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7-Day Forecast: Macomb

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7-Day Forecast: Jacksonville

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7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

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7-Day Forecast: Kirksville

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7-Day Forecast: Keokuk Municipal

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Hannibal seeking bids for newest home built by students

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The harsh winter slowed their pace, but Hannibal High School students are still chugging away at completing the latest home being built through the building trades program. Students in the program at the Hannibal Career and Technical Center have been working on the nearly 1,800-square-foot house for two years. The Hannibal School District is seeking bids for the home. More>>

Hannibal drug take-back set for April 23

Hannibal Regional Hospital Auxiliary will host a drug take-back from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday just inside the hospital's main entrance. The take-back will accept prescriptions, over-the-counter medicines, controlled... More>>

Hannibal convenience store murder case continued

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COLUMBIA, Mo. -- For the second time in as many months, a trial for one of the Hannibal men accused of second-degree murder in an October has been postponed. Gary J. Wiltermood, 23, was scheduled to have his trial start... More>>

Bowling Green man drowns after canoe capsizes on private lake

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A Bowling Green, Mo., man drowned last week after a canoe he was in capsized on a private lake west of Curryville, Mo. More>>

Canton, Mo., artist makes statement with environmental artwork

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CANTON, Mo. -- Canton artist Sandy Eccles is concerned that threats to the environment could have an impact on her grandchildren and future generations. So she's doing something about it.
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Dozen sewage mains connected to city storm sewer, Hannibal official says

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HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Hannibal city officials recently discovered a sewage issue that may have been in place for years. Matt Munzlinger, Hannibal Board of Public Works utility and construction engineer, said the city... More>>

Shutting down Canton ferry was 'a very tough decision'

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A part of the region’s history recently slipped into the past tense with little fanfare. The ferry that had connected Canton, Mo., and Meyer, Ill., since 1920 has been shut down. A $618,000 price tag for needed updates and repairs was deemed too costly by the Ursa Farmers Cooperative, which had operated the ferry for the past two decades and shut it down about a month ago. More>>

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  • Study: 45 percent of contractors dealt with crashes in highway work zones last year

    Study: 45 percent of contractors dealt with crashes in highway work zones last year

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:36:06 GMT
    Work zone crashes are a national problem. A study by the Associated General Contractors of America indicates that 45 percent of contractors had crashes in a work zone during the past year. "There is little margin for error when you work within a few inches of thousands of fast-moving vehicles," said Tom Case, chairman of the AGC's national highway and transportation division.
    Work zone crashes are a national problem. A study by the Associated General Contractors of America indicates that 45 percent of contractors had crashes in a work zone during the past year. "There is little margin for error when you work within a few inches of thousands of fast-moving vehicles," said Tom Case, chairman of the AGC's national highway and transportation division.
  • Alexandria, Mo., driver injured in rollover on U.S. 136

    Alexandria, Mo., driver injured in rollover on U.S. 136

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:26 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:26:39 GMT
    WAYLAND, Mo. -- An Alexandria driver was injured in a rollover accident at 4:50 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 136, three miles east of Wayland. Tanya L. Happs, 39, was taken by Clark County Ambulance to Keokuk (Iowa) Area...
    WAYLAND, Mo. -- An Alexandria driver was injured in a rollover accident at 4:50 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 136, three miles east of Wayland. Tanya L. Happs, 39, was taken by Clark County Ambulance to Keokuk (Iowa) Area...
  • Three from Quincy injured in traffic accident in Pike County

    Three from Quincy injured in traffic accident in Pike County

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:25 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:25:03 GMT
    PIKE COUNTY, Mo. -- Three Quincy, Ill., residents and a Bolingbrook, Ill., resident were injured in a one-vehicle crash at 4:15 a.m. Saturday in Pike County. Christopher D. Humberg, 38, of Bolingbrook, was driving east...
    PIKE COUNTY, Mo. -- Three Quincy, Ill., residents and a Bolingbrook, Ill., resident were injured in a one-vehicle crash at 4:15 a.m. Saturday in Pike County. Christopher D. Humberg, 38, of Bolingbrook, was driving east...
  • Two injured in Ralls County crash on Route HH

