CoMo You Know
The Health Department located at the Sanford-Kimpton Building provides multiple servicesto Columbia and Boone County residents.
IBM, which specializes in providing information technology services and business process outsourcing capabilities to clients, recently opened a location in Columbia in 2010 at 2810 LeMone Industrial Boulevard.
Muriel Battle, who died in 2003, was known as a pioneer in education and equality in Columbia. A new high school will bear her name.
The hospital, committed to providing cancer prevention, detection and treatment, was the first cancer center west of the Mississippi River.
West Junior High School opened in 1961.
Rock Bridge High School has more than doubled its enrollment since opening in 1973.
Hickman High School is the largest high school in Missouri.
Douglass High School is an alternative high school for Columbia students.
Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School opened in fall 2011. It is the first Catholic high school in Columbia.
Les Bourgeois Vineyards and Winery in Rocheport offers 10 wines and continues to grow.
The largest bur oak tree in Missouri is located in Boone County.
One famous alum of Oakland Junior High School is NASCAR driver Carl Edwards.
Stephens Lake Park is an arboretum and park in Columbia that features of a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, trails, picnic shelters, and a swimming beach.
Memorial Stadium has been home to the Missouri football team since 1926 and currently houses a capacity crowd of 71, 004.
The Columbia Missourian is a student-staffed news organization owned by the University of Missouri-Columbia, and is one of two daily newspapers distributed in Columbia.
The Columbia Area Career Center has provided several learning opportunities for students and adults since 1979.
Happy Tails Animal Sanctuary is an animal welfare corporation that operates under a "no-kill" philosophy, that utilizes foster homes until a permanent residence can be achieved.
The Stephens College Children's School has been providing college students with the opportunity to teach and interact with children while also providing a research-based education for the children enrolled in the school since 1925.
Eliot Battle was an educator in Columbia for nearly 40 years and worked to end segregation.