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  • Early registration deadline nears for Mighty Mudder Dash-n-Bash

    Early registration deadline nears for Mighty Mudder Dash-n-Bash

    Friday, April 24 2015 11:25 PM EDT2015-04-25 03:25:49 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The second annual Mighty Mudder Dash-n-Bash -- Northeast Missouri's mud, color and water-drenched outdoor obstacle adventure -- will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, at the POPS...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The second annual Mighty Mudder Dash-n-Bash -- Northeast Missouri's mud, color and water-drenched outdoor obstacle adventure -- will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, at the POPS...
  • Gaming convention planned for April 25 in Pittsfield

    Gaming convention planned for April 25 in Pittsfield

    Friday, April 24 2015 4:12 PM EDT2015-04-24 20:12:01 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Arcanum, a mini-convention for gaming, will take place Saturday in Pittsfield. The focus is on Magic the Gathering, a card game launched in the mid '90s. Play begins at 11 a.m. at the Pittsfield...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Arcanum, a mini-convention for gaming, will take place Saturday in Pittsfield. The focus is on Magic the Gathering, a card game launched in the mid '90s. Play begins at 11 a.m. at the Pittsfield...
  • Ten Mile 4-H Club to hold Hillbilly Auction

    Ten Mile 4-H Club to hold Hillbilly Auction

    Thursday, April 23 2015 5:59 PM EDT2015-04-23 21:59:13 GMT
    The Ten Mile 4-H Club will hold a Hillbilly Auction Saturday, April 25, at the Lewis County Fairgrounds, 1 mile east of Lewistown on Hwy 16. Consignments will be accepted starting at 8 a.m. The sale will...
    The Ten Mile 4-H Club will hold a Hillbilly Auction Saturday, April 25, at the Lewis County Fairgrounds, 1 mile east of Lewistown on Hwy 16. Consignments will be accepted starting at 8 a.m. The sale will...
  • Marian County Republicans scheduled Lincoln Day breakfast April 25

    Marian County Republicans scheduled Lincoln Day breakfast April 25

    Thursday, April 23 2015 5:58 PM EDT2015-04-23 21:58:03 GMT
    The Marion County Republican Central Committee will host a Lincoln Day breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hannibal Nutrition Center, 219 S. 10th. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. The theme will be...
    The Marion County Republican Central Committee will host a Lincoln Day breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hannibal Nutrition Center, 219 S. 10th. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. The theme will be...
  • Maywood Volunteer Fire Department to hold fish fry

    Maywood Volunteer Fire Department to hold fish fry

    Thursday, April 23 2015 5:43 PM EDT2015-04-23 21:43:38 GMT
    The Maywood Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. April 25 at the Maywood Fire House. Donations will be accepted.
    The Maywood Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. April 25 at the Maywood Fire House. Donations will be accepted.
  • Book signing to be held at Spirit Knob on April 25

    Book signing to be held at Spirit Knob on April 25

    Thursday, April 23 2015 5:09 PM EDT2015-04-23 21:09:57 GMT
    Author Stacia Shupe Ellermeier will be at Spirit Knob Winery in Ursa from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday for a reading and book signing for "I Still Just Want to Pee Alone." The book has stories from Ellermeier and 39...
    Author Stacia Shupe Ellermeier will be at Spirit Knob Winery in Ursa from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday for a reading and book signing for "I Still Just Want to Pee Alone." The book has stories from Ellermeier and 39...
  • Graves mobile office hours set for Thursday in three counties

    Graves mobile office hours set for Thursday in three counties

    Wednesday, April 22 2015 4:13 PM EDT2015-04-22 20:13:27 GMT
    Members of U.S. Rep. Sam Graves' staff will be holding mobile office stops in Ralls, Marion and Lewis counties Thursday. The mobile office provides regular contact for people seeking...
    Members of U.S. Rep. Sam Graves' staff will be holding mobile office stops in Ralls, Marion and Lewis counties Thursday. The mobile office provides regular contact for people seeking...
  • Interfaith Symposium planned Thursday in Nauvoo

    Interfaith Symposium planned Thursday in Nauvoo

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 9:08 AM EDT2015-04-21 13:08:07 GMT
    The Nauvoo Interfaith Partnership will hold its spring Interfaith Symposium on Thursday at Sts. Peter and Paul School, located at the corner of Young and Wells streets. The topic will be "What Will Bring...
    The Nauvoo Interfaith Partnership will hold its spring Interfaith Symposium on Thursday at Sts. Peter and Paul School, located at the corner of Young and Wells streets. The topic will be "What Will Bring...
  • Autism awareness event set for April 25 in Kahoka, Mo.

