| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:05 AM
When they visit other festivals, South Dakota Snow Queens are regularly called upon to speak.
Sometimes, they don't have time to prepare their remarks.
That never bothered Kyla Wolkow, the current Snow Queen. “I'm a wing it-type person,” she...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Coach: Bert Fenenga.
Of interest:Northern won the South Dakota Intercollegiate Conference.
Webster High School coach Bert Fenenga took over as the Northern State coach.
This team was described as the best — first...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 11:41 AM
The most common sexually transmitted disease is often silent and invisible: human papillomavirus (also called HPV). But in some people HPV leads to genital warts and cancers -- notably, cervical cancer.
The vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix were designed as...
| Nov 30, 2012
— Take a walk around Lathrop Hall at the University of Missouri, and it won't take long before you meet someone from the Chicago area.
There are the roommates from Barrington and Cary, and, two doors down, freshmen from Lemont and Mount Prospect....
| May 9, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Former William Byrd star Jennifer Mitchell Hoover has been named the women's basketball coach at Wake Forest.
Wake Forest announced the hiring Wednesday. Hoover starred for the Demon Deacons from 1987 to 1991.
She was a three-time All-ACC selection...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 1:37 PM
Jewish students in the University of California system labeled terrorists for their support of Israel. Black high school students pelted by bananas on a Tennessee campus tour. A hostile student in Maryland challenging his professor to a fight after the...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 3:02 PM
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A University of Missouri sophomore has been sentenced to probation for stealing women's underwear from a residence hall laundry facility.
The Columbia Daily Tribune reported Tuesday 19-year-old Kevin D. Waida pleaded guilty to...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:54 AM
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A University of Missouri journalism think tank has received one of the largest gifts in school history to continue research into the digital future of news.
School leaders announced a $30.1 million endowment donation Thursday...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:40 PM
A Missouri man who was aboard the Megabus that crashed in Illinois earlier this month is suing Megabus and the bus driver for failing to properly inspect maintain the vehicle, among other allegations.
Michael Murphy of Jackson County, Mo., filed the...
| Apr 2, 2012
Marianne Markowitz strolls through a hallway at the regional headquarters of the U.S. Small Business Administration in the Loop, not pausing to glance at the two official portraits, one of President Barack Obama, that are the only decor on a yawning...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - The gap between federal support for agricultural research at large public universities and private investment continues to grow - and the divide comes with increased threats to academic freedom and more instances of meddling in the...