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Corona Virus Coverage - Columbia Missourian: Shutdowns


March 2020

3/9/2020 Conference to discuss renewable energy canceled

3/11/2020 Fight Night for Pediatric Cancer postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

3/12/2020 LOCAL BRIEFS: Christian Homeschool Basketball Championships in Springfield called off

3/12/2020 Unbound Book Festival canceled, potentially rescheduled for fall

3/12/2020 Missouri's season abruptly over as college basketball world shuts down

3/12/2020 NAIA cancellations affect Columbia College women's basketball

3/12/2020 Missouri baseball games, other sports, suspended until March 30

3/13/2020 Missouri baseball practices and games suspended until April 15

3/13/2020 Missouri softball among other sports suspended until April 15

3/13/2020 Latest SEC COVID-19 measures suspend all practices including spring football

3/13/2020 Daniel Boone Regional Library suspends programming, outreach

3/13/2020 The Blue Note and Rose Music Hall to close through the end of March

3/13/2020 Columbia College, Stephens spring sports canceled

3/13/2020 Columbia College moves courses online for rest of spring semester

3/13/2020 UM System suspends in-person classes for the rest of the spring semester

3/13/2020 Mizzou Alternative Breaks shuts down 42 spring semester volunteer trips

3/15/2020 Schnucks store temporarily reduces hours

3/16/2020 Closings and cancellations: Keep up with event and activity changes for Columbia because of COVID-19

3/16/2020 Yearslong Business Loop case postponed another month

3/16/2020 LOCAL BRIEFS: Missouri Golf Association will not make changes to its tournament schedule — for now

3/16/2020 Columbia Independent School, Tolton and Our Lady of Lourdes announce closures

3/16/2020 Ragtag Cinema to close through the end of March

3/16/2020 Boone County History & Culture Center closed through end of March

3/16/2020 Daniel Boone Regional Library closing because of COVID-19

3/16/2020 MSHSAA cancels state basketball Final Four, keeping Rock Bridge girls from title shot

3/16/2020 UPDATE: Columbia Public Schools to close Wednesday until April 13

3/16/2020 Spring high school sports put on hold as CPS, Tolton close down for weeks

3/17/2020 Lennon joins petition to reschedule municipal election

3/18/2020 Groceries, pharmacies reduce hours for COVID-19

3/19/2020 PHOTO GALLERY: Seeing an empty Columbia from a distance 

3/19/2020 UM campuses to shut down through April 12

3/24/2020 Stay-at-home order begins Wednesday; public schools won't reopen until April 27

3/25/2020 Virus-related closures continue around mid-Missouri

April 2020

4/1/2020 PHOTO GALLERY: Signs of our times

4/8/2020 Some regular flights being canceled at Columbia Regional Airport

4/9/2020 Columbia's Earth Day Festival postponed

4/29/2020 COVID-19 is forcing child care providers to close. Will they be able to reopen?

May 2020

5/5/2020 2020 Katy Trail Ride canceled because of COVID-19 pandemic

5/6/2020 Pandemic upsetting wedding plans? Couples learn to adapt

5/9/2020 Miss Missouri Pageant postponed a second time

5/12/2020 LOCAL BRIEFS: Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Women's Sports Luncheon delayed again

5/20/2020 MU Adult Day Connection shuts down amid COVID risks

5/28/2020 Mid Missouri Soap Box Derby canceled because of COVID-19 concerns

June 2020

6/5/2020 Boone County Fair canceled by city

6/5/2020 Columbia entertainment venues revise summer plans

6/6/2020 Local Brief: 2020 Columbia Golf Championship canceled

6/12/2020 Honor Flight stops service for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

6/24/2020 Roots N Blues Festival canceled this year due to pandemic concerns