Food Bank receives Toyota Sienna in nonprofit giveaway

The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri was one of 100 winning organizations nationwide.

Ada Van Gelder Bartlett, August 8, 1921 - October 21, 2012, of Columbia

Ada Van Gelder Bartlett died Oct. 21, 2012. She was 91.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Columbia should refrain from raising hotel taxes

There are other ways to pay for the Columbia Regional Airport expansion, other than increasing the hotel tax.

Missouri legislative panel focuses on higher education funding

A bill approved earlier this year directed the committee to develop a funding formula by the end of 2013 and said the legislature should implement it for the 2015 budget year.

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Two vie for 6th District State Representative seat

The Missouri 6th District State Representative race will be between Democrat Diana J. Scott and Republican Tim Remole.

Kansas City Diocese settles two civil lawsuits

The diocese denied the allegations in both lawsuits. The content of the settlements was not disclosed.

VOTERS GUIDE 2012: Three vie for 62nd District Representative seat

Missouri's 62nd District Representative race is between Democrat Greg Stratman and Republican Tom Hurst.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Ads alone won't rein in Wall Street

Political campaign ads won't stop Wall Street greed, but a financial transaction tax might. 

Weather helps Missouri's bobwhite quails

Bobwhites struggle with cool, wet weather because newly hatched chicks are vulnerable to getting wet and chilled during the first few weeks of life.

Former Mamtek CEO now jailed in Missouri

Ex-Mamtek U.S. Inc. head Bruce Cole faces fraud and stealing charges after plans to build a sweetener plant in Moberly collapsed.

Fire destroys office at Branson-area resort

No injuries were reported after the fire Sunday night at the White Wing Resort, which is just south of Silver Dollar City.