Boone County to hire six full-time workers for 911 dispatch

Boone County plans to hire six full-time positions to expand 911 services using the funds from a three-eighths-cent sales tax passed in April. 

Columbia Fire Department safety video goes viral

The video has been shared by other fire departments across the country and by Facebook users around the world.

At second MU chancellor search meeting, speakers ask for diversity

University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe said several prospective search candidates have indicated interest in the job. Members of the chancellor search committee were named Thursday.

Rabbits strut their stuff at Boone County Fair

Participants between the ages of 8 and 22 were judged on showmanship, while their furry friends were judged based upon their body type and condition.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fun City hosts talent, fashion shows

The Fun City Summer Youth Academy is an eight-week program that combines reading and math in the morning with interactive learning in subjects including art and science in the afternoon.

Dedicated drivers demolish cars, fight for bragging rights at Boone County Fair

Competitors have been working on cars for the demolition derby for months before Wednesday night's showcase event at the Boone County Fair.

José Jalapeños roof catches fire; no injuries reported

José Jalapeños' roof caught fire Thursday evening, causing the restaurant to be evacuated. The owners estimated the damages to be in the thousands of dollars.

Police execute two search warrants Wednesday night

Columbia police served search warrants at two residences Wednesday night. Police confirmed that at least one was in connection to an ongoing homicide investigation.

Ways to minimize your tuition bill

You can manage an account online, by mail or with a personal stop at the cashier's office in Jesse Hall. Payment options include credit cards, personal checks, e-checks or money wire.

How to sleep well and stay healthy even when you have a roommate (or two)

Simple precautions can help to keep you healthy and to get a good night's rest.

Navigating the best avenues to football, basketball tickets

The football-only season tickets go on sale Aug. 1 and cost $165. The package includes tickets to all seven home football games.

MU students can eat well and still enjoy their new experience on campus

Steer away from fat-laden and fried food, and instead head toward fruits and vegetables to avoid the "Mizzou 22."

17 treasures to seek out in Columbia

Before you cram for exams and write essays on deadline, consider looking for these treasures at MU.

William Carlisle Randolph of Columbia died July 9

William Carlisle Randolph is survived by his wife, Traci; a daughter, Harmony; a brother, Melvin Randolph Jr.; and a sister, Tracy Randolph.

William Carlisle Randolph of Columbia, Feb. 4, 1963 — July 9, 2013

Services will be at Praise Assembly of God Church at 5 p.m. Sunday.

EBOOK: Collegetown 2013

In this downloadable ebook, you'll find tips on where to study, where to eat, where to find entertainment and how to navigate gameday.

FROM READERS: How to dispose of old electronics

Ben Owens, a marketing intern for Socket Telecom, shares tips for how to properly dispense of old electronics.

Hangouts and study places around campus

Here is a dissected look at a sampling of nooks and crannies to spend some time away from home.

Academic dishonesty is not tolerated, and students must avoid it

Understanding what constitutes academic dishonesty is important for all MU students, especially incoming freshmen.  

Mizzou football traditions create team spirit, unity among fans

Here's a guide to what happens at a Missouri football game.