Boone County has a long tradition of country cured ham. Today, 4-H clubs are keeping the art of dry curing alive by encouraging youth participation in the fair's annual ham contest.
The two-day event wrapped up Sunday. The Boone County Fair runs through July 28.
Wonjoon Moon of South Korea is leaving MU with an unfinished degree in finance and banking because of the difficult financial burden of a university degree.
David Bonuchi and partner Toby Stanley finished 10th in 10-meter synchro diving at the World Championships in Barcelona.
MU will host the 18th International Conference on Cold Fusion. The conference will bring together scientists studying the potential for new forms of energy production.
The Purple Stars won 1-0 in the under 9 division championship soccer game Sunday.
Missourian photographers also gathered images of an MU student who will be returning to South Korea because of financial difficulties and Jordyn Wieber who greeted the crowd at the Show-Me State Games.
This week's most read stories included Walmart on Campus coming to Columbia and the opening of two "little libraries."
A look back at what was happening in mid-Missouri 20 years ago during the Flood of '93.
Mary Paulsell, the president of Central Missouri Honor Flight, shares the perspective of a veteran participating in the program.
Five fire units responded to a call about an odor and slight haze outside MU's Engineering Building West Sunday afternoon.
People in the Kansas City area call 911 nearly 1.7 million times a year, with three-quarters of those calls coming from cellphones.
Elaine Gannon is one of three House Republicans who voted against an income-tax bill when it passed in May. That bill was vetoed in June by Gov. Jay Nixon. She is getting pressure to override the veto in September.
University curators on Friday approved requesting construction funds, as well as millions of dollars more in state money.
The United States ranks below many countries in terms of lifespan. But the reasons why are fixable.