While late spring freezes zapped much of Missouri’s wine grapes, the ongoing drought drove thirsty critters to finish off much of what remained. Some local growers are putting up fences to keep the grazing deer at bay.
Chris Wyatt, a 38-year-old seminary student, created the fastest growing site on the Web, according to comScore. GodTube.com, a Christian version of YouTube, drew more than 4 million unique visitors during October.
WASHINGTON — The black outline of a leaf in the corner of a 1962 lithograph is a touchstone for the career of Robert Rauschenberg, the contemporary master who, at 82, continues to make art despite partial paralysis from a series of strokes in 2002 and 2003.
At the intersection of Providence and Broadway, Claire Garden holds a sign above her head that says: “This Time Don’t Buy the Lies.” It’s less than 50 degrees outside, and the wind is chilling. But she and a dozen other Columbia residents are out soliciting honks for peace.
Two brothers are brought together despite a difference of opinion on motorcycles.
Starting today, the Missourian presents a snapshot of the lives of people who do the jobs most of us would rather not. Taking a cue from the Discovery Channel show “Dirty Jobs,” this five-day series highlights women and men in mid-Missouri who don’t mind getting their hands dirty to earn a few greenbacks.
MO HealthNet, a federal Medicaid program, allows low-income patients with various chronic illnesses to access health care coaches.
Rex Bandy, who has been an artist for over 70 years, hopes to recapture the slowly fading beauty of the world through art.
Columbia now has two youth orchestras that offer performance opportunities.
Belief in Brief: Imprecatory prayer called against leaders of Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Southern Baptist pastor encourages the wrathful prayer after being accused of endorsing Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee.
Local storytellers have been working together for years to hone their craft. One group focuses on ghost stories, and Halloween is their season to shine.
Three artists pursuing graduate degrees at MU share the inspiration and stories behind their art.
Vaccinations will be available in either injected or nasal spray form and cost $20.
“Bam! Bam! Bam! Bam!” Jack shoots four in a row at an object in the dirt on the range.
“That got dirt, dirt, dirt, dirt in my eye, eye, eye, eye,” Zach jokes as some dust blows back toward them.
Gov. Matt Blunt, an abortion-rights opponent, has launched a task force on a scientific quest to determine how abortions affect women.
During the festival, Hindus celebrate God as mother and worship three incarnations of Shakti, or cosmic energy.
Under a new agreement called “Preparing to Care,” the state’s colleges and universities will ask the legislature for $38.3 million in recurring funds to open more places for students to train to become dentists, nurses, optometrists, pharmacists, physicians and therapists.
Children learn about music in several ways around Columbia.
A new synagogue is being opened up in Columbia to accommodate Congregation Beth Shalom’s need for more space to house religious school and ceremoniesal events.