Purdue to play winner of Missouri/IUPUI in NCAA volleyball tournament

Purdue volleyball swept Central Arkansas (25-15, 25-17, 25-13) in the opening match of the NCAA tournament at the Hearnes Center.

Dates announced for 2014 Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival

The event will be held Sept. 26 to 28 at Stephens Lake Park. Tickets will go on sale Monday.

Our 9 favorite Missouri football fan photos

The Missourian's team of social journalists looked at a lot of fan photos Friday, and there have been some stellar scenes from car trips, weather woes and team pride. 

Road trip diary: Missourian staffers drive to Atlanta to cover SEC Championship

While traversing five states, the group fought inclement weather and took videos of one another sleeping. You know, the usual.

Missouri housing commission delays tax credits

Boeing incentives could delay the passing of housing incentives in the Missouri General Assembly.

Neither snow nor rain seems to stop Missouri fans from getting to Georgia Friday morning

While some in the SEC are enjoying more tropical climes, Missouri fans have trudged through sleet, snow and rain to make it to the championship game. Marching Mizzou members had some car setbacks, but they are back on the road.

FROM READERS: Columbia Community Band to perform holiday concert

Take a break from radio tunes to hear the Columbia Community Band perform at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Hickman High School auditorium.

FROM READERS: Columbia-based startup recognized as leading job creator

Division-D was recognized in the 2013 Inc. Hire Power Awards for its growth in Missouri. The company's CEO attributes his success to driven employees and emerging technologies.

Song, dance, tears for Nelson Mandela in South Africa

South Africans of all colors erupted in celebrations of the life of the man who bridged this country's black-white divide and helped avert a race war.

Snow, sleet, ice snarl Missouri roads

Winter storm and ice warnings were the result of a system that dumped up to 2 feet of snow in parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin and caused major ice concerns in the South.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: World is richer for Mandela's life, poorer for his death

The first black president of South Africa will be remembered for his uncompromising efforts for peace and equality.


GENE ROBERTSON: Nelson Mandela was hero, leader who cared about everyone

Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa, is a leadership model for all of us to emulate. He willingly connected himself to people who were oppressed.

Tolton boy's basketball crushes Pilot Grove

The Trailblazers won 83-45 on Friday night at Pilot Grove.

Tolton girl's basketball wins at Pilot Grove

Strong defense helped Tolton win 48-40 on Friday night.

Hickman boy's basketball slips past Fort Zumwalt South

The Kewpies defeated the Bulldogs 65-61 on Friday night.

UPDATE: U.S. to play Germany and Ghana at World Cup

The United States will play Germany and Ghana in the first round of next year's World Cup, facing the nations that eliminated the Americans from the last three tournaments.

Consistent hiring points to stronger economy ahead

Employers added 203,000 jobs in November, and the unemployment rate fell to 7 percent, a five-year low, the Labor Department reported Friday.

Kansas City language education program celebrates 100 years

La Causerie, a low-cost, low-pressure language program for adults, was founded in 1913 and now boasts its largest staff and student body yet.

Missouri church feeds homeless a meal and a message

Churches on the Streets is a ministry in St. Louis that offers free meals to the homeless on Monday nights and provides a religious sermon in an attempt to improve their situation.

Missouri lawmakers pass $1.7B incentive plan for Boeing

Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Friday to a plan offering up to $1.7 billion in incentives over more than two decades if Boeing agrees to assemble a highly sought-after passenger plane in the St. Louis area.