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7-Day Forecast: Macomb

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Currently in Macomb as of

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7-Day Forecast: Jacksonville

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  • Sunrise: 05:58
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7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

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  • Sunrise: 06:01
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  • Humidity: 49%
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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

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  • Sunrise: 06:01
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7-Day Forecast: Kirksville

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7-Day Forecast: Keokuk Municipal

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Currently in Keokuk as of

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  • Sunrise: 06:01
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  • Humidity: 61%
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YOUR TOWN: Imagination, batteries power robot costume created by Pittsfield man Video included

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PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- A contest years ago put Darwin Feenstra's tinkering talents, and love of science, to work creating a robot costume. Working as a heating and air guy at Capitol Records, "what better thing to go as... More>>

Need a 120-foot repeater tower? Adams County has one for sale

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Adams County Treasurer Terry Asher typically doesn't have much to say about the properties that are being sold through the county's annual tax sale, but one property caught his attention this year. A tract of... More>>

Butler named resident judge for Schuyler County

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RUSHVILLE, Ill. -- A familiar face at the Schuyler County Courthouse has been named as the resident circuit judge for the county. The Illinois Supreme Court on Monday announced that Associate Judge Scott J. Butler has... More>>

Ursa Farmers Co-op now has equipment for grain entrapment rescues

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An area farm cooperative now has equipment available that could save farm workers from grain entrapment, an agricultural hazard that data shows is often fatal. With a matching-fund donation from CoBank, the Ursa Farmers Cooperative recently purchased a grain rescue tube for $5,000.
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'You're in it for the rush': Demo derby drivers love putting on show

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Michelle Gallaher did not even attempt to veil her enthusiasm. Her anticipation of the rock-'em, sock-'em nature of a demolition derby was apparent leading up to Tuesday's main attraction on the closing night of the 73rd Adams County Fair. "I'm here for the crashes," said Gallaher, who with her husband, Terry, and other family members made the haul from New London, Mo.

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Juvenile charged in aggravated domestic battery case

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PAYSON, Ill. -- A 16-year-old male is being held in the Adams County Youth Home after being charged with aggravated domestic battery. An Adams County Sheriff's Department report said deputies were dispatched Tuesday... More>>

Six percent of state workers in four-county area made more than $100K in 2013

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A published report has found that more than 10 percent of Illinois government employees made more than $100,000 in 2013, an increase of 1,600 employees from a year earlier. In Adams, Brown, Hancock and Pike counties,... More>>

Christian Science Church selling Vermont property

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The Christian Science Church building at 1664 Vermont is for sale. Church member Scott Walden said the sale of the building is part of the congregation's plan to downsize. He described the congregation as "small" and no longer in need of the building, which has housed the denomination since 1910. The 5,190-square-foot site is listed with Happel Realtors for $289,000. More>>

Pike County men go to prison in sex abuse cases

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PITTSFIELD, Ill. --Two Pike County men have been sent to prison. Lewis G. Allen, 59, of Barry, was sentenced Monday to six years by Judge Scott Butler. Allen pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated criminal sexual... More>>

Missouri driver cited after tractor-trailer knocks over Eighth and State traffic signals

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A Washington, Mo., man was cited for an improper turn after the tractor-trailer he was driving allegedly knocked over two traffic signals Monday afternoon at Eighth and State. More>>

Seed producer finding it difficult to find teens to detassel during summer

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Larry Lewis, retired president of Lewis Hybrids, said between 200 and 300 teens are typically hired to detassel corn for a few weeks in July. However, the company has been about 75 workers short this season. "It's not necessarily hard work, because you only work in the morning," he said. "We ask them to report in by 6:30, and we like to have everybody starting by 7 and try to be done by noon." More>>

Brown County Fair adds extra night of tractor pulls, more entertainment

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MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- The Brown County Fair kicks off Tuesday with a bigger lineup of entertainment at the fairgrounds in Mount Sterling. The fair schedule offers changes over past years by featuring two nights of... More>>

