Neighbors reported seeing smoke at the home at 2113 Pleasant Way.
A proposed gun policy, which would allow two district employees to carry concealed handguns, was also discussed.
Olivier Limacher was transported to University Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition Monday evening.
The water main would be located north of Interstate 70 and just east of U.S. 63.
Residents of Ash Street Place apartments who were forced to move out after an April 9 fire have gone to court to stop the complex's owner from destroying their belongings. The owner claims the belongings may be contaminated by asbestos, but the residents want proof.
The Boone County Children's Commission will have nine members who will serve staggered terms. The tax is expected to generate an estimated $5.4 million per year.
A parklet is a small man-made green space that converts parking spaces into a temporary park.
Popular flights to and from Orlando, Fla., end after six months. Southwest and United Airlines keep coming up as suggested replacements.
The Parks and Recreation Department releases a summary of progress made on capital improvement projects four times a year.
The actions include sharing faculty across campuses, opening a federal relations office in Washington, D.C., and creating a central bank that would be used to fund programs and other investments. The UM System has asked each campus to give feedback on specific actions proposed in the document by Thursday.
Marvin Leslie Jones of Columbia pleaded guilty Monday in Boone County Circuit Court to two counts of forcible sodomy and one count of forcible rape.
"Balanced literacy" is designed to draw on the best of two philosophies about teaching children to read — one that is "phonics-based" and another researchers call "whole language."
The residents of the home, Sharon Sardis and her daughter, were not injured.
The man demanded money and ran away when the clerk told him the motel didn't have cash.
The best photos from Missourian photographers this week included the SEC Track and Field Championships and a lesson in chivalry from a local 10-year-old.
The Columbia School Board will vote Monday on a contract ratified by the Columbia Missouri National Education Association and review an update to the district's policy that would allow the district's safety and security officers to carry guns.
On Sunday morning, officers responded to a home invasion on Hamilton Way. According to a news release, a man entered the residence, displayed a handgun and demanded marijuana and money.
The most read stories from the past week include a story about how Columbia mail carriers are handling the the uncertain future of the U.S. Postal Service and Missouri baseball player Gavin Stark's arrest.
Not only was this an important day for the 541 students receiving degrees from Columbia College, but it was the last commencement address made by the college's president, Gerald Brouder, who will retire in August.
The lack of charging stations makes it difficult for electric models to gain traction in Columbia.