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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Monday
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  • 80°
  • 66°

Partly cloudy

Tuesday
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  • 84°
  • 67°

Plenty of sun

Wednesday
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  • 78°
  • 62°

Afternoon thunderstorms

Thursday
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  • 76°
  • 60°

Mix of sun and clouds

Friday
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  • 76°
  • 62°

Morning thunderstorms

Saturday
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  • 79°
  • 66°

Times of sun and clouds

Sunday
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  • 82°
  • 71°

Mostly sunny

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 68°(Feels like 68°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SW @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 29.86 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:39:26 am
  • Sunset: 08:38:40 pm
  • Humidity: 90
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Monday
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  • 77°
  • 62°

Heavy thunderstorms

Tuesday
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  • 81°
  • 61°

More sun than clouds

Wednesday
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  • 77°
  • 57°

Showers and thunderstorms late

Thursday
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  • 76°
  • 60°

More sun than clouds

Friday
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  • 77°
  • 59°

A few thunderstorms possible

Saturday
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  • 78°
  • 62°

Partly cloudy

Sunday
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  • 82°
  • 66°

Mostly sunny

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 65°(Feels like 65°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WSW @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 29.85 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:34:32 am
  • Sunset: 08:37:32 pm
  • Humidity: 94
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Monday
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  • 78°
  • 65°

Partly cloudy

Tuesday
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  • 85°
  • 67°

Times of sun and clouds

Wednesday
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  • 76°
  • 61°

Thunderstorms

Thursday
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  • 75°
  • 61°

Mix of sun and clouds

Friday
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  • 78°
  • 63°

Scattered thunderstorms

Saturday
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  • 79°
  • 66°

Times of sun and clouds

Sunday
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  • 82°
  • 70°

Times of sun and clouds

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 70°(Feels like 70°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.87 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:37:57 am
  • Sunset: 08:35:12 pm
  • Humidity: 92
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Monday
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  • 83°
  • 65°

Partly cloudy

Tuesday
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  • 86°
  • 67°

Plenty of sun

Wednesday
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  • 78°
  • 62°

Scattered thunderstorms possible

Thursday
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  • 77°
  • 61°

Partly cloudy

Friday
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  • 80°
  • 63°

Scattered thunderstorms possible

Saturday
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  • 82°
  • 66°

Partly cloudy with a stray thunderstorm

Sunday
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  • 84°
  • 70°

Mostly sunny

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 68°(Feels like 68°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.87 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:40:23 am
  • Sunset: 08:38:08 pm
  • Humidity: 88
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

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Quincy
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Macomb
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Pittsfield
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Hannibal
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Hannibal teen calls national competition 'life-changing experience'

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Hannah Bogue said she and other Distinguished Young Women competitors cried when judges announced Saturday they didn't win the national title, but it wasn't because they had lost. "We were crying because we realized it was over, and we were going to have to go back to our lives." Bogue said Sunday on a layover in Atlanta.
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Hannibal police arrest five on heroin charges; one charged with assault, resisting arrest

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Five people were arrested on heroin charges by Hannibal Police Department investigators last week. According to a Hannibal Police Department news release, the five who were arrested were charged with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance, a Class B felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison.  More>>

Paris man injured in one-vehicle crash

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A Paris man was seriously injured Sunday in a one-vehicle accident in rural Monroe County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Edwin D. Garcia, 33, was taken to University Hospital in Columbia after the crash, which happened at 8: 20 p.m. on Route Z five miles southwest of Santa Fe. Police said Garcia was driving a 2009 Ford F-150 south when it ran off the right side of a road and struck an embankment.
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Hannibal man injured in dirt bike accident

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A Hannibal man was injured Sunday night in a one-vehicle accident that police said was caused by the driver "operating in (a) careless and imprudent manner."
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Shelbina man injured in motorcycle accident

