 p.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Alzheimer drug shows subtle improvements, side effects

Tests on a new Alzeimer's drug have found the drug encouraging, but more studies will need to be done.

Missouri families outraged that killer is freed

A Missouri man sentenced to more than 200 years in prison for a murder in 1977, has been released. Under a law that took effect in 1969, anyone who served two-thirds of their sentence or two years was eligible for a parole hearing. The law has since changed.