The council approved to disburse $951,741 among 20 departments in Columbia, honoring an incentive it had made to return half the unspent funds saved by city departments during fiscal year 2012.
Missouri Task Force 1 is the fourth-closest team to Moore, Okla., and has been put on alert. The task force has readied a team of 80 people, which can deploy in a few hours should it be asked to respond to the situation in Moore.
MU's School of Health Professions announced Monday that Hagglund was selected as dean, effective July 1. He will replace Richard Oliver, the founding dean who has been with the school since it separated from the MU School of Medicine in 2000.
The page provides context and past information regarding the district's discussion surrounding a three-tier bus system.
Brandon Coleman had worked for the turf management section of the MU athletics department since June 2010. Prior to that, he worked at MU Campus Dining services, according to a statement from Chad Moller, associate athletics director.
Keija Parssinen lives in Columbia and works as the director of the Quarry Heights Writers' Workshop, a community for Columbia's creative writers.
In the event of inclement weather, construction will be rescheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Chris and Tiffany Campbell plan to open the Tree Top Innovative Learning Center on June 5. The center will give both parents and children to improve the quality of their lives through education.
MU's final two graduation ceremonies took place Sunday afternoon, wrapping up a weekend of 18 commencements and ceremonies. In all, MU awarded 5,902 degrees over the weekend.
For people with mental illnesses in Boone County, help is scarce and costly. The few treatment facilities have limited funding. That has made the Boone County Jail the default mental health facility for the county.
The most read stories from the past week include a profile of graduating Missouri basketball player Laurence Bowers and a Missourian special report on racial profiling in Columbia policing.
Brandon R. Coleman was killed Sunday morning after a shooting near the intersection of Ann Street and Hinkson Avenue.
One of the finalists for the Daniel Boone Regional Library's annual program is a book written by a Columbia resident. Read interviews and watch videos featuring the two authors.
Commencement speakers included Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Boone County Circuit Judge Kevin Crane and award-winning creative nonfiction writer Peter Hessler.
Douglass’ 2013 graduation ceremony had more proud parents, family and friends than chairs to hold them all in Columbia College’s Launer Auditorium. The 72 students in blue caps and gowns were members of the largest graduating class Douglass has ever had.
The woman overcorrected to the right and then to the left causing the SUV to overturn several times before it came to a stop on its top in the northbound lanes of U.S. 63, police said.
George Smith and A. Mark Smith are both curators' professors at MU — George in the Department of Biological Sciences and Mark in the Department of History.
More than 1,400 iPad Minis will be provided to high schoolers taking Advanced Placement courses in the fall.
Flat Branch Park provided fruit from Sonic Drive-In, water from Focus on Health, and coffee from Kaldi's Coffee as well as food from Sunflower Waffle Company.
A tax-increment financing agreement with the city soon will begin funneling tax money to the owner to help cover the costs of the renovation.