Senior Bowl names 6 Missouri football players to watch list

It includes more than 400 players trying to fill 110 roster spots between the North and South teams in the annual postseason all-star game.

New principal hopes to bring stability to Our Lady of Lourdes school

The fifth new principle in the last six years, Elaine Hassemer, started at Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School on Wednesday, and said she plans on staying long enough to make a difference.

MU students say delays in completing Aspen Heights apartments have left them with a mess

About 80 residents are still waiting to settle in to the 972-bed student housing complex that opened this semester.


UPDATE: Sex offense reported on South Providence Road

The incident occurred in the 800 block of South Providence Road, according to a Clery release from the MU Police Department.

Louis 'Ming' Lohman embraced family, farming, canoeing

Louis Maring "Ming" Lohman of Columbia is remembered for his love of family, farming and the outdoors. A city boy from Jefferson City, he always dreamed of becoming a farmer.

Missouri volleyball sets dates for youth league

The Missouri volleyball program's annual Elementary Youth League starts Sept. 9.


Columbia College's Randerson to retire, led adult higher education

As vice president for adult higher education, David "Mike" Randerson is proud of the college's online campus and the accessibility to higher education it provides.

FROM READERS: Columbia couple harnesses the power of the sun

John and Joni O'Connor are concerned about the future of energy, but they believe they've found the solution. The sun.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Get the facts on food stamps

A new farm bill must address the needs of our nation's agricultural industry and the need to cut an increasingly unsustainable national budget.

Public input meeting scheduled for Gans Creek Recreation Area

The meeting will present a plan to develop 50 acres of the Gans Creek Recreation Area, which will eventually cover 320 acres.

Louis 'Ming' Lohman, July 10, 1921 — Aug. 18, 2013

UPDATE: Body found in search for missing southwest Missouri girl

The 12-year-old girl had been missing in southwest Missouri for three days. The suspect was found Tuesday in a vehicle that the missing girl had gotten into.

Processing center plans 600 Wentzville jobs

Serco closed a deal last week to lease much of the old US Fidelis call center in Wentzville, a St. Charles County town about 40 miles from St. Louis. The center is expected to be operational by Nov. 1.

Cardinals' Mike Shannon recovering from heart surgery

The Cardinals' broadcaster thanked well-wishers and said he expects to return to the broadcast booth before the end of the regular season.

Civil rights includes gays 50 years after march

The 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech will include the LGBT community in an unprecedented display of inclusion for the civil rights movement.

Nation's former top auditor eyes U.S. debt warily

The economy is slowly growing, the government's yearly budget deficit falling, but the nation's former top auditor, David Walker, doesn't buy the idea that everything is OK.

Facebook aims to get the world online

CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to get all of the world's 7 billion people online through a partnership with some of the largest mobile technology companies.

Vetoed bill could affect 870 Missouri sex offenders

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon asks legislators to sustain his veto of a bill that would remove the names of 870 juvenile sex offenders from public registries, saying the bill would undermine public safety. 


Repair work to close lane of I-44 in southern Missouri

One westbound lane is being closed to repair pavement damaged by recent flooding near the Gasconade River bridge in south-central Missouri.

Beltran, Craig homer to lift Cards over Brewers

The Cardinals defeated the Brewers 8-6.