Of the six people that died in a grain elevator explosion Saturday in Kansas, four were younger than 25. Although the work is hard, grain elevator jobs tend to attract young employees, the director of a trade group said.
During its next meeting, the Columbia City Council might consider an ordinance approved by the Bicycle and Pedestrian Commission to allow skateboarding in more parts of the city.
During Security Awareness Month, the MU Division of Information Technology is reminding mobile device users to secure sensitive information.
A rooster has made Peace Park his home for months. Officials with Animal Control and MU say efforts to catch the rooster have been halfhearted.
Marlee Matlin, a deaf actress, author and activist, spoke through an interpreter about overcoming obstacles at MU's Jesse Auditorium on Tuesday.
Waste Management LampTracker Inc. has agreed to pay more than $100,000 to settle violations of Environmental Protection Agency standards at its facility in Kaiser.
The city's fan page has received 493 likes in its first week. It will be used to communicate and engage community members with general information about things happening in Columbia.
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri will be recognized at a ceremony Tuesday morning for its efforts to provide job training for low-income senior citizens.
Included in the more than 100 new terms are "tweet," "helicopter parents," "bromance," "cougar" and " boomerang child." Oh, and don't forget about "fist bump."
The public is invited to comment on the issue via the National Park Service's website.
Walmart began streaming videos Tuesday. Movies are available at Walmart.com to rent or to purchase, but there is no subscription available.