Category: Community

Financing in place, Union renovation proceeds

After a few years of planning, construction is close to beginning on the renovations to the Elliott Student Union. The Elliott Student Union Master Plan Phase I Project includes the addition of a 300-seat auditorium, revisions to the south entrance facing Clark Street and modifications to Steak ‘n Shake and the Union Bowling Center. In… Read more »

Renovations to Warrensburg’s downtown

The grand opening of Soul Song, relocation of The Market and the renovation at The District, along with the renovation of Holden Street between South and Grover streets, which is part of a larger project to update downtown Warrensburg, will give downtown a new look by the end of the fall. Amber Bradbury, assistant executive director… Read more »

People walk Out of the Darkness to raise suicide awareness

A haze enveloped Warrensburg Saturday. The air was unseasonably cool, the sky was overcast and the clouds released an inconsistent but somehow constant drizzle. Despite the elements, many people came to the UCM campus for the Out of the Darkness Community Walk. The walks, organized by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, are aimed at… Read more »

Holden Street fills for Get the Red Out

Thousands of community members and college students filled Holden Street Thursday for Warrensburg’s annual Get The Red Out street fair. Around 1,500 visitors attended the event in Warrensburg, according to a law enforcement official. More than 40 vendors set up tables and tents along Holden Street this year from Clark to South streets. An array… Read more »

UCM Remembers 9/11 and Spencer Duncan

Students, staff, faculty and members of the community gathered at the University of Central Missouri Quadrangle, Wednesday, in observance of Patriot Day on the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11. The Fighting Mules Battalion, the Office of Military and Veteran Services and first responders from Warrensburg, Johnson County and Whiteman Air Force… Read more »

Crime Reports

Editor’s Note: Click the pins on the map to interact or click the frame icon in the top right corner of map to view full screen. Campus Crime reports compiled by the UCM Department of Public Safety. Warrensburg Crime reports compiled by the Warrensburg Police Department.

Hair of the Dog Pub Crawl

By Peter Spexarth, for the Muleskinner The Hair of the Dog Pub Crawl kicked off the night of Aug. 24 with a live concert, food trucks and tents. The event was held on Pine street and people from the community came and went throughout the night. Some lined the street with lawn chairs to watch… Read more »

Crime Reports

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Two-car wreck results in rollover, no injuries

A two-car accident at the intersection of Maguire Street and U.S. Highway 50 Monday resulted in a vehicle rollover. No injuries were reported. The accident occurred at 2:16 p.m. near the U.S. 50 overpass. A 2007 Honda Civic driven by Antonio Bautista was making a left turn onto westbound U.S. 50 when it was struck… Read more »