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Baltimore repair plans move ahead

August 30, 2019

Plans to repair Baltimore Street from Illinois Street to just south of Patterson Street are moving forward as right of way plans have been approved.  Project Manager Keith Killen said the Missouri Department of Transportation […]

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New arts center to be built

August 23, 2019

After a ground-breaking ceremony in May, construction is now underway for the Sue Ross Arts Center and is expected to take approximately seven months. This new arts center will be located at the corner of […]

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Renewable energy panel talks wind farm project

May 3, 2019

Editor’s Note: This story has been edited to correct information previously reported and later said to be inaccurate. A renewable energy panel met at Take Root Cafe April 25 during Earth Week. The event was […]

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Local unemployment down but steady

April 11, 2019

The unemployment rate in Adair County has decreased slightly, but remains stable overall. Carolyn Chrisman, executive director for Kirksville Regional Economic Development Inc. said that as of February 2019, the unemployment rate in Adair County […]

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Zac Burden selected as new mayor

April 11, 2019

Editor’s Note: This story has been edited to correct information previously reported and later said to be inaccurate.  At a special meeting Monday night, the Kirksville City Council swore in its new members and unanimously […]

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Medical marijuana zoning approved

April 5, 2019

Missouri Amendment 2 passed with 65.5% approval last November legalizing medical marijuana in Missouri. At a recent meeting, Kirksville City Council members passed a zoning code expanding upon the amendment. The zoning code allows for […]

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Kirksville voters elect three councilmembers

April 3, 2019

Adair County voters in Kirksville elected Zac Burden, Jessica Parks and Chuck Long to the City Council Tuesday. The county as a whole also passed the ballot initiative to impose a $1 monthly fee on […]

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City to mark watersheds with signs

March 23, 2019

The Kirksville Watershed Management Commission received a grant to fund installing signs across the city to help inform citizens about watersheds in the area. The signs were posted to help educate citizens about watersheds and […]