Read the candidates’ responses to a Missourian questionnaire.
Karen Baxter is one of four people running for election for the First Ward council seat.
The Columbia School District doesn't need more money. It needs better budgeting.
The four First Ward City Council candidates answered questions about relationships with the black community and university students.
KFRU has pulled the plug on Fred Parry, co-host of a popular morning talk show, until after the April 8 election after his challenger for a seat on the Boone Hospital Center Board of Trustees filed an equal-air challenge under FCC rules.
Paul Sturtz would make the voices of First Ward citizens heard if he were elected to City Council.
Fred Parry, as part of his trustee duties, negotiated a fair lease with BJC HealthCare and should be given a vote in the upcoming election.
School board candidates answered both prepared questions and questions from the public at the school board candidates forum.
Paul is quietly inspirational, and his humility allows others to work together to make big ideas like the Ragtag Cinemacafe and the True/False Film Festival happen in Columbia.
Sturtz will work for clear council procedures and for a future Columbia that is sustainable and has the quality of life that many here desire.
Paul Sturtz would represent the First Ward with the same kind of just, capable, well-informed and imaginative civic commitment he has applied to all his other work in Columbia.
Voters in Columbia and Boone County will go to the polls April 8 for the annual municipal election. Click here for an interactive graphic describing some of the issues voters will decide.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, making his first public speech since dropping out of the Republican presidential nomination race, spoke on the importance of making good individual health decisions and how poor diets can harm Americans and the economy.
After months of deliberation, Missouri Republicans have filed legislation to implement the governor’s proposed Insure Missouri plan to expand government-backed health care coverage for more Missourians.
Low numbers characterize First Ward representation on boards and commissions, but the candidates differ in their response to this issue.
As the most qualified candidate, Ines Segert is pushing for a more open and accountable board.
The candidates running for the Boone Hospital Center Board of Trustees’ two open positions fielded questions from the public during a forum Tuesday evening at the Roger B. Wilson Boone County Government Center.
All four candidates say the council deserves some level of pay or stipends.
A tax incentive of $2,000 or 10 percent of the vehicle’s price, whichever is the lower number, was given preliminary approval Monday for cars produced in the U.S.
An amendment to include funding for the Preparing to Care initiative, requested by all of the state’s two- and four-year state colleges and universities, will be among the topics discussed Tuesday afternoon.