Sink or swim in Kimmswick: Amid financial crunch, locals work to keep tiny river town afloat

During the last weekend of October, Kimmswick’s city square usually bustles with tourists and vendors, making it a lively hub for commerce. But the cancellation of Kimmswick’s two major events – the Apple Butter Festival and Strawberry Festival – due to COVID-19 concerns has left this town on the brink of financial ruin.

Published by larissagao

Senior student majoring in Convergence journalism-multimedia producing at University of Missouri-Columbia; Former General Assignment reporter at Columbia Missourian

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