Kirksville, a dynamic destination in Northeast Missouri
Join correspondent Tom Wilmer for a visit with the mayor of Kirksville, Missouri, Zac Burden.
Located in the heart of Northeast Missouri, being blessed with two colleges—Truman State University and A.T. Still University—the student population adds a happening vibrancy to the town of 17,544 people.
Burden is also on staff at Truman State University as Coordinator for Residence Life and Development.
Popular destinations in Kirksville include Thousand Hills State Park, the Museum of Osteopathic Medicine at A.T. Still University, and the Adair County Historical Society’s museum.
Come along and join Zac Burden to learn about Kirksville and Truman State University.
Stay tuned for upcoming podcasts featuring destinations in Northeast Missouri:
- Kirksville’s A.T. Still Medical School of Osteopathy
- Missouri’s first Ethanol plant—Poet Bio-refining
- West Winery and Maples Repertory Theater--Macon
- Knox High School’s cool new electric school busses
- Serving rural health at Scotland County Hospital
- Nemo Manufacturing & Practical Tactical
- Corp of Engineer’s Rock Island Dam on the Mississippi
- Mobley—The Magic City
- Mark Twain’s hometown of Hannibal
Funding for Journeys of Discovery provided by Nashville's Big Back Yard economic initiative focused on rural communities in the southwest quarter of Tennessee and the Shoals Region of Northern Alabama.