Dave Griggs, a Columbia businessman who has served as county commissioner and REDI chairman, has extensive contacts in Boone County civic life. While many view his advocacy of incentives as altruism, some are wary of his influence.
January rains have helped pull parts of Missouri out of drought and hold promise that conditions will ease elsewhere.
A freshman whom teammates call "Pep," point guard Chantel Stanciel gets in the head of his opponents, then takes the ball from their hands.
Missouri mental health officials would like to replace the antiquated Fulton State Hospital with a new high-security facility, at a cost of $211 million.
Twenty of the nation's 211 ethanol plants, including one in Macon, have ceased production over the past year, including five in January.
A week after upsetting Tennessee, the Missouri women's basketball team hosted Mississippi State, a team with a 2-7 record in conference play. But the Bulldogs were able to take away the Tigers' greatest weapon by holding them to 3 of 20 from 3-point range, and Missouri lost 61-56.
Russell Ronald Jost died Feb. 9, 2013, after a fall in his home the day before and a brief hospitalization.
The city has budgeted $250,000 specifically for fountain repairs, but that's not nearly enough, according to the City of Fountains Foundation, which is launching the fundraising effort.
Two 1,000-page bills introduced in this year's General Assembly session would update the state's criminal code for the first time since 1979.
Missouri continued its home-winning streak with a 98-79 win over Ole Miss on Saturday.
Teammates Alex Ashton, Ethan Linsky and Taylor Moore explain some of the differences between wheelchair basketball and basketball without a wheelchair.
Pitted against Madison Prep, a team that provided an unprecedented match athletically, the Kewpies came out on top with a late bucket by Jimmy Whitt.
The Central Missouri Humane Society united 34 pets with new homes during its second annual Fur Ball on Saturday.
Chris Duncan, who was an assistant coach for the Columbia College women's basketball team, left the Cougars after last season to take over as the head coach of the Stephens College women's basketball team.
The Missouri Tigers softball team totaled 19 hits during its annual Black and Gold exhibition game Saturday.
The Missouri women's basketball team's win over No. 9 Tennessee breeds hope for postseason opportunities.
Former Missouri football standout Jeremy Maclin's foundation hopes to help children living in unstable environments, including those in Columbia.
The Columbia Housing Authority met with the Ridgeway Neighborhood Association and other stakeholders, to discuss the intended construction of affordable housing on land bought in December.
The Missourian's From Readers section will have its first birthday this weekend. To help celebrate, the Missourian will randomly pick people who have contributed to the section to win prizes next week.
Kate Canterbury, a Columbia mother, describes a five-step procedure on what to do if your child gets lice.