Columbia's new Frequency Coffee seeks to tap single-brew trend

Ryker Duncan stands behind the counter at Frequency Coffee on Alley A between Ninth and Tenth streets. "I am the happiest I've ever been, seeing this come to fruition," Duncan said.

Frequency Coffee, set to open in downtown Columbia in early June, intends to brew each and every cup of coffee by hand.

Columbia Water and Light revenues might be used to buy Sutter site

Columbia's Water and Light Department has proposed using $2 million dollars from its electric enterprise funds to purchase the "shovel-ready" land.

With Frontier leaving Columbia, talks underway with other airlines

Public Works spokesman Steven Sapp said the city is continuing discussions with airlines including United and Southwest to bring them to Columbia.

Federal judge throws out Haith petition

Missouri coach Frank Haith filed his case Monday, saying he wanted bank employees interviewed and any relevant evidence preserved after it was discovered last October that someone accessed his records.

Kewpie Express serves Hickman students as alternative in transportation

The service depends on two city buses running between Hickman High School and Fairview along Broadway and Worley on school days.

3-D imaging gives Missouri Orthopaedic Institute a leg up

The Dynamic Athletics Research Institute has developed a new, marker-less way to track movement. The Missouri Orthopaedic Institute is the only facility in this hemisphere to use the technology.

Cortni Ervin places in women's hammer throw at SEC Championships

Missouri's Cortni Ervin threw for a season-best mark and placed sixth. 

Columbia city manager addresses aging infrastructure, airport

In Friday's presentation of the annual performance report, the Mike Matthes revealed hope for a tax increase to fund infrastructure improvements. 

Hickman baseball coaches provide valuable experience from 2005 state championship

Justin Jackson and Jim McNeil are a direct link to the Kewpies' 2005 state title team, and they are using their experience to help guide the current squad as it prepares for its latest run into the postseason.

GEORGE KENNEDY: 'Columbia Imagined' plan needs to involve an engaged public

The plan "Columbia Imagined" is intended to guide the city's growth for the next 20 years. For the plan to be successful, ordinances must be adopted, zoning and land issues must be revised and an engaged citizenry must remain vigilant.

Florida freshman Jimmy Clark wins 10,000-meter race at SEC Championships

Florida redshirt freshman Jimmy Clark never led until the final lap, when he sprinted to the finish line and passed Solomon Haile of Arkansas, who finished in second place. 

MU students present findings on safe and affordable housing survey

Poor-paying jobs and a lack of affordable housing are two barriers to safe and affordable housing in Columbia, according to a recent study by MU students.

Hickman boys tennis player Junyi Wu balances academics and tennis

Sophomore Junyi Wu excels on the tennis court for Hickman boys tennis and in the classroom. He also participates in several extracurricular activities. 

PHOTO GALLERY: Graduating MU students celebrate at Senior Sendoff

MU students celebrated their upcoming graduation Friday during Senior Sendoff, which included the symbolic Tiger Prowl — an exit walk through the MU Columns.

PHOTO GALLERY: Centralia students re-enact Civil War battle

Centralia Intermediate School students participated in a Civil War re-enactment Friday at Centralia Battlefield. 

PHOTO GALLERY: Circus Pages performs at fairgrounds

Circus Pages performed Friday at the Boone County fairgrounds. The show includes animal trainers, white lions and elephants, among other attractions.

12th Annual Bike, Walk and Wheel Week begins Saturday

The week-long event includes instructional workshops and rides.

Wendy Murray remembered for compassion

Wendy Murray loved children. While she was a student at MU, she worked at the Student Parent Center taking care of children of students, faculty and staff.

Wendy Murray, 43, of Columbia

Wendy Ellen Murray died May 8, 2013. She was 43 years old.

Columbia man charged with May 4 rape

The victim, a 23-year-old Columbia woman, said she knew her attacker, according to the Columbia Police Department.