Secretary of state candidates share their priorities

Voter identification and fair ballot language are among the primary issues the candidates hope to address.

Witness in Boonville priest sex abuse case recalls years of abuse

In the sexual abuse case against Gerald Howard, Mark McAllister is one of the witnesses testifying against him. He said he is sharing his name and his story to protect other children from sexual abuse.


Columbia School Board selects Darin Preis to fill vacant seat

In a 4-2 vote, members of the Columbia School Board appointed former board member Darin Preis to sit on the board until a public election in April 2013.

As Sandy hits East Coast, Missourians reach out to loved ones

In the aftermath of Sandy, which hit the Jersey coast Monday, Missourians are dealing with the storm's after effects. 

Pinkel frustrated with Missouri football's special teams

Despite Missouri's 33-10 win over Kentucky on Saturday, coach Gary Pinkel was left unsatisfied with his team's multiple mistakes in the kicking game and in coverage.

District football semifinal at Hickman expected to draw 5,000+

Food, parking and seating are among the logistical concerns for Hickman staff and volunteers as they prepare for home game against Rock Bridge on Friday night. 

News sources share reader experiences with Sandy online

Here is a list of sites that are gathering readers' experiences and photos to tell the story of Hurricane Sandy.

Pounds hopes to win Boone County Southern District commissioner seat

James Pounds believes roads, over-regulation and taxes are the primary challenges facing Boone County.

Miller seeks to extend 20-year tenure as Boone County Southern District commissioner

Karen Miller says her rural background and wealth of experience serve her well in office.

Sydney Crafton leads Missouri women's basketball to exhibition win

Crafton stepped up to lead the Tigers with 28 points in a 75-50 victory over Lincoln University on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena in the team's season-opening exhibition game.

Rock Bridge football team gets rare second chance with Hickman rematch

This will be just the second time in coach A.J. Ofodile's time at Rock Bridge that the Bruins have played a team twice in one season.

In Sandy's wake: disarray and millions without power on East Coast

More than 8.2 million households were without power in 17 states as far west as Michigan in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The storm is expected to have caused about $20 billion in damages and $10 billion to $30 billion in lost business, according to the forecasting firm IHS Global Insight

Increased prevention efforts lead to more sexual violence reports at MU

Student groups on the MU campus are trying to raise awareness of sexual assault and reduce the stigma against reporting sexual assault incidents. 

Bill McKibben to visit MU on behalf of Coal Free Mizzou

Coal Free Mizzou will host McKibben as a guest speaker at 6 p.m. Wednesday in MU's Ellis Auditorium.

Dudley, Kespohl, Skala file for City Council seats

A coin flip will decide whether Gary Kespohl or Karl Skala will appear first on Third Ward ballots.

DAVID ROSMAN: Storm takes precedence

This is no time for levity, especially from me, with so many people I know and love in the path of the superstorm, Sandy.


Sandy leaves death, damp and darkness in wake

The U.S. death toll has climbed to 35, many of the victims killed by falling trees.

Gardener shares passion for hybrid tea roses

A variety of hybrid tea roses can be seen in Lorrie Kraft's garden.

Isla Mae "Kitty" Crane lived to be 91

Isla Mae "Kitty" Crane of Wilbraham, Mass., died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. 

Christian Fellowship heads to national boys soccer tournament

The Columbia Christian Fellowship School's boys soccer team is traveling to Tennessee for the National Association of Christian Athletes tournament.