Often the people who call Common Core into question later admit to me that they have not read a single standard for themselves.
Boy Scout Troop 706 of Columbia honored its five newest Eagle Scouts with a Court of Honor Ceremony.
Columbia's largest park is the Columbia Cosmopolitan Recreation Area, also known as Cosmo Park. At 533 acres, it could contain the entire nation of Monaco in addition to several NFL stadiums.
Angela Barnes wrote this Mother's Day tribute to her mother, Janet Barnes, who was the longest living quadriplegic and died this past September.
A productive and uneventful day on the farm for Joe and Betty Dillard took on a new level of excitement when the couple witnessed a creature near their farm's pond.
In honor of Mother's Day, we asked readers: What has your mother passed on to you? Read on to learn from some moms.
Here's to the moms behind Rock Bridge baseball.
MU has a clay club called Muck, and its members are holding an annual Mother's Day pottery sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Do you know of a special organization or event around Columbia? Tell the Columbia Missourian about it, and your submission may be printed later in the From Readers section.
Ten years ago, The Center Project opened its doors for the first time. Mid-Missouri's LGBTQQA center invites the community to celebrate its birthday on Friday, May 9.
Morgan Marie and Lucas James found much more than a match on the speed dating app, Tinder — they found a band.
It's possible to be both pregnant and a student at the same time, but it presents unique challenges.
At the dedication for the Children's Grove in Stephens Lake Park, Columbia residents reflected on their favorite places on Earth, in honor of Earth Day.
Columbia artist Mary Anne Flesch uses a wide range of materials to produce unique pieces of art.
Heather Green sustained an injury to her foot that led her to sit out a season of her track and field career. She's back in action now, but she also is a full-time law student at MU.
During the Balkan conflict in the late 1990s, Vasian Markollari fled with his family to Missouri. Six years after his last visit, he takes us on a trip through his home city in Albania: the capital, Tirana.
In honor of Mother's Day, we'd like to hear about what your mother has passed on to you.
During the Mizzou Black Men's Initiative Alternative Break this year in Dallas, one freshman discovered the importance of compassion and brotherhood.
Certified dog trainer Steven Bishop gives insight to canine behaviors that could lead to biting.
The fundraiser will include a silent auction, walk, K-9 unit demonstration, contests, an obstacle course and a cake walk.