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  • 'They need an ambulance crew just for transfers': Milton woman pushes for changes after her predicament during daughter's seizure

    'They need an ambulance crew just for transfers': Milton woman pushes for changes after her predicament during daughter's seizure

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:12:06 GMT
    Nikki's doctors in Quincy and St. Louis wanted her transferred to Barnes Hospital, but there wasn't a Pike County ambulance or one in a neighboring county available to make the trip. Flying Nikki to St. Louis...
    Nikki's doctors in Quincy and St. Louis wanted her transferred to Barnes Hospital, but there wasn't a Pike County ambulance or one in a neighboring county available to make the trip. Flying Nikki to St. Louis...
  • Competitors in obstacle course at fair get what they want: More mud

    Competitors in obstacle course at fair get what they want: More mud

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:08:33 GMT
    Hunter Wilson and Natalie Zimmerman leaped without hesitation into a pit of fresh, ankle-deep mud. On hands and knees, the pair slithered under ropes to find themselves face-to-face with their toughest obstacle yet: a mountain of hay bales piled three high. They were not future cadets completing a basic training exercise, but an aunt-and-nephew duo attempting Blessing Health System's third annual Big Heat Obstacle Course Sunday at the Adams County Fair.
    Hunter Wilson and Natalie Zimmerman leaped without hesitation into a pit of fresh, ankle-deep mud. On hands and knees, the pair slithered under ropes to find themselves face-to-face with their toughest obstacle yet: a mountain of hay bales piled three high. They were not future cadets completing a basic training exercise, but an aunt-and-nephew duo attempting Blessing Health System's third annual Big Heat Obstacle Course Sunday at the Adams County Fair.
  • For former competitor, bull riding 'is like an addiction'

    Bull riding 'is like an addiction'

    Saturday, July 26 2014 1:02 AM EDT2014-07-26 05:02:10 GMT
    MENDON, Ill. -- David Day's good-natured voice hinted at the addiction, his eyes all but screamed of the need. The 60-year-old Day helps supply bulls for Outlaw Rodeo Productions, which provided the bull-riding...
    MENDON, Ill. -- David Day's good-natured voice hinted at the addiction, his eyes all but screamed of the need. The 60-year-old Day helps supply bulls for Outlaw Rodeo Productions, which provided the bull-riding...
  • Niederhauser says merger of regional offices of education coming along well

    Niederhauser says merger of regional offices of education coming along well

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:57:00 GMT
    The upcoming merger of the Adams-Pike Regional Office of Education with the four-county ROE based in Jacksonville is moving along well. "A lot of things are happening behind the scenes right now, and I'm very pleased...
    The upcoming merger of the Adams-Pike Regional Office of Education with the four-county ROE based in Jacksonville is moving along well. "A lot of things are happening behind the scenes right now, and I'm very pleased...
  • Coatsburg man gets eight-year prison term in four felony cases

    Coatsburg man gets eight-year prison term in four felony cases

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:23:28 GMT
    A Coatsburg man was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to charges in four different felony cases, including aggravated battery of a child, in Adams County Circuit Court. Isaiah Murray Jr.,...
    A Coatsburg man was sentenced to eight years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to charges in four different felony cases, including aggravated battery of a child, in Adams County Circuit Court. Isaiah Murray Jr.,...
  • Quincy man sent to prison after using gun in trap league

    Quincy man sent to prison after using gun in trap league

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:12 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:12:48 GMT
    A Quincy man pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of weapon by a felon and was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday after he after he participated in a local trap-shooting league. Thomas E. Veihl, 48, was scheduled...
    A Quincy man pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of weapon by a felon and was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday after he after he participated in a local trap-shooting league. Thomas E. Veihl, 48, was scheduled...
  • Brown County issued 1.0 multiplier

    Brown County issued 1.0 multiplier

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:34:25 GMT
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Brown County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0 for 2013 taxes payable in 2014. This means the Illinois Department of Revenue believes the county's property is...
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Brown County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0 for 2013 taxes payable in 2014. This means the Illinois Department of Revenue believes the county's property is...
  • Quincy man pleads guilty in two meth cases

