The Missourian profiled how Columbia has developed in recent years, what issues the city has faced and how growth has affected members of the community.
Columbia residents and vendors gather on a partly sunny, warm Sunday afternoon to celebrate Earth Day.
Republican lawmakers had repeatedly defeated Democratic efforts to expand Medicaid in the weeks before Nixon's rally. Several other developments this past week may have sealed its fate.
In the past 10 years, land developer Fred Overton has watched housing sales boom and bust. As the market recovers from the recent recession, he's regaining ground while clawing his way through the obstacles to a full recovery.
Late last year, the Boone County Regional Sewer District used eminent domain to acquire just under 20 acres of land from cattle farmer Jim Shaw. It will be used for a water treatment plant.
Beth Newton incorporates iPads, laptops, a SMART Board, electronic probes and cameras into classroom to help transform the way her students learn.
Ernie's Cafe & Steak House has kept its same, consistent diner theme since it opened in 1934 and is still enjoyed by regulars, generations of downtown customers and newcomers alike.
Tony Grove's appreciation for downtown Columbia inspires him to work toward diversifying apartments to attract folks of different ages and backgrounds.
An assistant professor in the MU Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology, Kenneth Wang cultivates a global perspective in his classes, introducing Americans to cultural experiences or easing the transition for international students.
Jason Rytlewski is an electrophysiologist and cardiologist at Missouri Heart Center who performs procedures at Boone Hospital Center. He brought advanced heart mapping technology and specialized training to treat heart conditions the hospital could not handle before his arrival.
In addition to getting freshman pitcher Alec Rash out of a jam, Jake Walsh pitched his longest outing of the season Sunday.
This week, Missourian photographers captured fundraisers, sports and the first tour of Muriel Williams Battle High School.
The three quarterbacks vying for the starting spot on the Missouri football team struggled during the Black and Gold scrimmage game with both Corbin Berkstresser and Maty Mauk throwing two interceptions.
The project will result in reconstruction of the sidewalk along Providence Road and installation of wrought iron fencing, landscaping and turf improvements in front of the school.
The Tigers finished in a tie for seventh with Vanderbilt in their first trip to the SEC conference tournament.
Katrine Haarklau will choose between the heptathlon and the pole vault at season's end.
The Tigers finished their first conference tournament in the conference in last, finishing in 14th place after a tough Sunday for the team.
Missouri beats LSU 3-2 to win the game and the series in Baton Rouge.
In some areas from the Quad Cities south to near St. Louis, water reached 10 to 12 feet above flood stage.
Cheryl Schrader, 50, took the top job at Missouri S&T in April 2012, the 21st leader at a 143-year-old school that began as the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy and from 1963 through 2007 was known as the University of Missouri-Rolla.