Missouri softball team up to No. 7 in national rankings

After going 5-0 last week, the Tigers moved up a spot to No. 7 in two national polls. 

City to hold open house on alternatives for Providence/Grasslands projects

The public is invited to review and provide input on 10 alternatives for addressing traffic challenges on Providence Road and in the Grasslands neighborhood.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Court ruling a victory for Missouri women

The decision of whether or not to take birth control is a decision for women to make, not their employers.

St. Charles Road to close Wednesday

St. Charles Road, located near The Links at Columbia Golf and Country Club, will close 11 p.m. Wednesday to allow for the installation of a new water line. 

Three suspects sought in armed robbery at Columbia Coin & Stamp

No information was available Tuesday afternoon as to whether this robbery was related to the two armed robberies that occurred Monday night.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ian Thomas will bring passion to Council as Fourth Ward councilman

Ian Thomas' willingness to listen to and consider opposing views and to critically analyze issues will prove very beneficial as Fourth Ward councilman.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ian Thomas aware of issues facing Columbia

As outgoing director of the PedNet Coalition, Ian Thomas has exhibited energy, resourcefulness and initiative.


LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ian Thomas has original ideas for Columbia

Two Columbia residents think Ian Thomas will bring his independent and original ideas to the Fourth Ward City Council position. 


Rock Bridge's Jilly Dos Santos brings community service sensibility to school issues

The 16-year-old sophomore became a recognizable figure in the debate over new start times in Columbia Public Schools and founded the districtwide Students' Say advocacy group.

Georgia Burlingame, mental health care nurse, died at 82

Georgia Burlingame, a retired mid-Missouri Mental Health Center nurse, died Monday, March 18, 2013. She was 82.

Georgia Burlingame, of Columbia, Oct. 31, 1930 — March 18, 2013

Visitation will be held at 1:00 pm followed by services at 2:00 pm on Friday, March 23rd at Mt. Herman Church in Olean, Missouri.

FROM READERS: Homegrown Art Show to take place at Mojo's on May 5

Lindsay Lewis shares the inspiration and plans for Homegrown Art Show, which will take place May 5 at Mojo's.

High school tennis teammates reunited in Stephens-Lincoln doubles match

Abbey Gober and Chelsea Cross grew up playing tennis together in Mt. Vernon, Ill. They had not played together in three years until Tuesday when Stephens College played Lincoln University. 

Kentucky caps down season with NIT first-round loss

Robert Morris (24-10) led almost the entire way, never blinking in a rare visit from one of college basketball's Goliaths.

Missouri court strikes down science, tech incentive fund

The state Supreme Court said its decision Tuesday marked the first time that it had considered whether the legislature could make a bill contingent upon the passage of separation legislation covering a different topic. Its answer was a solid "no."

Scenes from Baghdad, 10 years on

Wednesday marks the 10-year anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Baghdad. Here is a look at the city a decade later.

Sheriff: Missing Missouri mom faked abduction

Police feared the woman and child were in danger after Rachel Koechner on Monday called her boyfriend from a motel in the Kansas City suburb of Blue Springs.

Downtown Kansas City benefiting from back-to-back basketball tournaments

Just a couple of days after serving as host for 120,000 people over the four-day run of the Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament, the Sprint Center is now preparing for the NCAA tournament and a second wave of packed hotels and restaurants.

Pope Francis urges protection of weak, environment during installation Mass

Pope Francis, 76, thrilled the crowd at the start of the Mass by taking a long round-about through the sun-drenched piazza and getting out of his jeep to bless a man with disabilities.

Third period rally not enough for Blues

Jaden Schwartz and Patrik Berglund both scored in the third period for St. Louis in a 3-2 loss Tuesday night at Vancouver.