Margaret Bauer, an alumnae of the Missouri Scholars Academy, disagreed with columnist Katy Steinmetz's opinions on the program. Bauer believes MSA exposes its participants to various opportunities by creating a fun environment.
Barbara Hoppe's balanced approach to issues has improved the health of the community.
Barbara Hoppe has been a valuable asset to the community, and through her encouragement of debate and public discussion will prove a great candidate for the Sixth Ward.
Barbra Hoppe has worked tirelessly and effectively to make Columbia a better place to live and has worked closely with constituents to solve problems in the Sixth Ward.
Barbara Hoppe keeps up on the issues and is interested in doing what is best for Columbia.
Barbara Hoppe has experience and is not afraid to make difficult decisions.
It is rare to meet someone who has the unique combination of intellect, stamina and heart that Barbara does. It would be such a waste to not re-elect Barbara and take advantage of her many qualities and commitment.
With one week to go until the election for the board of Columbia Public Schools, reporter Ben Magnuson talks about some of the issues important in this race.
The Columbia Police Department was reassured last week by candidates for two seats on the City Council that the department's budget would not be at risk of being cut. The candidates plan to reduce costs in other ways.
The Employee Free Choice Act would be beneficial to American companies, contrary to the apparent beliefs of many business leaders. .
The Sixth Ward councilwoman has the qualities and experience to navigate Columbia through tough economic times.
A Health Connection member says losing the senior-centered gym would be a step backward on the road toward a healthier America.
After the last few months of snake-laden, monkey-wild, chicken-chocked news, it seems time to review what should be a pretty straightforward lesson: Owning unconventional pets needs more justification than novelty.
Newspapers that want to attract middle-class, college-educated women in affluent families, need to do more work than just diversify into niche publications. They need to invest in hyper-local news.
If elected to City Council for the Sixth Ward, Rob Robison would support local law enforcement with more tools and funding to apprehend criminals. He is the only candidate to receive the Columbia Police Officers Association endorsement.
Robison is genuine and reasonable in his approach to leadership.
The Sixth Ward candidate has ideas to expand the business community in Columbia.
Sixth Ward candidate Rod Robison will make better decisions for small business.
Barbara Hoppe knows the system and works in citizens' interests.
The Sixth Ward candidate is dependable and always willing to help others.