The Union transportation committee didn’t have enough members show up Wednesday to have an official meeting, but City Administrator Russell Rost still shared some news.


As far as City Engineer Jonathan Zimmermann is concerned, the Memorial Parkway bridge project is done. 

The city of Union is hoping its neighbors in Pacific hold off on applying for a federal transportation grant in 2020. 

The Union FFA Chapter recently went to Indianapolis, Ind., taking 31 students and three advisers to experience the 92nd annual National FFA Convention. 

Union FFA went to its annual Barnwarming in early November. 


The Memorial Parkway bridge is nearly finished and rivers should be able to use the new bridge in December.

A 59-year-old Union man was killed Thursday, Nov. 28, when the car he was driving left Highway 100 and struck a rock bluff.


The Union Park Advisory Board supports raising rates for the 2020 summer season at the Union Splash-N-Swimplex.


The Union R-XI Board of Education hosted its first meeting in its new home last week.

While preparing to move to a new city hall, the city of Union is making plans to limit the rental of its meeting rooms.

Sonic Drive-In will be getting a new marquee sign for its Union location.

Assuming it can work out technical issues, the city of Union has agreed to move forward with a cost share to purchase an electronic sign at the new Scenic Regional Library’s Union branch.

The city of Union and the Franklin County Fair Board have agreed to make improvements to the fairgrounds.


The source of a leaking water line has been found and it won’t be an easy fix. 

Within the past year two Union Parks and Recreation Department employees were certified as Aquatic Facility Operators (AFO) by the National Certification Board (NCB) and National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).

It’s been a little more than 19 months since I took over as the editor of the Union Missourian.


With two of the four Prop Wildcats projects finished, the Union R-XI School District has turned its sights on the future.


Union Parks and Recreation Director Angela Lairmore will be leaving the city in December.


While the exterior of Prairie Dell Elementary is starting to look like a school, the inside is still very much a work in progress.

It looks like I can add “car being stolen” to the list of things I have slept through.

Due to poor road conditions, all East Central College locations will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 12.

Due to the inclement weather and road conditions, East Central College is closing at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11.