Fewer than half of Americans get a flu vaccine every year. Vaccination rates are highest for children under 5 and for seniors, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.
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.
A National Science Foundation grant will fund the Science ARTreach program between MU and Lee Elementary.
About 100 of the lit lanterns floated above MU, many with scrawled messages to lost loved ones.
First strangers, then friends and now co-authors, three Columbia residents have released a book that explores life's journey through a metaphor of a house with six doors.
For eight years, the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri has partnered with Huffstutter Orchards, about 25 miles west of Columbia, to send apples to impoverished families in 32 counties. The next opportunity to help with their efforts will be Sunday, Sept. 14.
Programs such as Turning Point and Into Action give second chances to the homeless and released prisoners, offering support and a fresh start.
EV-D68, the virus that has sickened children in Kansas City and St. Louis and resulted in some hospitalizations, hasn't caused any confirmed cases yet in Columbia, health officials said.
This year, Green Dot and Title IX educational sessions have been added to MU's Safe Mizzou 2014 agenda. The week's events begin on Monday.
Bush and Keller Auditoriums, Rhynsburger Theatre and the Odd Fellows Lodge were added to the list of 2015 True/False Film Fest venues.
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.
Nearly 3,000 participants rode in Bike MS during the weekend. Columbia has hosted the fundraiser since 2004.
Nearly 500 children have been treated at one hospital alone — Children's Mercy in Kansas City — and some required intensive care, according to authorities.
Around 100 church members from Saint Andrew's Lutheran Church in Columbia helped pack 2,760 boxes at Sunday's event.
A hospital epidemiologist says it could be the same enterovirus infection that has hit St. Louis and Kansas City.
The poster depicts local musicians, wooden soldiers and cyclists along the river port. It was chosen from a pool of 87 entries by a jury of five people from Columbia's culture and arts community.
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.
Wednesday's roundtable discussion with Gov. Jay Nixon highlighted the potential health effects of e-cigarettes.
Researcher says the widening diet gap reflects an income gap that deepened during the recent financial crisis, which likely made healthy food less affordable for many people.