"Strike up the Band" was the first of a 24-event concert series extending through the summer.
The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended the City Council approve the plan and accompanying request for rezoning. Collegiate hopes to build a six-story student apartment complex for as many as 354 residents.
At Thursday's Faculty Council meeting, dozens of MU faculty and community members expressed concerns about how the university handled the decision to move two museums off its main campus.
Monday's City Council meeting showed elected officials at their best. The next day, a Columbia lawmaker couldn't find much to praise about the General Assembly's recent session.
The council members' and city department heads' retreat will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Activity and Recreation Center.
Although Missouri's tax system does need updating in a way that supports the common good, House Bill 253 would have hurt the state.
The recent resignation of Christa Holtzclaw sparked the search for a new specialist to promote Columbia Transit.
Before spending millions of dollars on a terminal expansion, taxpayers in Columbia should commit to using their regional airport whenever practical rather than driving to St. Louis or Kansas City.
Summer T-ball games provide diversion for both players and parents.
Missouri senior pitcher Rob Zastryzny was chosen with the 41st overall pick of Thursday evening's Major League Baseball draft.
Missouri's Markesh Woodson ran a personal best of 10.12 seconds in the preliminaries, but was still 0.04 seconds short of qualifying for Friday's finals at the NCAA track and field championships in Eugene, Ore.
Students participated in a tornado drill, learned cooking and practiced football skills during Battle High School's first week of classes.
The Missouri Department of Transportation and contractor Don Schnieders Excavating Co. will open the eastbound ramps Friday afternoon, two months ahead of schedule.
Mosquito spraying along Columbia trails will begin early Friday morning and last through early fall.
A four-run eighth inning carried Kansas City to a 7-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night and to back-to-back wins for the first time since May 4-5.
St. Louis rookie pitcher Shelby Miller hit his first career home run and pitched six sharp innings, leading the Cardinals over the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-8 Thursday night.
James Clay Waller II of Jackson entered a guilty plea to second-degree murder in the death of Jacque Sue Waller. She had been missing since June 1, 2011.
After nearly 50 roster moves and a month of offseason workouts under new coach Andy Reid, the culture of a 2-14 franchise is slowly changing.
The National Weather Service said the river had crested in the St. Louis area and the Illinois towns of Grafton and Alton farther north.
Dueling measures would have kept interest rates on some student loans from moving from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent, although separate Republican and Democratic proposals each failed to win 60 votes needed on procedural votes.