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A Shelbina man was injured Sunday afternoon in an one-vehicle accident in Shelby County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that Jack A. Parsons, 67, was driving a 2015 Harley-Davidson motorcycle south on Route A two miles south of Lentner when he ran off the right side of the road and overturned. Police said Parsons suffered moderate injuries and was taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital by a Salt River Ambulance crew.
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Amateur radio enthusiasts ham it up this weekend

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Cliff Ahrens said the timing was fitting for the American Radio Relay League's national Field Day exercises Saturday and Sunday. Amateur radio operators, known as "hams," across the U.S. and Canada spent the weekend setting up and running stations out of parks, cars and emergency operations centers to prepare themselves to communicate if all other systems crash in an emergency situation.
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Deep Green Machine hopes to promote culture of community in Rutledge

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Frank Cicela has a difficult time doing anything on a small scale. His not-for-profit startup, Deep Green Machine, is evidence of that. Cicela launched the organization in Rutledge a few years ago to fulfill community needs and offer room for potential business to grow. With some nurturing by neighbors, the startup has also blossomed.

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  • Hannibal School Board adopts balanced budget, but state funds still a guess

    Hannibal School Board adopts balanced budget, but state funds still a guess

    Sunday, June 28 2015 1:46 AM EDT2015-06-28 05:46:33 GMT
    The Hannibal Board of Education has adopted a balanced preliminary budget for next year, but external pressures from the Missouri Legislature and other entities have made drafting a spending plan a guessing game. Board members unanimously accepted the budget at its June meeting. Revenues for Fiscal Year 2016 are projected to come in at $34.601 million, while expenses are expected to total $34.525 million.
    The Hannibal Board of Education has adopted a balanced preliminary budget for next year, but external pressures from the Missouri Legislature and other entities have made drafting a spending plan a guessing game. Board members unanimously accepted the budget at its June meeting. Revenues for Fiscal Year 2016 are projected to come in at $34.601 million, while expenses are expected to total $34.525 million.

  • Larger stage bringing in bigger acts for National Tom Sawyer Days

    Larger stage bringing in bigger acts for National Tom Sawyer Days

    Sunday, June 28 2015 1:19 AM EDT2015-06-28 05:19:04 GMT
    A larger concert stage is helping the Hannibal Jaycees draw bigger and better acts for National Tom Sawyer Days. Event co-chairman Chris Harsell said the civic group doubled the size of the stage at its Third Street complex in time for the 60th annual festival, which kicks off Wednesday night. A canopy also was added to shield performers from the elements.
    A larger concert stage is helping the Hannibal Jaycees draw bigger and better acts for National Tom Sawyer Days. Event co-chairman Chris Harsell said the civic group doubled the size of the stage at its Third Street complex in time for the 60th annual festival, which kicks off Wednesday night. A canopy also was added to shield performers from the elements.

  • Missouri man drowns at Wakonda State Park

    Missouri man drowns at Wakonda State Park

    Sunday, June 28 2015 12:43 AM EDT2015-06-28 04:43:37 GMT
    A family outing turned tragic Saturday at Wakonda State Park. 
    A family outing turned tragic Saturday at Wakonda State Park. 
  • Passenger taken to hospital after two-car crash

    Passenger taken to hospital after two-car crash

    Saturday, June 27 2015 1:47 AM EDT2015-06-27 05:47:15 GMT
    A two-vehicle crash at Mo. 27 and Route B sent a passenger in one of the vehicles to Community Hospital in Fort Madison, Iowa. 
    A two-vehicle crash at Mo. 27 and Route B sent a passenger in one of the vehicles to Community Hospital in Fort Madison, Iowa. 
  • Arrest made after high speed chase north of Clarksville