    Two injured in Ralls County crash on Route HH

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-04-21 13:22:12 GMT
    NEW LONDON, Mo. -- Two Hannibal residents were injured in a one-car accident at 6:40 p.m. Saturday on Route HH, one mile south of New London in Ralls County. Jakob M. Drebes, 23, and his passenger, Anthony L. Utley, 23,...
    NEW LONDON, Mo. -- Two Hannibal residents were injured in a one-car accident at 6:40 p.m. Saturday on Route HH, one mile south of New London in Ralls County. Jakob M. Drebes, 23, and his passenger, Anthony L. Utley, 23,...
  • Unexpected Surfer Boys ride the wave of Beach Boys, Broadway

    Unexpected Surfer Boys ride the wave of Beach Boys, Broadway

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:04:22 GMT
    The Unexpected Surfer BoysThe Unexpected Surfer Boys
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Mike Marx said the first time he saw film of the Unexpected Surfer Boys, he knew they would be a perfect fit on the Hannibal Concert Association schedule. "We had them here last year, and everyone loved...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Mike Marx said the first time he saw film of the Unexpected Surfer Boys, he knew they would be a perfect fit on the Hannibal Concert Association schedule. "We had them here last year, and everyone loved...
  • Transportation tax ready for review in Missouri Senate

    Transportation tax ready for review in Missouri Senate

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:51:13 GMT
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Legislation that would allow voters to decide the fate of a 1-cent sales tax for transportation was sent to the Missouri Senate for consideration Thursday, but a senator who filibustered the issue last year said he still opposes the plan. Sen. John Lamping, R-Ladue, cast the lone vote in committee against the propose constitutional amendment on Thursday.
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Legislation that would allow voters to decide the fate of a 1-cent sales tax for transportation was sent to the Missouri Senate for consideration Thursday, but a senator who filibustered the issue last year said he still opposes the plan. Sen. John Lamping, R-Ladue, cast the lone vote in committee against the propose constitutional amendment on Thursday.
  • Monticello license office management contract awarded

    Monticello license office management contract awarded

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:07:35 GMT
    MONTICELLO, Mo. -- The management contract for the Monticello license office has been awarded to Sue Redmon of Canton. The office will remain at its current location at 204 E. Lafayette, according to the Missouri...
    MONTICELLO, Mo. -- The management contract for the Monticello license office has been awarded to Sue Redmon of Canton. The office will remain at its current location at 204 E. Lafayette, according to the Missouri...
  • Hannibal asphalt contractor charged with scamming consumers

    Hannibal asphalt contractor charged with scamming consumers

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:29:27 GMT
    Hannibal asphalt contractor Kevin Rickey Sr. has been charged in Harrison County Circuit Court with two felony counts of financial exploitation of the elderly and two felony counts of unlawful merchandising practices. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced the charges Thursday in a press release. According to the complaint filed in court, Rickey allegedly made numerous misrepresentations to convince two senior citizens to hire him to lay asphalt on their driv...
    Hannibal asphalt contractor Kevin Rickey Sr. has been charged in Harrison County Circuit Court with two felony counts of financial exploitation of the elderly and two felony counts of unlawful merchandising practices. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced the charges Thursday in a press release. According to the complaint filed in court, Rickey allegedly made numerous misrepresentations to convince two senior citizens to hire him to lay asphalt on their driv...
  • Hannibal Public Schools approves salary increases for certified and support service staff

    Hannibal Public Schools approves salary increases for certified and support service staff

