News from “Where the Rivers Meet”

June 30th, 2012

Welcome to News from “Where the Rivers Meet,” where you can get a glimpse into the lives of some of the kind people who live in the Brunswick area, check up on what is happening in our little corner of the world, and keep up-to-date on local events and activities. “Like” us on Facebook for an easy way to stay connected. Spread the word and “Share” us with your friends and family.


October 22nd, 2014

Brunswick Area Heritage Museum receives grant from MFA Incorporated

Brunswick Area Heritage Museum received a grant from the MFA Incorporated Charitable Foundation in the amount of $5,000. The MFA Incorporated Charitable Foundation provides monetary support to worthy community projects for the benefit of its citizens. Special regard is given to donation requests from organizations within areas of MFA Incorporated’s business operations. The check was presented by Bill Jackson to Norma Grotjan.

The donation will be used to complete building improvement projects including a handicapped accessible ramp. Brunswick Area Heritage Museum will benefit the people in communities around Brunswick/ Newcomer as well as travelers off Highway 24. The Museum will gather, preserve and display artifacts from the area’s rich history, including the formation of MFA.

MFA Incorporated is a farm supply and marketing cooperative serving farmers in Missouri and adjacent states. Find more information about MFA Incorporated at

Ribbon Cutting – October 11, 2014

September 25th, 2014

The Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating a ribbon cutting Saturday, October 11, 2014, 9 a.m. at Kathy’s Shining Stars childcare center located at 609 Chestnut. (located south of the Railyard Steakhouse just over the railroad tracks) Please join us as we recognize the opening of another business in our community.

Only 9 days left until the 34th Annual Brunswick Pecan Festival!

September 24th, 2014

Brunswick Legion Hall Fish Fry

September 24th, 2014





Brunswick Pecan Festival Pageants & Contests begin this Sunday

September 24th, 2014

The Brunswick Pecan Festival Queen Pageant, Grandmother contest, Little Mr. & Miss, and the Window Decorating Contest begin at 2 p.m. at Brunswick RII High School on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2014.

The Countdown Continues!

September 19th, 2014

Only 14 days until the 34th Annual Pecan Festival weekend.

A weekend of fun for all ages: MinnieGirty Karoke, Woody’s Menagerie Animal Show, Nutty Parade, Bingo, Kiddie Tractor Pull, Little Toot Express Train, Horse Rides, Food Vendors, Flea Market, Pecan Pie Contest, Pecan Cluster Contest, Pet Contest, Baby Contest, Quilt Show, Parade, Teen Dance, Adult Dance, Back Seat Drivers Contest, Gospel Music Sing Along.

Visit the official Brunswick Pecan Festival website for more details and a complete schedule.

Just follow the yellow brick road to see the “Big Pecan.” Rumor has it that Dorothy and her friends will be in town. You won’t want to miss this rare photo opportunity!

2014 Pecan Birthday Party - 32 BirthdayThe “World’s Largest Pecan” 32nd Birthday Party, July 2014

Pecan Festival in 16 Days!

September 18th, 2014

2014 Coach E. 5K

September 9th, 2014

The 2014 Coach E 5K and 3/4 Marathon will be held Saturday, October 4.

New this year!!!
– Registration for the 5K will be held from 7:00-8:00 AM at Brunswick School, participants will be bused to the west side of the Grand River bridge where the race will begin at 8:15 AM. Route will be the same as in previous years and ends at the school. **Registration form will be available soon!**

Registration Forms for the 2014 Coach E. 5K are now available. Visit the Coach E. Facebook page for more information or print the registration form here.

September 7th, 2014

Praisefest 2014


September 3rd, 2014

We’re pleased to announce that the Brunswick Downtown Courtyard Project was chosen as an American Water Charitable Foundation and the National Recreation and Park Building Better Communities grant recipient! The grant will be help us finish the outdoor space of this project. #NaturalPlay