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Lindsey Grojean/KRCU

Communities have faced economic hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic, as have different service organizations and food pantries. A local food pantry faces similar challenges. KRCU's Clayton Hester speaks to Amber Kuehn of FISH Volunteers Of Cape Girardeau.

A Boo-tification Of Cape Girardeau

Nov 11, 2020
Hannah Radden

To combine the arts and the spooky holiday, the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri hosted a parks beautification party on Oct. 31. The event, Boo-tiful Parks: Clean Halloween, created a way to introduce a new park membership for children called ArtKidTech. The event also provided safe, festive activities for families to celebrate Halloween.

John Moore

It was a sunny and very breezy day, last Sunday, October 4th, as one small raft came into view on the Mississippi River. A man who is normally behind his desk or safely on solid ground in any other year, and his very small crew and mascot dog "Puppa", made a stop at the Kidd's dock on the banks of the Mississippi River in Cape Girardeau. This wasn't his only destination.

Cape Girardeau Residents Mourn The Loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sep 23, 2020
Jan Salmon, Southeast Arrow

Members of the community gathered together in Capaha Park Sunday for a candlelight vigil in memory of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  

Event organizer and local activist Aaron Lerma said Ginsburg's decisions and voting record align with the issues he holds close at heart — specifically Ginsburg’s work securing marriage equality.


Clayton Hester / KRCU

Cape Girardeau has been talking lately about its Confederate monument in Ivers Square, located on the lawn of the Common Pleas Courthouse, which is being renovated into the new city hall.