Special Olympics Missouri held the opening ceremony of its annual State Summer Games on Friday night at the MU Student Recreation Complex.
The rain finally cleared out by Saturday morning.
Battle High School cost nearly $76 million, a cost equivalent to five new MU softball complexes or six Short Street garages. The Missourian is marking the opening by producing coverage in four ways.
River and highway traffic has been disrupted by flash flooding and persistent rain.
Two years ago, Moberly Middle School received a grant for student laptops. At the end of next year, the grant money will run out. The district is still trying to figure out what happens next.
With only three flights each day, the Columbia Regional Airport is capable of accommodating its passengers without the addition of a multimillion-dollar terminal.
Missourian readers have been sending us their views of rain and flooding in Columbia.
Columbia activists and former Scouts are praising the Boy Scouts of America's decision to allow gay boys to join Scouting. The organization voted May 23 to remove the ban.
A woman was rescued from her home in northeast Columbia on Friday morning due to flooding.
In 1978, toy poodle owner Judy Harris switched from toys to standard poodles. Nine dogs later, Harris is now training award-winning poodles to compete in American Kennel Club events.
Janet Moreland is sharing updates along the way as she paddles down the river. Here is a dispatch from Gates of the Mountains in Montana.
Competitors and horse enthusiasts gathered at the Central Missouri Events Center to show off their hard work.
Eastbound and westbound passing lanes of Interstate 70 near The Links apartments will be closed intermittently next week.
Presidents and chancellors delayed a decision about potentially moving to a nine-game league schedule.
A dedication ceremony will be held at Muriel Williams Battle High School at 2 p.m. Sunday, a day before summer classes begin. Because of recent rains and nearby construction, an alternate route to the school has been suggested.
A record of 2.51 inches of rain has exceeded the previous record of 1.57 inches in 1969. More rainfall expected Friday afternoon and evening could push the total higher.
Columbia resident Arnold Larson, 41, was arrested on the charge of second-degree arson in connection to a basement fire that occurred in a vacant house May 14 in northeast Columbia.
The opening of Art in the Park on Saturday could be postponed because of storms.
Rain hasn't canceled this weekend's Special Olympics Missouri in Columbia, but some locations might be changed because of rain.
Eleanore L. Geel worked for the Columbia Public School district for more than 30 years. Mrs. Geel died on Thursday, May 30, 2013. She was 93.