    Autism awareness event set for April 25 in Kahoka, Mo.

    Monday, April 20 2015 9:29 AM EDT2015-04-20 13:29:10 GMT
    A Kahoka couple has organized the city's first autism awareness event, set for Saturday in Omakohak Park. April and Daniel Dean have organized the first "Light it up Blue" event, drawing inspiration...
    A Kahoka couple has organized the city's first autism awareness event, set for Saturday in Omakohak Park. April and Daniel Dean have organized the first "Light it up Blue" event, drawing inspiration...
  • Veterans to be recognized in Hancock County on Fourth

    Veterans to be recognized in Hancock County on Fourth

    Sunday, April 19 2015 1:31 AM EDT2015-04-19 05:31:25 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- The National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution and the Shadrach Bond Chapter of Hancock County will honor Hancock County veterans and celebrate veterans of the Vietnam War on the Fourth of...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- The National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution and the Shadrach Bond Chapter of Hancock County will honor Hancock County veterans and celebrate veterans of the Vietnam War on the Fourth of...
  • CDL testing facility opens April 20 in Hannibal

    CDL testing facility opens April 20 in Hannibal

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 11:31 AM EDT2015-04-15 15:31:13 GMT
    A newly constructed commercial driver's license supersite will open Monday, April 20, in Hannibal, MO. The new facility will accommodate all driver's license testing including commercial driver's license written and skills testing.
    A newly constructed commercial driver's license supersite will open Monday, April 20, in Hannibal, MO. The new facility will accommodate all driver's license testing including commercial driver's license written and skills testing.
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  • Barry woman tabbed 20th CNA of the Year

    Barry woman tabbed 20th CNA of the Year

    Friday, April 24 2015 11:58 PM EDT2015-04-25 03:58:56 GMT
    Mary Puffenberger, named the Certified Nursing Assistant of the Year on Friday, has never had a desire to do anything else. Puffenberger was the 20th recipient of the CNA of the Year Award, which was revealed during a luncheon at the Laura Kent Donahue Education Center inside the Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center. She was selected from a field of 13 candidates. 
    Mary Puffenberger, named the Certified Nursing Assistant of the Year on Friday, has never had a desire to do anything else. Puffenberger was the 20th recipient of the CNA of the Year Award, which was revealed during a luncheon at the Laura Kent Donahue Education Center inside the Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center. She was selected from a field of 13 candidates. 
  • Color in Motion for Kids in Motion run/walk postponed due to weather forecast

    Color in Motion for Kids in Motion run/walk postponed due to weather forecast

    Saturday, April 25 2015 2:11 AM EDT2015-04-25 06:11:51 GMT
    The Color in Motion for Kids in Motion 5K Run/Walk scheduled for today has been postponed. 
    The Color in Motion for Kids in Motion 5K Run/Walk scheduled for today has been postponed. 
  • State grant cut leads to service reductions for Quincy Transit Lines

    State grant cut leads to service reductions for Quincy Transit Lines

    Friday, April 24 2015 11:52 PM EDT2015-04-25 03:52:45 GMT

    Quincyans who rely on Quincy Transit Lines can expect to see less service in the coming year because of projected cuts from the state of Illinois. Marty Stegeman, director of Central Services and Quincy Transit Lines, said the number of buses will be reduced to two from eight on Saturdays. The disabled and elderly will see one less bus Monday through Friday and only one bus on weekends.

    Quincyans who rely on Quincy Transit Lines can expect to see less service in the coming year because of projected cuts from the state of Illinois. Marty Stegeman, director of Central Services and Quincy Transit Lines, said the number of buses will be reduced to two from eight on Saturdays. The disabled and elderly will see one less bus Monday through Friday and only one bus on weekends.

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