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Past leaders knew value of good city streets

When I was an ROTC student at Mizzou in the early 1950s walking along Rollins…

SBD Board must remain vigilant to keep downtown business scene vibrant

SBD Board must remain vigilant to keep downtown business scene vibrant When I opened my…

From the Editor

Blame political leadership void for likely state minimum wage hike The Missouri Chamber of Commerce…

For Your Convenience:Rocheport General Store stocks provisions, creates gathering spot

Although charming in many ways, the small community of Rocheport has lacked a place where…

Missouri Rideshare gains popularity, new phone number

As the price of gas approaches $3 a gallon, mid-Missouri’s 26-year-old Rideshare program is receiving…

Anchors aweigh on historic riverfront naval museum plan

A group of Columbia history buffs working to create the Missouri Naval Museum in Jefferson…

Most useful tool for marketing

In today’s ever-changing technology environment, professional advertisers and marketers encounter greater choices in selecting modes…

Foes prepare to wage battle for voters to raise minimum pay

When Jim Baumgartner considers the minimum wage, his thoughts wander to automated french-frying machines. The…

Once regarded as the mark of a rebel, tattoos find their way into the mainstream

Getting a tattoo isn’t just for drunken sailors anymore, or drunken college students, for that…

I-70 Continues to play vital role in economy

Although most people know how important education has been to the growth of this city…

Funding next issue for I-70 improvements

Fifty years after construction began in Missouri on Interstate 70, a state senator has come…

Perry Automotive building new dealership, repair complex near I-70

The Perry Automotive Group is building a new location for its Nissan dealership at the…