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This is the plaque and message on the new marker that memorializes the former Douglass High School football field on Columbia's African American Heritage Trail.

Marking Douglass football history

New African American Heritage Trail sign memorializes former Douglass football field On the same spot…

The Ukrainian flag

Sharing Pain Half a World Away

With a Ukrainian friend’s brother missing in action,Columbia Marine mom recalls her own trauma.   “I…

Image of a black lab dog emerging from the water.

Coming Up in COMO …

32 (or so) things to do in Columbia this weekend – and beyond  Coming Up In…

Image of an all-terrain bicycle on a dirt trail with sunlit trees on either side.

Hiking With Ginger: Bring on the Bikes

Ready to go? Get some wheels, a noggin’ protector, and water.  Summer is upon us,…

Como Extra Oats Columbia Regional Airport

OATS: new fee and cashless boarding begins July 1 

OATS Transit Mid-Mo Region will change fare collection process  COLUMBIA — OATS Transit’s Mid-Mo Region…

Image of two people playing electric guitars to illustrate a story about the 1974 'Missouri Woodstock. Image from Pixabay

Documentary depicts ‘Missouri’s Woodstock’ in Sedalia 50 years ago

SHSMO hosts film screening featuring 1974 Ozark Music Festival  COLUMBIA — The public is invited…

Dustin Cook, manager of the Columbia Urban Veterans Farm

(Re)discover COMO

Unique Veterans Urban Farm is safe and welcoming  Lace up your work boots and put…

Two young boys are looking at the digital tablet to illustrate this article about online internet safety for kids.

Internet issues: Keeping kids safe online 

Ask these questions if your child has an electronic device. Navigating our digital, cyber-busy world…

Fiber art display at the Montminy Gallery at the Boone County History & Culture Center.

Montminy Gallery welcomes new director 

Longtime fiber artist and instructor Betsy Roe assumes vital role  The Boone County History &…

Image of a brightly colored hot air balloon against a dark night sky.

Coming Up in COMO …

25 (or so) things to do in Columbia this weekend – and beyond  Coming Up In…

Campsite photo showing two people relaxing under a canvass overhang between two tents, at night.

Hiking With Ginger

Overnightin’ — Where to find camping close to Columbia  Camping is a time-honored tradition for…

Como Extra Guitar Dog

Coming Up in COMO: 47 things to do

We’ve rounded up a few (well, 47 or so) things you can do in and…