Missouri soccer stunned in first home loss

Sophomore Abi Raymer scored a "once in a lifetime" goal in the first half, but the Tigers lost 2-1 to the Razorbacks. 

Missouri volleyball loses to Mississippi 3-1

The Tigers lost 3-1 to the Rebels and will play Auburn on Sunday. 

Giants shut out Cardinals in game 5

St. Louis suffered a 5-0 loss against the Giants in game five of the NL championship series. The Cardinals still have a 3-2 lead. 

Hickman suffers first loss of season at Rockhurst

The Kewpies finished the regular season with a 7-1 record after losing to Rockhurst 34-7 on Friday night.

Hickman boy's soccer team loses to Eureka

Hickman was defeated 1-0 by Eureka on a cold, windy Friday night. 

Missouri approves special permits to slow down chronic wasting disease

The special permits will allow landowners or hunters to kill additional duck, doe or antlerless deer to manage the outbreak of chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer.

Columbia College men’s soccer beats Lindenwood, remains undefeated

The Cougars defeated Lindenwood University-Belleville Friday with 6-0.

Better Business Bureau's 'Shred Day' promotes identity theft awareness

The free service will allow people to drop off up to three boxes or bags of anything from credit cards to bills to computer hard drives to be safely shredded in the Schnucksparking lot on Forum Boulevard from 9 a.m. to noon.

United Way promotes new community campaign to help antipoverty, education

Members of Heart of Missouri United Way gathered Friday to talk about their annual fundraising campaign which will support the needs of youth in mid-Missouri community.

The D.O.L.L.S. make charity personal

Since 1989, an organization called the D.O.L.L.S. has been contributing money to charities and fundraisers of their choice. Eleven women comprise the group, and they have organized a benefit that will be held Saturday to raise money for a friend who was recently diagnosed with leukemia.

Two Columbia orthodontists want your Halloween candy

On Nov. 1, Robinson and Ries Orthodontics will offer prizes such as movie tickets, pizza and money in exchange for donated Halloween candy. This year’s candy donations will go to the Boys and Girls Town of Missouri.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: MU Clery releases perpetuate stereotypes

Students feel many stereotypes are perpetuated in these Clery releases, and they have been quite upset about its frequency.

ArtTalk: Jerry Price writes about the School of Missouri Contemporary Ballet

This contributor writes that he learns something different each time he attends a performance.

Grade A! program creator builds leadership in Columbia's youth

The Rev. Janice Threat has operated an after-school program since 1999. What is now known as Grade A! functions at Second Missionary Baptist Church and is open to youth kindergarten through college level.

Missouri football players tweet about midterms, politics and sleep

With no football game this weekend, Missouri players were free to talk about more scholarly pursuits: the presidential debate, their exams and, perhaps most importantly, rest.

FROM READERS: Halloween events for children, families

Gina Jolly, author of Mid-Mo Kids Guide, offers a guide to mid-Missouri Halloween activities for children.

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of MU football history

How well do you know the history of the Missouri football program? Test your knowledge by taking our quiz.

Midway Heights Elementary Fall Fest offers prizes, place to meet

Midway Heights Elementary School's "Fall Fest" offers food, family fun and a chance to raise funds.

McCaskill and Akin largely cordial in final Missouri Senate debate

Sen. Claire McCaskill asserted Todd Akin has an "extreme record" on women's issues, education, Medicare and Social Security. Akin stressed that McCaskill was one of Obama's earliest supporters in his 2008 campaign and backed his health care and stimulus proposals.

Picture book likely to stay on library shelf

Brentwood Public Library will vote on whether to remove a children's picture book with a plot that involves two male characters about to wed.