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:13:00 GMT
    The Hannibal Public School Board approved salary increases for certificated and support service staff. Jill Janes, superintendent of Hannibal Public Schools, recommended a $750 increase to those at the top of the district's salary scale. Increases are incrementally smaller for those further down the scale. Janes said a group of teachers meet each month during the school year as a committee and was agreeable to the salary incr...
    The Hannibal Public School Board approved salary increases for certificated and support service staff. Jill Janes, superintendent of Hannibal Public Schools, recommended a $750 increase to those at the top of the district's salary scale. Increases are incrementally smaller for those further down the scale. Janes said a group of teachers meet each month during the school year as a committee and was agreeable to the salary incr...
  • C-SC student creates Lewis County mural that will be future fixture in courthouse

    C-SC student creates Lewis County mural that will be future fixture in courthouse

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:47:48 GMT
    CANTON, Mo. -- For the last six months, Stan Hilgenbrinck has put oil to canvas for the chance to one day say he's the artist with the mural hanging at the Lewis County Courthouse. The junior art major at...
    CANTON, Mo. -- For the last six months, Stan Hilgenbrinck has put oil to canvas for the chance to one day say he's the artist with the mural hanging at the Lewis County Courthouse. The junior art major at...
  • Hannibal man arrested on federal child porn charges

    Hannibal man arrested on federal child porn charges

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:16:34 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A Hannibal man was arrested Monday on federal child pornography charges. Justin M. Dugger, 33, was indicted by a federal grand jury last week on two counts of child pornography. The first count of the...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A Hannibal man was arrested Monday on federal child pornography charges. Justin M. Dugger, 33, was indicted by a federal grand jury last week on two counts of child pornography. The first count of the...
  • Ralls County warns residents, businesses of scammers

    Ralls County warns residents, businesses of scammers

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:29:45 GMT
    NEW LONDON, Mo. -- The Ralls County Sheriff's Department is investigating several fraud incidents that have occurred throughout the county. According to a press release, two men from the Licking area, accompanied by a woman, are suspects. Police say the men work for a company that is a sub-contractor for Ralls Technology.
    NEW LONDON, Mo. -- The Ralls County Sheriff's Department is investigating several fraud incidents that have occurred throughout the county. According to a press release, two men from the Licking area, accompanied by a woman, are suspects. Police say the men work for a company that is a sub-contractor for Ralls Technology.
  • Water quality monitoring workshop set for May 10 in Hannibal

    Water quality monitoring workshop set for May 10 in Hannibal

    Sunday, April 13 2014 1:20 AM EDT2014-04-13 05:20:14 GMT
    A water quality monitoring workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 10 at Hannibal City Hall, 320 Broadway. The free workshop offers six hours of classroom instruction and one to two hours at Bear Creek to learn sampling methods and learn about aquatic life. The Stream Team Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program is a cooperative effort between the Missouri Departments of Natural Resources and Conservation and the Conservation Federation of Missouri to involve citizens in ...
    A water quality monitoring workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 10 at Hannibal City Hall, 320 Broadway. The free workshop offers six hours of classroom instruction and one to two hours at Bear Creek to learn sampling methods and learn about aquatic life. The Stream Team Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program is a cooperative effort between the Missouri Departments of Natural Resources and Conservation and the Conservation Federation of Missouri to involve citizens in ...
  • Hannibal one of eight cities to host Torch Run for Show-Me State Games

    Hannibal one of eight cities to host Torch Run for Show-Me State Games

    Sunday, April 13 2014 12:39 AM EDT2014-04-13 04:39:52 GMT
    Hannibal is one of eight cities to be selected to host the 2014 Torch Run for this summer's Show-Me State Games. The Torch Run will be in Hannibal at noon on April 25. The other cities selected for the Torch Run are Springfield, Joplin, Kansas City, St. Louis, St. Charles, Jefferson City and Columbia. "If you look at the list of the other cities participating, I think it's neat because it's us in their arena," Mary Lynne Rich...
    Hannibal is one of eight cities to be selected to host the 2014 Torch Run for this summer's Show-Me State Games. The Torch Run will be in Hannibal at noon on April 25. The other cities selected for the Torch Run are Springfield, Joplin, Kansas City, St. Louis, St. Charles, Jefferson City and Columbia. "If you look at the list of the other cities participating, I think it's neat because it's us in their arena," Mary Lynne Rich...
  • Paris driver's license office contract awarded