    Quincy man pleads guilty in two meth cases

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:26 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:26:24 GMT
    A Quincy man pleaded guilty to methamphetamine charges in two cases during a hearing Wednesday afternoon in Adams County Circuit Court. Bruce A. Blevins, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful meth-related child...
    A Quincy man pleaded guilty to methamphetamine charges in two cases during a hearing Wednesday afternoon in Adams County Circuit Court. Bruce A. Blevins, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful meth-related child...
  • Pittsfield woman sentenced to DOC for stealing iguana, aquarium tank

    Pittsfield woman sentenced to DOC for stealing iguana, aquarium tank

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:00:10 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- A 26 year-old Pittsfield woman has been sentenced to three years in the Department of Corrections for stealing an iguana and aquarium tank last year from a Pittsfield business. Sasha A. Smith was...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- A 26 year-old Pittsfield woman has been sentenced to three years in the Department of Corrections for stealing an iguana and aquarium tank last year from a Pittsfield business. Sasha A. Smith was...
  • Quincy man arrested on theft charge after marina incident

    Quincy man arrested on theft charge after marina incident

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-07-23 14:20:18 GMT
    A Quincy man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a boat theft at Art Keller Marina on Sunday. According to a Quincy Police Department news release, Casey J. Mayes, 22, 1110 N. Seventh, was arrested for the incident. ...
    A Quincy man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a boat theft at Art Keller Marina on Sunday. Carol Pflantz reported that her 26-foot Maxum 2800SCR boat was taken from Art Keller Marina on Quinsippi Island around 6...
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  • Fowler man admits guilt in child pornography case

    Fowler man admits guilt in child pornography case

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:11:34 GMT
    A Fowler man pleaded guilty to a child pornography charge Tuesday in Adams County Circuit Court. Darrell "David" Drescher, 33, faces a sentencing cap of five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections when he is...
    A Fowler man pleaded guilty to a child pornography charge Tuesday in Adams County Circuit Court. Darrell "David" Drescher, 33, faces a sentencing cap of five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections when he is...
  • Quincy man arrested in connection to scrap metal thefts

    Quincy man arrested in connection to scrap metal thefts

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:58:32 GMT
    A 60-year-old Qulncy man was arrested Tuesday morning in connection with the theft of scrap metal from a Quincy business over the last couple of months. The Adams County Sheriff's Department reported that it has been...
    A 60-year-old Qulncy man was arrested Tuesday morning in connection with the theft of scrap metal from a Quincy business over the last couple of months. The Adams County Sheriff's Department confirmed that it has...
  • Pike County Dental Clinic expands service to adults

    Pike County Dental Clinic expands service to adults

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:21:45 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pike County Dental Clinic is expanding its service to adults thanks to a state policy change. The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services reinstated dental services, effective July...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pike County Dental Clinic is expanding its service to adults thanks to a state policy change. The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services reinstated dental services, effective July...
  • One injured when train strikes garbage truck near Hull

    One injured when train strikes garbage truck near Hull

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:58 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:58:53 GMT
    A Pittsfield man was hospitalized Monday after the garbage truck he was driving was struck by a train. Illinois State Police report that Christopher Miller, 43, Pittsfield, was driving a 2005 International garbage truck...
    A Pittsfield man was hospitalized Monday after the garbage truck he was driving was struck by a train. Illinois State Police report that Christopher Miller, 43, Pittsfield, was driving a 2005 International garbage truck...
  • Chicago Ridge woman dies in motorcycle accident on U.S. 24

    Chicago Ridge woman dies in motorcycle accident on U.S. 24

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-07-21 18:04:38 GMT
    CAMP POINT, Ill. -- A Chicago Ridge woman has died from injuries suffered in motorcycle-SUV collision at early Sunday on U.S. 24 west of Camp Point. Karin M. Kirchman, 53, died at 10:08 a.m. Sunday in Blessing Hospital...
    CAMP POINT, Ill. -- A Chicago Ridge woman has died from injuries suffered in motorcycle-SUV collision at early Sunday on U.S. 24 west of Camp Point. Karin M. Kirchman, 53, died at 10:08 a.m. Sunday in Blessing Hospital...
  • Scotland County accident on Route A injures one

