In 2004, Missouri made it legal to allow pets to be the beneficiary of a trust. A pet trust secures care for the pet after the owner's death.
A Columbia-based group of female cyclists enjoys weekly rides around town.
Katzhiko Takashige visited Columbia 20 years ago on a cross-country bicycle trip. Now he's back in the area, this time running across the country to raise money for victims of the 2010 Japanese tsunami.
The Community United Methodist Church has supported a number of organizations highlighted in the Festival of Sharing. The statewide Festival of Sharing will take place on Saturday in Sedalia.
The mid-Missouri chapter of the Missouri Mycological Society is hosting events related with mycology until the first week of November this year.
Hickman High School's Homecoming game is the same night as Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. As a cheerleader and member of the Homecoming court, Laura Davis' decision about whether to go to services or the game has been a matter of faith and family.
Social media and technology are increasingly becoming involved in the planning and experience of weddings.
Saturday's Worldwide Photo Walk encouraged people to snap photos of Columbia on their 2-mile loop through the city.
Study finds that stray bullets killed or injured 317 people between 2008 and 2009. Twenty percent of of the accidents resulted in death.
Declining support for missions and drug rehabilitation programs could limit similar stories of recovery.
When William Clark and Meriwether Lewis needed to return home from their westward journey more than 200 years ago, they were short a canoe, so they stole one from the Chinook Indians. On Saturday, Clark's descendants will present a replica of the canoe to the Chinook Indian Nation.
Donations are down and the number of animals being brought to the Central Missouri Humane Society are up. The shelter is looking into cost-saving methods and appealing to the public for donations.
Colleagues at Paxton Keeley Elementary School will run on behalf of teachers Maria Dent and Carol Stoddart in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at Mizzou Sports Park on Sunday.
The 34th Annual Heritage Festival welcomes people to join a tour of Missouri tradition and heritage this weekend.
In 2006, the Missourian spoke to Columbia residents about their memories of the 9/11 attacks and their observations of the world since. Our staff recently caught up with some of those people to see if and how their perspectives have changed in the past five years.
Cape Girardeau is working to have Fort D, the city's only remaining Civil War fort, added the National Register of Historic Places. But it's not an easy process — there are some challenges to address.
On the first day of dove hunting season, 196 hunters took 619 doves at Pony Express, a conservation area in northwest Missouri.
Rebecca Meyer, who competed in season eight of the TV show "The Biggest Loser," plans to run the 10K race at the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival on Saturday.
Schools and organizations across the city are putting together events to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11.
The annual Cattlemen Days Rodeo in Ashland marks its 35th year this weekend. It usually attracts about 5,000 people, organizers said.