Hannibal's cost to switch water treatment methods estimated at as much as $10.6M
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Hannibal's cost to switch water treatment methods estimated at as much as $10.6M

A study commissioned by the city of Hannibal shows that switching to granulated activated carbon could cost between $9.367 million and $10.578 million. That information came to light Wednesday at a public forum.

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Local sales tax for U.S. 36 project will roll back this summer, 3.5 years early
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Local sales tax for U.S. 36 project will roll back this summer, 3.5 years early

Sales taxes will be lower in four Northeast Missouri counties starting in August after the local share of construction work on U.S. 36 is paid off.

Hannibal wind energy buy contingent on state commission approval
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Hannibal wind energy buy contingent on state commission approval

The Hannibal Board of Public Works on Tuesday approved a final draft contract with the Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission to allow the city to buy wind energy and its associated transmission service.

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Hannibal will ask residents for input on major stormwater repairs

The Hannibal City Council wants residents to discuss stormwater drainage. Bob Stevenson, Board of Public Works general manager, estimates there are about 10 miles of stormwater tunnels that need to be replaced and 32 miles of tunnels that need repairs.

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Levering resident hospitalized after three-story fall

A resident of the Levering Regional Health Center was taken to University Hospital in Columbia for treatment Monday after suffering injuries from a fall from a third-story window.

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Hannibal wins WGEM Academic Challenge

QUINCY -- Members of the Hannibal High School Quiz Bowl team won the championship match of the WGEM Academic Challenge Quiz Bowl Tournament with a 315-245 win over Macomb High School on Saturday. The match was the final in a seven-part television series ai

Activist Erin Brockovich visits Hannibal to discuss city's drinking supply
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Activist Erin Brockovich visits Hannibal to discuss city's drinking supply

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich visited Hannibal on Monday for the first time to meet with residents who have been concerned about the use of ammonia to disinfect the city's drinking water.

Trial delayed for man charged in 2016 shootings that left Hannibal woman dead
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Trial delayed for man charged in 2016 shootings that left Hannibal woman dead

The April trial for a Hannibal man accused of murder and assault in a 2016 shooting of a Hannibal couple is being delayed because a mental examination has not been completed and other discovery evidence-related issues.

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Four injured when ejected as vehicle overturns

Four people suffered moderate injuries Saturday when they were ejected from their recreational utility vehicle.

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Vehicle overturns after driver swerves to avoid hitting a deer

A driver suffered minor injuries Sunday after swerving to avoid hitting a deer. Omar Lopez, 48, of Hannibal, was driving on Route MM three miles west of Hannibal about 2:30 a.m. when a deer appeared on the road.