Jefferson, Oakland and West junior high schools held their last day of class under their current names Friday. Each will become middle schools beginning in the fall.
Missourian reporters asked elementary school students: "What's the coolest thing you learned this year in school?"
Columbia's second Go Girl Run has been expected to surpass the number of participants registered during its first year by more than 100 runners. Proceeds will benefit three charities. The race will take place Saturday and is still open to racers who wish to participate.
Gene Robertson talks about his discussions with Charles McGee, one of the last Tuskegee Airmen featured in the movie "Red Tails".
Whether close to home or far away, many people sought out news about Monday's tornado and its tragic aftermath in Moore, Okla. The response adds proof to the need for journalism. Many government or nonprofit officials said during interviews on Monday afternoon that they were getting their information and perspective from news reports, same as everyone else.
Bertha Mae Hendren of Columbia died Wednesday, May 22, 2013. She was 83.
Bertha Mae Hendren worked alongside her husband in the salvage business for 50 years at Hendren’s Salvage. Bertha loved gardening flowers, and she was an avid participating race fan.
A scrap of paper found with the medals told the story of Marine Sgt. James Joseph McKenzie, a former prisoner of war who performed heroism during a heavy artillery barrage from the Japanese in the Philippines.
The bridge is used by an average of 71,000 vehicles a day, so the roadblock will cause a major disruption in trade and tourism between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia.
MU police arrested Dominque Powell at 10:28 a.m. Friday morning.
Sixteen beaches will open, including one at Finger Lakes, about a half-hour north of Columbia off Highway 63 N.
The money comes from the Annapolis, Md.-based TKF Foundation's Open Spaces Sacred Places initiative.
Two Rock Bridge High School seniors were recently awarded National Merit scholarships. We asked these seniors what they've learned during their years in high school and what advice they would give to incoming students.
All proceeds from the beer, which is being released for Memorial Day, will be donated to Operation Homefront, a national group that provides emergency financial assistance to military families.
Capital punishment opponents say the state's lengthy death penalty procedure is costing taxpayers millions of dollars in legal fees and other expenses without significantly improving public safety.
An E-book guide to the annual airshow event.
Among this year's graduates of Hickman High School, twins Bianca and Nicole Mello will run competitively for MU next year. Hickman graduated 547 seniors at its commencement at 6 p.m. Thursday in Mizzou Arena.
On Thursday, MU announced a $22.85 million project to renovate Jesse Hall, Swallow Hall and Pickard Hall, sending hundreds of staff and faculty to different buildings on and off the main campus.
Defensive errors by Missouri and late rallies by Washington allowed the Huskies to win the first game of the series 2-1.
Local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted into the nation's leading youth organization. Gay adults will remain barred from serving as Scout leaders.