Editors' Picks

WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: King to sell The Blue Note, Red Lobster helps woman celebrate anniversary

This week's most read stories include the sale of popular music venue The Blue Note and a random act of kindness at a Columbia Red Lobster restaurant.

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Community remembers fallen soldier, Columbia recovers from storm damage

This week a soldier's memorial, women protesting foreign military action and storm damage caught the eye of Missourian photographers.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Fireworks light up night sky, children explore music

This week children exploring art, soccer players connecting to the community and a fireworks display caught the eye of Missourian photographers.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Woman tries to put life together after tragedy, Kappa Delta prepares for recruitment

This week's most read stories include the story of how Ashland resident Angela Anderson is living with the death of her two children two years later and how one of MU's sororities is getting ready for fall's recruitment week.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: MU School of Medicine seeks diversity, Missouri player chosen in NBA draft

Stories about minority underrepresentation in the MU School of Medicine and Missouri players making the NBA draft were the most read this week.

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Shouting soccer fans cheer during World Cup, Kim English returns to Columbia

This week screaming soccer fans, a wild goose chase and a former Missouri player's basketball camp caught the eye of Missourian photographers.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Ferguson family unlikely to settle

The most read stories of the past week include Ryan Ferguson's ongoing legal battle against the police department, city and county, an open-carry ban in the Lake of the Ozarks area and some information on gay-friendly churches in Columbia.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Manhunt ends with suspect's suicide

Other popular articles this week included the story of a man fighting to get off the sex offender registry and articles related to former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Ferguson files civil rights case; University Village to close in June

MU will allow University Village residents to break their leases without a penalty, according to an MU News Bureau release.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Missouri's Zach Price prepares for next season

Basketball player Zach Price is sitting out this year's season after transferring to Missouri from Louisville. His story attracted the most online traffic this week.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Columbia honors memory of firefighter Lt. Bruce Britt

Firetrucks from across Missouri appeared in a procession to honor the veteran firefighter who died Feb. 22.

Chancellor Loftin focuses on making MU a model land-grant university

MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin discusses MU's land-grant standing, fundraising, building relationships with faculty and more.

Eagle Scouts give back to Boone County with projects that often last for years

The Carpenter brothers have helped each other complete Eagle Scout projects over the past few years. Most recently Loyal Carpenter built a compost bin for the Community Garden Coalition’s garden outside the Family Health Center in Columbia.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Columbia firefighter is killed after walkway collapses at University Village apartments

Lt. Bruce Britt was a 23-year veteran of the Columbia Fire Department. He died trying to evacuate residents of University Village apartments after a walkway collapsed Saturday.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Michael Sam's announcement prompts reactions across sports community

The former Missouri defensive end and potential NFL player said he felt the time was right to address publicly that he is gay.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Snow stalls activity in Columbia, sparks social media discussion

Columbia residents contributed to snow reporting by using #CoMoSnow in social media posts.


THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: MU's history with slavery explored; MU athletics responds to ESPN's 'Outside the Lines' investigation

The most-read stories this week include a look at MU's history regarding slavery and the Missouri athletic department's response to ESPN's "Outside the Lines" investigation of the alleged sexual assault of Missouri swimmer Sasha Menu Courey.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: A tiny house on wheels; the opening of Lucky's Market

MU student Alicia Harris and her dad built a 180-square-foot home on wheels, and full-service grocery store Lucky's Market opened Tuesday.

Legacy of Stormin' Norman Stewart built on his character, charisma, coaching

If you ask, former Missouri players will tell you about Stormin’ Norman, the character and coach who spent 32 years coaching basketball at Missouri. This week Boone Hospital Center opens the Virginia and Norm Stewart Cancer Center, the latest testament to Stewart's Missouri legacy.

Missouri football left with holes to fill, attitude to build on in 2014

Kony Ealy is leaving. Markus Golden says he's staying. Missouri will need to replace 13 starters in 2014, but the 12-win team has raised the standard around the program.