The ASCE investigators concluded it was impossible to find evidence of EF-5 ratings in the damage because none of the buildings met the high construction quality threshold required for determining that level of wind speed.
The department said most of Missouri's 150 to 300 black bears are found in the Ozarks farther south and east than the Vernon County sighting.
The mother told state investigators after the child was found in the closet that she began hearing voices in 2007.
The annual Soap Box Derby continued despite rain at 8:30 a.m. Sunday morning.
The proposed gun policy would be changed to let the district’s director and assistant director of security carry concealed handguns.
Other stories include changing the location of a museum and the development of Columbia.
The other best images of the past week came from Shred Fest, the Missouri Symphony Orchestra and the MU High School graduation ceremony.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
Five experts are challenging that suffocation was the cause of a 1997 death. The initial report had been done by Jay Dix, former Boone County medial examiner and MU pathology professor.
There is debate about whether there can be too much advance warning of tornado strike, and if this could lead people to take foolish risks such as trying to dart across town to pick up a loved one or taking to the open road to try to outrun a violent storm.
Missouri needs at least an additional 280 dentists to meet the oral health care needs of its residents, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Crews brought about 600 of the American burying beetles to Wah'Kon-Tah Prairie.
Harold Reisch began a 70-year preaching ministry after he was told about two small churches that needed a pastor during his sophomore year of college.
Skateboarders from ages five through 25 participated in the ninth annual Shred Fest at Cosmopolitan Park.
Amir Dizdarevic received his diploma from MU High School on Saturday afternoon. The 26-year-old had dropped out of school more than 10 years ago.
Chronic wasting disease is a fatal illness that causes brain degeneration. There have been 10 confirmed cases of chronic wasting disease in free-ranging deer in Missouri.
The controversy over the move of the Museum of Anthropology and the Museum of Art and Archeology may prove to be the “hits” of the summer. Or “page views,” in more acceptable Web analytic language.
The Columbia Public School Science Department has organized a trip to Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks. Students and Columbia Public School staff departed Saturday for the weeklong trip.
Columbia shooter Brian Hopper tops 142 shooters to win over-all honors at the Rock Bridge Lions Shoot Saturday,
The Conservation Commission recently voted to limit the number of firearm anterless deer permits for the 2013-2014 hunting seasons in 12 counties in central Missouri, including Boone County.