Catch the sun: What Columbia will see during the April 8 solar eclipse

When a solar eclipse moves across the country on April 8, Missouri will witness more than 94% of total darkness.

Josh Stotler - 02-28-2024


Spring cleaning: Missouri River cleanup hauls trash off Cooper's Landing backroads

Teams of volunteers collected 66 bags of trash and recyclable material Sunday during a Missouri River Relief cleanup.

Nikita Ponomarenko - 02-26-2024


Record breaking winter temperatures should not hurt local gardens

Springtime feels like it came early this year in mid-Missouri.

Lucy Valeski - 02-26-2024

EV Chargers for Columbia news

Columbia receives federal grant for 44 EV charging stations

The city of Columbia has received a $3.6 million federal grant to build electric vehicle chargers.

Jacob Richey - 01-20-2024

Student kneels next to clothing rack news

Pop-up to thrift at MU's Speakers Circle

Thrifting pop-ups are back on campus, and it starts with Undrskn Vntg run by Aaron Volk.

Caroline Larson - 02-10-2024

Motortrend car of the year news

The Toyota Prius Is the 2024 MotorTrend Car of the Year

The new Prius has proven itself the best new car on the market for the first time in 20 years.

Christian Seabaugh - 11-16-2023

Volunteers moving a plastic box news

Missourians relieve plastic pollution on a local level

To help reduce plastic exposure, some local efforts include Missouri River Relief and The Clean Refill.

Maggie Girardi - 11-22-2023

Tractor moves through field news

Farmers adopt practices that improve their land, support environment

The Climate-Resilient Crop and Livestock Project is set to run for four more years.

Celidh Kern - 11-26-2023

Laws Observatory Roof news

Lights out: Stankowski Field to go dark once monthly for light pollution

There’s an issue dominating the night sky at MU’s Laws Observatory: light pollution from Stankowski Field.

Mary McCue Bell - 10-04-2023