With one game left, Masters maintains Tolton's positivity

After Tuesday's practice, Tolton coach Chad Masters announced he had a treat for his team. Instead of practice Wednesday, the team went to Lazer Lanes for laser tag, bowling and miniature golf.

Missouri soccer searching for goals in upcoming matches

Missouri has scored 29 goals in 16 games this year, and Dooley is demanding more production from his players as the Tigers travel to No. 25 Kentucky on Friday and face Tennessee at home Sunday.

Columbia College men's soccer in 'fight for postseason positioning'

The Columbia College men's soccer team has lost three straight matches and will try to end that streak while tying up the regular season conference title against Hannibal-LaGrange on Saturday.

Columbia Police Department unveils new armored vehicle

The $227,000 Lenco BearCat will be used by Columbia's SWAT team.

Public can weigh in on Lake of the Woods Golf Course upgrades

The local golf course plans to add a new shelter and other improvements to its grounds. A meeting on the proposal will be held Tuesday afternoon.

MU student in critical condition after Wednesday night car crash

A junior chemistry major was driving south in the northbound lanes of Highway 63 when he drove off the road, police said.

GEORGE KENNEDY: Downtown development rules need revision

If the Walgreens was a mistake, as advocates and council members appeared belatedly to agree, why repeat the mistake across the street?

FROM READERS: Bike Resource Center offers MU students free repairs

The center aims to save students money on potentially costly bike repairs, as well as educate them about the rights and responsibilities bikers have on the road.

FROM READERS: What I learned from Almeta Crayton

Almeta Crayton believed in her community and the importance of being connected to the people living in it.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Hate breeds hate

Speech is free in this country, but hate speech extracts a heavy price.


Missouri Gov. Nixon backs down on food stamps changes

State officials want to continue the food stamps program that allows able-bodied adults without children to qualify for benefits.


WHAT OTHERS SAY: Peddling popular penguins at Kansas City zoo

Upgrades to the zoo continue its transformation to a first-class amenity that will attract more local visitors and others from nearby states.

UPDATE: Preliminary deal reached in lawsuit over Schnucks breach

Under the proposal, Schnucks would pay up to $10 to customers for each credit or debit card that had fraudulent charges posted on it.

Missouri hospital group charts admission improvements

The association says that between 2003 and 2013 the number of preventable hospital admissions fell 18.8 percent.

Hickman assistants step up in Arnel Monroe's absence

The Hickman football team, which had been without head coach Arnel Monroe for more than a week, gets their coach back for Friday's game.