CoMo You Know
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.
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.
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 Columbia Area Career Center has provided several learning opportunities for students and adults since 1979.
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.
Memorial Stadium has been home to the Missouri football team since 1926 and currently houses a capacity crowd of 71, 004.
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.
One famous alum of Oakland Junior High School is NASCAR driver Carl Edwards.
The largest bur oak tree in Missouri is located in Boone County.
Les Bourgeois Vineyards and Winery in Rocheport offers 10 wines and continues to grow.
Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School opened in fall 2011. It is the first Catholic high school in Columbia.
Douglass High School is an alternative high school for Columbia students.
Hickman High School is the largest high school in Missouri.
Rock Bridge High School has more than doubled its enrollment since opening in 1973.
West Junior High School opened in 1961.
Eliot Battle was an educator in Columbia for nearly 40 years and worked to end segregation.
MU Student Recreation complex members can play soccer, Frisbee or run around the track at Stankowski Field.
The Hinkson Creek Trail is open to joggers, bikers and anyone who wants to enjoy nature. Pets are allowed, and the trail has access points to Hinkson Creek for canoeing or kayaking.