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On Tuesday, U.S. News and World Report, long known for ranking colleges and high schools across the U.S., released for the first time a list ranking the best elementary and middle schools in Missouri. Several local elementary schools, including schools in Union, Pacific and Washington, appea…

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Health leaders in Franklin County were happy to hear the news that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the mixing of COVID-19 booster doses this week.

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The president of the Union R-XI School District’s board wants to make clear the district has nothing to do with a letter from a national organization that claimed schools are under “immediate threat.”

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After a lengthy discussion about the use of pathways at city parks, Union is working to clarify rules for bicycles and other nonmotorized vehicles on the paths.

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As property tax collection season nears, the Franklin County Collector’s Office is dealing with a snafu with its smartphone app.

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In anticipation of an announcement from the state on school quarantine rules, Franklin County officials are discussing quarantines with neighboring counties that have taken the issue into their own hands.

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Franklin County is converting around 13 miles of county-owned road from gravel to hard surface this year.

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Approval for a speed shop in Union will now go before the board of aldermen after getting a recommendation from the planning and zoning commission.

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Franklin County is still fighting its own lawsuit against opioid makers, distributors and prescribers, but discussions also are being held about joining a settlement effort led by state Attorney General Eric Schmitt. 

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When East Central College President Jon Bauer remembers his friend and longtime colleague Boyd Eversole, he said one word comes to mind: foundational. As the first dean and a longtime board trustee of the college, Eversole was instrumental in building a solid foundation on which the college …

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Eleven more Franklin County residents’ deaths from COVID-19 were reported Friday as part of a weekly update from the Franklin County Health Department. The news comes as the number of new virus cases and hospitalizations declined for the second week in a row.  

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Amanda Egli said she will go elsewhere to spread her mental health awareness message after a committee made up of members of the Union Board of Aldermen rejected a request to place signs in city parks.

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The festivities leading up to Union High’s homecoming football game Friday, Oct. 8, will be more like they were in 2019 than 2020, but they’ll still be a bit different.

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With the state creating its own system, Franklin County commissioners held off on renewing the county’s agreement with the St. Louis County Prescription Drug Monitoring Program at their Tuesday meeting.

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Members of Union’s board of aldermen appear close to an agreement to bring a longtime nonprofit railroad attraction to town, but one area of debate remains.

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Students at Four Rivers Career Center were temporarily restricted to their classrooms Thursday morning as officials conducted an investigation into allegations that an unidentified 16-year-old Pacific High School student had made a threat against the school.

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Some of the people who successfully lobbied against face mask requirements in Union R-XI schools are now taking aim at COVID-19-related quarantines.