Boone County Commission candidates discussed key issues at the State and Local Candidates Forum at the Chamber of Commerce.
Democratic candidate Mary Still said higher education could benefit from a higher cigarette tax, while Republican incumbent Kurt Schaefer said financial incentives have brought jobs to Columbia.
A group of women approached the MU Status of Women Committee to object to the use of the word "maiden" in the song's second verse, but the committee declined to follow up.
Perhaps overshadowed by other statewide races, the campaign for Missouri treasurer is a battle over the responsibilities of the position and the experience necessary to hold it.
The Southeastern Conference released the conference schedule for next season and revealed that Missouri will not play Arkansas next season. A cross-division rivalry between the Tigers and Razorbacks was expected to begin in 2013.
An MU study on Facebook profile pictures says that the picture you use has an effect on how popular you appear. MU students weigh in on what they think of other people's profile pictures as well as their own.
Horses and horse enthusiasts hoofed it to the Boone County fairgrounds on Thursday to attend the Boone County Fair Horse Show.
Heart of Missouri United Way has released a list of agencies that will receive funding as a result of the change.
Recent meetings about a new proposal for the city's Enhanced Enterprise Zone, despite some complaints, displayed a willingness from officials to listen and use reason to form their decisions.
A decline in ocean warming in the Pacific has contributed to uncertainty at the National Weather Service about its winter forecast for the Midwest.
At a special session Thursday morning, the Columbia School Board approved the results of a teachers' election in which almost 56 percent of those who cast ballots voted for exclusive representation. A new lockdown system, Columbia's proposed Economic Enterprise Zones and changes to school start times were also discussed.
The Great Rivers Council plans to apply for a grant funded by Larry and Brenda Potterfield, founders of shooting supplies company MidwayUSA. The council would use the money to add new shooting ranges at the Lake of the Ozarks Scout Reservation.
Missourian reader John Hall shares unedited photos of the fall scenery from a long trip through the area around his home.
Tom Seematter's experience with the removal of his artwork from a Capitol gallery has led him on a crusade to find a permanent home for his piece and inspired legislation honoring those who served in the Vietnam war.
A citizen advisory board voted unanimously to recommend the council not shift funds from the Grindstone trail to other projects.
The Bob Burchard Celebration of Excellence scholarship will support student athletes and the school's department of athletics.
According to a release from the Columbia Fire Department, no one was present in the duplex, which sustained fire, smoke and water damage.
The victim was forced by a man armed with a handgun to drive to his bank to retrieve money from an ATM.
Justin Campbell, whom police arrested Wednesday in connection with a shooting, has also been identified as a suspect in Wednesday's armed burglary on Old Ridge Road and attempted armed robbery at 1813 Gordon Street.
There are people in Columbia now who do not even want to talk to the police, Columbia resident Delcia Crockett writes. The feeling of safety is gone for a lot of people. There are some big questions as to why the citizens are treated the way they are treated.