The University of Missouri System Board of Curators' meeting Friday included discussions on bolstering revenue, increasing enrollment, focusing on research, and recruiting and maintaining faculty.
This year, Columbia's annual blues festival is moving to Stephens Lake Park, eliminating its barbecue contest and charging admission. Tickets will cost $40 to $75, depending on the day or days.
Jacob William Meadows of Ashland died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. He was 17.
The task force has an 80-member team ready for a possible deployment order from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
A homeless man and familiar face on Ninth Street, David Tye — better known as "Diamond Dave" — died this week. A memorial service will be held Saturday morning.
This weekend at Stephens Lake Park, Paws in the Park will hold dock diving competitions where dogs leap into the water to fetch a prize.
With a 2-1 win over the Seattle on Friday, St. Louis leads the division by one game. The Cardinals are 6-1 on a nine-game homestand.
Students noticed the man watching the school's recess, Shepard principal Jacquie Ward said.
The Columbia Fire Department responded to a fire that broke out in an unoccupied home at 604 Florence Ave. on Friday afternoon.
Boster Castle offers a chance for people to sing with pirates and play with swords, as the Central Missouri Renaissance Fair will be in Kingdom City this weekend.
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Life's little annoyances and music were on the minds of Missouri football players this week. The team isn't playing this weekend but will play against Indiana on Sept. 21.
Central Missouri Community Action and MU medical students are collaborating to bring the California-based program to Columbia. Training for children and families on nutrition and health literacy will begin in the spring.
With nine seniors on the team, Rock Bridge volleyball coach Robin Sherman gets a lot of help coaching younger players.
The Missouri women's soccer team has adopted the official motto "I am because we are" to help team members bond and work hard for the team.
The Bruins won 55-29 against the Wildcats in Springdale, Ark., on Friday night.
The Kewpies lost 18-12 to the Bears on Friday night in St. Peters, Mo.
The Spartans won a "penalty filled game" against the Bears 45-21.
Fr. Tolton Catholic lost 59-7 at Westran on Friday night.
Missouri's two wins on Friday at the Rice Invitational improved the season record to a perfect 10-0.
The Missouri women's soccer team improved to 4-3 on the season with a 3-0 win over Eastern Illinois on Friday night.