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


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. 


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

In my time as a column writer for The Missourian, I have largely avoided talking about controversial topics.

Two new candidates have filed to serve on the Union board of aldermen, but still no one has signed up to represent Ward 4.


Union officials are moving forward with a plan to ask voters to consider a use tax at the April 7 municipal election. 

The Groundhog Splash that came to Union in 2019 will not be making a splash this year.

After the Union Park Advisory Board made proposals last year for fee increases for the Splash-N-Swimplex and for adult leagues, the board of aldermen made the recommendations to increase fees but amended both proposals.


Union City Administrator Russell Rost is preparing to retire from the city in October.

Filing for the Union R-XI Board of Education resumed Monday.

The Memorial Parkway bridge is now open to both vehicle and pedestrian traffic.


Prairie Dell Elementary and the Union Middle School addition are on schedule to open in time for the 2020-21 school year.


The new Memorial Parkway bridge is open to vehicle traffic, but pedestrians do not have access to the new sidewalk.

Circle 391 Union Daughters of Isabella recently held its November meeting at the Union Knights of Columbus Hall.

A Union man was killed in a single-car crash Sunday morning in Franklin County. Michael W. Leroney, 60, was pronounced dead on the scene following a crash Sunday, Dec. 22, on Old Highway 50 west of Judith Springs Road, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol preliminary report. The re…

A Washington man was charged last week with leaving the scene of an accident following a car crash in Union in August.

The Union Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with Lifeforce Fitness to offer a variety of wellness classes for the new year.

On a snow-covered Tuesday morning filing for the April 7, 2020, municipal election opened in Union.

Union aldermen will begin a review of proposed parks and recreation fee changes Monday night.

The Union transportation committee didn’t have enough members show up Wednesday to have an official meeting, but City Administrator Russell Rost still shared some news.