After Missouri's same-sex marriage ban was overturned in Jackson and St. Louis counties earlier this month, Karen Bataille and Becky Plovanich traveled across state lines from Columbia to Carlinville, Illinois, to marry on Friday in the town where Plovanich grew up.
The tattoos that Pete Tieman got when he was younger didn't age with him, and he's not the only person to outgrow tattoos.
Drew Glosson plans to join a ministry in Tokyo with a growing Christian community, preach the Gospel and build a network of Christian communities throughout Japan.
MU graduate student Julie McGinnity hopes to keep performing in operas, but sometimes other people's expectations of her abilities get in her way.
Four locals camped out at the intersection of Broadway and Ninth Street for Job Point's fifth annual Local Celebrity Apprentice Fundraiser on Tuesday.
Artist Jeffery Moore started a new life in Columbia after struggling in St. Louis and found a way to connect Columbia with his art and printmaking.
The group from Lawrence, Kansas, represents traditions of several tribes and works to preserve Native American culture.
Nathan West's brain sends a signal to his nerves, telling them how his lower arm should move. The electrodes then send messages to the prosthetic, which responds to West's direction.
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.
"Everybody in this business gets hurt," said 12-year rodeo clown Johnny Dudley at the Cattlemen Days Rodeo.
Patrick Sekarski and Loriana Tisher enjoy taking private lessons at Studio B Dance Center because it helps them grow closer as a couple.
Patricia Simbu Mabengo, who is originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, hopes the pageant will help her raise awareness about rape as a weapon of war and to empower survivors in her homeland.
Despite sometimes debilitating health conditions, Oak Towers resident Linda D. Mitchell remains optimistic and greets her fellow residents with a "Hi, honey," and a smile wherever she goes.
Cheston Fox tells his side of the story on the night a massive white oak almost took his life.
Most of the members from the 1970 Alpha Gamma Sigma pledge class met in Columbia this weekend to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their graduation.
Emergency room physician Adam Beckett has created an online global network for people who want to volunteer on overseas medical relief trips. He and a group of volunteers are about to provide help to people in the world's second-largest refugee camp.
Fifth-graders and teachers celebrated the end of the Columbia Public Schools' year on Thursday.
In order to plant successfully at home, some research is required. According to Michelle Brooks, MU greenhouse coordinator, people should ask questions about the plants they are interested in purchasing while shopping at garden centers.
Research fish biologist and Asian carp expert Duane Chapman has been featured on the Discovery Channel and in National Geographic and the Wall Street Journal.
For Carmen Beck, the road to motherhood was more difficult than she had expected, and when she finally became a mother, her twins were born fighting for their lives.