PHOTO GALLERY: PrideFest celebrates LGBTQ community

The Mid-Missouri PrideFest took place on South Fourth Street on Sunday.

Mid-Missouri PrideFest was held Sunday.

The reasoning behind popular dog names

Columbia dog owners may name their hounds after characters in movies or beverages, but many are characterized by a long "e" sound at the end of the name. Dog trainers and an MU associate professor explain why.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Fatal teen car crash, return of popular diner and 'Welcome Back' guide top list

The week's most popular stories included Glenn's Cafe coming back to Columbia after being in Boonville since 2006.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Missouri State Fair hosts pony pulling, rooster crowing contests

Missourian photographers took pictures of Battle High students at the Call to Battle celebration and people preparing for the Boone Dawdle bike ride.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Saving for higher education may be easier than you think

Saving for our children’s higher education can be overwhelming, and at times it can seem as if there is no way to save enough.

TELL US: How has school changed since you were young?

No matter how long it's been since you were in school, we're wondering if you find yourself shaking your head at the experiences school kids have these days and how those experiences differ from your own.

Mary Ann Faris Roberts, March 21, 1922 — Aug. 17, 2013

A visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Home. Services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pillar of Columbia arts scene, David 'Willy' Wilson, 70, died Saturday

Willy Wilson showed his comedic talent in dozens of plays at the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre, which he joined in the '70s. When a fire destroyed the theater in 2010, he and his wife led the effort to raise money for a new building.

2 dead in plane crash at KC downtown airport

A single-engine plane Sunday afternoon crashed at an airport near Kansas City, killing the two people on board.

Mary Ann Roberts loved camping, baking and her great-grandchildren

A visitation will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Home in Columbia.

Amazon severing ties with online associates in Missouri

A new Missouri law would subject Amazon Associates' commission to sales tax, and Amazon said that was the reason it is canceling the commissions.


Evening Reporting Center in Springfield offers better path for youngsters

The program provides troubled youth with opportunities for service and practical skills development to help them build a brighter future.

Misssouri could consider juvenile sex offender measure

Gov. Jay Nixon in July vetoed the measure, which would allow juveniles to seek removal from Missouri's sex offender registry.


Missouri climber's body recovered from Colorado mountain

Recovery efforts were delayed after another climber was injured on the same mountain Friday.