    Paris driver's license office contract awarded

    Saturday, April 12 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-04-13 02:08:18 GMT
    PARIS, Mo. --The management contract for the Paris License Office has been awarded to Toni Barton of Paris. The office will remain at its current location at 112 S. Main St. In fiscal 2013, there were more than 10,000...
    PARIS, Mo. --The management contract for the Paris License Office has been awarded to Toni Barton of Paris. The office will remain at its current location at 112 S. Main St. In fiscal 2013, there were more than 10,000...
  • Finalists for C-SC presidential search expected on campus in late April, early May

    Finalists for C-SC presidential search expected on campus in late April, early May

    Saturday, April 12 2014 10:07 PM EDT2014-04-13 02:07:19 GMT
    CANTON, Mo. -- Culver-Stockton College's search for its next president is on schedule after semifinalists were selected for preliminary off-campus interviews. At the conclusion of those confidential interviews, the...
    CANTON, Mo. -- Culver-Stockton College's search for its next president is on schedule after semifinalists were selected for preliminary off-campus interviews. At the conclusion of those confidential interviews, the...
  • Rescued eagle reunited with Knox County students who discovered it

    Rescued eagle reunited with Knox County students who discovered it

    Saturday, April 12 2014 1:43 AM EDT2014-04-12 05:43:03 GMT
    EDINA, Mo. -- Kay Mallett made sure to stop the school bus she was driving, so the remaining students could see the bald eagle on the side of the road. A bus driver with the Knox County R-1 School District, Mallett had...
    EDINA, Mo. -- Kay Mallett made sure to stop the school bus she was driving, so the remaining students could see the bald eagle on the side of the road. A bus driver with the Knox County R-1 School District, Mallett had...
  • Hannibal Regional Medical Group offers free screenings to promote oral cancer awareness

    Hannibal Regional Medical Group offers free screenings to promote oral cancer awareness

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:56 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:56:32 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- When it comes to stopping the destructive consequences of cancer, early detection is vital. That's why Hannibal Regional Medical Group is offering free oral cancer screenings for anyone from 9-11...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- When it comes to stopping the destructive consequences of cancer, early detection is vital. That's why Hannibal Regional Medical Group is offering free oral cancer screenings for anyone from 9-11...
  • Palmyra schools superintendent says he expects 'fairly good increase' in state funding

    Palmyra schools superintendent says he expects 'fairly good increase' in state funding

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:34:55 GMT
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- The Palmyra R-1 School District is planning to give raises to employees this spring, but the amount depends on how much state funding is awarded to Missouri schools. Superintendent Eric Churchwell told...
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- The Palmyra R-1 School District is planning to give raises to employees this spring, but the amount depends on how much state funding is awarded to Missouri schools. Superintendent Eric Churchwell told...
  • Hannibal approves lease extension for General Mills

    Hannibal approves lease extension for General Mills

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:41:15 GMT
    The Hannibal City Council authorized the mayor to draft a three-year letter of extension of the city’s lease with General Mills, located at 3725 Warren Barret Drive in Hannibal. The least was set to expire Jan. 1, 2015.The city has had a lease with General Mills for 11 years. Jeff LaGarce, city manager, said the city negotiated a market rate proposal that included a 0.9 percent annual increase over the course of the three-year extensio...
    The Hannibal City Council authorized the mayor to draft a three-year letter of extension of the city’s lease with General Mills, located at 3725 Warren Barret Drive in Hannibal. The least was set to expire Jan. 1, 2015.The city has had a lease with General Mills for 11 years. Jeff LaGarce, city manager, said the city negotiated a market rate proposal that included a 0.9 percent annual increase over the course of the three-year extensio...
  • Hannibal hopes planting tree farm eventually saves money beautifying city

