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Commencement Ceremony Changes

October 3, 2016

May 2017 commencement will take place in Pershing Arena because of upcoming construction on Stokes Stadium. Because Pershing accommodates fewer people, commencement will occur in three ceremonies, divided by those earning a bachelor of arts, […]

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Art Department To Add Photography Major

September 12, 2016

Truman State’s art department has recently talked about adding photography as an option within the studio art major. Currently, photography is offered only as a minor, but these changes would allow students to major in […]


Inclusion playground breaks ground

May 1, 2016

Kirksville residents of all ages gathered at the YMCA April 18 for the ground breaking ceremony for the new inclusive playground. Construction on the playground began last week and, weather depending, is projected to end […]


City Leaders Implement Economic Changes

April 21, 2016

The Kirksville Chamber of Commerce, along with the Tourism Office and other city departments, sponsor events each year to promote the Kirksville community. These events provide entertainment for residents and visitors, and they help support local businesses. Sandra Williams, Executive […]


City, K-REDI respond to unemployment

April 11, 2016

The city of Kirksville and K-REDI are working to tackle economic issues in Kirksville by bringing in new businesses and providing opportunities for local residents to work. The unemployment rate in the United States is 5.2 percent, according to the […]


Car break-ins spike in Kirksville

April 5, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”″][vc_column_text]The Kirksville Police Department received nine reports of car break-ins throughout the last four weeks. People reported thefts from cars and tampering of vehicles from several different parts of Kirksville. Some were near Truman State’s […]


Coalition focuses on activism

March 23, 2016

The Northeast Missouri Action and Compassion Team, a new coalition aiming to bring local groups together to further activism in Northeast Missouri, invited more than 20 local organizations to attend its first meeting. NEMO ACT will meet once a month to […]


Latin Mass comes to NEMO

February 12, 2016

The Latin Mass Society of Northeast Missouri, in conjunction with the Truman State Catholic Newman Center, is bringing the traditional Latin Mass to Novinger, Missouri, during the next five months. Three Mass services, hosted at St. Rose Catholic Church in Novinger, […]