March 26, 2010 : More than 500 people went to the Knights of Columbus Hall on Saturday night to pay tribute to Mayor Darwin Hindman and his service as mayor. Sixth Ward Council Member Barbara Hoppe and Boone County Commissioner Karen Miller spoke of Hindman’s contributions to Columbia’s parks and trails. Hindman is affectionately recognized throughout the city for his love of riding his bicycle and his extensive advocacy for the MKT Trail's development. (Missourian file)
March 24, 2010 : Mayor Darwin Hindman, Columbia City Council members, and other city officials cut the ribbon officially opening the new City Hall extension. City staff began moving into the new building in February and renovations on the historical County-City building have begun. (Jessica Cherry / Missourian)
December 14, 2009 : Ken Pearson the presiding commissioner of Boone County, center left, and Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman laugh as their giant scissors fail to cut the ribbon at the ceremony to officially open the $13.9 million widening of Range Line Street. (David Kennedy / Missourian)
March 19, 2009 : Zootoo founder Richard Thompson, left, Amanda Huhman, center, and Mayor Hindman wave to the crowd during their trolley procession down Broadway on March 19, 2009, in Columbia. (Clare Becker / Missourian)
November 20, 2008 : Columbia mayor Darwin Hindman and Thomas Payne, with the University of Missouri, cut a ribbon signifying the Gans Road interchange's completion. The new interchange will open to traffic on Nov. 20, 2008. (Alicia Schamburg / Missourian)
Aug, 26, 2007 : Mayor Darwin Hindman, left, shakes hands with Suk Ryul, senior adviser for the Korean Alumnni Group in Seoul, Korea, while chancellor Brady Deaton, right, looks on. (Kathleen Buhrmann / Missourian)
A portrait of Mayor Darwin Hindman and his wife, Axie, riding in June 2007 near their home in Columbia. Hindman, who died Monday, supported statewide expansion of the Katy Trail and helped establish the MKT Trail.
May 19, 2017 : Mayor Darwin Hindman sticks his left foot in with Emma Plunkett (left), 3, and her brother, Jesse Plunkett (middle), 4. The three did the Hokey Pokey at the Bike, Walk & Wheel Week wrap-up at Stephens Lake Park on Saturday afternoon. (Jamie Kanki / Missourian)
May 17, 2017 : Darwin and Axie ride their tandem bicycle during Bike, Walk & Wheel Week in Columbia. Doctors say that patients with a positive attitude and who participate in regular activity do better in their cancer treatment. (Jamie Kanki / Missourian)
April 3, 2007 : Kathy Digges congratulates Darwin Hindman for the preliminary results in the local elections during a party on Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at the Tiger Hotel in Columbia. (Andrei Pungovschi / Missourian)
March 16, 2007 : Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman looks over the shoulder of his wife, Axie, as she works on the computer in their home office. Both battled cancer in the public eye and they're trying to make things easier for others who have to deal with the disease. (Andrei Pungovschi / Missourian)
Nov. 8, 2005 : Mayor Darwin Hindman, left, waits as the final results for votes are read to Assistant City Manager Bill Watkins, right, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2005, at the "Columbia on the Move" gathering at the Pasta Factory. (Tasha Bjelic / Missourian)
August 2005 : The Mid-Missouri Mavericks baseball team gave away Darwin Hindman bobbleheads at their last Friday night game of the season. When the heads were made, however, the Mavericks name was misspelled and the corrected name was hand-painted on each doll. (Missourian file)
April 2, 2016 : From left, Georganne Wheeler Nixon, Gov. Jay Nixon, Department of Natural Resources Director Bill Bryan and Darwin Hindman cut a ribbon Saturday at the reopening of the Katy Bridge in Boonville. (Mikala Compton / Missourian)
January 27, 2016 : From left, Vice Provost for Economic Development Steve Wyatt, former Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman, MU Plant Sciences Professor William Wiebold and Department Chair of Computer Science Dong Xu clap as Interim Chancellor Hank Foley ends the State of the University address on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, in Memorial Union on Wednesday. (Kelsey Walling / Missourian)
