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January 2020

Looking Ahead

2020 marks Boone County’s bicentennial, and for many local business owners and executives, it will introduce major changes. Top-of-mind? The Hyperloop, medical marijuana, Landmark Bank becoming Simmons First National, the NextGen Precision…

Five People to Watch in 2020

Everyone can make a difference in the lives of the people they know and care for. But some people are in a position where they can make a difference in the lives of thousands. Columbia is fortunate to be home to a diverse group of civic,…

Preparing for Takeoff

A new day and a new terminal are coming for the tens of thousands of people who fly into or out of the Columbia Regional Airport each year. In November, the Columbia City Council unanimously gave its approval for the design/build method of…

Smoke Screen

Gov. Mike Parson’s Youth Vaping Awareness Campaign has left Missourians with a lot of questions surrounding youth vaping. The main one: Is it really as prevalent as it seems? One in three teenagers is using at least one tobacco product,…

Diet 101

Losing weight doesn’t always mean eating healthy. A diet of carrots probably would lead to weight loss for a certain amount of time, but such a diet ultimately would result in nutrient deficiency and an unhealthy lifestyle. According to…

20 Ways To Get Fit in Columbia

Fitness has arguably never been more fun — or more innovative. We practice yoga with goats. We SoulCycle to beats by Beyoncé. We instruct Siri to start, pause and end our workouts. Hotshot companies such as Peloton and Mirror are…

Well Suited

When it comes to menswear these days, dressing for business doesn’t have to be serious business. You can look perfectly polished and professional yet still exude a pop of personality. You can play with patterns and try textures, mixing a…

Story Support

You’re a writer in Columbia. You’re still waiting on that six-figure advance, but you’ve been writing, so that makes you a writer, right? Yet no matter your experience level, chances are you’re doing the bulk of this writing at a desk in…

Chill Out

Snuggle up with a hot cocktail in a new way this winter season with The Roof’s latest addition — igloos. The structures debuted with a soft opening on Nov 21. As soon as the five igloos were constructed on the rooftop bar, The Roof used…

Bites of Bliss

Good bagels are hard to come by in the Midwest. Technology has helped us with many things, but automating procedures to help streamline the process can sometimes affect the result. Traditionally bagels were proofed, boiled, then baked. It…
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