WHAT OTHERS SAY: United front needed to resolve 'border war'

Kansas and Missouri need a united front to resolve "border war" after Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon gave a speech at a Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce luncheon on the subject.


Finally, Austin gives Rams a game-changer

Tavon Austin's unexpected 98-yard punt return helped boost the Rams' standing, morale


Ryan Ferguson's freedom bears a price tag

Supporters continue to donate to the Ferguson family, who has spent the past eight years and hundreds of thousands of dollars in an effort to free Ryan Ferguson.

BATTLE RISING: Battle High's student resource officer keeps his eye on school safety

John Warner is using his more than 20 years of experience to handle the challenges of a new building with a new student body.

Testimony heard as ousted police officer Rob Sanders seeks reinstatement

A personnel advisory board has 10 days to form an opinion and give City Manager Mike Matthes its recommendation. Matthes then has 30 days to make a final decision regarding Sanders' reinstatement.

Rock Bridge football defeats Zumwalt West to win district finals

The Rock Bridge football team defeated Fort Zumwalt West 28-19 on Friday night, winning the Class 6, District 3 tournament. The win is Rock Bridge's first district championship since 2005.

Public can weigh in on plan to control College Avenue pedestrian traffic

The city and university have proposed changes along College Avenue to ensure pedestrian and motorist safety.


Columbia gas prices jump 28 cents in 1 day

Ryan Rowden of the Missouri Petroleum Council, said the jump is the result of a small increase in wholesale prices, which have risen by about 5 percent in three days.

Central Missouri Humane Society lowers adoption price for the weekend

Facing a large influx of animals, the Humane Society has lowered its adoption fee to $3 in hopes of finding homes for them.


Chiefs-Broncos game not one-dimensional affair

Controlling time of possession may be the formula for Kansas City to defeat Denver and the Broncos' explosive offense.


DEAR READER: Writing life stories is a lesson in humility

A reporter reflects on the Missourian's policy to publish life stories as a service to the community.

No. 7 Missouri volleyball repeats upset of No. 5 Florida, remains undefeated

The Tigers improved to 30-0 after defeating the Gators 3-0 on Friday night in Gainesville, Fla.

Deatons bid MU farewell on the their last day

The Deatons sent an email to their "Mizzou family," speaking of their gratitude to MU and their optimism for the future.

Temperatures anticipated to rise to 71 degrees Saturday

The weather is expected to increase 13 degrees Saturday after Friday's high of 58. 

New entrances, traffic signals added near Columbia Mall

Two traffic lights and three entrances opened along Bernadette Drive on Thursday for easier access to Columbia Mall. 


FROM READERS: Julia Moore expands horizons with Global Connect

Julia Moore, an honors student and junior at MU, is a health sciences major and initially started the certificate because of the overlap in credits she has acquired for her degree.

'Tidal Murmur' sculpture installed at Short Street garage

"Tidal Murmur," a sculpture by Beth Nybeck, was installed Thursday outside the new Short Street garage.

Missouri cross country runner advances to NCAA Championships

Senior Hayden Legg led the men by finishing 22nd. Freshman Kaitlyn Fischer advanced to the NCAA Championships after finishing in sixth place.

Stephens College soccer recognized for good sportsmanship

The stars earn the American Midwest Conference Fair Play and Sportsmanship award for the second year in a row.

Pick 6: A half-dozen matchups of power teams

Sunday night's game between the Denver Broncos (8-1) and the Kansas City Chiefs (9-0) could be one for the ages. Here are games that were just as hyped as this week's contest.