In the Eyelash of the Beholder

In the Eyelash of the Beholder

Just past the hustle and bustle of the North Village Arts District, one business is dedicated to helping clients appreciate their own beauty.

Standing the Tests of Time

Standing the Tests of Time

Columbia’s business landscape features vibrant old-timers.

How about a do-over?

How about a do-over?

It appears that a lot of us are fascinated by home renovation. The popularity of…

Two hands holding opposite sides of small white paper house

Buying or selling a home?

Increasing home prices, continued sagging home inventory numbers, and 6 percent and higher mortgage interest…

Lizette Somer, manager of MU Raptor Rehabilitation Project, admires Minnie Pearl, an 8-year-old turkey vulture at the Mornings at the River event.

‘Mornings at the River’

Kids converge for Missouri River Relief’s hands-on, outdoor learning program. Four-year-old Knox Knierim dashed to…

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…

Dr Ellis Ingram Hands On Learning

The Science of Faith

The Bible tells the story of Old Testament heroes Caleb and Joshua as two of…


No degree, no job? Not anymore.

Young people who don’t have a plan or a yearning to go to college: Listen…

Ernest and Pauline Hemingway, black and white photo taken in Paris, France, 1927.

MU J-School grad led a novel life

Pauline Pfeiffer was the woman behind Hemingway’s success  Most students passing through the University of…

Hiking guidebook author Ginger Schweikert at th Gans Creek Nature Area.

Columbia Trails: Hiking With Ginger

COMO adventurer adds ‘author’ to list of titles. Ginger Schweikert is a self-described “weirdo.” She’s…

Keys to the City by Charles Bruce

COMO’s Public Art: From Iconic to Whimsical

In the past few years alone, more than 10 pieces of public art, from murals…

Pierpont General Store Exterior

Not Your Grandpa’s General Store

Conjure up images of a general store and you might envision old men playing checkers…