    Hannibal hopes planting tree farm eventually saves money beautifying city

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:56:02 GMT
    The city of Hannibal hopes the arrival of 160 trees to plant at a designated tree farm will prove to be a way to inexpensively beautify the city. City manager Jeff LaGarce said the city is using the state's seedling program through the Missouri Department of Conservation to buy trees in bulk at a discount. The city spent $108 for the first batch of trees, and it plans to plant 160 trees each of the next two years for a total of...
    The city of Hannibal hopes the arrival of 160 trees to plant at a designated tree farm will prove to be a way to inexpensively beautify the city. City manager Jeff LaGarce said the city is using the state's seedling program through the Missouri Department of Conservation to buy trees in bulk at a discount. The city spent $108 for the first batch of trees, and it plans to plant 160 trees each of the next two years for a total of...
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  • Restoration delays chance for Edina church to host Easter service

    Restoration delays chance for Edina church to host Easter service

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:30 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:30:06 GMT
    EDINA, Mo. -- Edina residents will have to wait a little bit longer to return to services at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Larry Clark, parishioner and project manger of the church's restoration, had hoped the...
    EDINA, Mo. -- Edina residents will have to wait a little bit longer to return to services at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Larry Clark, parishioner and project manger of the church's restoration, had hoped the...
  • Pit bull killed in Ralls County after threatening mother, daughter

    Pit bull killed in Ralls County after threatening mother, daughter

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:54:05 GMT
    A mother and daughter escaped injury when they fended off threatening dogs in a horse pasture in western Ralls County Tuesday morning. Police were forced to kill one of the three dogs when the dogs “came in a threatening manner” within 15 feet of the officers, according to Ralls County Sheriff Gerry Dinwiddie. The duo was pinned against a board fence of the pasture by the dogs identified as pit bulls.
    A mother and daughter escaped injury when they fended off threatening dogs in a horse pasture in western Ralls County Tuesday morning. Police were forced to kill one of the three dogs when the dogs “came in a threatening manner” within 15 feet of the officers, according to Ralls County Sheriff Gerry Dinwiddie. The duo was pinned against a board fence of the pasture by the dogs identified as pit bulls.
  • One injured when van backs into path of car in Paris

    One injured when van backs into path of car in Paris

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-04-10 15:47:15 GMT
    PARIS, Mo. -- A Paris driver was slightly injured in a car-van accident at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday in Paris. Charlotte A. Hanna, 68, was taken by Monroe County EMS to the Audrain County Medical Center in Mexico for treatment...
    PARIS, Mo. -- A Paris driver was slightly injured in a car-van accident at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday in Paris. Charlotte A. Hanna, 68, was taken by Monroe County EMS to the Audrain County Medical Center in Mexico for treatment...
  • Two women attacked by dogs

    Two women attacked by dogs

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:48:25 GMT
    Ralls County Sheriff's Department officers were forced to kill one of three dogs Wednesday morning that trapped two women against a fence. A report from the Ralls County Sheriff's Department said the two unnamed women were working with their horses in an unidentified pasture when the unrestrained dogs -- described by the officers as pit bulls -- began to attack them. Upon arrival, the officers tried to rescue the women when one of the animals turned and attempted to ...
    Ralls County Sheriff's Department officers were forced to kill one of three dogs Wednesday morning that trapped two women against a fence. A report from the Ralls County Sheriff's Department said the two unnamed women were working with their horses in an unidentified pasture when the unrestrained dogs -- described by the officers as pit bulls -- began to attack them. Upon arrival, the officers tried to rescue the women when one of the animals turned and attempted to ...
  • Powell coming home to join Hannibal School District administration

