Gemma’s Market opened its doors months ago, but the love story behind it owners spans more than half a decade and across an ocean. Dan Lonberger, co-owner of Gemma’s Market, was born and raised in Kirksville. He built one of his two successful restaurant businesses here during the 1980s and another in Halfway, Missouri during […]
The Kirksville Guild of Brewers is hosting the first NEMO Beer Appreciation Day and Homebrew Competition Oct. 25 in Kirksville. This event, which will take place at the Farmer’s Market, DuKum Inn and DuKum Upp, includes a homebrew demonstration, sessions to learn about beer and a tasting party. Erin Shaw, Beer Appreciation Day Coordinator, says […]
More than 100 Kirksville residents voiced concerns during the past two months about an Ameren proposal for new power line construction through Kirksville. The Mark Twain Transmission Project would transport renewable energy, mostly wind, from Iowa to Illinois, crossing through Kirksville and other northeast Missouri towns. Ameren will host an informal open house from 4 […]
As the cast of the upcoming play “4.48 Psychosis” wrap up rehearsal, the student actors are emotionally exhausted after spending three hours acting out scenes of depression, anxiety and self-harm. Student director senior M Bledsoe describes the play as a 35-page form poem performed on a bare stage with no defined characters written into the […]
Potential changes to Truman State’s credit/no-credit policy await the decision of University President Troy Paino and Provost Susan Thomas. If enacted, professors and advisers would be automatically notified when students choose to take a class as credit/no credit. Communication professor Barry Poyner says he proposed the policy change to better meet the needs of faculty […]
For the first time, Alpha Sigma Alpha’s annual tug of war competition at Truman State was open to women. The Ladybug Tug took place Oct. 26 at Red Barn Park. Twelve organizations participated in the competition, including all-female teams from Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Sigma Alpha, Phi Delta and Tau Lambda Sigma. This year […]
Emily Costello has spent the last seven years of her life coaching a lesser-known sport — equestrian. Equestrian is a sport that focuses on horseback riding and often is not reported on by TMN. Costello’s work with the University and the Truman State Equestrian team includes a variety of tasks. She cares for the horses on […]
Like the players, Truman State’s athletic trainers, attend every football practice and game. Their duties involve prevention, care and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses, head athletic trainer Michelle Boyd says. During every halftime at Truman football games, athletic trainers hastily wrap players’ ankles and stretch out cramps in the locker room. There are four certified […]
Truman State’s Women’s and Men’s Cross Country dominated Saturday at the Haskell Invitational in Lawrence, Kansas, both taking first place. Head coach Tim Schwegler says although this meet posed a break from the tough meets the team has been at this year, he was happy with the success the men and women experienced at Haskell. […]
You’ll smile, you’ll cry and you’ll dance. Indie pop-rock trio PUBLIC’s latest release, “Let’s Make It,” provides the charming melodies, raw emotion and infectious beats needed to make it through the week. Combining rhythmic bass lines and rock ‘n’ roll fueled guitar with wistful lyrics, the album demonstrates the group’s vast growth as a relatively […]
I’ve heard “Fury” called the best war movie since “Saving Private Ryan” and though I’m not a fan of war movies, I definitely would agree. With a brutal storyline and characters that seem real, it’s difficult to watch as death follows this World War II tank crew while they make their way through Germany and […]
“The Grand Illusion” by Styx was released during 1977. The album was aimed primarily toward teenagers and young adults. It was released while rock ‘n’ roll was strong and it was exactly what teenagers were looking for in music. “The Grand Illusion” is simple and smooth, but heavy and upbeat enough to send a thrill […]
The Internet might not be perfect, but it is where many college students spend their free time. So when our right to access to all Internet content is infringed upon, it’s kind of a big deal. That’s why net neutrality matters to so many people, myself included. If the Internet is to continue as a […]
Video games are often criticized for being violent, mindless and a waste of time. However, many developers are trying to change that perception. Many modern video games are more than just games — they are an art form. What Is Art? The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines art as “something that is created with imagination and […]
For many of us at the Truman Media Network, Mackenzie’s McDermott’s death is deeply personal. During her freshman and sophomore years, Mackenzie was a columnist for the Index. She also wrote music reviews for KTRM. During the 2012-13 academic year, I served as the Opinions and Editorials Editor at the Index. Mackenzie was a member […]
Join Maren Eriksen-Russo as we highlight the Nemo Health Organization and the work its been doing in the Kirksville community. And stay tuned as we look at the Truman State men’s and women’s basketball team in Dog Pound. You don’t want to miss this.
Join Stephanie Best and Tim Whyman in the studio as we highlight the TLS Thrift Shop, visit the Sunken Garden, catch up with Bulldog sports. All this and more in this week’s live broadcast.
Join Brian Behrens as we highlight a Truman State student who won twenty-three thousand dollars on Wheel of fortune and look at the success of the Truman State Bulldog swim team. Also in today’s broadcast is your weekly dose of Dog Pound.