Families from all over the world gathered Saturday evening in Columbia to reflect on their refugee status and share their stories.
The Parks and Recreation Department plans improvements with a "time machine" theme for Cosmopolitan Park's sprawling playground. Residents suggested adding a water feature to the plans.
Columbia's David O'Rourke comes from a sports-playing family. His mother played basketball, his father played football and soccer, and his brother plays lacrosse and soccer.
The lineup for the 12-and-under Ellisville Cardinals softball team is littered with soccer and basketball players who also like to step up to the plate.
Madeline Gresham, 11, competed in her first Show-Me State Games in powerlifting. She trained for about two months before competing Saturday.
The Kitchen family hoped for a Moberly bowling alley comeback when their son competed at Show-Me State games Saturday.
Eight teams from across the state gathered to share their passion for Ultimate Frisbee at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday.
Jordyn Wieber officially opened the Games after receiving the torch from last year's top male and female athletes. Events will occur both this weekend and next.
Helen Thomas, who died Saturday after a long illness, made her name as a bulldog for United Press International in the great wire-service rivalries of old, and as a pioneer for women in journalism.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced this month that it awarded a $3.5 million contract for construction of a shallow-water project at Jameson Island near the village of Arrow Rock in mid-Missouri.
President Barack Obama's top aides insist they came into the year clear-eyed about the potential pitfalls, particularly on Capitol Hill, where Republicans run the House.
In remarks Friday about Trayvon Martin's death, President Barack Obama suddenly lifted the veil off his black male identity and showed it to the world. It was something no American president before him could have done.
Coalition members say the deal could weaken domestic food safety, cause economic damage in rural communities and harm national security.
Some libraries in communities across the U.S. are expanding collections to include hedge trimmers, measuring tapes and other items.
The South Florida Museum, in Bradenton, will host a free party on Saturday. Snooty turns 65 on Sunday.