Greg Bottoms of St. Charles, who has 12 years of experience driving landfill equipment, took home the first-place prize at a landfill equipment rodeo in Columbia despite taking the most time to complete the course.
The Immersive Visualization Lab, or iLab, is welcoming the public to observe how students are experimenting with motion capture technology, interactive 3-D models and virtual reality systems.
The Mayor's Task Force on Community Violence came to a consensus on 12 common themes in regard to violent crime in Columbia, but it stopped short of making formal recommendations to the City Council.
In the fighting world, Columbia native Alex White is known as "The Spartan." But as a teenager, he didn’t feel like much of a warrior. He lacked an identity and direction — until he became a fighter.
About 30 people attended the second Companion Animal Memorial Event at MU on Saturday. The event featured two speakers and a candle-lighting ceremony to honor the memory of the pets who have died.
The Missouri baseball team could manage only one hit in its 5-0 loss to the Gators on Saturday.
Preliminary designs for new bus shelters will be on display at the Columbia Area Earth Day Festival on May 4. Some of the proposals include solar-powered lighting and storage for bicycles.
The Columbia Area Earth Day Festival, originally scheduled for Sunday in Peace Park, will be held a week later on May 4. Organizers are seeking volunteers.
The fundraiser will include a silent auction, walk, K-9 unit demonstration, contests, an obstacle course and a cake walk.
Anger, frustration and calls for action echoed around the NBA on Saturday after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games.
Walter Raymond Mountjoy of Columbia died Friday, April 25. He was 89.
Columbia and Benedictine split their doubleheader on Friday to set up the rubber match of the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament quarterfinals at Antimi Black Field Saturday afternoon.
The Missouri track and field team recorded seven marks that made school's top-10 record books this week, including a new Missouri school record in the discus throw by Kearsten Peoples.
The Fr. Tolton Catholic High School tennis team placed third in the Boonville Pirate Open tennis tournament on Saturday.
Hickman High School finished ninth out of 23 teams at the Ladue Invitational.
The Indiana Pacers knew what they were up against. This was a game they had to have. Paul George and David West made sure they got it.
Vince Carter hit a double-pump 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Dallas Mavericks a 109-108 victory in Game 3 and a first-round series lead over the top-seeded San Antonio Spurs on Saturday.
Walter Raymond Mountjoy died Friday, April 25. He was 89.
The Tigers lost Game 2 of the series 9-4 Saturday in Gainesville, Fla. Missouri's record is now 37-13 overall and 13-7 in the Southeastern Conference.
The Cardinals were held to three hits the last seven innings by the Pirates bullpen after Francisco Liriano left with flu-like symptoms and dizziness, and were 1 for 11 overall with runners in scoring position in a 6-1 loss on Saturday.