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digitalBURG.com is the Warrensburg community news service of the Muleskinner, the student newspaper at the University of Central Missouri. Most of our reporters and photographers are volunteers. Some of the students are enrolled in journalism classes. Matt Bird-Meyer is the adviser for The Muleskinner and digitalBURG. He lives in Warrensburg and has some 15 years experience in newspapers and online journalism. His e-mail address is bird-meyer@ucmo.edu or call (660) 238-5591. digitalburg.com was founded by Warrensburg businessman and UCM graduate Ben Pierce, who employed mostly UCM journalism students. He closed it in the fall of 2005, and when asked if he would consider giving it to the Muleskinner, he did. We began publishing Sept. 24, 2006. Write us at editor@digitalburg.com, or call 660-543-4050.

Mets, slumping Granderson blanked by Cardinals 3-0 

By MIKE FITZPATRICK (NEW YORK, AP) — The way Curtis Granderson and the New York Mets are swinging, Adam Wainwright figured to be a tough chore Tuesday night. Wainwright tossed…

Missouri exceeding target for reducing energy use 

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration says it has exceeded a goal to reduce Missouri’s energy consumption. Nixon signed an executive order in 2009 setting a target…

Boeing offers buyouts to some St. Louis workers 

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — The Boeing Co. is offering buyouts to some of its nonunion employees in the St. Louis region. The company on Tuesday sent an email to 12,000…

FedEx sued over deadly California bus crash

(LOS ANGELES, AP) — The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that…

USAF: Colombia crash caused by plane hitting hill 

By BROCK VERGAKIS (NORFOLK, Va., AP) — Air Force investigators say a plane crash that killed four people in Colombia this past fall occurred when the plane’s pilots failed to…

Completion of Building Community Through Education Home celebration

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Habitat for Humanity will celebrate the completion of the house built collaboratively with the University of Central Missouri and Warrensburg R-VI School District at 3:30 p.m. May…

Missouri participates in Juror Appreciation Week

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) – Missouri’s Juror Appreciation Week will be observed this year Monday, April 28 through Friday, May 2. During the week, judges, lawyers and court clerks will emphasize…

Alice I. Gudde

Alice I. Gudde, 85, of Warrensburg, Mo., died Monday, April 21, at Harmony Gardens Assisted Living in Warrensburg. Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at Williams…

Retired justice proposes changes to Constitution

By MARK SHERMAN (WASHINGTON, AP) — In his new book, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens calls for no fewer than six changes to the Constitution, two of which…

Mo. House panel to consider impeaching governor

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A Republican-led Missouri House committee plans to hold a hearing on measures seeking to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon. The Wednesday hearing on three separate…

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