Even though Missouri had a bye week, Stanford's loss to Southern California helped rearrange the Top 10 teams.
Missouri's win over South Carolina brought the team within a win of the school's first SEC Championship. The Tigers face Mississippi State on Friday at home.
Stanford's loss to USC on Saturday bumped Missouri up one spot in this week's AP rankings.
Missourian photographers gathered images of Ryan Ferguson's release, Agricultural Science Day and the Missouri men's basketball game.
Volleyball's second upset of Florida and the men's and women's basketball teams' 3-0 season starts made Missourian sports headlines this week.
Gabriel J. Watkins, 27, crashed a Toyota Camry at the intersection of Grindstone Parkway and Rock Quarry Road on Sunday afternoon. He was pronounced dead after being taken to University Hospital.
This week's most read stories included several stories about Ryan Ferguson's release from prison, the story of a Columbia teacher's failed adoption attempt and the death of a local high school football player.
The Chiefs, who came into the game with a league-leading 36 sacks, barely breathed on Peyton Manning, who finished 24 for 40.
Politics of the Black Body, a five-part series about black masculinity and culture, started Sunday night with a screening of "Question Bridge." The Missourian asked attendees what solutions they have for increasing understanding between races and genders.
The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for central Missouri counties Sunday morning. The watch has since been lifted, but high winds remain in the area.
The price of corn is reshaping the land across the Midwest, especially in Iowa, where prices per acre net around $5,000 today. Farmers in neighboring states are considering whether to plow prairie land and plant corn to be turned into ethanol.
The community of Washington in central Illinois appeared particularly hard-hit, with one resident saying his neighborhood was wiped out in a matter of seconds.
Since his re-election, Gov. Jay Nixon has shifted in a liberal direction on issues such as gay marriage and health care.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's call for a moratorium on the use of incentives by his state and Kansas to lure businesses across the state line in the Kansas City area has been greeted with skepticism from Republican lawmakers in both states.
Dave Griggs, owner of Dave Griggs Flooring America in Columbia, urges public officials to remove regulations on small businesses.
General Electric, which has sold holiday lighting for more than a century, expects that two out of every five strings of lights sold this year will be LEDs. Energy-efficient LED lights can pay for themselves in reduced electricity costs in as little as two years or less.
America's green energy policy that requires oil companies to blend corn ethanol into their gasoline is resulting in the loss of grasslands across the Great Plains.
The ethanol mandate, though green in intent, has large environmental pitfalls.
Seven facts about America's corn-based ethanol policy show it's not as green as it seems.
The timeline traces the rise in corn prices, loss of conservation lands and government legislation since the Renewable Fuel Standard.