John Robert Holmes and Ryan Kanavich recently opened Volt Riders at 716 W. Sexton Road, combining Holmes' passions for bicycles and electronics and Kanavich's keen interest in mopeds.
The Boone County Commission plans to put out a call for applicants to the board that will make decisions about the quarter-cent sales tax for children's mental health, which passed with 57.2 percent voter approval on Nov. 7 and will take effect April 1.
Roger and Barbara Giles give friends and Boone County residents free rides in their 1930s sternwheeler boat.
The fall blues festival could move from downtown to Stephens Lake Park next year, pending city approval.
With Christmas 12 days away, add one of these gifts to your shopping list to get your child unplugged from TV or digital devices and increase his or her activity level.
Using attention-deficit drugs without a prescription is creating problems for students who take them casually for academic performance.
AgriMissouri provides options for festive and simple gift ideas — all made in Missouri.
Debra Oliver, a professor at MU's School of Medicine, found herself caught in irony when her research on end of life and care giving became her own reality.
The Chabad Jewish Student Organization lit candles on a 9-foot tall menorah in the MU Student Center on Monday.
First Night Columbia, a city-sponsored New Year's Eve celebration, will open at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 31. Entertainment is planned from 7 p.m. until the fireworks display at midnight.
The wedding is planned to take place in Columbia.
Horticulturalist David Trinklein has worked with poinsettias for 30 years, but you won't find any of the festive holiday plants in his home.
Research demonstrates that there are some health benefits to drinking coffee, but excessive caffeine consumption — especially when energy drinks are part of the mix — are causing sleep problems and anxiety for a significant percentage of college students, who aren't great at handling stress in the first place.
The term "Asperger's disorder" is being dropped and substituted with DMDD in the first major rewrite of the diagnostic guide in nearly 20 years.
Mayor Bob McDavid and the City of Columbia were awarded the medals from the National League of Cities for work to prevent childhood obesity.
Attendees advocated for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid at the meeting, which was intended as a discussion of negotiations about the approaching "fiscal cliff."
The series is sponsored by Mizzou Advantage, a program that has a mission to increase MU's visibility, stature and impact in higher education.
According to a new study by the MU School of Medicine, complying with the Affordable Care Act's expansion of Medicaid might create enough jobs and subsequent spending to pay for itself through taxes.
A new coalition of hospitals and the primary care association announced a campaign Wednesday to try to persuade state officials to expand Medicaid eligibility by highlighting the economic benefits.
Humans spend more time sitting now than ever before. A sedentary lifestyle can lead to obesity, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. A growing number of people are combating the problem by working at a standing desk.