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Volpi Foods is spending nearly $13 million to expand its facility in Union.

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The city of Union is planning to keep its property tax levy rate unchanged for the 2020-21 budget year.

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Fall enrollment at East Central College is down compared with last year, as the college prepares for classes to start in two weeks,

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People from inside and outside of Union will get a few more chances to kick around the Splash-N-Swimplex this summer.

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.

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After multiple cancellations, Union went ahead with its first Concert in the Park Friday, Aug. 7.

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Franklin County firearms dealers are seeing an explosion in sales mirroring a national trend.

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After being closed for months, Union is planning to reopen its city auditorium to outside rentals, while also adapting the building’s restrooms.

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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…

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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.

It might have only been one stand, but the Union Farmers’ Market was back open Saturday, Aug. 1, for the first time this season.

East Central College students enrolled in short-term training programs are eligible for CARES Act funding.

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A Union committee approved several additions to Cochran Engineering’s contract for the proposed $12 million Union Expressway.

Since things started reopening, I’ve written about museums and other attractions that I’ve been fortunate enough to visit.

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Union has approved a new agreement for the handling of feral cats found in the city.

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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.

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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.

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Union’s planning and zoning commission voted to move forward a permit for a welding facility, over the objections of a neighbor.

In recent months, nothing has filled me with the fear of catching the coronavirus quite like going into Walmart.

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The first official day at Union’s new city hall meant some adjustment for some of the city’s longer serving employees. But it was a positive experience.

The city of Union’s planning and zoning commission will discuss a permit for a welding facility at its Monday, July 27, meeting.

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Great 8 Cinema in Union announced Friday, July 25, on its Facebook page that it would be temporarily closing its doors beginning Monday, July 27.

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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.

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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.

After five months of living in Missouri, I recently decided it was, finally, time to get off the couch for a minute and check out some of the area’s walking trails.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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The new sign outside Scenic Regional Library’s Union branch recently lit up Highway 47 for the first time.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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After lower attendance than expected, Union is opening its Splash-N-Swimplex to people who live outside the city ­— at least part of the time.

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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.

The John Deere blanket covering the lower half of his casket might have given you an idea how much Raymond Berger loved tractors.

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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.