PHOTO: Columbia College remembers 9/11

Columbia College plants flags on the Brown Hall lawn.

Forecasted geomagnetic storm could cause auroras

Northern lights might be visible Thursday and Friday night across the northern U.S.

UPDATE: Opus gets permits, plans to be open for fall 2015

Building and site development manager Shane Creech said the city gave Opus demolition, land disturbance and building permits shortly before noon Wednesday.

Victorian farm house restored at Boone County Historical Society village

The Ryland Farm House was moved from Sturgeon to Nifong Park in Columbia for restoration. The home will be open during the annual Heritage Festival & Craft Show.

Torah scribe visits Columbia synagogue

After four years of fundraising events and community donations, Congregation Beth Shalom's three Torah scrolls are being inspected and repaired.

True/False adds three MU sites, one downtown as venues

Bush and Keller Auditoriums, Rhynsburger Theatre and the Odd Fellows Lodge were added to the list of 2015 True/False Film Fest venues.

Three local schools earn athletic training award

Hickman, Rock Bridge and Battle high schools were honored for excellence in student athlete safety.

H&M draws crowd at opening at Columbia Mall

Free T-shirts and gift cards for first people through the door at the grand opening draws a crowd.

Missing Columbia woman found safe in New Franklin

Virginia "Ginny" Mueller, 25, was found uninjured along with her dog near a campground in New Franklin.

Ferguson forum at MU addresses racism, privilege

A panel of MU law professors, clergy and other community members encouraged open dialogue about the issues surrounding Michael Brown's death and discussed how communities can move forward.

Police chief discusses Ferguson, understaffing at review board meeting

Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton describes how he was proactive in deciding a strategy in advance of an Aug. 21 rally in support of Michael Brown.


Columbia man arrested on suspicion of stealing lottery tickets

A Columbia man is charged in connection with the burglary of a convenience store last week in which at least four types of scratch-off lottery tickets were stolen.

Downtown Columbia Wi-Fi attracting hundreds of daily users

Connections to The District's Internet service have hit 3,000 per day, and more than 400 of those are active users.

UM System paying Title IX consultation firm almost $500,000

The University of Missouri System is paying a risk management firm $495,000 for training, prevention and consultation of Title IX-related incidents.

MU Timber Bridge Team donates prize-winning structure to Columbia

The 16-foot, 770-pound bridge was a winner at this year's National Timber Bridge Design Competition.

MU to host live performance, panel discussion emphasizing veterans health

At "Theater of War: Soldiers & Citizens Tour," actors will give dramatic readings of scenes from Sophocles' "Ajax," and a panel discussion will follow. The event aims to engage the community in a conversation about veterans health.

Title IX officials investigate report of sexual assault on MU campus

This is the first sexual assault reported during the 2014-2015 academic year, Weimer said.

UPDATE: Federal appeals court refuses to halt Missouri execution

Earl Ringo Jr. is scheduled to die at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday at the state prison in Bonne Terre for killing two people during a Columbia restaurant robbery in 1998.

25-year-old Columbia woman missing since Sunday evening

Virginia "Ginny" Mueller, 5 feet 5 inches tall and about 138 pounds, was last seen at 7:45 p.m. Sunday leaving her residence with her dog and a male friend, police said.

Residents at violence forum ask for extracurricular programs, accountability by city officials

Residents wanted to know what concrete steps the city is taking to reduce violence among young people.