Like much of the country, city of Union employees will see another holiday on their 2022 calendars.
The Union Planning and Zoning Commission is moving closer to approving an ordinance for accessory dwellings but has yet to decide whether it would apply only to small homes for family members with disabilities.
Franklin County has 22 dispatcher positions, though only 19 are filled. Washington, which New Haven contracts with, has nine dispatchers. Sullivan and Pacific each have five.
For more information about the United Way’s 2020 campaign and the five pilot companies chosen for 2021, see the special supplement in this weekend's issue of The Missourian.
There was little suspense Wednesday about whether the Union R-XI School District Board of Education would implement a mask mandate during the 2021-22 school year.“I think you will all be very pleased with what the board decides, even though we haven’t decided yet,” Board President Virgil Wei…
The haze lingering in the sky the past couple days around the St. Louis area, including in Franklin County, is smoke originating from wildfires in the western U.S. and southwestern Canada, according to the National Weather Service.
These days it seems like you can put any word in front of “shortages,” and it will ring true: toilet paper, labor, lumber. Recently, restaurants have had to add ingredients to that list.
Frick’s Quality Meats announced Wednesday that two-thirds of its production employees will be seeing up to a $3-an-hour wage increase beginning Monday, July 19.
Customers will walk by four 12-foot skeletons adorned in pirate costumes to enter Treasure Aisles Outlet, set to open in St. Clair in early August.
JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) congratulates Robert “RJ” Audrain IV of St. Louis for catching the latest state record longear sunfish under alternative methods. Audrain was fishing from a private pond in Franklin County July 3 when he caught the 5-ounce fish. …
The Franklin County Health Department reported 104 new cases of COVID-19 from July 17 to July 23, the highest number reported since the county moved to weekly instead of daily reports in May.
Union is considering using federal stimulus money for a system it hopes will draw more commercial businesses to the city.
In her annual lab, Four Rivers Career Center teacher Melissa Ziegler shows students how to transfer jellyfish genes into E. coli until the bacteria glow under a black light.
With the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks approaching, the city of Union is planning to again commemorate the event with a ceremony at the old Franklin County Courthouse.
After a 50-minute public hearing, the Union Board of Aldermen rejected a rezoning request Monday that would have allowed the expansion of the Union Corporate Center industrial park south of East Central College.
After balking at low offers for county-owned land earlier this year, Franklin County commissioners approved seven sales at their Tuesday meeting.
Before you spend old coins and dollar bills or put them in the bank, it could pay to check with a local coin shop first.
Amy Ryan, of Wildwood, has launched an exploratory committee to study the possibility of running for Missouri Senate District 26, an office held by Dave Schatz since 2014.
After being canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Union Middle School is planning for its annual craft fair to return this fall with its 37th annual event.
The theft of a truck from a Washington hotel parking lot has led to the arrest of the man, who police said confessed to also being responsible for 17 recent catalytic converter thefts.
After almost 14 months, Franklin County is nearing the end of awarding the $12.2 million it received as part of the 2020 federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) money it was allocated.
While Franklin County area communities saw modest growth in the last decade, Union’s population sprouted 16.5 percent, according to a population expert from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Forty-two Franklin County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 this week, pushing the total number of people who have contracted the virus since the start of the pandemic to 2,305, according to a weekly release from the Franklin County Health Department.
A new fitness studio in Union is using bungee cords to help people bounce their way to fitness. At Ryse Up Bungee Studio, 49 Silo Drive, fitness buffs will put on a harness and strap themselves to bungee cords so they can lunge forward to leap in the air and do moves like “the swim,” “around…
Fishing in the small lakes at Union’s Veterans Memorial Park has been planned since before the park opened in 2017, but it looks like people wanting to fish there will have to keep their lines out of the water a bit longer.