One of Nelson's Tree Service's stops was a house on West Boulevard where a 75-foot hackberry tree fell over.
The Columbia Fire Department responded to more than 40 calls between 11:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. Tuesday mostly related to storm damage. Much of the damage was concentrated on the west side of Columbia, and after enduring a night of destruction, residents woke up Tuesday morning to pick up the pieces.
A Columbia resident lost all but his most precious belongings during the storm Monday night.
Columbia resident Donna Simmons woke up Tuesdaymorning to fallen trees on her house and car and piles of tree limbs in her front yard. She said she is "lucky to be alive" after the storm.
Friend recalls wisdom and leadership of Mary Pat Boatfield, the respected former leader of the Central Missouri Humane Society.
Gov. Nixon has vetoed two bills designed to move regulatory oversight for captive deer ranches from the Department of Conservation to the Department of Agriculture.
MU has raised $164.5 million in the 2013-14 fiscal year, surpassing its fundraising goal of $150 million and beating the record by more than $4 million.
The Missourian collected reactions and photos shared by Columbia residents on social media.
In recent years, the number of children in foster care in Missouri has reached a record high, but the number of licensed foster homes in the state has declined.
Matt Carpenter drew his third walk leading off the ninth and Matt Holliday flied out before Adams hit his 10th homer on an 0-1 hanging breaking ball from Justin Wilson.
Adam McElwain was proud of working and interested in all kinds of music. He died Monday, July 7, 2014. He was 35.
Barbara Herlong visited every continent and almost every state, but she left an impression on many of those she encountered in Columbia. Mrs. Herlong of Columbia died Monday, July 7, 2014. She was 79.
The Germans tore apart Brazil's porous defense time and time again Tuesday, routing the hosts 7-1 in the World Cup semifinals, the largest margin of defeat at this stage in the history of the tournament.
The poles carried a high-voltage transmission line, which is used to carry large amounts of electricity. Power is expected to be restored by early Tuesday afternoon.
The website allows people to create a secure account to register to vote and to request and receive absentee ballots while stationed elsewhere.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will close Interstate 44 from Broadway near the Edward Jones Dome to the Poplar Street Bridge. The closure is from 8 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Wednesday.
The storm caused structural damage at the Virginia Avenue South Housing construction site and damaged several university vehicles at MU.
Thunderstorms hit Missouri Monday night causing damage across the state.
Council's approval of the sidewalk and parking lane closure permit will allow Opus to immediately close the sidewalks and parking lanes through July 2015 to accommodate construction.
If the veto is overridden in a September session, it could lead to a slippery-slope for restrictions on other matters, including birth control.