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Mike Matthes resigning as Columbia city manager

Mike Matthes resigning as Columbia city manager

Posted 10:36 PM 11/20/2018 by Steve Lambson, News Content Manager

COLUMBIA - Mike Matthes will resign as city manager, effective Wednesday, the City of Columbia announced in a press release.

Deputy City Manager John Glascock will serve as acting city manager until the city council can choose an interim manager. The council will meet in a special (More)

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Partnership Against Hunger collects 12,000 lbs of food for food bank

Partnership Against Hunger collects 12,000 lbs of food for food bank

Posted 11:44 PM 11/20/2018 by Emily Spain, KOMU 8 Anchor

COLUMBIA - The 17th annual Partnership Against Hunger collected nearly 12,000 pounds of food and more than $42,000 in monetary donations for the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri, according to the organization's preliminary numbers Tuesday evening.

The event ran 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (More)...

Yesterday

Race Matters, Friends reacts to Matthes' resignation

Race Matters, Friends reacts to Matthes' resignation

Posted 10:44 PM 11/20/2018 by Makayla Looney, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - City Manager Mike Matthes announced his resignation Tuesday morning and it has caused a lot of reactions from the community,

Tensions were high at the city (More)

11/19/2018

UPDATE: CANCELLED Endangered silver advisory issued for Callaway County man

UPDATE: CANCELLED Endangered silver advisory issued for Callaway County man

Posted 7:32 PM 11/20/2018 by Greta Serrin, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

CALLAWAY COUNTY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol released an endangered silver advisory for a missing 74-year-old man.

Jerry Hutcheson was reported missing Monday afternoon from his home off State Road AA, according to a news release from the Callaway County Sheriff's (More)

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More patients signing up for memberships to go to the doctor

More patients signing up for memberships to go to the doctor

Posted 10:39 PM 11/19/2018 by Emily Spain, KOMU 8 Anchor

COLUMBIA - It's a similar idea to paying a monthly fee for Netflix or a membership to a gym, but instead, it's for 24/7 access to a primary care doctor with no health insurance required. It's called direct primary care and it's growing in popularity in Columbia. 

(More)...
11/19/2018

UPDATE: Woman killed in Catholic store was a customer

UPDATE: Woman killed in Catholic store was a customer

Posted 12:01 PM 11/20/2018 by The Associated Press

BALLWIN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a woman killed inside a religious supply store in suburban St. Louis was a customer.

Police on Tuesday identified the victim as 53-year-old Jamie Schmidt of House Springs.

An armed man entered the Catholic Supply of St. Louis store near the (More)

11/18/2018

Columbia city manager to address police strategy change

Columbia city manager to address police strategy change

Posted 6:31 AM 11/19/2018 by Drew Pilewski, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - City Manager Mike Matthes said he will speak at the council meeting Monday, following the announcement of changes to the police department's Community Outreach Unit.

The Community Outreach Unit's 14-officer staff will be reduced to eight officers. Each of these eight officers (More)

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