Sid Sullivan runs for mayor in a bid for change in a diverse community

After coming in third in 2007's mayoral race, Sid Sullivan is taking on his second mayoral bid in 2013.

The mayoral candidate, who has run for public office in mid-Missouri three times before, says he's simply seeking a position that will allow him to make a difference.

Missouri men's basketball team quietly bows out of 2013 NCAA Tournament

Missouri coach Frank Haith was quiet and composed after falling 84-72 on Thursday to Colorado State. The team that Haith built from transfers had finished 23-11 and gone a perfect 17-0 at home.

Ryan Ferguson's lawyers respond to attorney general

Ryan Ferguson's lawyers filed a response to Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster in the Western District Court of Appeals on Friday. Koster asked the court to deny Ferguson's petition earlier this month.

Hagan Foundation prep dorm moves past Planning and Zoning Commission

The proposed redevelopment of the 8.22-acre tract of land will remove the 2400-seat Stephens Auditorium and Natatorium Complex as well as Hillcrest Hall.

Severe snowstorm expected for Boone County on Saturday

Between 5 and 8 inches of snow are expected, with higher amounts possible locally. Winds will be from the north at 10 to 20 mph, gusting up to 30 mph. Boone Electric Cooperative is preparing for potential power outages.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ian Thomas clear choice for council

Ian Thomas' character, intellect and experience ensure he'd be the clear choice for the Fourth Ward City Council seat.

Columbia man returns from grocery shopping to house fire

George Wolfe, an 86-year-old resident of Columbia, returned home to find fire fighters had just controlled a fire inside his home. Fire fighters had been worried Wolfe was still inside the home.

Chamber of Commerce endorses sales tax for 911, emergency management services

Proposition #1 on the April 2 ballot would generate about $9.3 million per year.


FROM READERS: Hickman lacrosse defeats Glendale 5-1 in first home game

Ann Fieser, communications chair for the Hickman Lacrosse Club, shares an update about the Hickman boys lacrosse game against the Glendale Falcons.

Organizers might cancel Palm Sunday processional because of snow

Laura Davidson, the parish administrator at Calvary Episcopal Church downtown, said she expects weather will prevent the outdoor walk from happening. 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McDavid's record shows he deserves re-election

One of Bob McDavid's colleagues said he thinks McDavid's analytical skills would make him a good mayor for as long as he wants to work.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Missouri residents deserve clean energy

We must do something to address how our over-reliance on imported coal affects the health of our children.

Hickman baseball team eager to start season

Led offensively by Louisville commit and possible Major League Baseball draft pick Colby Fitch, the Kewpies are ready to get their season started and try to get a district crown. 

New Battle High School boys basketball coach ready to build program

Coach John Burns said he can't wait to build a culture at Battle High School this fall. 

Upcoming road trip has special meaning for Columbia College softball player

For Cougars senior outfielder Karina Veit, a road trip to California offers a chance for her to play in front of family, friends and former coaches.

Missouri gymnast Mackenzie McGill steps into leadership role

McGill prepares for the Tigers' first SEC Championships — which could be their last meet of the season — with her leadership role for next year in mind.

Missouri baseball loses series opener against Tennessee

The Missouri baseball team fell 4-0 to Tennessee on Friday, dropping the Tigers' record to 7-11 on the season and 1-3 in the Southeastern Conference.

Dom Bradley, other remaining Missouri wrestlers eliminated from NCAA tournament

Five Missouri wrestlers earned All-American status at the NCAA tournament in Des Moines, Iowa. Three lost in the semifinals Friday evening.

Columbia College receives gift for fundraising campaign

A $100,000 gift from the MFA Foundation has increased the Tradition Meets Tomorrow campaign's funds to $8.5 million.

Police search for suspects in Santa Rosa Court armed robbery

Two robbers fled the scene on foot, but a K-9 unit search was unsuccessful.