Farmers are sometimes called "eternal optimists," and the discourse between U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood and members of the Adams County Farm Bureau on Thursday bore that out.
The Canton Board of Aldermen this week awarded a $13,100 contract to buy four high-tech portable radios for police officers.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker's plans to boost state revenue by legalizing recreational marijuana and sports betting overshadowed most other details in his $39 billion budget proposal.
Corey Mehaffy, the new executive director of the Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council, briefed the Marion County Commission Tuesday on some of the projects his office is undertaking.
It's been two months since Hannibal City Manager Jeff LaGarce said he will be stepping down March 15 and returning to St. Louis, but the city hasn't started interviewing candidates for his replacement. That could change before long.
The League of Women Voters of Adams County is holding a forum for the candidates seeking election to the Quincy Park District Board of Directors. The forum will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at First Christian Church, 1415 Maine.