Marion County Commission agrees to forgive back taxes on former hospital property
Local Government

Marion County Commission agrees to forgive back taxes on former hospital property

The Marion County Commission on Monday agreed to transfer the county's share of any accumulated back taxes and penalties from the former St. Elizabeth Hospital into the Hannibal property's redevelopment as an apartment complex for seniors.

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Highway Patrol: New London woman fell asleep at wheel, drove into ditch

Investigating officers said a New London woman fell asleep behind the wheel and her vehicle went into a ditch early Monday in western Ralls County.

Ameren plans state's largest wind farm in Northeast Missouri
Missouri News

Ameren plans state's largest wind farm in Northeast Missouri

Ameren Missouri announced plans Monday for a 400-megawatt wind farm in rural Adair and Schuyler counties that would create enough power to serve 120,000 homes within two years.

Marion County offering dust-suppression program for gravel roads
Missouri News

Marion County offering dust-suppression program for gravel roads

Marion County is offering a voluntary dust-suppression program to residents who live along the county's 430 miles of gravel roads.

Police & Courts

Two-vehicle crash injures one

A Perry man was involved in a Sunday crash in Callaway County.

Police & Courts

Louisiana man injured in deer-related motorcycle crash

A Louisiana man was seriously injured in a Sunday night deer-related motorcycle crash.

Police & Courts

One person dead, another seriously injured in Scotland County collision

One person is dead and another is seriously injured after a pickup and an off-road vehicle collided early Sunday morning in Scotland County.

Palmyra woman leads campaign to distribute supplies to caregivers
Missouri News

Palmyra woman leads campaign to distribute supplies to caregivers

Madonna Schmidt Watters of Palmyra is leading a campaign to provide tote bags full of supplies to people who take care of cancer patients.

Area farmers focus on 'good memories' of flood
Illinois News

Area farmers focus on 'good memories' of flood

Kevin Keithly's corn and soybean crops look good -- maybe as good as they've ever looked in his 41 years of farming in the Mississippi River bottoms.

PhotoVoice gives students a means to help resolve community problems
Missouri News

PhotoVoice gives students a means to help resolve community problems

Ten students at Pike County Christian School in Curryville were the first to take part in a new program aimed at teaching youths how to help solve problems in their communities by taking pictures and speaking up.

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