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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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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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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 […]

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City Council candidates sit down for forum

March 21, 2019

Citizens had the opportunity Tuesday to meet the eight candidates currently running for Kirksville City Council as they answered questions about city issues in a forum hosted by the Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce. Three […]

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Teenager shot dead in Kirksville, two others arrested

February 7, 2019

A teenager died Wednesday night after being shot shortly before 11 p.m. in Kirksville. Seventeen-year-old Izaiha J McFarland was pronounced dead last night at Northeast Regional Medical Center after being shot north of The Square. […]

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City planning updates to Kirksville parks

February 4, 2019

The Kirksville Parks and Recreation Department is currently planning and working on updates and additions for many of its park areas. Rodney Sadler, Kirksville parks and recreation director, said his department has been working on […]

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City of Kirksville declares traffic, snow emergency

January 18, 2019

Due to impending inclement winter weather, and the U.S. National Weather Service’s Winter Storm Warning, the City of Kirksville has declared a Traffic/Snow Emergency (per Section 15 of the Municipal Code), beginning at 5:00 p.m. […]

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New Menards Opening In Kirksville

September 12, 2016

Menards will be opening up shop in Kirksville on north Baltimore Street, next to Home Depot. Menards first reached out to Kirksville. And after discussion with the city, they have received approval for construction and […]

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Public Works Proposed Plan

September 11, 2015

The Kirksville Public Works Department proposed a plan at the Airport and Transportation Commission meeting Sept. 8 to improve streets in Downtown Kirksville.   The plan, which involves mainly resurfacing roads, still needs to gain […]