MU student expresses love for dance, song and Bosnian culture

Haris Fazlic plays traditional Bosnian music May 14 near Francis Quadrangle. Fazlic won a regional Emmy for his performance with a St. Louis-based traditional Bosnian dance group.

MU student Haris Fazlic performed a traditional Bosnian folk dance and music for an Emmy-winning TV presentation. As a second-generation Bosnian refugee, Fazlic wants to preserve his native culture.

BATTLE RISING: Students play team sport; teachers get tech training

On the second day of classes at Battle High School, some students played Ultimate Frisbee and some teachers received lessons on technology.

MU faculty member Monika Fischer watches protests in Turkey first-hand

Monika Fischer, associate director of the MU Honors College, answered questions about what she is seeing in Istanbul.

Sheriff, prosecutor won't be bound by Columbia pot ordinance

Boone County Sheriff Dwayne Carey and Prosecuting Attorney Dan Knight said they are following state law instead of a city ordinance directing law enforcement and prosecutors on how to deal with minor marijuana possession in Columbia. 

Rep. Chris Kelly discusses 2013 legislative session with constituents

Five days after the 2013 state legislative session ended, Rep. Chris Kelly shared his thoughts on the session Tuesday night at the Columbia Public Library.

Money for J.W. 'Blind' Boone Home renovations approved

The City Council approved $326,855 in funding for renovations to the historic J.W. "Blind" Boone Home to allow it to function as a heritage center with exhibits, public programs and musical performances.

Columbia City Council action, June 3

This is a look at actions taken by the Columbia City Council at its Monday evening meeting.

TELL US: What one word best describes your father?

In preparation for Father's Day, share one word that best describes your dad.

FROM READERS: Columbia broadcaster Sarah Hill's view of Google Glass

Sarah Hill was selected to get early access to a Google Glass headset, and she wrote this post about her first days with the technology.

NCAA track championships open Wednesday

Oregon's women have won both the NCAA cross country and the indoor track and field championships and hope to earn a "Triple Crown" with the outdoor track title this weekend in Eugene, Ore. 

Men force entry to rob apartment; one suspect at large

Two of three suspects were arrested Monday night after a car chase, crash and foot chase. Police have not identified the third suspect.

Man charged with armed assault makes first court appearance

Alfonso Rodriguez appeared in court for the first time since his arrest after a car chase on Interstate 70. He has been charged with shooting his girlfriend.

Man apprehended in Columbia wanted in out-of-state homicide

Bryan Wayne Brackbill will remain at Boone County Jail until extradition paperwork can be worked out.

Two victims injured during burglary; three men sought

One victim was taken to a hospital for minor injuries and the other was treated by ambulance personnel.

Sturgeon man arrested on suspicion of possessing, promoting child porn

Investigators found more than 1,200 child pornography photographs and about 20 videos, according to the Sheriff's Department.

Four teenagers arrested on suspicion of May arson

The arrest stems from a fire two weeks ago at an abandoned house on Leora Lane near Sharidan Boulevard north of Columbia.

Buford 'Bud' Guyer, 89, loved family and the outdoors

Buford Guyer, who fought in World War II and later became a businessman, died Friday, May 31, 2013.

Gordon Brown, 82, served in the military, mentored young and old

Gordon Brown died Saturday, June 1, 2013. He was 82. Mr. Gordon worked part time for the MU athletics department during his retirement.

Lois Korslund, 83, was professor at MU, Truman State University

Lois Korslund died Saturday, June 1, 2013. She was president of the Missouri Home Economics Association in 1980 and was honored as the Outstanding Adviser for the College of Home Economics at MU in 1983. 

Lois Nanette Korslund, May 19, 1930 — June 1, 2013

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Eagle Grove, Iowa.