Deaton, Wolfe discuss AAU rating with MU Faculty Council

MU Chancellor Brady Deaton presented a study that explains MU's low rating in the Association of American Universities.

MU research program receives $1.1 million grant for minority students

Thanks to a grant from the National Institutes of Health, MU's Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program will be able to continue for another four years. The program has trained 28 scholars since it started.

'Tidal Murmur' sculpture arrives at new city garage

The stainless steel sculpture by Beth Nybeck will be installed in the Short Street garage next week. It arrived in Columbia on Thursday morning from Nybeck's Kansas City studio.

TIGER KICKOFF E-BOOK: Missouri v. Tennessee

Missourian digital members can download a copy of the e-book ahead of its print publication.

Kewpies look at football districts as a fresh start

Hickman football, made up mostly of seniors, looks to turn its 3-5 season around Friday in its opening-round contest with Francis Howell Central.

Battle coach pleased with inaugural season, optimistic about future

Battle High School lost its final football game Friday and won't play in the postseason this year, but coach Justin Conyers is excited about taking the Spartans into the off-season and preparing for next year.

Tolton faces elimination against top-seeded Blair Oaks

Tolton has only scored 7 points in the last two weeks, but the the Trailblazers' quarterback said that just means they have "nothing to lose."

Missouri freshmen lead the way to Cross Country SEC Championships

The Missouri cross country team looks to its young runners to lead the way at the Southeastern Conference Championship race Friday.

Lisa Henning edges closer to breaking another Missouri volleyball record

Outside hitter Lisa Henning is 10 kills away from tying the school's record, but is quick to credit her individual success to the team's chemistry.

FROM READERS: The sad decline of the bur oak tree near McBaine

After a 1993 flood, a nearby gravel road was relocated and has aided in the deterioration of the tree.


GEORGE KENNEDY: Conversation about sewer bond is slow to start

Bill Weitkemper's struggle to start a public conversation about how best to repair and pay for our sewers deserves at least a last-minute hearing.

Rain likely to stop by trick-or-treat time

The National Weather Service expects ran will stop in time for Halloween trick-or-treaters Thursday night.

FROM READERS: Columbia resident fosters 144th dog

Columbia resident Melissa Kron began fostering dogs four years ago. Now, she's on her 144th one and has no plans on stopping.

Orville Raymond Davis regularly drove neighborhood children to church

Orville Raymond Davis of Stephens died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. He was 88.

Orville Raymond Davis, Feb. 19, 1925 - Oct. 30, 2013

Orville Raymond Davis, 88, formerly of Stephens, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 in Columbia.

Clutch hitting eluded Cardinals in World Series

The St. Louis Cardinals lineup, which was highly efficient on offense during the regular season, failed to present a problem to the Boston Red Sox in the World Series.

Stephens College soccer finishes second season in NAIA at 1-17

The Stephens College soccer team (1-17) wrapped up its second season of NAIA competition with a 15-0 loss to Benedictine University on Wednesday.


WHAT OTHERS SAY: Missouri's high court ducks controversy, denies same-sex partner protection

A powerful dissent by Judge Richard B. Teitelman points out the real problem: Missouri’s constitutional prohibition on same-sex marriage. His dissent should serve as a rallying cry to those who want the ban lifted.

No bail for mosque arson suspect

Jedediah Stout, 30, is accused of setting fires at a Planned Parenthood facility and a Joplin mosque.

In last regular season match, Missouri women's soccer loses to Arkansas in overtime

The Missouri women's soccer team lost to Arkansas 2-1 in overtime Thursday night. Missouri ended the regular season with a 8-8-3 record.