    Scotland County accident on Route A injures one

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:09:14 GMT
    GORIN, Mo.--A two-car accident injured an Arbela woman Sunday on Route A north of Gorin. Francis B. Oliver, 82, a passenger in one of the cars, was taken by Scotland County Ambulance to Scotland County Hospital in...
    GORIN, Mo.--A two-car accident injured an Arbela woman Sunday on Route A north of Gorin. Francis B. Oliver, 82, a passenger in one of the cars, was taken by Scotland County Ambulance to Scotland County Hospital in...
  • Camp Point motorcyclist injured in early Sunday crash off Ill. 61

    Camp Point motorcyclist injured in early Sunday crash off Ill. 61

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:07:31 GMT
    CAMP POINT, Ill. -- A Camp Point motorcyclist was seriously injured when his bike crashed at 1:23 a.m. Sunday off Ill. 61 just east of County Road East 2150th. Roger D. Hinch, 64, was taken to Blessing Hospital in Quincy...
    CAMP POINT, Ill. -- A Camp Point motorcyclist was seriously injured when his bike crashed at 1:23 a.m. Sunday off Ill. 61 just east of County Road East 2150th. Roger D. Hinch, 64, was taken to Blessing Hospital in Quincy...
  • Plan for ferry between Nauvoo and Montrose, Iowa, docked until spring

    Plan for ferry between Nauvoo and Montrose, Iowa, docked until spring

    Monday, July 21 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-07-21 16:00:32 GMT
    NAUVOO, Ill. -- An excursion boat planned to serve Nauvoo and Montrose, Iowa, won't hit the water until next spring. Randy Douglas, the Nauvoo man who proposed the ferry with business partner Don Faulkner of...
    NAUVOO, Ill. -- An excursion boat planned to serve Nauvoo and Montrose, Iowa, won't hit the water until next spring. Randy Douglas, the Nauvoo man who proposed the ferry with business partner Don Faulkner of...
  • New school gives Quincy students another path to getting driver's license

    New school gives Quincy students another path to getting driver's license

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:58:08 GMT
    Kerry Anders could have found the nearest golf course, slapped the golf ball around a little bit and enjoyed his time off in retirement. Instead the longtime driver's education teacher at Quincy High School has...
    Kerry Anders could have found the nearest golf course, slapped the golf ball around a little bit and enjoyed his time off in retirement. Instead the longtime driver's education teacher at Quincy High School has...
  • Hundreds of bikers descend on Quincy for 25th annual Illinois State HOG Rally

    Hundreds of bikers descend on Quincy for 25th annual Illinois State HOG Rally

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:06 AM EDT2014-07-20 05:06:51 GMT

    Each year for the past 11 years, Bob Bateman of Murphysboro has been firing up his 2003 Harley-Davidson Road King motorcycle and setting off to attend the annual Illinois State Harley Owners Group Rally. The three-day rally, this year in Quincy, was filled with activities, including self-guided rides around the region, skills tests, bike games and a series of contests, including competitions over who had the best tattoo, beard and bling.

    Each year for the past 11 years, Bob Bateman of Murphysboro has been firing up his 2003 Harley-Davidson Road King motorcycle and setting off to attend the annual Illinois State Harley Owners Group Rally. The three-day rally, this year in Quincy, was filled with activities, including self-guided rides around the region, skills tests, bike games and a series of contests, including competitions over who had the best tattoo, beard and bling.

