Edward Husar is primarily responsible for handling the education beat. For the past seven years, he covered city and county government. He initially handled Northeast Missouri news and features. Husar joined the Herald-Whig staff in 1980. A Chicago native and 1975 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Husar was the assistant editor of the Waterloo (Ill.) Republic-Times for five years before coming to Quincy. He has won many awards over the years for column writing, feature writing, news writing and photography.
Hannibal High School seniors must change an important date on their calendars, because the School Board decided Wednesday to push back graduation by one week to Thursday, May 23.
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.
Area artists are being invited to register for the annual River Bluffs Paint Out scheduled for May 4 in Canton and May 5 in Hannibal.
Many automotive shop owners in Northeast Missouri say they don't see any merit in a lawmaker's proposal to eliminate mandatory vehicle inspections in Missouri.
The Northeast Missouri Humane Society is benefiting once again from "Operation: Feed the Furballs."
Hannibal has been named the 2019 winner of the Missouri Arts Council's "Creative Community Award."
The Canton R-5 School District has announced its students logged a 99.2 percent score on the 2018 Annual Performance Report issued by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Educuation.
The Palmyra R-1 School Board has adjusted the school calendar for the rest of this academic year to account for days missed because of snow, cold and icy conditions.
Hannibal police have expanded an investigation that involved damage to vehicles and led to the arrests of two 16-year-olds.