An anonymous donor wants to donate up to $25,000 for a new statue on the redeveloped Hannibal riverfront. The city will be undertaking a $5.4 million riverfront renovation in 2019.
People attending the 2018 Marion County Fair will find plenty of activities to keep them busy. The fair opens Saturday and runs through Saturday, Aug. 4, at the fairgrounds in Palmyra's Flower City Park.
Tricks of all kinds and practiced skills were on display Saturday during Ride Cool at the Ramp Park, an annual competition sponsored by Hannibal Parks and Recreation, Hannibal Clinic Health Services, CoolByke Bicycle Shop and Pedal'rs Bicycle Shop.
For 40 years a small radio operation in Macomb has been making a difference in the lives of area residents who are visually impaired. The Tri-States Audio Information Services broadcasts audio versions of newspapers and magazines for them.
Visitors often drive to Hannibal. In August, about 200 people are going to visit by paddle.
The Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council has announced that Executive Director George Walley, will be retiring next year and the council will hire a new executive director in 2019.
The Palmyra City Council on Thursday passed an ordinance authorizing the sale of $4 million in industrial revenue bonds to help a local company build and equip an 80,000-square-foot building in the new Warren Head Business Park.