Rod Robison's involvement in law enforcement and community activities, as well as his support for responsible development, make him a welcomed change for City Council.
Barbara Hoppe's experience listening to differing opinions on complex issues and making tough decisions make her the best council candidate for the Sixth Ward.
In a city where many council votes tally 4-3, Barbara Hoppe is an important vote. She has consistently made decisions that are good for the community now and in the future.
Barbara Hoppe's efforts in finding a suitable bicycle trail have demonstrated her courage and foresight.
As a member of the University of Missouri's Track and Field Officials Association, Rod Robison showed his enthusiasm and dedication.
A front-page article on March 31 promoted legalizing the sale of raw milk and included only a few paragraphs about the health risks.
The church offers families, the disabled and those who don't like to dress up in their Sunday best a way to attend church in a more accommodating manner than traditional churches.
A recent report released from the Missoui Information Analysis Center cites common qualities as warning signs for militant and terrorist tendencies. Those include: "subversive" literature, religious or anti-abortion paraphernalia and support for third-party candidates.
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.