THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Controversy surrounds Homecoming blood drive; Rock Bridge football's kicker becomes first female to score
Chick-fil-A is coming to Columbia, a power plant shuts down and Hickman High School celebrates the 100th anniversary of being the Kewpies were also among the week's most-read stories.
This week Missourian photographers captured images of a rainbow at MU, one woman's keeping of the Halloween spirit, Royals fans celebrating the team's advance to the World Series and the search for a man who fell off of a bluff in Callaway County.
A special tour of the Katy Trail on Tuesday and Wednesday gave nursing home and retirement facility residents a chance to enjoy the fall colors from the comfort of a tram coach.
Alisha's Pink Pumpkin Painting Party was held at the MU Bradford Research Center where people decorated pumpkins to boost awareness of breast cancer and the need for mammograms.
The ordinance would decriminalize the possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana or the cultivation of up to two marijuana plants. It's scheduled for a public hearing and council vote Monday.
The school's principal said the Stallion Stampede fundraiser typically brings in at least $10,000. This year the school plans to use that money to buy iPads.
Rock Bridge, Hickman and Battle high schools were among the schools competing in the annual event Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
MU students Sequoyah Moore and Ashley Bland were among a dozen performers featured in MU's second annual Black 'N Gold Drag Show.
Dalrymple, who was previously dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Excelsior College in Albany, New York, has been leading the college since May 1.
Discrepancies between Randall Fennewald's stated location and GPS signals on his cellphone led to confusion in the search for the victim.
After escaping the Khmer Rouge, one family made a life for themselves in Columbia.
The opening night of the Talking Horse Productions show brought out Columbia thespians and 62 theatergoers.
Through October 12, the harvest for Missouri is below the five-year average, according to the USDA.
A team of MU students are researching sustainable treatment options for food waste through funding from the Environmental Protection Agency.
The West End Theatre director said the event is intended to be "spooky, not scary."
Members of the Columbia community express the ideas of peace and joy through sacred songs and dances of world religions.
Agriburbia is a concept that takes suburban areas and implements usable agriculture to provide for the surrounding community.
Even as they prepare for competition, the riders in Stephens College's equestrian studies program don't let anything upset their team bond.
Boone County candidates for collector and recorder of deeds, along with contenders for state House of Representatives, went to Hallsville to speak to a crowd of about 20 voters.
Jon Klassen and Mac Barnett's newest picture book, "Sam & Dave Dig a Hole," is a sweet, simple story about two boys who go digging for buried treasure.