Over Memorial Day weekend, my wife and I paid our first visit to see my family in Texas since moving to Missouri and the pandemic started.

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One challenger won, while one incumbent easily held his position on the Union Board of Aldermen in the Tuesday, June 2, election. Also, a use tax on online purchases failed and Union R-XI School Board of Education members held their seats.

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As of noon Tuesday everyone involved in a protest held outside the historic courthouse in Union were happy with the results.

A Union woman faces second-degree assault charges after allegedly attacking a man as he entered his apartment complex, according to the Union Police Department.

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The Union Board of Aldermen will discuss reopening certain park facilities a week earlier than first anticipated.

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A Union woman faces second-degree assault charges after allegedly attacking a man as he entered his apartment complex, according to the Union Police Department.

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The Union Board of Aldermen recently reappointed City Administrator Russell Rost to his emergency management director position until Rost retires in October.

East Central College received $1.6 million from the Cares Act to help with COVID-19 released expenses.

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Barbara E. Laberer is challenging incumbent Ward 2 Alderman William “Bill” Isgriggs for the Ward 2 seat he was elected to in 2018.

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A longtime member of the Union Board of Aldermen is being challenged by a relative newcomer to the city in the Tuesday, June 2, election.

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the award of approximately $154,000 in literacy grants to Missouri nonprofit organizations.

Many children dream of being a police officer, firefighter or emergency medical technician as a child. Gene Wissmann of Union was all three.

Due to mandates and social distancing requirements related to the coronavirus, East Central College announced in late March that the graduation ceremony scheduled for May 18 would be postponed.

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The Union Board of Aldermen has tabled a request for a prospective business owner to have a living area on the second floor of her salon and spa.

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Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft admits he saw the long line outside the Union License Office, where some were not wearing masks or social distancing while waiting to get a driver’s license or registration, when he drove into town Friday, May 15.

The City of Union is scheduled to play host to a blood drive from 2-6 p.m. Tuesday, June 2, at Union City Hall, 500 E. Locust St.

A Union woman is being charged in connection with a Friday, May 15, fire on Godsey Drive, according to the Union Police Department.

When schools and day cares around the world began shutting their doors due to COVID-19, the sewing machines that once tailored brightly colored play climbers, soft jumbo blocks and bean bags at the Children’s Factory in Union quickly began sharing production time sewing personal protective e…

Immaculate Conception School in Union will be adding an Early Childhood Education Center in fall 2020.

The Union FFA’s Tyler Eaker has been recognized as an Area 14 Star in Placement by the Missouri FFA Association.

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Union City Administrator Russell Rost is recommending that city hall stay closed for at least a while, despite the expiration of a statewide stay-at-home order. 

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Union FFA is one only 10 percent of chapters in the state to receive a Gold Emblem for Top Chapter Award.