Across media platforms, including videos and websites, creative writing assistant professor Kate Berneking Kogut showcases Daffodil Township as the residents prepare for their town to possibly become a new U.S. coastline.
The week's most read stories included a story about a Kim Boyer, diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and her friends supporting her by riding Bike MS for her in September. Also, there was a story about some Aspen Heights residents being forced to live in other apartment complexes and still having to pay rent.
Kim Boyer's friends are teaming up to ride in the Bike MS event in September. They are raising money for multiple sclerosis research in Boyer's honor.
Ridership is down for Columbia Transit. Several proposals hope to boost the number of riders.
The week's most read stories included a story about an exchange student who will return home because the cost of his degree is too high and a Columbia Fire Department video that went viral.
The Missourian's annual "Collegetown" edition takes a look at what students will need to know before moving to Columbia and adjusting to college life with tips on things such as buying football tickets and staying healthy.
The new alert system will include the addition of 225 beacons that will be placed throughout buildings at MU to warn of severe weather or other emergencies.
Boone County has a long tradition of country cured ham. Today, 4-H clubs are keeping the art of dry curing alive by encouraging youth participation in the fair's annual ham contest.
Wonjoon Moon of South Korea is leaving MU with an unfinished degree in finance and banking because of the difficult financial burden of a university degree.
A look back at what was happening in mid-Missouri 20 years ago during the Flood of '93.
Nene Rwenyaguza hasn't seen his family since 2002, when his small Congo village was raided by rebel forces. His wife and children were presumed dead for nearly seven years, but he never gave up hope. The family will finally be reunited.
Two book exchanges opened this week, one on Crestland Avenue and the other nearby on West Rollins Road. Run on the "trust system," the little libraries allow anyone to walk up and borrow a book.
Herman Schlundt, an MU researcher for 35 years, was at the forefront of radium research. Now, almost 80 years after his death, his legacy still marks MU.
Volunteers from around the country descended on towns such as Hartsburg and Rocheport to help with sandbagging and recovery efforts.
Here's a look at what was happening in mid-Missouri 20 years ago.
On Wednesday, Mohamed Gumati, owner of International Cafe in downtown Columbia, and his family, celebrated iftar, the breaking of the Ramadan fast.
Engineers in MU's Carbon Recycling Lab have developed toilet technology that consumes solid waste using high-temperature, high-pressure water. The water can be recycled after the waste is consumed in an oxidation reaction.
Diana Papoulias, supervisory research fish biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, will give a talk about the relationship between chemicals in the Missouri River and intersex sturgeon at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Les Bourgeois Vineyards in Rocheport.
This week, the most read list included "100 AGES, A CENTURY OF VOICES" and a story about the approval of a new student apartment complex.
The shelter's director attributes the change to better training for staff, the number of volunteers and foster homes and better marketing of the website, which draws would-be pet owners.