Columbia City Council votes to hold special election for property tax

Posted 8:40 PM 8/4/2014 by Beth Anne Carroll, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA- The city council decided Monday night to hold a special election to allow Columbia residents to vote on an increase in property taxes. 

The council and attendees discussed the bill for nearly an hour before the city council passed it unanimously. The increase will be on the (More)...


Boone County Council on Aging receives funding for seniors

Posted 2:24 PM 8/1/2014 by Jordan Locke, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The Boone County Council on Aging received $30,678 from United Way for its Safe at Home Program.

The Safe at Home Program is a free service for seniors. Volunteers come to their homes and help them with everyday tasks, such as taking them to appointments and making sure (More)...


Elevated chemicals found in water near reactor

Elevated chemicals found in water near reactor

Posted 4:22 PM 8/4/2014 by The Associated Press

FULTON (AP) - The owner of Missouri's only commercial nuclear reactor is reporting elevated chemical levels near its Callaway County plant.

Ameren Missouri has told the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission that water samples from a new groundwater monitoring well at its Callaway plant (More)...

Tuesday's elections may rely on rural voters

Former Missouri mayor sentenced for fraud

Columbia Fire Department says it needs a new station, staff

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