Missouri swimmers qualify for NCAA Championships at Mizzou Invite

Over the course of morning preliminary and evening final rounds, Missouri had three "A cut" NCAA Championship qualifying times in the men's and women's 400-yard medley relay, and in the women's 100-yard fly, swam by junior Dani Barbiea.

15th Annual Destiny of H.O.P.E. Harvest Dinner is this Saturday

The dinner welcomes all members of the community to a free Thanksgiving meal.

Robert E. Pauley worked at University Hospital for 20 years

Robert E. Pauley of Columbia died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. He was 77.

Robert E. Pauley, Oct. 29, 1936 - Nov. 19, 2013

Robert E. Pauley, 77, of Columbia, died Nov. 19, 2013.

FROM READERS: Columbia native prepares for intercontinental journey

Tommy Goszewski is planning to spend time in Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia during a year-long trip he'll begin in August 2014.

Columbia College women's soccer faces Vanguard in NAIA Tournament's opening round

The Columbia College women's soccer team will face Vanguard University in their opening round match at the NAIA National Tournament at 3:30 p.m., Saturday.

MU freshman to compete in NCAA cross-country championships

Kaitlyn Fischer is the lone member of the Missouri cross-country team competing in the NCAA championships Saturday in Terre Haute, Ind.

New find in search for puppy face that never fades

The "cava-poo-chon" has a puppy face that never seems to age. So far though, the breed has not been officially recognized by the American Kennel Club.

With four returning starters, Rock Bridge girls basketball looks for "three-peat"

Coming off back-to-back state championships, the Rock Bridge girls basketball team's expectations remain high as they prepare for a competitive season.

Officials to open new Missouri rail bridge

The new bridge crossing the Osage River in Osage City is opening next week. The bridge is intended to improve both freight and passenger rail service in Missouri.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Missouri women not receiving equal protections

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Oct.15 denied Missouri women equal protection. The case of Snider-Carpenter set a precedent that allowed a landlord to sexually assault his female tenants without violating the law or the woman's rights.

St. Louis Blues top Boston Bruins on Roy's shootout goal

Derek Roy scored once in regulation and added the clincher in the fourth round of the shootout Thursday night to lead the Blues to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins.

Humanist group files lawsuit over prayer at Fayette High School

The American Humanist Association filed a federal lawsuit against Missouri’s Fayette School District on Wednesday, saying Fayette High School is unconstitutionally promoting Christianity through teacher-led prayer.


WHAT OTHERS SAY: Gov. Nixon makes welcome move toward same-sex couples

Gov. Nixon issued an executive order last week allowing Missouri same-sex couples who have legally married in other states to file joint tax returns.


Spanish auto parts supplier to build in Kansas City area

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Grupo Antolin North America plans to employ 118 people at its $15.7 million manufacturing facility.

Photo rescue group plans Joplin handover event

The National Disaster Photo Rescue collected more than 35,000 photos after the deadly May 2011 twister.

Kia recalling about 80,000 vans to fix suspensions

The recall affects Sedona minivans from 2006 through 2012. They were sold or registered in 20 states and Washington, D.C.

60-year-old Glenn's sign returning to downtown Columbia

The same sign that has stood outside Glenn's Cafe since its original location on Business Loop 70 West will hang outside the restaurant's new location on Eighth Street.

Following Schmidt's decision against the First Ward seat, others consider running

With First Ward City Councilman Fred Schmidt deciding not to run again when his term expires in April, other names are being considered as potential candidates. Meanwhile, Fifth Ward City Councilwoman Laura Nauser, who will run for her seat after her term expires in April, remains the only person to officially file for candidacy. 

Hickman girls basketball enters season lacking height, exuding athleticism

With the redistricting for Battle High School, the Hickman's girls basketball team lost seven underclassmen, cutting depth and height to a minimum. Starting center Ellie Johnson was one of those cross-town losses. The varsity roster sits at 10.