The Union R-XI School District and the city of Union have both opened taxpayer-funded headquarter buildings in the past year. Now it’s time to let more taxpayers see what goes on inside.
After being closed for months, Union is planning to reopen its city auditorium to outside rentals, while also adapting the building’s restrooms.
After expressing concerns that it could set a precedent, Union’s planning and zoning commission gave initial approval to a request to build a freestanding garage with a second driveway at a home at the intersection of Diamond Head Lane and Bay Hill Boulevard, in a subdivision southeast of Ve…
After a second organization canceled its planned youth baseball tournament at Veterans Memorial Park, Union’s personnel, finance and public works committee discussed how to hold groups that cancel events more accountable.
Union R-XI School District’s elementary students would go back to campus five days a week, while middle and high school students would split time between the classroom and home learning, if a draft plan discussed at a Wednesday, July 29, board of education workshop is approved.
Members of the Union Board of Aldermen will discuss additions to its contract with Cochran Engineering related to the proposed $12 million Union Expressway at the city’s Monday, Aug. 3, meeting of the personnel, finance and public works committee.
What school will look like for students this fall has been a hot topic, and with the school year approaching and COVID-19 cases surging, districts are starting to release their re-entry plans.
While Union’s new city hall is expected to open to the public Monday, July 27, the city is still approving some last minute change orders to the $4.5 million project.
The Union City Hall building will revert to its original use as city auditorium when the new city hall opens July 27. While it will continue to house city parks offices, it is ending nearly a half century as the center of city government.
A proposed ordinance to require masks in much of Union died Monday evening when no member of the board of aldermen motioned to further discuss Mayor Rod Tappe’s proposal. While board members social distanced in the gymnasium of the outgoing city hall building, hundreds of people lined the wa…
ECC President Dr. Jon Bauer presented the budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 to the board of trustees Thursday, July 16, over Zoom videoconferencing.
The Union Board of Aldermen will consider declaring an emergency and passing an ordinance requiring that a face mask be worn in much of the city to help combat COVID-19.
East Central College is mandating masks for all students, faculty and staff at its Union campus and Rolla centers when the fall semester begins Monday, Aug. 24, to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
Two years of collaboration and comprehensive work paid off last week when the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) removed the “on notice” status for East Central College.
After two successful youth baseball tournaments at Veterans Memorial Park in recent weeks, Union will welcome three more, with field rentals alone expected to bring in up to $5,375.
he Union R-XI School District has had a construction boom, and school board members got to see the progress on those projects on Monday, June 29.
Franklin County has yet to see a major impact from COVID-19-related cuts at the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). But there are unknowns in longterm transportation planning.
With morning rain and cooler than normal temperatures, the number of visitors to the Union Splash-N-Swimplex was at a trickle when it opened for the season Wednesday, July 1.