County Commission candidates speak at League of Women Voters forum

The four candidates — two each from the Northern and Southern District — focused on economic development in a forum at the Columbia Public Library.

Pinkel staying calm despite Missouri football team's struggles

Even after Missouri lost its third straight SEC game, coach Gary Pinkel's demeanor was friendly at Monday's media day, and he even joked with reporters.

MU lecture series developed in memory of Jerry Litton

A lecture series and scholar program at MU's College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources is a collaboration with the foundation of Rep. Jerry Litton, who died in a plane crash in 1976.

TEDxCoMo hosts The City2.0 with focus on Columbia's future

The City2.0 event gives community members the opportunity to share ideas about topics such as transportation and education, working toward the growth of Columbia.

INVITATION: Share what's happening in Columbia's art scene

Have something from Columbia's arts and culture scene that you'd like the rest of the community to know about? Become a part of ArtTalk, and help open the eyes of our community to local art.

McCaskill and Akin on education: Dollars and sense of the candidates’ contrasting policies

MU data show increasing student use of federal grants and loans.

TELL US: What one word describes how you feel about Mizzou football?

Halfway through the season, Missouri is 3-3. Some say the team is just not prepared for the SEC.

Hickman senior takes to switch from defender to goalkeeper

After three years as a defender, Hickman senior Adrian Laikert decided to switch to goalkeeper for his senior season with the Kewpies.

Stephens volleyball players keep heads up as season progresses

Despite losing 3-1 Tuesday to visiting Park University and falling to 5-11 on the year, the Stars are still fighting.

Phishing attacks leave UM System email accounts blacklisted

Students and faculty throughout the UM System sent out millions of spam emails over four days after following links purporting to be from the Department of Information Technology.

ROSE NOLEN: Partisan politics shouldn't disqualify people from government jobs

Political affiliation shouldn't be used to determine whether an individual is qualified to work at a government agency. 

2 Columbia Mall restaurants temporarily closed for health code violations

Famous Cajun and Stir Fry 88 were temporarily closed after an inspector found improper storage of raw foods and unclean surfaces in the restaurant. 

Columbia residents plan second A People's Visioning conference

The conference is intended as a way to improve the Imagine Columbia's Future plan made in 2008. Topics to be discussed will include protecting historic neighborhoods, neighborhood revitalization and green technologies.

Hickman graduate shares mother's advice that helps him succeed

DJ Chung wrote a short book, "Build Like an Ant: How My Mom Helped Me Become Valedictorian."

Columbia College women's soccer defeats William Woods

The Columbia College women's soccer team beat William Woods 2-1 on Tuesday in Fulton, moving to 6-7 on the year.

Columbia College men's soccer defeats William Woods

The lone goal of the game came from Marko Paunovic off an assist from Andres Acosta in the 56th minute.

MU environmental groups to meet with MU chancellor, UM System president about coal depenence

Three student organizations will meet with MU Chancellor Brady Deaton and University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe Wednesday to discuss a potential transition at MU from coal power.

Sara Evans to sing national anthem at Missouri-Alabama football game

The country singer is a Missouri native, but she also has ties to the Alabama football team.

GUEST COMMENTARY: School Board should say no to EEZs

This school money giveaway is terrible public policy. It shows disrespect for public education, when education is more important than ever.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Columbia School Board needs to take stand against EEZ

Consider the consequences if such a funding loss creates shortages for you — forcing you to seek another bond increase from the voting public.