Letters to the Editor
Panhandlers don’t deserve my money I work hard for. Keep these people off the streets, Columbia Police Department. They are a menace to society.
On behalf of the city of Columbia, and the Columbia Police Department, we wish to publicly apologize to the Harris family, and to the customers of their business who were present on the evening of July 16 and affected by our activity.
The economic, environmental and recreational benefits of new trails far outweigh the complaints raised by the project’s opposition.
The chairman of ASUM, the student lobbying organization, say ASUM did not "agitate" legislators into passing the bill to allow a student curator to vote as a George Kennedy column said.
Support of Missouri schools is support of Missouri’s future; Mary Still, running for the 25th seat in the Missouri House of Representatives, supports both.
The Monday article ‘Circles Help People Looking To Get Out of Poverty’ says the Temporary Assistance for Program for needy families was formerly known as welfare. But "welfare" is a generic term, not the name of a real program.
No one should be ashamed of statements made during a discussion that was for the public's benefit.
There are many subsets of E. coli, and many are regularly found in the human body. The article about E. coli at the Lake of the Ozarks did not explain this difference and therefore could have raised unnecessary alarm.
Columbia resident says Mary Still, candidate for the 25th District , has a lot of experience that can help her serve the community.
A public meeting to discuss the decision of the Columbia police to use Tasers is being held 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, at the Labor Temple building, 611 N. Garth.
Bishop, if elected, would change the way certain properties are assessed and create a commission to handle tax appeals.
Nuclear power is dangerous and dirty. Instead of using money to build nuclear plants, we could invest in wind and solar power.
A Missourian reader asks for the newspaper to remain in print for the information, pictures and the opportunity for students.
In a resolution approved at the Board of Directors’ June 11 meeting, the group called for MU School of Journalism administration to investigate ways to continue the print newspaper version of the Missourian.
Printing the Columbia Missourian only once a week would ruin a community and School of Journalism resource.
The Farm Service Agency can make and guarantee loans to applicants to buy and operate family size farms and ranches.
Increasing rail systems instead of building additional lanes on Interstate 70 for trucks could be more cost-effective.
Republican presidential candidate John McCain's television commercials appear contradictory.
Pund, a candidate for the 25th District seat has a diverse background that would make him a strong state representative.
The community can do more to make the financial bind less serious for families.