The Columbia Police Department spends a lot of time responding to security alarms, which are false about 96.5 percent of the time. At a time when there are too few police on the street, there's a will to find a better way but no perfect alternative.
THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Bitcoin mining, Missouri football and the Cotton Bowl and a lottery win
Stories about an unauthorized Bitcoin operation at MU, recollections of the 2007 Missouri Tigers season as the current team heads to the Cotton Bowl were among the most read last week.
Missourian digital members: Here's a look at Monday's City Council agenda and some notes on the actions it took.
The anticipation of Missouri's game against Texas A&M grabbed the attention of Missourian readers this week.
Matt Murrie and Andrew McHugh want society to be more curious and ask more questions. Their goal is to challenge common viewpoints, boost curiosity and encourage innovative thinking.
Learn everything there is to know about Johnny Manziel in this week's edition. Missouri takes on the Aggies at 6:45 p.m. Saturday.
The Antlers' ejection from Mizzou Arena and James Franklin's return to Missouri football were among the most popular stories this week.
In light of the new school start and dismissal times this year, some families are sacrificing time together to make sure school, extracurricular activities and sleep all fit into their new schedules.
Alex Madinger and Derek Provance are building a business with plans to create plastic prosthetics created by 3-D printers as a cheaper alternative to more technologically advanced devices.
Missourian digital subscribers can see the annotated notes from Monday's Columbia City Council meeting.
Public transportation has outgrown the city's population and poses a challenge for people who rely on the bus every day. The city plans an overhaul of its bus system in August and looking ahead to additional changes if funding becomes available.
This week's most read stories included several stories about Ryan Ferguson's release from prison, the story of a Columbia teacher's failed adoption attempt and the death of a local high school football player.
The most popular headlines this week included a Missouri appeals court's vacation of Ryan Ferguson's conviction, Missouri football fans booing a mention of the president at the Nov. 2 game, and Dorial Green-Beckham's record number of touchdowns.
Were you unable to attend Monday's Columbia City Council meeting? The Missourian was there and took notes. This report is available to Missourian digital members.
Crowds gathered Friday at Second Missionary Baptist Church to celebrate and remember Almeta Crayton. Speakers recalled the former councilwoman's service to Columbia.
Lifelong musician Ed Riegler has recorded an album combining his interest in healthy food and recent marriage to his wife, Sharon.
Briana Marsh's YouTube videos of her covering popular Chinese songs have garnered millions of views.
Missourian digital members can download a copy of the e-book ahead of its print publication.
One of the seven recipients of the Missouri Honor Medal this year, Carol Guzy, gives background information about five images she's taken for The Washington Post.
The new southwest elementary school will be located on the Sapp property at Scott Boulevard and Route KK.