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A social worker position for the high school and middle school in the Union R-XI School District was approved by the board of education.

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Work continues on the new Union City Hall and the project is trending ahead of schedule.

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After filing its application for federal funds for the Union Expressway project, all the city of Union can do now is wait.

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The city of Union is now home to American Welding Academy (AWA).

City of Union Engineer Jonathan Zimmermann gave an update on the construction of a Christina Avenue bridge to elected officials Feb. 3 at the personnel, finance and public works committee meeting.

A section of an ordinance regarding local limits for the pretreatment of solid waste was amended by the Union Board of Aldermen.

The biggest news for the Union branch of the Scenic Regional Library in 2019 was that it opened its new location.

I saw a ghost recently — at least it felt like I did.

Charges have been filed against a Union woman for allegedly stabbing a man early Thursday morning.

After months of discussion, the Union Planning and Zoning Commission is hoping to have a resolution to its mobile concessions dilemma.

Local business, nonprofits and community projects were recognized and awarded at the Union Area Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Service Awards Banquet Saturday, Feb. 1.

Matt Fennessey, Christy Machelett and Gabe Hoekel received awards at the Distinguished Service Awards Banquet Saturday, Feb. 1.

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Sandra Stierberger received the Union Area of Commerce’s Long Haul Service Award for her community work in the Union.

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This year’s recipient of the Distinguished Service Award DSA was Ann Schroeder. 

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For the second time in a month, the city of Union approved an ordinance placing a use tax on the ballot for the April municipal election.

After months of negotiating, the Union R-XI School District hopes to nail down the purchase of new furniture soon.

The Union Board of Aldermen repealed two ordinances Monday, Jan. 13.

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Reflecting on how things went in 2019 for the Union Area Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director Amanda Egli was pleased with the success of the organization. 

The board of aldermen passed an ordinance at its meeting Monday, Jan. 13, to vacate the alley between West Springfield Avenue and West Locust Street within the city of Union. 

Candidates in all four wards have filed to serve on the Union Board of Aldermen.

The city of Union will try again to find a bidder to replace the Splash-N-Swimplex roof.

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Union residents can expect to see use tax on the ballot in the municipal election this April. At the board of alderman meeting Monday, Jan. 13, the board passed an ordinance that will allow it to place the use tax on the ballot. 

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The city of Union is trying to push its plans for Highway 47 improvements forward.