Features

Thousands raised for FLATS

November 5, 2021 and

  Organizations banded together for Truman State University’s 2021 homecoming to raise $15,707 for the Forest Lake Area Trail System. FLATS is a volunteer-based organization in Kirksville whose goal is to create a 4-mile trail connecting […]

City

Return of the New Student Welcome

October 7, 2021

Being new to a college and a city, especially during COVID-19, can be overwhelming. In Kirksville, one way the city helps connect students to the community is through the Downtown Student Welcome.  At the Downtown […]

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Feeding Adair County

September 30, 2021

Feeding America estimates that in the U.S. today, 13 million children face hunger — that’s one in six kids. Furthermore, the poverty rate in Missouri is at 14% and in Adair County it’s at 25.6%. […]

City

Greenwood receives $4.6 million

September 8, 2021

Truman State University recently received $4.6 million from the Missouri government to assist with the Greenwood Project. Truman has been working to convert the previous Greenwood Elementary School into the Greenwood Interprofessional Autism Center.  Missouri […]

City

Bird scooters available in Kirksville

September 8, 2021

The city of Kirksville made a contract with a micro-mobility company, Bird, to provide electric scooters in Kirksville. The Kirksville City Council passed an ordinance May 17 to start a contract with the company, with […]

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City Council election heating up

March 25, 2021

Kirksville City Council elections will take place Tuesday, April 6. There are four candidates running for one seat and a three-year term.  The candidates are Kevin Alm, Kabir Bansal, John Gardner and Dana (Danny) McDowell. […]