For Rock Bridge boys basketball player Ryan Kreklow, success runs in the family

Rock Bridge High School sophomore Ryan Kreklow is just the latest member of the Kreklow family to excel on the basketball court.

UPDATE: Missouri baseball home opener canceled

The Tigers were scheduled to play their first home series of the season beginning Friday against Northwestern, but Columbia's recent snowfall resulted in a cancellation.

Missouri softball tournament at SEMO canceled

The Missouri Breast Cancer Tournament set to be held over the weekend was canceled due to weather.

Columbia Public Schools to reopen Thursday

All after-school programs will be available and buses will run as usual.

PHOTO GALLERY: People are out and about after second major snowfall

People braved the winter weather Wednesday after another major snow storm hit Columbia earlier in the week.

The Bridge will host benefit for adoption association

The cover charge for the night and all additional donations will be given to the Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association.

Tips for staying safe and warm during power outages

Wondering about the food in the fridge while the power is out? Thinking about getting a generator? Looking to stay warm? Here are some safety tips for long-term power outages.

UPDATE: Thousands still without power in Boone County

As of 4 p.m. Wednesday, there were 400 remaining outages across the county, leaving about 2,900 customers of the Boone Electric Cooperative without power.

SOCIAL SNOW: Pictures and updates from Wednesday's Columbia weather

Keep up with social media sharing in one spot, without leaving the Missourian's site. And join the fun by using the #CoMoSnow hashtag.

Columbia College men's basketball opens AMC Tournament play Thursday

The No. 1 seed Cougars host No. 9 seed Hannibal-LaGrange in a first-round matchup.

Columbia College signs soccer player Dan Reilly

The Columbia College soccer team has signed Dan Reilly of Kirkwood, Mo., Cougars coach John Klein announced Wednesday.

Volunteers organize dinner for Boone County Electric linemen

Boone County Electric Cooperative linemen and employees are working almost non-stop to restore power to thousands of customers throughout Boone County, so volunteers delivered dinner to the company's offices.

Quidditch players practice despite snow

The game was popularized by J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" series.

Larry M. Woods, July 13, 1929 - Feb. 26, 2013, of Columbia

Larry M. Woods, 83, of Columbia, was a former Boone County Prosecuting Attorney.

Spay-Ghetti Dinner to raise money for spay and neuter animal clinic

The No Kill Columbia Spay and Neuter Project's Spay-Ghetti Dinner will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Fallen tree removal service can't make it? There are more options

Columbia Public Works suggests disposing of tree limbs by putting them on the curb during trash day; taking them to local compost facilities; or hiring a contractor.

Chiefs to acquire quarterback Alex Smith from 49ers

Shipping bounces back as Mississippi River rises

Army Corps of Engineers spokesman Mike Petersen said, "We've gotten through the toughest period we're going to see in the low-water period.

Attorney: Permit sought before Kansas City restaurant blast

The attorney for Heartland Midwest, the subcontractor suspected of rupturing a natural gas line before a deadly explosion, released a photocopied permit application on Wednesday.

Missouri Senate endorses tax incentive overhaul

The Senate legislation would authorize up to $60 million in tax credits over eight years for air cargo exports intended primarily to benefit Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and would allow $36 million of tax credits over six years for so-called angel investors in startup businesses.