    Arrest made after high speed chase north of Clarksville

    Friday, June 26 2015 10:42 AM EDT2015-06-26 14:42:00 GMT
    A Moscow Mills resident is facing multiple charges after a Wednesday night high-speed chase north of Clarksville. The chase started at 6:44 p.m. Wednesday on Mo. 79 when a Pike County Sheriff's Department deputy met a southbound vehicle traveling about 77 mph. The deputy gave chase onto Pike County Road 219, where the vehicle attempted to ram the patrol car and then sped away.
    A Moscow Mills resident is facing multiple charges after a Wednesday night high-speed chase north of Clarksville. The chase started at 6:44 p.m. Wednesday on Mo. 79 when a Pike County Sheriff's Department deputy met a southbound vehicle traveling about 77 mph. The deputy gave chase onto Pike County Road 219, where the vehicle attempted to ram the patrol car and then sped away.
  • Several businesses doused by flash floods in Edina

    Several businesses doused by flash floods in Edina

    Friday, June 26 2015 10:28 AM EDT2015-06-26 14:28:14 GMT
    The city of Edina is looking for volunteers to help with the cleanup after a flash flood Thursday bulldozed its way into town and swamped more than a half-dozen businesses.  
    The city of Edina is looking for volunteers to help with the cleanup after a flash flood Thursday bulldozed its way into town and swamped more than a half-dozen businesses.  
  • U.S. 61 closed again north of Troy; U.S. 54 east of Mexico also closed

    U.S. 61 closed again north of Troy; U.S. 54 east of Mexico also closed

    Friday, June 26 2015 10:03 AM EDT2015-06-26 14:03:31 GMT
    The Missouri Department of Transportation closed all lanes of U.S. 61 on Friday morning one mile north of Troy at the Cuivre River. "The highway closes when the river reaches 28 feet, and it is predicted to crest at 30 feet sometime today, so it is just a matter of time before we have to re-route traffic due to the closure," said Paula Gough, MoDOT District Engineer, in a press release Friday morning.
    The Missouri Department of Transportation closed all lanes of U.S. 61 on Friday morning one mile north of Troy at the Cuivre River. "The highway closes when the river reaches 28 feet, and it is predicted to crest at 30 feet sometime today, so it is just a matter of time before we have to re-route traffic due to the closure," said Paula Gough, MoDOT District Engineer, in a press release Friday morning.
  • Hannibal to close floodgates this afternoon

    Hannibal to close floodgates this afternoon

    Thursday, June 25 2015 12:34 PM EDT2015-06-25 16:34:37 GMT
    Heavy rainfall and a swelling river level will prompt emergency management officials to close Hannibal's floodgates Thursday afternoon. John Hark, Marion County emergency management director, said preparations are underway to close the gates at 1 p.m. The National Weather Service reported the Mississippi River is expected to reach 20.5 feet Friday and crest at 21.7 feet Monday.
    Heavy rainfall and a swelling river level will prompt emergency management officials to close Hannibal's floodgates Thursday afternoon. John Hark, Marion County emergency management director, said preparations are underway to close the gates at 1 p.m. The National Weather Service reported the Mississippi River is expected to reach 20.5 feet Friday and crest at 21.7 feet Monday.
  • Fowler driver injured in St. Charles County, Mo. accident

    Fowler driver injured in St. Charles County, Mo. accident

    Thursday, June 25 2015 8:44 AM EDT2015-06-25 12:44:11 GMT
    A Fowler, Ill. driver was injured in a one-vehicle accident at 7:35 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 64, east of Interstate 70 in St. Charles County. Jake R. Reed, 25, of Fowler, was taken by St. Charles County EMS to St. Joseph Hospital West for treatment of minor injuries.
    A Fowler, Ill. driver was injured in a one-vehicle accident at 7:35 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 64, east of Interstate 70 in St. Charles County. Jake R. Reed, 25, of Fowler, was taken by St. Charles County EMS to St. Joseph Hospital West for treatment of minor injuries.
  • Vandalia driver killed in Pike County, Mo. rollover