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  • Need a 120-foot repeater tower? Adams County has one for sale

    Need a 120-foot repeater tower? Adams County has one for sale

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:59:08 GMT
    Adams County Treasurer Terry Asher typically doesn't have much to say about the properties that are being sold through the county's annual tax sale, but one property caught his attention this year. A tract of...
    Adams County Treasurer Terry Asher typically doesn't have much to say about the properties that are being sold through the county's annual tax sale, but one property caught his attention this year. A tract of...
  • Two men escape truck fire on I-72 near Barry

    Two men escape truck fire on I-72 near Barry

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:56:35 GMT
    A truck owned by Micro-Surfacing, based in East Peoria, caught on fire while traveling on I-72 at Exit Ramp 20 near Barry on Wednesday morning. Herald-Whig Photographer Michael Kipley was on the scene and talked to the driver, Dan Hulva, who said the truck "just caught on fire on the highway."
    A truck owned by Micro-Surfacing, based in East Peoria, caught on fire while traveling on I-72 at Exit Ramp 20 near Barry on Wednesday morning. Herald-Whig Photographer Michael Kipley was on the scene and talked to the driver, Dan Hulva, who said the truck "just caught on fire on the highway."
  • Butler named resident judge for Schuyler County

    Butler named resident judge for Schuyler County

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:45:28 GMT
    RUSHVILLE, Ill. -- A familiar face at the Schuyler County Courthouse has been named as the resident circuit judge for the county. The Illinois Supreme Court on Monday announced that Associate Judge Scott J. Butler has...
    RUSHVILLE, Ill. -- A familiar face at the Schuyler County Courthouse has been named as the resident circuit judge for the county. The Illinois Supreme Court on Monday announced that Associate Judge Scott J. Butler has...
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  • VIDEO: Pittsfield man's robot

    VIDEO: Pittsfield man's robot

    Children enrolled in the Pittsfield Youth Library’s Summer Camp react as they meet “Tobor the Robot” during an open house recently inside the library. “Tobor” is the creation of Darwin Feenstra, a longtime science buff who created the robot from scrap computer parts and other material. 

    Children enrolled in the Pittsfield Youth Library’s Summer Camp react as they meet “Tobor the Robot” during an open house recently inside the library. “Tobor” is the creation of Darwin Feenstra, a longtime science buff who created the robot from scrap computer parts and other material. 


  • VIDEO: Getting muddy at the Big Heat

    VIDEO: Getting muddy at the Big Heat

     Natalie Zimmerman of Quincy races her 10-year-old nephew Hunter Wilson during Blessing Health System's Big Heat Xtreme Obstacle Course at the Adams County Fair on Sunday.

     Natalie Zimmerman of Quincy races her 10-year-old nephew Hunter Wilson during Blessing Health System's Big Heat Xtreme Obstacle Course at the Adams County Fair on Sunday.

  • VIDEO INTERVIEW: Manhunt near Illinois Veterans Home

    VIDEO INTERVIEW: Manhunt near Illinois Veterans Home

     Deputy Chief Doug VanderMaiden talks to reporters Monday about the manhunt for two men wanted in connection with a home invasion near the Illinois Veterans Home.

     Deputy Chief Doug VanderMaiden talks to reporters Monday about the manhunt for two men wanted in connection with a home invasion near the Illinois Veterans Home.

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  • Loraine Lions Festival runs Aug. 8-10

    Loraine Lions Festival runs Aug. 8-10

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:05:58 GMT
    LORAINE, Ill. -- The Loraine Lions Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, Aug. 8-10. The festival begins Friday with a fish fry from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Loraine Firehouse. The meal is offered for a free-will donation. The...
    LORAINE, Ill. -- The Loraine Lions Festival will be held Friday through Sunday, Aug. 8-10. The festival begins Friday with a fish fry from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Loraine Firehouse. The meal is offered for a free-will donation. The...
  • Open house set for Saturday at Mark Twain park, birthplace

    Open house set for Saturday at Mark Twain park, birthplace

    Saturday, July 26 2014 12:56 AM EDT2014-07-26 04:56:45 GMT
    FLORIDA, Mo. -- The public is invited to bring ideas and questions to an open house at Mark Twain State Park from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site at 37352 Shrine Road. Park...
    FLORIDA, Mo. -- The public is invited to bring ideas and questions to an open house at Mark Twain State Park from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site at 37352 Shrine Road. Park...
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