When Joe Dillard retired from the Missouri Department of Conservation in 1998, he set up a scholarship and planted a retirement tree. He tells the story of both.
On Thursday, students participating in Boone Hospital Center's Kids on Track program completed the last 1.2 miles of a marathon they'd been working to complete this summer.
Janet Moreland is attempting to become the first woman to complete a solo kayak trip down the entire length of the Missouri River. She gave the Missourian permission to share some of her photos from the trip.
Frequent From Readers contributor Margaret Prezioso-Frye shares a poem titled "A Daywalker."
Frequent From Readers contributor Joe Dillard finds and identifies a species of mushrooms in his yard known as Thiers Amanita.
Bill Stroud, 80, hopes his story can show government that combat should end quickly, once that course is chosen.
After a chance connection at a zoo six years ago, reader Katie Goens became passionate about raising and tending Gouldian finches.
Hickman High School student Luke Troyer shares his experiences from a recent mission trip to Nicaragua.
The board meets monthly to talk about what's most important to the community and how the Missourian should best reflect that. Apply to be a part of it here.
Ben Owens, a marketing intern for Socket Telecom, shares tips for how to properly dispense of old electronics.
President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg on Wednesday afternoon and those in attendance are tweeting updates about it.
Mary Jo Roberts thanks Columbia firefighters, paramedics and neighbors who responded to a house fire at her home on July 14.
Stephen Sondheim’s musical ‘Company’ will be presented by the Fayette Area Community Theater on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Bradford Farm will host Organic Agriculture Field Day from 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 1. The event is free and open to the public.
Mary Paulsell, the president of Central Missouri Honor Flight, shares the perspective of a veteran participating in the program.
Jessica Schlosser, the co-owner of Lizzi & Rocco's Natural Pet Market, shares tips on how to keep your pets hydrated and happy this summer season.
Reader Matt Ingram writes about participating in Summer Repertory Theatre at MU, which this year includes "Anything Goes" and "Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure."
Joe Dillard discovered a Black Rat Snake in the shed and snapped some pictorial evidence.
Stephens College is in the middle of several facility upgrades. Janese Silvey gives a summary of all the changes.
With kayaker Janet Moreland's permission, we've compiled more photos of her journey kayaking the length of the Missouri River.