About a dozen people huddled around a stone marker Wednesday evening on Quinsippi Island, watching Stanley Perry perform a blessing for forgiveness. Perry -- also known as Redhawk -- sang the Red Road song in Sioux, and then directed members to face in the four directions, starting with the east, and sprinkled tobacco around the marker, which commemorated the Potawatomi Trail of Death."Tobacco is one of our sacred herbs, and it is much like in church the incense," Perry said after the ceremony.
Jim's Journey: The Huck Finn Freedom Center will celebrate the fifth anniversary of its opening with a slate of events set for this weekend.
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QUINCY -- Trenton Murfin is a young man with an old soul. Murfin's youth allows him to dream big, punctuated by an old-school love of classic rock music. A financial adviser by trade, Murfin, 24, receives great joy in helping others better themselves, plus
QUINCY -- Part of Nicole Costigan's role at Mercantile Bank is to be chairman for the Banking on YOUth program, which funds classroom projects at schools in Quincy and Palmyra, Mo. Costigan sees the difference the grants up to $500 are making in the class
QUINCY -- Michelle Miller is a goal-oriented person who also likes to focus on personal relationships. Her bachelor's degree in finance helped springboard Miller into 12 years of work in the loan department at HOMEBANK. That background dovetailed with her
MONROE CITY, Mo. -- Michael Purol, an engineer, became president of tri-state operations for the engineering and architectural firm Poepping, Stone, Bach and Associates when he was 36. He considers it his proudest professional moment. "Charlie (Bach) and P