Missouri stays in AP Top 10 for four straight weeks

Missouri keeps its spot at No. 9 in the AP rankings after its win against Kentucky. Oregon's loss to Stanford on Thursday shook up the top five.

DEAR READERS: Lists help organize our lives

Lists abound in newsrooms and classrooms. There are work schedules, assignments, tests, projects, news budgets, how-to instructions, dos and dont's, calendars, sources and many other lists that keep production on track.

Defense leads Missouri women's basketball to victory in home opener

Team defense led the Missouri women's basketball team to victory in its home opener against SIU-Edwardsville. Highlighted by Morgan Stock's three-point shooting, the bench scored 31 of the team's 59 points. 

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Missouri football beats Kentucky; 24-hour vigil honors veterans

This week, Missourian photographers took photos of the press conference concerning the vacated conviction of Ryan Ferguson, the Missouri football victory at Kentucky and the 24-hour vigil in honor of Veterans Day at the Boone County Courthouse.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Football routs Kentucky for road win; volleyball improves to 29-0

This week in Missouri sports, the football team defeated Kentucky 48-17 and the volleyball team stayed perfect at 29-0 after two road wins.

Columbia schools open on Veterans Day; federal offices closed

While many state and federal offices are closed Monday for Veterans Day, Columbia's schools and city offices and services will remain open Monday.


Tree hunter becomes state champion in his own right

Hunting champion trees is an exercise in observation. Not just "Where's Waldo" in the woods; more like competitive bird-watching. Russell has found 14 champions, more than anyone else in Missouri.

FROM READERS: Stephens College alumna comes back to Columbia after 53 years

Carol Kelley came to Missouri to support the Florida Gators, but she ended up reconnecting with memories from 53 years ago.

PHOTO GALLERY: 24-hour Columbia vigil honors veterans

To mark Veterans Day, volunteer guards are marching around the bricks in front of the Boone County war memorials at the courthouse.

A big storm, a lot of numbers: Breaking down Typhoon Haiyan

Death figures in the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan have jumped from just above 100 into the thousands. Here's a breakdown of different numbers related to deaths, injuries, "affected" people, evacuations and aid in the crisis.

College billboards capture captive highway viewers

Universities across Missouri are turning to an old-fashioned advertising technique to draw students from a decreasing college-age population by blanketing the state's highways with billboard ads.

Typhoon deaths climb into thousands in Philippines

As the scale of devastation from one of the worst storms ever recorded became clear Sunday, officials projected the death toll could climb even higher when emergency crews reach parts of the archipelago cut off by flooding and landslides.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Veterans deserve our thanks, support and committment to their well being

From low-interest loans to supportive housing, there is much Missouri can offer our veterans.

Austin leads Rams to 38-8 blowout at Indianapolis

St. Louis (4-6) won for the first time since Kellen Clemens replaced the injured Sam Bradford.

MU buying into Arizona observatory

Missouri will buy into the observatory at a 5 percent level, meaning it will have 15 nights for research.

Analysis: Missouri ballot could have 2 tax questions

Next November's state ballot could contain two major initiatives: a 1-cent sales tax increase for transportation and a broad-based income tax cut.

Kansas, Missouri groups aiding Philippines after typhoon

Heart to Heart International spokesman Dan Weinbaum said the agency's current efforts are a continuation of its year-round relief work in the Philippines.

Women take new chance among men, aim for Navy Riverine combat jobs

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is preparing the Riverine Delta Company for active duty. The Delta Companycq jobs are some of the first combat positions in the military to formally accept women.

Missouri football's Green-Beckham sets record in win over Kentucky

After Dorial Green-Beckham torched the Kentucky defense for four touchdowns — a  Missouri record — he didn't hesitate when asked if anyone can cover him.

Missouri beats Kentucky 48-17 before much-needed bye week

In the past two months, Missouri has dealt with a significant injury to its captain, a devastating loss to South Carolina and the added media scrutiny that comes with the success. The Tigers took it all in stride, taking care of business the last two weeks and setting themselves up to achieve their goals in the final two weeks.