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Kirksville Dog Park Opens

September 17, 2014

McKinney Bark Park, a new dog park, opened Sept. 6 in Kirksville. McKinney Park’s opening ceremony drew a crowd, some of which were representatives for Protect Our Pets, Field of Dreams Animal Shelter and the […]

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Festival Celebrates 40 years

September 14, 2014

Forty years ago, Ron Hediger set up shop at a small crafts fair in Kirksville. Yesterday, Hediger and that same crafts fair, the Red Barn Arts & Crafts Festival, celebrated their 40th anniversary in the […]

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9/11 Ceremony at Kirksville Square

September 12, 2014

On the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Kirksville fire department held a ceremony in honor of those lost. TMN reporter Nasharee Thomas has the story.

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Memorial Ceremony

September 10, 2014

The Kirksville Fire Department will host a memorial ceremony tomorrow for the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The ceremony will begin at 8:46 a.m. on the North side of the Adair County […]

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Aquadome venue condemned

August 25, 2014

The Aquadome will spend the fall semester organizing house shows in local residences and events at local businesses after its former venue at 121 N. Main St. was condemned.

The Aquadome first notified the community of the venue change June 22. Aquadome Webmaster senior Jake Hurst says members of the Aquadome’s executive board first noticed insulation was coming down after a period of heavy rain. The problem was worsened by more rain throughout the following days, which Hurst says eventually led to the venue being condemned.

“We looked for a place to start up this fall but we couldn’t find anywhere that worked,” Hurst says. “So this semester we’re trying to hash out work with other businesses to see if we can have shows there. Basically, anywhere that we can [we’ll try to] have a house show, anywhere that will take us.”

Hurst says the search for a new venue will allow Aquadome volunteers to work in ways they have not thought of before. Hurst says rather than the Aquadome being a physical place, it has become an idea to build community and bring art to Kirksville. […]

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Propane leak occurred on Green Street

April 7, 2014

A propane leak occurred this afternoon at 2:45 p.m. at Hunter Tire, located at 1616 N Green St. The leak currently is contained. Kirksville Fire Department Captain James Snyder says Heetco was working on a […]

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Two-car accident sends two people to hospital

April 5, 2014

Two people were brought to Northeast Regional Medical Center Saturday after their trucks collided at the intersection of Rosewood and Baltimore streets. Witness Hossam Hassan says one vehicle was driving southbound on Baltimore St. when […]