Man dies in fire Tuesday night near Millersburg

Callaway County investigators found the remains of a man in the rubble of the fire Wednesday morning.

Fisher prepares for another return with the Missouri football team against Vanderbilt

Missouri tackle Elvis Fisher, who missed the entire 2011 season with a torn patellar tendon, was injured again in a Sept. 8 loss to Georgia. Now, he's back, ready to give football yet another chance.

MU students have questions for presidential candidates

We asked MU students attending a debate watch party Wednesday at Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center what questions they'd ask the presidential candidates.

PHOTO GALLERY: Political masks prove to be popular this year for Halloween

Political masks are sold in GOTCHA! Costumes in Columbia on Wednesday. According to Aaro Froese, the store owner, these masks have become more popular because it is an election year.

VOTERS GUIDE: Amendment 3 would give governor more say in selecting judges

A proposed amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot would give the governor the power to appoint four commissioners to the Appellate Judicial Commission, which is responsible for filling vacancies in the Missouri Supreme Court and appellate courts.

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of Vanderbilt, Missouri football's next opponent

How much do you know about Vanderbilt University? Here are 14 questions about Missouri football's next SEC foe.

Columbia Public Schools to host World Cafe on student transportation

Columbia Public Schools will host a forum next week for community members to discuss school transportation and start times.

FROM READERS: Passion and creativity essential to being a young, successful entrepreneur

Lauren Rundquist is a 20-year-old sophomore at MU and is an independent jewelry designer and business owner. She shares her experience as a young entrepreneur.

DAVID ROSMAN: Akin is not doing himself any favors

Rep. Todd Akin continues to say the wrong thing on the campaign trail.

Mexico, Mo., millennials discuss elections and the nature of change

As part of the American Next project, a look at the concerns of young Missourians in Mexico and their perspective on the election, the next generation and America's future.

Brazilian player finds home with Columbia College men's soccer team

Rafael Ramos, a junior transfer on the Cougars' men's soccer team who moved to the United States from Brazil in 2010, has become one of the team's best players.

Undecided voters tune in to first presidential debate

Last week, a handful of local, undecided voters said they were still looking for information before choosing who to cast their vote for in November. Most said they were looking forward to the first presidential debate Wednesday evening to see if either candidate would say anything to sway their vote.

Columbia College men's soccer outlasts Hannibal-LaGrange in physical contest

The Cougars defeated their conference rivals 1-0, avenging their lone conference loss from last season.


Rock Bridge softball player Callie Sapp works through injuries

For the first time in her softball career, Bruins junior Callie Sapp has made it through a season without an injury.

Alzheimer's Walk expected to draw hundreds at Stephens Lake Park

The Sunday event is one of the largest in mid-Missouri and aims to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's disease.


GUEST COMMENTARY: People's Visioning looks to create solutions for Columbia problems

People's Visioning is a Columbia group aiming to generate solutions to city problems and ideas for improvement.

Two Columbia men killed, two injured in I-70 crash

The westbound car crossed the center line and collided with a truck on I-70 on Tuesday afternoon. The two men who died were identified as Terron L. Davis and Andre L. Edwards, both of Columbia.


Detroit Tigers' Cabrera wins first Triple Crown in 45 years

Miguel Cabrera joins an elite list that includes Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams and Lou Gehrig.

Columbia College women's soccer team overcomes slow start

The Cougars beat Hannibal-LaGrange 3-0 Wednesday, capitalizing on two early second-half goals.

Cardinals end regular season with 1-0 win against Cincinnati

The Cardinals, after winning 12 of their final 16 regular-season games, clinched the second National League wild card spot Tuesday and will face the Braves on Friday in Atlanta.