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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…

Jayci Gesling

The Perks of Play

After driving three hours with young kids in tow, Jayci Gesling was looking forward to…

Practicing Decorating Techniques

Teaching Columbia’s Future Chefs

In 2014, Ashley Nichols used her self-taught kitchen expertise and founded Back 2 Basics Cooking, a…

St Raymonds Society

The Power of Support

Imagine that you are a young woman who is unexpectedly pregnant. You are homeless, lack…

Boys and Girls Club by Dani Mondloch

Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbia Celebrates 25 Years 

There’s a good chance you have heard of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America,…

Logo for Drink and Dine in The District, June 1-30 in downtown Columbia.

June showcase: Drink & Dine in The District

Month-long event celebrates downtown eateries and businesses Get your forks and knives ready. The District…

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…

Happy Link

An Essential Link

Trotting down the halls of the University of Missouri Children’s Hospital, Link the therapy dog…

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…


No degree, no job? Not anymore.

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

Wendi Jensen Art Class

Building Community Through Art

One of the best artistic options for kids has seemingly sprung up from underground in…

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…