December 20, 2014 : Former Columbia mayor Darwin Hindman speaks to MU Honors College graduates after receiving an honorary doctorate degree in law on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, during the commencement ceremony at the Missouri Theatre. Hindman helped make Columbia more pedestrian- and bike-friendly, revitalized Stephens Lake Park and helped create the Katy Trail State Park. (Hannah Baldwin / Missourian )
May 3, 2012 : Axie Hindman and former Mayor Darwin Hindman greet Second Ward Council candidate Mike Trapp at his watch party at The Rome on Tuesday. Trapp won the election with 44.01% of the vote. (Grant Hindsley / Missourian)
May 17, 2010 : Former Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman greets Tim Shaughnessy, senior vice president for IBM Global Technology Services, during a press conference Monday to announce that IBM would be opening a service center in Columbia and creating 800 new jobs. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, center, also participated in the announcement. (Daniel Longar / Missourian)
May 8, 2010 : Mark Gorski, 1984 Olympic Gold Medal winner, leads the pack with former Columbia mayor Darwin Hindman in the 17 mile round trip bicycle ride to Hindman Junction. The ride was in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Katy Trail State Park. (Missourian file)
April 12, 2010 : Outgoing Mayor Darwin Hindman shakes hands with new Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid after passing on the gavel on Monday in the City Council Chambers. McDavid won the municipal election on April 7. (Joel Kowsky / Missourian)
April 12, 2010 : Outgoing Mayor Darwin Hindman and City Coucilwoman Laura Nauser hug after a proclamation and gifts were presented to Hindman in the City Council Chambers on Monday. Hindman was presented with a proclamation about his service to the city. (Joel Kowsky / Missourian)
April 12, 2010 : Former Mayor Darwin Hindman and the city clerk, Sheela Amin, go though Hindman's office one last time looking for personal items on Monday before he leaves on his last day as the mayor of Columbia. (ERIN SCHWARTZ / Missourian )
April 6, 2010 : Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman casts his ballot Tuesday afternoon at St. Andrews Lutheran Church. "I was excited to vote for the school bond and propositions, as it is truly important for the city," Hindman said. "But when it comes to the vote for mayor, I missed seeing my name there. It was really a final act before becoming fully aware that my tenure as mayor is truly over." (Erin Schwartz / Missourian)
April 5, 2010 : Mayor Darwin Hindman holds a discussion with City Council members about an agreement with H3 Studio for downtown planning services during his final council meeting as mayor of Columbia. (Erin Schwartz / Missourian)
April 6, 2004 : Mayor Darwin Hindman gives a victory speech at The Pasta Factory after Columbia's mayoral election was called in his favor. Hindman got 8,052 votes, or 70.8 percent of the vote. (Julia Seibel/Missourian )
March 15, 2007 : Mayor Darwin Hindman, who is running for a fifth term as mayor of Columbia, walks out of a Columbia Realtors forum with Fourth Ward Councilman Jim Loveless. Hindman's wife, Axie, is framed in the doorway to the right. (Andrei Pungovschi/Missourian)
March 16, 2007 : Darwin takes a break from his mayoral duties to check on bird feeders in his backyard. Doctors say that maintaining a positive attitude has massive benefits in fighting cancer. (Andrei Pungovschi/Missourian)
March 16, 2007 : Darwin and Axie enjoy lunch on the screened porch of their home. They recently gave up coffee for health reasons, but have replaced the drink with decaffeinated teas. (Andrei Pungovschi/Missourian)
February, 2004 : Mayor Darwin Hindman unveils the Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau's new logo at Woodruff Communications, the firm that designed the campaign, which included radio and print advertisements, as well as a Web site. (Caleb Vandenberg/Missourian )
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