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TruYo Cafe Closes its Doors

September 23, 2017

Kirksville’s popular frozen yogurt shop, TruYo Cafe, closed its doors for the final time today. The cafe made the announcement via Facebook last evening. TruYo Owner, Chris Bailey, said that the shop wasn’t making the […]

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Tru Yo celebrates one year of business

November 13, 2014

Local frozen yogurt shop Tru Yo celebrated its one year anniversary at 4 p.m. Nov. 7 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The Kirksville Chamber of Commerce hosted the ceremony. The Chamber of Commerce presented Truman […]

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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. […]