Friends & Family

Making Dreams Come True

A recently installed neon-lit sign on the side of a building at the corner of Ninth…

Cube Director Wally Luther

The Cube Captivates Learning at Columbia Independent School

Inspiration, innovation, and investigation at Columbia Independent School’s STEM lab, lovingly referred to as The Cube.

Clint Sinclair Davon Argo Darryl Reese and Naeema Reese

Building a Family Was ‘A Little Scary’

Clint Sinclair vividly remembers Wednesday, July 8, 2020. That was the day he and Davon…

Bob and Priscilla Bartlett's hands and armed joined together

Ninety-Something Lovebirds

Columbia couple enjoys playful love and marriage a second time around  When their first New…

Nathan Todd

Choosing Health

After struggling with his weight since sixth grade, a friend asking Nathan Todd to join…

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Grateful to Give Back

Maya Kahn overcame a life of trafficking and abuse and now spends her time serving others.

Young Girl Listening To Piggy Bank

Dollars and Sen$e

A commitment to early financial education for Columbia’s kids.

Beyond the Data

Douglass Principal Says ‘Dig Deeper’

If you judge based on traditional measures of school success — test scores, attendance records,…

Strawberry Hill Farms Floral Greenhouse

Growing Together

Mid-Missourians flock to family-owned Strawberry Hill Farms every spring and fall to fill their flowerbeds and vegetable gardens.

Where the Wild Things Grow

Where the Wild Things Grow

Columbia’s manicured lawns look orderly and pristine. But if you want to create a buzz in your yard, you’ll need to take a walk on the wild side.

Blooms and Wishes

Blooms & Wishes

Locally grown and personally curated, explore Blooms and Wishes Flowers, a floral business with a mobile stem bar.

A lifetime of love — and Harpo’s

Mizzou grads tied the knot, traveled the country, then — almost accidentally — saw the…