Whether it's damp trousers, faulty equipment or just plain bad luck, Lewis Baumgartner's jokes dig at the sometimes funny, sometimes frustrating job of farming.
THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: MU has first transgender Homecoming candidate; Ferguson case featured on CNN
This week's most read stories included an MU homecoming royalty candidate pushing gender boundaries and the Ryan Ferguson case being featured on CNN.
As the city has signaled its intention to toughen zoning restrictions, Park 7 has sought an exception for what would be Columbia's tallest building. The mixed-use tower would stand on the north edge of MU.
Josie Herrera identifies as gender queer, meaning as neither a man nor a woman but as encompassing parts of both. Herrera, who used to go by the first name Laura, appears to be MU's first transgender Homecoming candidate.
Missourian digital subscribers can download an e-book edition of the Tiger Kickoff ahead of its print publication Friday.
THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: CrossFit controversy highlights problems of overexercise; police arrest man connected to body found near Boonville
The week's most read stories include apparent links between CrossFit programs and rhabdomyolysis, Missouri football's win against Vanderbilt, and a fight outside an Aspen Heights party that ended in gunfire.
An MU education teacher and Fairview Elementary School's principal have come up with a one-on-one mentoring program to get students the extra help they need to perform better in school.
Doctors do not always order laboratory tests to diagnose patients with tick-borne illnesses, such as Lyme disease, before treating them with antibiotics. So there's no way to determine how many cases there actually are. One thing is certain: Some tick-borne illnesses increased this year in Missouri.
Couldn't make Monday's city council meeting? The Missourian was there and kept track of the meeting's highlights. Check out our notes and the council's agenda.
Village Books co-owners Doug Wilson and Becky Asher will be relocating the store in November. Wilson is passionate about staying connected with the community while maintaining a thriving business.
THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Columbia woman dies in car accident; Missouri fans take over Nashville
This week's most read stories include the death of a Columbia woman in a car accident Friday, news about the local effects of the national government shutdown, and reports from the Missouri football team's 51-28 blowout of Vanderbilt on Saturday.
Cheri Reisch is settling into her first term as mayor just months after she was ousted as city clerk by the Hallsville Board of Aldermen.
Among the top stories from this week's Missourian were a look at MU's handling of reported sex offenses and a Columbia man's rescue of a bald eagle.
A look at the latest developments in the Syria conflict and how it got to this point.
In this week's edition, Markus Golden talks about how he'd spend his money if he were to get paid for playing football, and Max Copeland talks about the 'beard culture.'
Students are able to receive encouragement from fellow entrepreneurs by being involved in the entrepreneurial community.
Hickman High School's Pamela Close was awarded the state's Outstanding Biology Teacher Award in May.
Campus officials are at a loss to explain why there's such a large discrepancy between the number of people who report sexual assault to the campus rape crisis center and the number who pursue a remedy through the student conduct process.
Priscilla Bevins and Bob Bartlett were engaged within 26 days of meeting. At 82 and 88, there was no time to waste.
THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Letter from father of Ashland teen about son's death; Columbia native competes for Miss America crown
The week's most read stories included a letter from the father of Ashland teen Jacob Meadows describing the events leading up to his son's death, and Columbia native Shelby Ringdahl's appearance in the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, N.J.