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New Re-Lease on Life

Photos by LG Patterson On the western edge of Columbia, off a bumpy gravel road, is a slice of land where Jennifer Romesburg follows her childhood passion for rehabilitating wild animals. That little slice of land belonged to her grandfather, who taught her everything he knew about caring for wildlife, and now Romesburg is following […]

Moments in Time

There is no question that history can sometimes be forgotten, but thanks to an anonymous gift to Columbia College, students and the community can now view timeless photos by world renowned photographer Bruce Davidson. Davidson’s gifted collection to the college includes 365 photographs. It spans nearly five decades, beginning in the mid-1950s and extending until […]

Feeding a Community

Wayland and Renee Taylor have been working tirelessly to feed hungry communities in Columbia and Boone County, especially those who have been hit hardest by the pandemic. One major way they have contributed is by

Crumb One, Crumb All

First-time franchisees Beverly and Chad Davis have brought a taste of Utah sweetness to Columbia. Crumbl Cookies opened in the Broadway Market Place in November. The Columbia location will offer more than 120 specialty cookies, staple favorites and a recent new venture for the brand: Crumbl (ice) Cream. While many of Crumbls’ cookies are served […]

Unique Antique

As a former art history professor, and now adjunct at the University, Julie Plax has a great appreciation for the ancient and the antiquated. It was this love that led her after many years to purchase one of Columbia’s oldest homes — and discover the personal connections the home seems to weave together throughout time. […]