Democrat Brian McCollum has worked in the collector's office for more than 13 years and hopes to succeed his boss, Pat Lensmeyer, who is retiring.
The Republican mayor of Hallsville cites her family's long ties to Boone County and her political acumen as qualifications for the job.
Don't be afraid to take in scary tales during a twilight walking tour downtown on Thursday evening.
Activists seeking First Ward Councilwoman Ginny Chadwick's removal met at The Bridge on Walnut Street to strategize.
The reports are the last that will be filed before Tuesday's election. Many candidates saw a recent spike in contributions.
The Missouri Students Association hosted the "These Hands Are Not For Hurting" event as part of a campaign against sexual violence.
John Wiencek, now the interim provost at Virginia Commonwealth University, was the second MU provost candidate to be introduced to the MU community. During a public forum Wednesday, he gave an introduction about how his academic experiences relate to the open provost position.
Ten candidates participated in the forum that also addressed relations between the city and county and issues specific to some offices.
The Columbia Police Department is in an ongoing investigation of a series of check scams that have occurred in Boone County. The most recent target was the Boone County National Bank.
The chairman tells Columbia City Council members in a letter that efforts to improve utilities downtown can't wait.
The shot narrowly missed a man holding a 4-year-old child. The child's mother was arrested and faces several charges.
Columbia resident Jarrod Hoffman will participate in a four-month sex offenders program during his incarceration, said Tracy Perkins, a detective at the Boone County Sheriff's Department.
Police said a masked man robbed a grocery store Tuesday night and a hotel after midnight. No injuries were reported, and both investigations are ongoing.
The number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder has been increasing in recent years. Meanwhile, there aren't enough clinical and educational resources to keep up with demand.
The fate of an amendment next week will determine how much control schools have over teacher evaluations and contracts.
Proposition 2 would move Columbia's road fees into the upper half of cities with which it is frequently compared, but its overall development fees would remain relatively low.
Missouri Honor Medal recipient Eugene Richards spoke to students at a Q&A and delivered a master class at the Missouri School of Journalism on Tuesday.
The general election ballot includes statewide and local ballot issues as well as races for legislative and county offices.
Two Columbia mothers urge people to remember children with food allergies and invisible disabilities. There are "all types of little ones out there," Tara Arnett says.
New technology is making it more and more difficult to keep sources confidential, says the special projects editor of the Guardian US.