For eight weeks this winter, the students in a new class at the School of Missouri Contemporary Ballet learned much more than simple dance steps.
Frankie May Miller Calvert died Saturday, March 22, 2014. She was 92.
Missouri athletes honor their multicultural backgrounds on their backs — some only on the field of play and others permanently.
The Columbia College softball team split a doubleheader against Embry-Riddle (Fla.) University on Monday in Daytona Beach, Fla.
The Tigers will face the Fighting Illini at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday at Lindenwood University. The games were originally scheduled for Tuesday.
Karen Sue Long of Marshall died Saturday, March 22, 2014. She was 62.
Karen Sue Long died Saturday, March 22, 2014. She was 62.
The Columbia Public Works Department is treating bridges to prevent freezing.
AgriMissouri, an outreach program of the Department of Agriculture, provides a list of Missouri-grown agricultural products and resources throughout the state so Missouri residents can shop locally.
Five players scored for Fr. Tolton High School, which won its girls' soccer season-opener against Elsberry 11-1 on Monday.
Vernon Charles Barr, of Columbia, died Sunday, March 23, 2014. He was 97.
James Russell Spieler of Columbia died Friday, March 21, 2014. He was 76.
The execution would be Missouri's fifth in five months and its fifth straight using a single drug, pentobarbital.
No. 8 seed Kentucky and No. 10 Stanford knocked No. 1 Wichita State and No. 2 Kansas out of the NCAA tournament, respectively. The Wildcats and Cardinal will advance to the Sweet 16 out of the St. Louis portion of the bracket.
The ACC's national championship hopes now come down to one school: Virginia. Meanwhile, Tennessee — one of the three SEC schools still in the field — came to Tobacco Road and turned it into Raleigh Top.
Baylor and Iowa State, former Big 12 foes of Missouri, left Texas bound for the Sweet 16. Both are hoping to return for the Final Four.
Auditor Tom Schweich found that one-third of the payments reviewed by his office were not supported by proper documentation or were not in compliance with department guidelines.
WHAT OTHERS SAY: Missouri legislature overprotects cigarettes at the expense of schools, social services
The coddling of off-brand tobacco manufacturers shines an ugly light on a legislature plagued by weak leadership and unwilling to put the good of the state above even the most unhealthy of special interests.
Too many unprepared students are being placed in Advanced Placement classes and forced to take the exams. The problem is that some states have become so caught up in the hype to push AP that they now routinely have more than 50 percent exam failures, based on tests actually taken.
There is plenty of March Madness ahead in the NCAA tournament's round of 16. Favorites, underdogs, rivalries and rematches highlight the four-day, 12-game regional round.