Elana Sindelar traveled to South Korea her freshman year of college to teach English to elementary students. She explained why she decided to stay: "Letting myself be vulnerable and falling in love with this country and the beautiful people I have met here — it’s the best decision I have ever made."
A mother hopes other parents will teach their children to not stare at others who are different from them and ask questions instead.
According to a map on Costco’s official website, the warehouse closest to Columbia is located at 200 Costco Way, St. Peters, Mo.
Nate Brown, manager of external relations at the Reynolds Journalism Institute, shares photos of his favorite places in the Columbia area. Take a look.
The proposed communications tower would enhance radio, cellular and wireless internet signals, but no action has been taken on the project yet.
Kate Gunn, the executive director for Argrageous Fridays, explains why she is passionate about local art. The next event is scheduled for Oct. 10-12.
Although Tristen Shaw's grandmother, who has Alzheimer's, does not always recognize her, she is the reason Shaw is running for Homecoming queen at Hickman High School. As part of the process, Shaw is raising money for Alzheimer's Association.
Reader Joe Dillard recently got a new appreciation for the brilliance of at least one arachnid that has taken up residence at his back door.
We want to hear from people who live outside of Columbia and who have trouble accessing the Internet.
Programs such as Turning Point and Into Action give second chances to the homeless and released prisoners, offering support and a fresh start.
Jason Mathews has been playing trumpet for 16 years. He says it has taught him lessons about being timely, respectable and hardworking. It also cured his stage fright.
Help us create a photographic database with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund of soldiers who gave their lives.
Leigha Vandegriffe donated 10 inches of her hair to Locks of Love on Sunday at Green Meadows Hair Co. and Spa's annual cut-a-thon.
Missourian reporters would like to paint a picture about Internet experiences in local households and businesses.
Vanessa Leitza, the Missouri River Cultural Conservancy's event planner and coordinator, answers questions about the free event. It's one of two major fundraisers the conservancy holds annually to fund its recording and archiving projects.
Boone County Treasurer Nicole Galloway "walked a day in her shoes" as part of efforts to raise the minimum wage for home care attendants.
The Missourian staff members spoke with some fans of Missouri and South Dakota State at the start of tailgating season.
Some fans expressed their disappointment on Twitter after the St. Louis Rams announced that former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam was cut from the team's roster.
Artist learned to be keenly aware of the critics in her head
The Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture is a not-for-profit organization that teaches people how to grow their own food through programs at its Urban Farm, in backyards and in the community.