Rose Fowler is a former vice president of operations at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare in Wisconsin. She will take over as chief operating officer on Nov. 3.
In a speech to the League of Women's Voters on Wednesday, Stephen Webber, D-Columbia, emphasized the need to increase funding for police officers, the minimum wage and the justice system, implying that people should be willing to pay for the society they want to have.
Kaylen J. Hayse, 17, was taken into custody late Tuesday night in connection with leaving the scene of an accident following a vehicle chase on Raleigh Drive.
The Rock Bridge High School marching band had its best performance at the Fort Zumalt North River City marching band competition under first-year director Patrick Sullivan.
Jeri Petre will be recommended to become principal of the elementary school set to open next year.
The $2.3 million from the National Science Foundation will help answer the question of how to ensure that elementary school students have access to high quality mathematics instruction.
The festival featured grape stomping, wine tasting and fishing at the vineyard’s pond. Employees at Les Bourgeois spent the previous night harvesting grapes.
Joan Moonan Pinnell of Columbia died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. She was 94.
MU student Trey Makler was awarded the Sinquefield Composition Prize. For his piece of chamber music, "Elysium," he found inspiration in a photo of Forest Park.
Stacey Button was chosen to take Mike Brooks' position as the city's new director of economic development. Brooks will retire in November.
People will gather to remember "a little short black lady that didn't have a good hairdo and a driver's license," but who brought the community together, one organizer says.
One woman was hospitalized with the injuries she suffered from the shooting.
Only halfway through the month, this is the third-wettest October in Columbia's history.
Officers found a cartridge casing near several popular bars on Broadway on Sunday morning.
Police said the driver swerved to avoid a car that crossed the median into incoming traffic.
More than 6 million bats have died of white nose syndrome since its discovery in the U.S. in 2006. As frustrations for an effective response mount, an MU-based researcher has come up with one of the most promising defensive strategies.
Members of the CoMo Derby Dames are attempting to raise money for new flooring that would allow them to play competitively in Columbia.
As rain continues Tuesday, the month is already the the third wettest October on record, with more than half the month still to come.
The School Board also approved more than $30,000 in building renovations.
The new president wants to make it easier for students to do things such as register for classes and buy textbooks. "Our goal is to try to make it as easy as buying a book on Amazon," he said.