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  • By Kavahn Mansouri, Missourian Staff Writer
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Clark-Vitt Elementary Guidance Counselor Cheryl Savage stays late Thursday nights, carefully sneaking packs of food into students lockers so she knows they won’t go hungry over the weekend.

  • By Kavahn Mansouri, Missourian Staff Writer
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The Union R-XI School Board may vote as early as Wednesday on an architectural firm that could design a new school and facility upgrades, according to Superintendent Dr. Steve Weinhold.

  • By Kavahn Mansouri, Missourian Staff Writer
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Union was only slightly off its district wide goal to meet Missouri’s attendance guidelines that recommends school districts strive to see 90 percent of its students in attendance 90 percent of the time.

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  • By Susan Miller, Missourian Managing Editor
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More than 2,000 students from 37 schools will compete Saturday in the 49th annual Washington Marching Band Festival.

  • By Karen Butterfield, Union Missourian Editor
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The city’s park advisory board will request that a new, all-inclusive playground at Veterans Memorial Park will match the existing color palette and be equipped with swings, slides and climbing or cargo nets.

  • By Karen Butterfield, Union Missourian Editor
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The Union Area Chamber of Commerce and city of Union are gearing up for the city’s first Wingfest, set for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 6-7, in the parking lot at city hall.

  • By Karen Butterfield, Union Missourian Editor
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After more than 40 years of operation in the city of Union, the Head Start Program has shuttered its center’s doors for good.

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  • By Karen Butterfield, Union Missourian Editor
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Union resident Ken Rohrbach was honored for his service to the community with the 2017 Long Haul Service Award Thursday evening at the city park pavilion.

  • By Kavahn Mansouri, Missourian Staff Writer
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Concerns about overcrowding at the Union R-XI School District started several years ago when “bubbles,” or large influxes of students, started coming through the district’s elementary schools.

  • By Kavahn Mansouri, Missourian Staff Writer
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As interest in Union R-XI’s early education program continues to grow, some community members are suggesting the district construct a new building dedicated to the district’s youngest students.

  • By Karen Butterfield, Union Missourian Editor
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The Eastern District Appeals Court upheld the decision of a lower court on the dismissal of a lawsuit between the city and Terry Copeland, who is serving his second term as the city collector.

  • By Kavahn Mansouri, Missourian Staff Writer
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In the second and final year of state paid American College Testing (ACT) for the Class of 2017 resulted in a slightly better average at Union R-XI,