    Powell coming home to join Hannibal School District administration

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-04-09 21:27:56 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. — Darin Powell was worried that his truck wasn’t going to make it much longer. He had been making the daily 60-mile round trip for the past six years from his New London home to Bowling Green, where he was the superintendent of the Bowling Green R-1 School District. “I’ve had the same truck for 13 years, and it has 217,000 miles on it,” he said with a laugh.
    HANNIBAL, Mo. — Darin Powell was worried that his truck wasn’t going to make it much longer. He had been making the daily 60-mile round trip for the past six years from his New London home to Bowling Green, where he was the superintendent of the Bowling Green R-1 School District. “I’ve had the same truck for 13 years, and it has 217,000 miles on it,” he said with a laugh.
  • Voters in Ralls County School District pass consolidation of elementary schools

    Voters in Ralls County School District pass consolidation of elementary schools

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:49:08 GMT
    Students who now attend New London Elementary and Center Elementary schools will go to the same school once a voter-approved elementary building is completed. Voters in Ralls, Pike and Monroe counties passed a $7.5 million no-tax bond issue Tuesday ...
    Students who now attend New London Elementary and Center Elementary schools will go to the same school once a voter-approved elementary building is completed. Voters in Ralls, Pike and Monroe counties passed a $7.5 million no-tax bond issue Tuesday ...
  • Gorin school annexation approved by voters

    Gorin school annexation approved by voters

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-04-09 13:55:23 GMT
    GORIN, Mo. -- Voters in Gorin on Tuesday have cleared the way for the Scotland County R-I School District to annex the smaller school. Annexation was endorsed by Gorin voters by a 49-13 margin. The community's...
    GORIN, Mo. -- Voters in Gorin on Tuesday have cleared the way for the Scotland County R-I School District to annex the smaller school. Annexation was endorsed by Gorin voters by a 49-13 margin. The community's...
  • Monroe City, Palmyra voters pass bond issues for schools

    Monroe City, Palmyra voters pass bond issues for schools

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-04-09 03:17:39 GMT
    Two Northeast Missouri school districts will see facility improvements after no-tax bond issues passed in voting Tuesday.The Monroe City R-I School District will have a new athletic facility to go along with security upgrades after voters passed Proposition 2. And the Palmyra R-II School District will be able to start building an early childhood addition ...
    Two Northeast Missouri school districts will see facility improvements after no-tax bond issues passed in voting Tuesday.The Monroe City R-I School District will have a new athletic facility to go along with security upgrades after voters passed Proposition 2. And the Palmyra R-II School District will be able to start building an early childhood addition ...
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  • Moore updates small crowd on budget, infrastructure, proposed port

    Moore updates small crowd on budget, infrastructure, proposed port

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:32:42 GMT
    Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore hopes the low turnout at his second town-hall style meeting Tuesday means that people are getting help when they contact the city with a problem. "Hopefully, it means we're doing our job right, and that when people are calling, we're addressing the issues," he said.
    Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore hopes the low turnout at his second town-hall style meeting Tuesday means that people are getting help when they contact the city with a problem. "Hopefully, it means we're doing our job right, and that when people are calling, we're addressing the issues," he said.
  • Building Committee recommends contract to repaint columns at Early Childhood and Family Center

    Building Committee recommends contract to repaint columns at Early Childhood and Family Center

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:29:59 GMT
    The Quincy School Board's Building Committee is recommending the district award a $142,975 contract to Quincy Industrial Painting Co. to sandblast and repaint 28 structural columns outside the Early Childhood and Family Center. The company's bid was the lowest of two submitted for the project.
    The Quincy School Board's Building Committee is recommending the district award a $142,975 contract to Quincy Industrial Painting Co. to sandblast and repaint 28 structural columns outside the Early Childhood and Family Center. The company's bid was the lowest of two submitted for the project.
  • Mayors' group pushes for Illinois pension reform

