Here's a look at what people are sharing on social media around the Columbia area about Thursday's snowfall.
Officials expect that operations will resume as normal Monday. Certain continuous operations will remain open, staffed by situationally critical personnel.
By Thursday afternoon, 11 inches of snow had accumulated downtown, and 9.7 inches were reported at Columbia Regional Airport at 7 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
From traffic and road conditions to snow measurements, Columbia residents shared their pictures and thoughts on today's snowstorm on social media.
All classes, exams and events Thursday afternoon were canceled, but the MU Student Center will remain open all night for students stuck on campus.
With a big win against Tennessee on Feb. 3, the Missouri's women basketball team pulled itself within one win of postseason eligibility. But the Tigers' offense has struggled in three straight losses since, and the players aren't sure how to fix the problem going into the team's final four games.
Sports attorney Dan Fitzgerald spoke to the Missourian by phone Thursday to help clarify NCAA allegations against Missouri men's basketball coach Frank Haith.
The report from the budget people at MU isn't pretty: a forecast $16.3 million shortfall and fewer high school graduates to recruit. Help from the General Assembly? Surely you jest.
General public season ticket prices will remain at the 2012 rate.
Thunderstorms with snow are similar to their summer counterparts.
At snow club, children take part in snow-themed crafts as well as education activities such as reading, computer games and science experiments.
James Garrett, spokesman for the Fire Department, said the investigation will include assistance from federal agencies and the Kansas City Police Department.
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Mark Dahl and Richard Hauschild are on a quest to find the best made-to-order burger in the Columbia area. Here, they detail their experience at Columbia's Mad Cow.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Thursday. Roads were closed, and flights were canceled at Kansas City and St. Louis airports.
For all age groups, the flu vaccine's effectiveness is moderate at 56 percent, but for those 65 and older the vaccine is only 9 percent effective.
Some school districts improperly fix enrollment or attendance data in order to gain funding, improve standing or paint a rosy picture of the district.
Missouri ranked 48th nationally in the percentage of students participating in the program, but it had a higher proportion getting passing scores.
The House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee heard testimony Wednesday on a measure that would require state officials to develop guidelines for teaching evolution in public schools.
Our opinion is proposed legislation by state Rep. Rory Ellinger, D-University City, to prohibit assault weapons and large-capacity magazines is unconstitutional.