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Columbia-based Veterans United wants to purchase former IBM building

The former 93,000 square foot IBM facility is located at 2810 LeMone Industrial drive in Columbia (February 19, 2024 photo from 939 the Eagle’s Brian Hauswirth) The largest private employer in Columbia/Boone County wants to purchase the former IBM building on Columbia’s Lemone Industrial drive. Columbia’s city council is scheduled to vote on a bill tonight to approve the $8.1 …

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Proposed LGBTQ ordinance before Columbia’s city council tonight

Columbia Mayor Barbara Buffaloe speaks at the October 19, 2022 ribbon-cutting ceremony for COU’s $23-million new terminal (file photo courtesy of the governor’s Flickr page) Columbia’s city council is set to vote tonight on a four-page bill that expresses support for the LGBTQ community and declares the city a safe haven for free speech and expression. The proposal says that …

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(LISTEN): Longtime former Columbia Orthopaedic Group president Dr. Mark Adams appears on 939 the Eagle’s “CEO Roundtable”

Columbia Orthopaedic Group (COG) was founded in 1965 on Broadway in downtown Columbia. It started as a white frame house near Boone Hospital Center. COG built their current 72,000 square feet state-of-the-art facility at Broadway and Keene in 2008. The current facility includes an in-house ambulatory surgery center, doctor offices, exam rooms and an imaging center. Longtime former Columbia Orthopaedic …

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(LISTEN): Boosting jury pay is a priority for Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice and key mid-Missouri lawmaker

State Rep. Rudy Veit (R-Wardsville) speaks on the Missouri House floor in Jefferson City on February 13, 2024 (photo courtesy of Tim Bommel at House Communications) The Missouri Supreme Court’s chief justice says judges across the Show-Me State are embarrassed to tell jurors what jury pay is. Chief Justice Mary Russell spoke during the recent 2024 State of the Judiciary …

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