    Mayors' group pushes for Illinois pension reform

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:55:39 GMT
    CHICAGO -- Illinois mayors from Rockford to Peoria reiterated their call Monday for lawmakers to overhaul local police and fire pension systems to avoid strains on municipal budgets, but there were few signs the Legislature would take up the issue anytime soon.
    CHICAGO -- Illinois mayors from Rockford to Peoria reiterated their call Monday for lawmakers to overhaul local police and fire pension systems to avoid strains on municipal budgets, but there were few signs the Legislature would take up the issue anytime soon.
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  • Schuckman: Private schools take concerns with success factor to IHSA board

    Schuckman: Private schools take concerns with success factor to IHSA board

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:31 AM EDT2014-04-23 07:31:37 GMT
    Eric Orne considered it a longshot to think the Illinois High School Association Board of Directors would back track entirely and eliminate the success factor being implemented for athletic programs from non-boundaried schools. But it doesn't hurt to try. "We want the IHSA to hear from us and feel like...
    Eric Orne considered it a longshot to think the Illinois High School Association Board of Directors would back track entirely and eliminate the success factor being implemented for athletic programs from non-boundaried schools. But it doesn't hurt to try. "We want the IHSA to hear from us and feel like...
  • Area roundup: Hornets hang on to earn road victory

    Area roundup: Hornets hang on to earn road victory

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:22 AM EDT2014-04-23 07:22:52 GMT
    With a runner on third base and the tying run at the plate in the bottom of the seventh, Brown County pitcher Becca Wegs got Triopia's Kelly Odanielle to fly out to left field to finish to finsh off a 9-7 victory Tuesday in Concord, Ill. The Hornets led 9-6 heading into the seventh...
    With a runner on third base and the tying run at the plate in the bottom of the seventh, Brown County pitcher Becca Wegs got Triopia's Kelly Odanielle to fly out to left field to finish to finsh off a 9-7 victory Tuesday in Concord, Ill. The Hornets led 9-6 heading into the seventh...
  • C-SC uses long ball to sweep doubleheader from HLGU

    C-SC uses long ball to sweep doubleheader from HLGU

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:19 AM EDT2014-04-23 07:19:18 GMT
    CANTON, Mo. — Sam Bolin's relief efforts were solid. Her clutch hitting was spectacular. The Culver-Stockton College sophomore put an exclamation point on the C-SC softball team's four-run, seventh-inning rally, belting a walk-off, three-run home run for a 6-4 victory over Hannibal-LaGrange University...
    CANTON, Mo. — Sam Bolin's relief efforts were solid. Her clutch hitting was spectacular. The Culver-Stockton College sophomore put an exclamation point on the C-SC softball team's four-run, seventh-inning rally, belting a walk-off, three-run home run for a 6-4 victory over Hannibal-LaGrange University...
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  • Two Rivers RC&D annual meeting set for April 29

    Two Rivers RC&D annual meeting set for April 29

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:14:34 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Two Rivers Resource Conservation and Development Corp. will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, April 29, at Hopewell Winery in Summer Hill. The meeting begins with a social hour at 6 p.m. that will...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Two Rivers Resource Conservation and Development Corp. will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, April 29, at Hopewell Winery in Summer Hill. The meeting begins with a social hour at 6 p.m. that will...
  • North Adams Home to hold free blood pressure screening April 24

    North Adams Home to hold free blood pressure screening April 24

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:13:31 GMT
    The North Adams Home will hold a free blood pressure screening 2-4 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in Four Star Public Library, Mendon.
    The North Adams Home will hold a free blood pressure screening 2-4 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in Four Star Public Library, Mendon.
  • HLGU accepting applications for LPN program

    HLGU accepting applications for LPN program

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:53:36 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Hannibal-LaGrange University is accepting applications for its licensed practical nursing program. Applicants can enroll for classes that begin May 5, or they can start with the fall semester with...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Hannibal-LaGrange University is accepting applications for its licensed practical nursing program. Applicants can enroll for classes that begin May 5, or they can start with the fall semester with...
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