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

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.

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Voters to decide contested races in Pike, Ralls and Monroe counties
Elections

Voters to decide contested races in Pike, Ralls and Monroe counties

Voters in Pike, Ralls and Monroe counties will determine new city and school board leadership in several contested races.

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Teen injured in crash south of Hannibal

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Teen injured in crash south of Hannibal

School-related bond issues to appear on ballots in Shelby, Scotland counties
Elections

School-related bond issues to appear on ballots in Shelby, Scotland counties

Residents of Shelby County and Scotland County will find-school related bond issues on their ballots in the April 4 municipal elections. No propositions will appear on ballots in Knox County.

Volunteers sought for tree-sinking operation at Mark Twain Lake
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Volunteers sought for tree-sinking operation at Mark Twain Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking volunteers Saturday to help place recycled Christmas trees at the bottom of Mark Twain Lake to enhance fishing conditions.

Local Government

Canton board hires engineering firm to design hiking trail extension

The Canton Board of Aldermen this week hired Klingner and Associates of Quincy, Ill., to begin mapping out a multiyear plan to expand the city's levee trail system.
Mayor Jarrod Phillips said the city's long-range goal is to expand the 2,000-foot levee tr

Hannibal wind energy buy contingent on state commission approval
Hannibal News

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.

Police & Courts

Passenger injured in Monroe County crash

A 20-year-old Paris man was taken to University Hospital in Columbia for treatment after a single-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Monroe County.

Police & Courts

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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