Gaps remain in Missouri's system of prevention and early detection of chronic wasting disease for captive deer operations in the state.
A number of Columbia projects have become successful through Kickstarter, a popular online crowd funding platform.
The Columbia City Council plans to hire a consultant to help map out new zoning rules for downtown.
Thousands of bridges nationwide that are both "structurally deficient" and "fracture critical" carry more than 29 million drivers a day, and many were built more than 60 years ago.
On Friday night, the Southern Boone marching band said farewell to a former member, Jacob Meadows, following his death. Members recovered by honoring him in the only way they knew how.
THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Ashland teen's suicide shocks community, Pinkel pro-pay for college athletes
Among the most viewed stories this week were an Ashland teen's suicide and Missouri coach Gary Pinkel's stance on collegiate athletes being paid for their services.
At the MU Voice Symposium and Vocal Arts Festival, students, professors and professionals came together to explain the importance of maintaining a healthy voice.
THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Former MU football director dies; Harrisburg football kicks off with a win
The week's most read stories included the death of MU's former director of football operations, Harrisburg High School's first-ever football game and the development of 185 acres of land near U.S. 63.
The Columbia Missourian won the Gold Medal Newspaper award in the Missouri Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest. The newspaper won 64 awards in total, including 23 first-place awards.
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Spartan Sparklers make debut performances and name Kadee Dempsey as first team captain.
The prime real estate is being graded and prepped for a mixed-use development of stores, office buildings, houses, apartments and townhouses. The retail and office space alone adds up to half the size of Columbia Mall.
THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Local actor's death, Harrisburg football's debut and Battle's first day of class top list
The week's most read stories included the death of a prominent figure in Columbia's arts community, the debut of the Harrisburg High School football team and a seasonal blue moon that rose over Columbia on Tuesday.
Battle High School freshman Zeontrez Marshall lost his cousin Tre'Veon Marshall this summer, and football is one part of his life that has helped return things to normal.
At Columbia Public Schools, science scores are consistent, and the academic achievement gap among students persists.
A representative for the Campus Planning Committee told Faculty Council he was not involved at all in the decision to relocate MU's Museum of Anthropology and Museum of Art and Archaeology.
Columbia dog owners may name their hounds after characters in movies or beverages, but many are characterized by a long "e" sound at the end of the name. Dog trainers and an MU associate professor explain why.
THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Fatal teen car crash, return of popular diner and 'Welcome Back' guide top list
The week's most popular stories included Glenn's Cafe coming back to Columbia after being in Boonville since 2006.
See what's new around town and at MU, and Stephens College and Columbia College. And, Tigers football fans, here's what you can expect this season.