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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. 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.

Council supports new arts initiative

By PAIGE ARCANO (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The City Council on Monday agreed to have city staff write an ordinance that will set aside money for public art. This program…

Chiefs relishing must-win victory over Miami

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The sense of relief at One Arrowhead Drive was palpable. The first nine games last season were followed by what Chiefs coach…

Proposed wind farm near wildlife refuge will move

(MOUND CITY, Mo., AP) — A company that had planned to build the largest wind farm in Missouri near several wildlife areas has decided to look elsewhere because modifications needed…

Teen goes home after near-death Taser experience

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A 17-year-old Missouri boy who nearly died after being shocked with a Taser during a traffic stop has been released from the hospital where he…

Tension marks Missouri education goals rewrite

By SUMMER BALLENTINE and DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — An effort to rewrite Missouri’s educational standards got off to a tense and sometimes confrontational start Monday as parents…

State police: 3 missing Afghan soldiers in custody

By BOB SALSBERG (BOSTON, AP) — Three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base were detained Monday at the U.S.-Canadian…

Protesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in

By JENNIFER PELTZ (NEW YORK, AP) — A day after 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than a thousand activists gathered Monday in…

Gay Lynn Campbell

Gay Lynn Campbell

Gay Lynn Campbell, 57 of Warrensburg, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 19, at St. Luke’s East Hospital in Lee’’s Summit. Gay was born Feb. 7, 1957, in Sewickley, Pa., the daughter…

Daniel J. Hatt

Daniel J. Hatt

Daniel J. Hatt, 54 of Kingsville, Mo., died Friday, Sept, 19, at his residence. Memorial services will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at Wesley Chapel Methodist Church north of…

‘The Wedding Singer’ opens Oct. 8 at UCM

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — “The Wedding Singer” is coming to the University of Central Missouri. The musical comedy by Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy and music by Matthew Sklar, is scheduled…

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