Almost half of Lisa Ballenger's life has been spent in the Boone County recorder of deeds' office working as deputy recorder. Now she's one of two candidates competing to replace her boss, who is retiring.
Visitors will soon have two entrances to choose from: one on Rollins Road and one on the south side of the West Lawn subdivision, where the park will be increased by five acres.
As sales tax collections become sluggish, the city is looking for a new strategy to increase its public safety forces.
The ordinance would decriminalize the possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana or the cultivation of up to two marijuana plants. It's scheduled for a public hearing and council vote Monday.
The Government Affairs Committee of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce urges voters to say yes to Proposition 1 and no to Proposition 2 on the November ballot.
Candidates for presiding commissioner, recorder and collector report how much money they've raised and spent in advance of the Nov. 4 general election.
Boone County candidates for collector and recorder of deeds, along with contenders for state House of Representatives, went to Hallsville to speak to a crowd of about 20 voters.
Proposition 2 would have developers pay a higher share of the cost for roads and would tie the fees to the number of vehicle trips their projects generate.
In a speech to the League of Women's Voters on Wednesday, Stephen Webber, D-Columbia, emphasized the need to increase funding for police officers, the minimum wage and the justice system, implying that people should be willing to pay for the society they want to have.
Early-voting advocate Wendy Noren explained at a luncheon Friday why Amendment 6 is not the right step forward for early voting in Missouri.
Sixth Ward Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe's bill would allow Columbia residents to grow up to two marijuana plants without suffering felony prosecution.
Although The District does have the power to issue bonds, paying for utility projects is not its primary purpose, the board says.
Some Columbia residents seem to be in favor of raising the purchasing age of tobacco to 21, but opinions are split when it comes to implementing restrictions on electronic cigarettes.
If approved by the Columbia City Council, the airport would add a new bathroom in the holding area and a snack bar in terminal lobby area.
The discussion is part of the Boone County and City of Columbia Cyber Summit in celebration of Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The discussion is part of the Boone County and City of Columbia Cyber Summit in celebration of Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
The Alpha Chi Omega sorority and the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity plan to swap land to accommodate a new parking lot and house. The Columbia City Council also tabled the proposal to decriminalize growing two marijuana plants until its Oct. 20 meeting.
A Greektown parking lot and a Grain Belt Express transmission line were among the issues discussed.
Voter registration will close Wednesday at 5 p.m. Here's what you need to know about registering and what will be on the November ballot.
The judge said stopping the project would harm Opus, but allowing it to proceed wouldn't immediately harm the plaintiffs.
A lease between the Parks and Recreation Department and First Christian Church ended in 2010. After several meetings, city officials and church representatives decided to close the park, but regular visitors are unhappy about the change.