The Baden-Powell Scouts' Association believes scouting should be available to everyone, youth and adult, regardless of religious beliefs, gender or sexual orientation. The overall experience is virtually the same, leaders say. Members are taught honor, responsibility, service and leadership.
The different approaches and results of laws in other communities offer lessons as Columbia considers restricting the use of plastic bags.
Peggy Kirkpatrick, former executive director of the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri, will become the interim executive director for United Way on March 4.
Donald Rowland's charges were amended from first-degree murder and armed criminal action to first-degree involuntary manslaughter. He could serve up to seven years in prison.
Surveyors think that establishing the county's recommended minimum lot width clarifications would unintentionally increase how much land is needed to build a house.
Plastic grocery bags are slowly broken down by sunlight into microscopic fragments which attract toxic pollutants and escort them into the food web.
Find out who has an active felony warrant out for arrest in Boone County. Records are updated frequently.
The Columbia City Council will have 45 days to hold a public hearing on the proposed district, whose supporters hope will prompt a renaissance along Business Loop 70.
Deteriorating road conditions caused drivers to lose control of their vehicles, and snow canceled flights at Columbia Regional Airport.
Two people were found dead at a residence on the 4400 block of Santa Anna Drive. Another was found wounded and was taken to a local hospital. The suspect was later fatally shot by a Boone County Sheriff's Department deputy.
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Other top stories included the possibility of Memorial Union renovations and arguments over two amendments Missouri voters passed in August.
A shooting on Santa Anna Drive, just outside Columbia city limits, left two dead and one wounded. The suspect in the shooting, who was fatally shot by a Boone County Sheriff's Department deputy, has been identified as 28-year-old Cornelius Parker.
Missourian photographers also captured an after-school workout program and Special Olympics Missouri Best In-State Athlete Allison D'Agostino.
There are about 1,000 refugees in Columbia. Many go through Columbia's Refugee and Immigration Services and eventually help other refugees.
Volunteers and veterans came together Saturday afternoon to clear out the former Deluxe Inn and make way for low-income housing and a new shelter for homeless veterans.
Three graduate students took the time to create a snow tiger in front of the MU Columns on Sunday.
Republican legislators, including Columbia's Caleb Rowden and Kurt Schaefer, have argued that the state should have the final say on matters of finance. Columbia City Councilman Michael Trapp has said that bills limiting local control block the abilities of municipal governments to govern effectively.
Columbia's first middle school winter guard team will compete in its first statewide meet Saturday. The performance highlights the students' journey through middle school.
The Boone County Sheriff's Department Cyber Crimes Task Force found more than 20 pornographic images when it searched Clifford Millam's home Feb. 20.
Once the workplace for almost 900 mid-Missourians, the Nordyne plant in Boonville is in its final days and will shutter by August.