MU panel of Ukrainian scholars explores conflict in their home country

From left: Kateryna Goychuk, Vitaliy Yurkiv and Roman Kolgushev speak Tuesday about Ukraine and Russia's future during a round-table discussion at MU.

Three graduate students discussed possible futures for their country: a war between Russia and Ukraine, the deployment of observers from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, or the disintegration of Ukraine.

Earnest Ross looks back at his journey

A lot has changed about Earnest Ross in his three years at Missouri since his transfer from Auburn.

PHOTOS: ESPN visits MU to film SEC commercial

MU students and faculty filled Tiger Plaza on Tuesday to take part in an ESPN promotional commercial for the Southeastern Conference.

Some Columbia businesses find success during winter months

Some local companies have boomed during one of the coldest winters in years. Others are just looking forward to spring.

'Dueling Pianos' concert reproduces famous showdown between 'Blind' Boone and 'Blind Tom'

The 1891 Chickering and Sons piano once owned by Blind Boone took center stage Monday night — with a little help from some friends.

Missouri women's basketball to open SEC tournament against Mississippi State

Missouri will play Mississippi State at 5 p.m. Wednesday to open the Southeastern Conference tournament in Duluth, Ga. The Tigers face an uphill battle as they need to win five consecutive games to win the conference championship.

Electronic filing saves time for courthouse, public

Attorneys at the Boone County Courthouse have started filing case documents online, opening the court documents up to public access.

Richard L. Cook, Sept. 16, 1943 - March 2, 2014, of Boonville

Richard L. Cook of Boonville died Sunday, March 2. He was 70.

Missouri House votes to end economic border war with Kansas

Even though the bill would stop the state governments from offering businesses incentives to switch states, it wouldn’t have any effect on the local governments from continuing to try and undercut each other.

Richard Stickann to discuss new novel at Columbia bookstore

Richard Stickann will be reading from his novel, "Hobbledehoy Boy," which explores the themes of adolescent awkwardness, Wednesday at the Yellow Dog Bookshop.

Rock Bridge boys basketball upset by Jefferson City in semifinals

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team lost 74-62 in the Class 5, District 9 tournament semifinals to Jefferson City on Tuesday, finishing the season 21-4.

Hickman boys basketball escapes Camdenton, advances to district final

Despite an uncharacteristically unenergetic performance, the Hickman boys basketball team edged Camdenton in a 1-point overtime victory to advance to the district finals.

Missouri among those slipping off NCAA tournament bubble

Missouri is listed among the teams whose NCAA tournament hopes are slipping away by The Associated Press' John Marshall.

ROSE NOLEN: Stay on course when the path to success gets crooked

The world is still open to dreamers. Sometimes you have to wait until it’s it your turn to shine.

Zach Price waits for his moment with Missouri men's basketball

A reunion with assistant coach Tim Fuller has aided Louisville transfer Zach Price's transition to the Missouri basketball team. Price has been waiting and watching his teammates play from a distance this season because of NCAA rules for transfer players.

SEC women's basketball tournament full of tough teams

South Carolina coach Dawn Staley says the depth of the Southeastern Conference gives her extra pride in the Gamecocks' first conference title.

The Gamecocks (26-3, 14-2 SEC) are the team to beat in the Southeastern Conference tournament, which begins Wednesday.

Mary E. Schultz, Feb. 7, 1955 — March 3, 2014, of Mexico, Mo.

Mary E. Schultz of Mexico, Mo., died Monday, March 3. She was 59.

Mary E. Schultz, Feb. 7, 1955 — March 3, 2014, of Mexico, Mo.

Mary E. Schultz of Mexico, Mo., died Monday, March 3. She was 59.

Jacquelyn Bilsborrow Straub was devoted to family, education

A Colorado native, Jacquelyn Bilsborrow Straub worked for MU, the Missouri department of education and the U.S. Department of Education before retiring in 2009. Ms. Straub died Sunday, March 2. She was 70.

Jacquelyn Bilsborrow Straub, March 12, 1943 — March 2, 2014

Jacquelyn Bilsborrow Straub died Sunday, March 2. She was 70.