Columbia MO

Columbia City Council agrees to “Ban the Box”

At the Dec. 1 Columbia City Council meeting, the council passed an amendment to create…

December: By the Numbers

Bullets and box turtles

Food-inspection process at area eating establishments sometimes yields surprises.

Boone County National Bank lobby

Father-and-son-in-law duo Moss Prewitt and R.B. Price established Boone County National Bank in 1857. Then,…

There’s No Profit Here

Mothballing the Central Missouri Events Center, aka Fairgrounds, presents the perfect pause to consider what…

Chris Kelly, Missouri House of Representatives

You’ve represented the citizens of southern and western Boone County in the Missouri Legislature for…

A Taste of Nuclear Medicine

As drugs go, technetium-99m has a relatively low public profile. Neither technetium-99m — called Tc-99m…

True North’s new direction

When True North opened in the 1970s, the service program for victims of domestic abuse…

Columbia Public Schools welcomes Peter Stiepleman

Incoming CPS Superintendent Peter Stiepleman emphasizes community connections, closing achievement gap.

Ice Ice Baby

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the ice business is booming, but the real success stories of the industry are those that keep product moving even when temperatures start to cool.

House of Chow under new ownership

The 32-year-old Chinese food fixture gets new owner from the same family.

By the Numbers: July

We’ve all heard the United States referred to as a melting pot, welcoming people from…