    Vandalia driver killed in Pike County, Mo. rollover

    Thursday, June 25 2015 8:39 AM EDT2015-06-25 12:39:38 GMT
    A Vandalia driver was killed when she was ejected in a rollover accident at 6:05 a.m. Wednesday in Pike County.
    A Vandalia driver was killed when she was ejected in a rollover accident at 6:05 a.m. Wednesday in Pike County.
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  • Three injured in Clarence, Mo. accident

    Three injured in Clarence, Mo. accident

    Thursday, June 25 2015 8:37 AM EDT2015-06-25 12:37:26 GMT
    Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Mo. 151 and Hazel Street in Clarence.
    Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Mo. 151 and Hazel Street in Clarence.
  • Missouri legislators hope to grow state ports

    Missouri legislators hope to grow state ports

    Wednesday, June 24 2015 1:05 PM EDT2015-06-24 17:05:06 GMT
    Three Missouri legislators said Tuesday unity among the state's port authorities is necessary to expand and develop water systems in the Show-Me State. Members of the newly-formed House of Representative's Port Caucus addressed leaders from 10 Missouri port authorities at a meeting Tuesday in Canton.
    Three Missouri legislators said Tuesday unity among the state's port authorities is necessary to expand and develop water systems in the Show-Me State. Members of the newly-formed House of Representative's Port Caucus addressed leaders from 10 Missouri port authorities at a meeting Tuesday in Canton.
  • Hannibal Police investigating Clemens Field burglary

    Hannibal Police investigating Clemens Field burglary

    Tuesday, June 23 2015 7:20 PM EDT2015-06-23 23:20:18 GMT
    Police officers are investigating a burglary that occurred over Monday night at Clemens Field and are asking the public to share information about the crime. 
    Police officers are investigating a burglary that occurred over Monday night at Clemens Field and are asking the public to share information about the crime. 
  • Big BAM bicyclists trek through northern Missouri this week

    Big BAM bicyclists trek through northern Missouri this week

    Tuesday, June 23 2015 10:37 AM EDT2015-06-23 14:37:18 GMT
    More than 1,000 bicyclists will wrap up a five-day, music-filled tour across the northern part of Missouri in Canton on Friday. Missouri Life Magazine and Columbia, Mo.-based Off Track Events have developed the Big Bike Across Missouri tour, which kicked off in Rock Port Monday. Bikers will travel 300 miles and take in performances by 24 live bands along the way.
    More than 1,000 bicyclists will wrap up a five-day, music-filled tour across the northern part of Missouri in Canton on Friday. Missouri Life Magazine and Columbia, Mo.-based Off Track Events have developed the Big Bike Across Missouri tour, which kicked off in Rock Port Monday. Bikers will travel 300 miles and take in performances by 24 live bands along the way. Gretchen Fuhrman, Big BAM as...
  • Bridges carrying U.S. 61 traffic over Cuivre River close again: Mo. 79 not a reliable detour

    Bridges carrying U.S. 61 traffic over Cuivre River close again: Mo. 79 not a reliable detour

    Monday, June 22 2015 11:08 AM EDT2015-06-22 15:08:41 GMT
    Missouri transportation officials said Sunday north and southbound bridges carrying U.S. 61 over the Cuivre River north of Troy would remain closed until Monday afternoon.
    Missouri transportation officials said Sunday north and southbound bridges carrying U.S. 61 over the Cuivre River north of Troy would remain closed until Monday afternoon.
  • Hannibal man arrested, faces two drug charges

    Hannibal man arrested, faces two drug charges

    Monday, June 22 2015 11:04 AM EDT2015-06-22 15:04:38 GMT
    A Hannibal man is in jail after an arrest Saturday. The Hannibal Police Department reported that the Marion County Circuit Court has issued a warrant for Eric S. Pulsifer, 27, charging him with two counts of possession of a controlled substance. 
    A Hannibal man is in jail after an arrest Saturday. The Hannibal Police Department reported that the Marion County Circuit Court has issued a warrant for Eric S. Pulsifer, 27, charging him with two counts of possession of a controlled substance. 
  • One felony arrest made during DWI patrols in Lewis, Monroe counties

