Pat Brown, the chair of the oratorical committee and member of the Downtown Optimist Club, shares the first, second and third place winners of the 2012-13 oratorical contest.
Lillie Beatrice "Bea" Smith noted for her attention to detail, gardening, cooking, agricultural interests and being an avid Missouri Tigers football fan.
Lillie Beatrice Smith of Columbia died peacefully in her home on Sunday. She was 91.
Margaret Prezioso-Frye shares her latest poem, which is inspired by the warmer weather Columbia experienced over the weekend.
The Regional Economic Development Inc. provides a profile of the characteristics of Columbia's residents and workers.
The 67 clerks of courts in Florida are required to convert to an electronic system by the end of this year. The offices are in various stages of meeting that goal.
As more blame has been put on soda for causing obesity, water has slowly risen to the top as Americans' favorite drink.
In Sandberg's new book "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead," she hopes to arm women with the tools and guidance to keep moving forward in the workforce.
The legislation would let utilities seek an infrastructure surcharge between formal rate cases.
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri in Columbia was one of four food banks in the state to receive a grant.
The Royals have perhaps the fewest job competitions of any team in the major leagues this spring, mostly because they have one of the youngest, most promising groups of position players in the game.
The 42-year-old second-year coach needed to repair a ruptured disk in his lower back.
Missouri has 80 state parks and historic sites. The annual visitor numbers are generated from reported monthly attendance at 67 of those parks.
House Speaker Tim Jones, who is sponsoring the legislation, said conscience rights are a bedrock principle that has been applied for a long time in the U.S. He said the legislation protects workers' rights and claimed support from both political parties and men and women.
Two teens who escaped a crash that killed six friends in a swampy pond in Ohio wriggled out of the wreckage by smashing a rear window.
The Monday morning quake had an estimated magnitude of 4.7.
Sen. Claire McCaskill said she has concerns about the agency's ability to oversee grants after recent reports that a grant intended for the manufacture of electric car batteries was used by a Michigan company to pay idle workers.
The proposed mixture of income tax cuts and sales tax hikes included in the Senate legislation could have a much larger benefit for the wealthy, particularly those running their own small businesses. But for seniors living on Social Security benefits, the proposed tax changes could end up costing more.
The Missouri men's basketball team suffered yet another road game loss after finishing with an undefeated home game season. Missouri baseball finally secured a win after a rough start to the season.
Last week's best images from Missourian photographers included scenes from a blustery day, Missouri men's basketball and athletes of a furrier variety at the Columbia Missouri Kennel Club's All Breed Dog Show.