You Read it Here First!

Since our first publication in 2005, the Columbia Heart Beat has broken dozens of important local news stories.  Here's a small sampling:


2011 City Election Campaign Controversies
Columbia Heart Beat

Sale of Tiger Hotel to Glyn Laverick


Columbia arrival of Campus Crest Communities


Councilman Kespohl email controversy


Audit blasts Columbia VA Hospital

Columbia Daily Tribune
VA audit turns up concerns

Auditors slam Boone County Community Partnership


City Hall/historical society eminent domain land grab 


"Ropergate" scheme to remove City Council members

Columbia Daily Tribune

Columbia Missourian
Roper, Watkins dismiss blog reports of scheming
Letter from assistant city manager also criticizes Heart Beat report
Mayor refutes report that he schemed against council colleagues