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.
BARF — or Blazer Athletics Running and Fitness — was established at Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School in 2013 as a way to keep athletes in shape between sports seasons and is now a hit among students. The name was chosen to amuse the students, but it's serious work.
The Michael Brown shooting continues to shed light on racial discrimination and calls for change
State Auditor Tom Schweich's death prompted the the governor to change his schedule. First lady Georganne Nixon will meet with the Cuban ministries of trade, agriculture, tourism and foreign affairs.
The bodies were found in four residences around Tyrone overnight Thursday, and a 36-year-old suspected gunman was also found dead in a running pickup truck.
The organization will support Proposition 1, a $63.1 million bond issue for electric improvements, and Proposition 2, which asks Columbia residents to pay higher monthly bills for the city's stormwater utility.
The home's three residents and a cat named Cleo escaped unharmed.
The arrests come after officers discovered graffiti on downtown businesses and MU buildings between Wednesday and Thursday.
Death notices for Luther William Black, Cynthia DeLisle and Doris Ann Hutchison.
Allison D'Agostino, who was diagnosed with mosaic Down syndrome when she was 4 years old, was named the best athlete in the state by Special Olympics Missouri in January.
On Tuesday, the Boone County Commission signed an agreement with Ameren to collaborate in the event of a nuclear meltdown at the Callaway Energy Center. Boone County Northern District Commissioner Janet Thompson said signing Ameren's "FLEX" plan indicates the county would coordinate with other agencies, including state emergency management authorities and first responders.
Columbia Public Schools has recommended David Wilson and Tori Ballew to fill the positions of director and supervisor of special services respectively. Wilson has been with Columbia Public Schools for 14 years and Ballew has been in education for 13.
MU Faculty Council heard an unfavorable report about the work environment at the MU School of Medicine for tenured and tenure-track faculty.
Robert Olinger has driven for the city's bus system for 3 1/2 years. He has witnessed the transit system's change to CoMO Connect and enjoys driving students on the new line.
The former Missouri state representative will be the chairman of the Foundation for Columbia's Future, a committee formed to support the passage of Propositions 1 and 2 on the April 7 ballot.
Garnett Stokes discussed her future plans at MU in an open interview with news media representatives Tuesday morning. Her appointment as provost began Feb. 2.
Casey Lewis, the second man convicted in the April 2013 murder of Brian Daniels, will be sentenced in April. James Thompson was convicted in January.