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Kirksville Airport Sees Higher Numbers

November 23, 2014

The holiday season means more students are traveling and flights are filling up fast at the Kirksville Regional Airport. Airport Director Glenn Balliew says half of the flights from November through January are at full […]

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Students Seek to Help Homeless

November 18, 2014

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Five Truman students and alumni recognized a need for a homeless shelter in the Kirksville community and are working to start a nonprofit shelter. As part of their efforts, the group has started collecting warm clothes […]

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Sustainable Living Community Finding Its Footing in La Plata

November 6, 2014 and

Origins
The Catholic Worker movement was founded in New York City during 1933 by Dorothy Day. It is a network of about 240 houses and farms across the United States dedicated to serving those in need. The movement is interfaith and ecumenical, Bambrick-Rust says, and seeks to emulate the life of Jesus Christ through a life of poverty, service to others, and a challenging of the dominant religious and political authorities.
The White Rose branch of the Catholic Worker movement began in Chicago during 2009 while Bambrick-Rust was pursuing his masters degree in Ministry at Loyola University.
After hearing about and becoming intrigued by the idea of a land and craft-based society, Bambrick-Rust started a garden in his Chicago neighborhood.
Along with two partners, Jerica Arents and Jake Ozlen, Bambrick-Rust’s operation expanded to a farm south of Chicago, according to Marquette University’s alumni magazine.
Bambrick-Rust and his wife Regina later were invited by the Possibility Alliance to move a branch of the White Rose to La Plata.
“We certainly did not imagine that would lead us to be living without electricity in rural Missouri,” Bambrick-Rust says.
Bambrick-Rust, his wife and their infant daughter, Johanna, live on the land semi-permanently, either in camping tents or, when the weather gets cold, in the workshop. […]

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Kirksville Rotary Club

November 6, 2014 and

[easingsliderpro id=”15″]   The Kirksville Rotary Club hosted its Taste of the World fundraiser Nov. 1 at the Newman Center. Taste of the World is the organization’s principal fundraiser and is estimated by organizers to […]

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Election Results for Adair County

November 4, 2014

[easingsliderpro id=”14″] Midterm election results for Adair County officially were released tonight at 8:41 p.m. Below are the election results for Adair County. Statewide races and races involving other counties only reflect the results from […]