Someday you may want to plant asters in your garden; then again, you may not. This is the season when the wild ones are blooming beautifully and with abandon over much of the country, after all, so why bother?
Kenny and Karen Sherin live what might seem to be a normal life. Kenny holds a job and takes classes at MU for his doctoral degree. Karen stays home with their 4-year-old son, Matthew, and works out of their house.
Sunday marks the church’s anniversary, which the congregation will celebrate with memories and food.
Kosher cooking used to have a staid, grandmotherly reputation in the U.S., but hip, quicker ways of handling food have emerged to cater to a changing Jewish palate.
A growing body of evidence indicates cheerleading has become one of the riskiest athletic activities for women. Sports safety researchers reported that cheerleading accounted for two-thirds of all catastrophic injuries among female high school and college athletes.
On the eve of his centenary, Francis Bacon’s reputation has never been higher, nor his works more valuable.
The flu season can bring headache, high fever, body aches and a dry cough to the people it infects. To help protect patients, hospitals around Boone County are recommending that their employees get vaccinated for the season.
In an effort to encourage people with diverse backgrounds to engage in civil discussions of politics, Missouri United Methodist Church is inviting the Columbia community to participate in their “Civil Dialogue in an Election Year” conference.
Dale White, a dance instructor for 32 years, began holding classes for people who, like herself, hate to exercise. She rents out a room behind the Copper Kettle Restaurant to hold the 40-minute classes at 11 a.m. every Monday and at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
There are more than a few opportunities to volunteer within the community, with openings that will fit your time commitment.
Zeb Charlton, 12, and his family have become regulars at the Central Missouri Humane Society. Zeb, known as the "dog whisperer," has a way of working with dogs who need extra love and special care.
Volunteers train to run in races and raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
The center has cut its lengthy waiting list by hiring three new health care providers.
The exhibit, called "The Synthetic Evolution: The Rise of Polyester and Other Synthetic Fibers," features garments from the 1920s to the '70s.
Owners of Tan Time LLC, which operates The Spa, are still operating through a restraining order despite MU's attempt to shut down the service over the summer.
More than 100 college presidents signed a petition last month calling for a debate on whether the minimum legal drinking age should be lowered from 21 to 18.
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton and UM System President Gary Forsee both oppose the petition, which calls for the federal drinking age recommendation to be knocked down from 21 to 19.
The exhibit in MU’s Museum of Art and Archaeology juxtaposes paintings from the past 100 years and post-1948 photographs from the Missouri Photo Workshop. The exhibit was timed to open just before the Missouri School of Journalism’s centennial celebration, which began Wednesday.
More than 60 years after Congress passed the Flood Control Act that created the reservoir system on the upper Missouri River, it's time to step back and reassess. Conflicting priorities have placed states at odds with those down the river.
The movie "Network" links to the centennial celebration of the Missouri School of Journalism and a new exhibit at the museum, "Missouri through Lens and Palette."