MU team developing iPhone app to combat partner abuse

The step-by-step app helps women evaluate the danger level of their relationship and outlines strategies for staying safe.  

MU civility campaign echoes others around the country

Civility campaigns have played out at several campuses include Rutgers, Tulane,  American University and the University of Memphis.

Slow start hampers Vanderbilt football team

Vanderbilt will visit Missouri on Saturday night for the first time since 1958. Each team is looking for its first Southeastern Conference victory.

No. 1 Alabama football team enters open date before tough stretch

After a string of blowouts, the heart of the schedule awaits the Crimson Tide (5-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) upon its return from an off week.

Nurse Sydney Denninghoff was known for her kindness, generosity

Ms. Denninghoff died on Friday Sept. 29, 2012. She was 60 years old.

Columbia ranks 10th in list of best college towns

American Institute for Economic Research looks at factors such as education and quality of life.

FROM READERS: New control of government is crucial

Frequent Missourian commenter Frank Christian describes his motivation for being conservative and staying politically aware.

PHOTO GALLERY: A new windmill takes shape

GlenMartin Holding Co. employees worked Monday afternoon to put together a windmill off Stadium Boulevard.

City error leads council to table Rock Quarry rezoning request

Mayor Bob McDavid called it "a matter of fairness" for the council vote to be postponed to allow Rock Quarry residents another opportunity to present a valid petition.

LED sign on corner of Broadway and Stadium attracts attention, complaints

After complaints about A.W. Smith Law Firm's LED sign on Stadium Boulevard and Broadway, the Columbia City Council introduced an ordinance Monday night to consider prohibiting or limiting the installation of such signs in the future.

Ray L. Quick loved music, poetry

Ray L. Quick of Hallsville died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. He was 62.

Visualization gives Hickman softball practices different look

This season, Kewpies assistant coach Nick Haskell starts practices with exercises that puts his players through game scenarios while they lie on the field with their eyes closed.

Little earns another SEC volleyball honor for Missouri

Missouri volleyball player Whitney Little was named SEC co-Defensive Player of the Week on Monday after a record-breaking performance on Sunday in the Tigers 3-0 victory against Georgia.

Teacher quality group sues UM for course outlines in education

The National Council on Teacher Quality is seeking course syllabi from the MU College of Education as part of its efforts to monitor what aspiring teachers learn at college. Missouri officials object, considering the material to be intellectual property of the faculty.

Peanut butter recall due to possible salmonella contamination

Sunland Inc. has recalled 101 of its peanut products because of possible salmonella contamination. 

Police report shots at Club Vogue Sunday morning

Officers found several shell cases in the parking lot, and one man went to the hospital with lacerations.

Bertha G. Ravenscraft-Perkins was a devoted mother, wife

Bertha Ravenscraft-Perkins was a homemaker after retiring from the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center in 1982. She was a member of Praise Assembly of God Church.

Public defender's office reacts to caseload cap

From now on, presiding Boone County Circuit Court Judge Gary Oxenhandler will assign overflow cases to private attorneys at the end of each month.  

Ray L. Quick, Dec. 5, 1949 — Oct. 1, 2012, of Hallsville

Ray Leslie Quick of Hallsville died Monday, Oct. 1. He was 62.

Bertha G. Ravenscraft-Perkins, Oct. 4, 1927 — Oct. 1, 2012, of Ashland

Bertha G. Ravenscraft-Perkins of Ashland died Oct. 1, 2012. She was 84.