    One felony arrest made during DWI patrols in Lewis, Monroe counties

    Monday, June 22 2015 10:07 AM EDT2015-06-22 14:07:26 GMT
    The Missouri State Highway Patrol conducted drunken-driving patrols June 12 and 13 in Lewis and Monroe counties, resulting in one felony arrest, and the issuance of 16 citations and 39 warnings.
    MACON, Mo. -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol conducted drunken-driving patrols June 12 and 13 in Lewis and Monroe counties, resulting in one felony arrest, and the issuance of 16 citations and 39 warnings. There were...
  • Best Western in Hannibal adds more rooms in new building

    Best Western in Hannibal adds more rooms in new building

    Sunday, June 21 2015 12:45 AM EDT2015-06-21 04:45:46 GMT
    A Hannibal hotel group will offer guests 30 additional rooms in the downtown historic district once an expansion is complete later this summer. Owners of Best Western On the River, 401 N. Third St., broke ground in December on a new facility south of the existing hotel and across Hill Street. Aswin Patel, son of Best Western owner Babu Patel, said the expansion made sense, given the hotel's location and the uptick in visitors Hannibal sees in the summer months.
    A Hannibal hotel group will offer guests 30 additional rooms in the downtown historic district once an expansion is complete later this summer. Owners of Best Western On the River, 401 N. Third St., broke ground in December on a new facility south of the existing hotel and across Hill Street. Aswin Patel, son of Best Western owner Babu Patel, said the expansion made sense, given the hotel's location and the uptick in visitors Hannibal sees in the summer months.
  • U.S. 61 reopens at Troy after rain-swolling Cuivre River recedes

    U.S. 61 reopens at Troy after rain-swolling Cuivre River recedes

    Sunday, June 21 2015 12:23 AM EDT2015-06-21 04:23:48 GMT
    The Missouri Department of Transportation announced early Saturday that all four lanes of U.S. 61 north of Troy had been reopened to traffic. 
    The Missouri Department of Transportation announced early Saturday that all four lanes of U.S. 61 north of Troy had been reopened to traffic. 
  • Two injured in collision south of U.S. 36 in Ralls County

    Two injured in collision south of U.S. 36 in Ralls County

    Saturday, June 20 2015 2:34 AM EDT2015-06-20 06:34:46 GMT
    Two people were injured when two vehicles collided at 5:28 p.m. Friday at a rural intersection in Ralls County. 
    Two people were injured when two vehicles collided at 5:28 p.m. Friday at a rural intersection in Ralls County. 
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  • Carthage to host German big band in July as part of exchange program

    Carthage to host German big band in July as part of exchange program

    Monday, June 29 2015 11:05 AM EDT2015-06-29 15:05:25 GMT
    Big Band Luisenschule Mulheim from Germany will visit Carthage from July 9 to July 13 as part of the Blue Lake International Exchange Program. Members of the 39-member instrumental group, ages 13 to 25, will stay in private homes while visiting Carthage...
    Big Band Luisenschule Mulheim from Germany will visit Carthage from July 9 to July 13 as part of the Blue Lake International Exchange Program. Members of the 39-member instrumental group, ages 13 to 25, will stay in private homes while visiting Carthage...
  • Old Settlers lawn mower derby entries sought

    Old Settlers lawn mower derby entries sought

    Wednesday, June 24 2015 10:55 AM EDT2015-06-24 14:55:47 GMT
    Entries are being sought for the second annual lawn mower derby Saturday, Aug. 15, during the annual Adams-Brown County Old Settlers Association festival in Clayton. "Last year there were eight entries....
    Entries are being sought for the second annual lawn mower derby Saturday, Aug. 15, during the annual Adams-Brown County Old Settlers Association festival in Clayton. "Last year there were eight entries....
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