The pilot project would divert rainwater from Hinkson Creek into the field targeted for reforestation that would act as a natural filtration system, preventing pollutants from entering the creek and reducing the amount of water flowing into the stream.
Missouri settled down after a rough first half to secure a 75-50 win over the Bears to give the Tigers their sixth straight victory.
Quinn Pestle, a senior at Rock Bridge High School, has earned one of the Boy Scouts of America's highest outdoor honors after years of involvement in the organization.
Missouri legislators reject right-to-work laws that prohibit unions from requiring workers to pay dues as a condition of their employment.
The student-operated phone bank raises about $2.3 million annually for MU in donations from alumni.
Linda Neale, Columbia Public Schools' only adaptive music teacher, works with special education students who might not otherwise be exposed to music in a classroom setting. She focuses on shaping her lessons to match each student's abilities.
The Hickman boys basketball team won 56-51 on Tuesday night at Jefferson City.
The Columbia College women's basketball team beat Peru State 85-73 on Tuesday at Southwell Complex to even the Cougars' record at 5-5.
A precautionary lockdown of the Columbia Public Schools was lifted after a police car chase passed through Columbia.
Redshirt freshman Ka'Ra Stewart was dismissed from the Missouri football program following his arrest late Monday morning after MU police responded to an odor of narcotics call at South Hall. This was his second marijuana charge.
A pizza delivery driver was robbed at the 600 block of Ridgeway Avenue on Monday night.
Loretta Holt, 100, of Columbia died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. She enjoyed spending time with family, crocheting and playing bingo.
Loretta Holt, 100, of Columbia died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at Boone Hospital Center.
Anita N. Robinson enjoyed reading and teaching children.
Ellen Kackley, 62, of Columbia, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at Boone Hospital Center.
June M. Fansler is remembered by her daughter as a strong, wonderful woman who loved music and her family.
June M. Fansler, 80, of Columbia, MO, and formerly of Houston, passed away Dec. 14 after a long illness.
Two students in the practical nursing program at the Columbia Area Career Center were awarded scholarships by the Boonslick Kiwanis.
After reviewing newly released police reports, the Jackson County prosecutor's office formally ruled the deaths of Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and longtime girlfriend Kasandra Perkins a murder-suicide.
Gun rights advocates in Congress said they would consider gun control legislation as long as it also addresses mental health issues and the effects of violent video games.