Friends reminisce at 70-year Hickman High School reunion

The Hickman High School class of 1943 had its 70-year reunion Friday night at D. Rowes Restaurant & Bar. Twenty-one alumni attended the event.

Chicago joins growing club of bike-sharing cities

The United States now has more than two-dozen bike-sharing programs in cities ranging from Tulsa, Okla., to Boston and Washington, D.C., with dozens more in the works.

Messages seek to sway Nixon on Missouri abortion bill

Since the beginning of the legislative session, the governor's office has received more than 300 online messages and almost 200 phone calls regarding a bill about medical abortions.

SEMA director returns to Greene county post

Ryan Nicholls returns to lead the Springfield-Greene County Office of Emergency Management.

Springfield hit by heavy rain

More than 7 inches of rain fell in Springfield on Saturday. The National Weather Service said a flash flood warning was in effect until later Saturday evening for north-central Christian County and southeastern Greene County.

Two killed in St. Louis area collision

The drivers of both an SUV and tractor-trailer died in a collision early Saturday.

Two dead in southeast Missouri

The deaths in Perry County seem to be the result of a murder-suicide.

Old friends reunite at Missouri State Senior Games horseshoes competition

Bill Cannon, 83, and other competitors play horseshoes for both friendship and fun at the Show-Me State Senior Games.

Columbia children perform in Arrow Rock Lyceum's "The Wizard of Oz"

Eight Columbia children cast as munchkins and flying monkeys in the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre's production of "The Wizard of Oz" invested hours of preparation but said the experience was fun.

Layoffs at Columbia IBM facility could lead to reduction in tax incentives

Under one of several state tax incentives from the Missouri Department of Economic Development, IBM was required to create 600 jobs within three years.

Deaton announces plan to lead institute on global food security

MU Chancellor Brady Deaton will lead the newly christened Brady and Anne Deaton Institute for University Leadership in International Development at MU.

Coming from a rodeo family helps competitor at High School Rodeo Finals

The Krauses have participated in rodeo for more than 20 years and now compete in the sport every weekend as a family.

Student representative discusses UM curators' actions

Amy Johnson of the University of Missouri, Kansas City talks about same-sex partner benefits, strategic planning, tuition and building projects.

MU Faculty Council members will miss Chancellor Deaton

MU Faculty Council Chairman Harry Tyrer cites the increased goal for the fundraiser For All We Call Mizzou and the continuation of the Chancellor's Fund for Excellence as parts of Brady Deaton's legacy.

TELL US: What does being 'green' mean to you?

We're doing some reporting on the ways people in Columbia are reducing their impact on the environment. Will you share your perspective?

Two former softball Tigers on national team

Nicole Hudson and Rhea Taylor were selected to USA Softball Women's National Team on Friday.

FROM READERS: Nancy Rogers honors her father's outlook on life

Memories of a father who lived life as he cherished it and taught his daughter to do the same.

GEORGE KENNEDY: Eliot Battle, Roger Mitchell, Brady Deaton: Three men whose work speaks for itself

It’s the ability to find joy in roles that most of us would find burdensome that makes these three men so memorable.

Long-time Stephens College department head Sue Coates dies at 86

Sue Stringer Coates of Columbia died Friday, June 14, 2013. She was 86.

Sue Stringer Coates, June 15, 1926 — June 14, 2013