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Parts of Mo. 79 to be closed bridge replacements

A section of Mo. 79 in Pike County will be closed for up to 80 days starting Wednesday, July 5, while the Missouri Department of Transportation replaces Noix Creek Bridge at the southern edge of Louisiana.

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Vatterott students refurbishing air conditioners for needy
Missouri News

Vatterott students refurbishing air conditioners for needy

Vatterott College in Quincy is teaming up with the North East Community Action Corporation to help make air conditioners available to needy families in six Northeast Missouri counties.

Fiesta del Sol offers Missouri craft beer, live music
Hannibal News

Fiesta del Sol offers Missouri craft beer, live music

Music and beer seemingly go hand-in-hand, and the fourth annual Fiesta del Sol on Saturday combines both into one event. Sponsored by Rotary Club of Hannibal, the daylong festival features musical acts with Hannibal and Quincy roots, various craft beer and wine sampling, food vendors, children's activities and arts and crafts merchants.

Secret Service agent shares message of perseverance
Hannibal News

Secret Service agent shares message of perseverance

As an eighth-grade boy, Todd Perry made a promise to himself that one day he would become a U.S. Secret Service agent. As a young man, Perry, a South Shelby High School and Culver-Stockton College graduate, had a choice.

Skilled manufacturing personnel still being sought
Business

Skilled manufacturing personnel still being sought

George Walley said he was not concerned about what he termed "minute" increases in the unemployment rates in Northeast Missouri.

Buyer of St. Elizabeth Hospital has signed contract, subject to contingencies
Hannibal News

Buyer of St. Elizabeth Hospital has signed contract, subject to contingencies

A buyer has signed a contract, subject to contingencies, to purchase and redevelop the former St. Elizabeth Hospital, 109 Virginia St., in Hannibal, city attorney James Lemon said. The developer is Chris Ales, president of Ales and Co. in Davenport, Iowa.

NEMO legislators agree that health care needs reform
Local Government

NEMO legislators agree that health care needs reform

State Rep. Craig Redmon, R-Canton, and Rep. Jim Hansen, R-Frankford, both agree: Something needs to be done in Northeast Missouri and nationwide to reduce individual and government health care costs, incentivise wellness and control opioid distribution.

Police & Courts

Iowa woman injured in motorcycle crash

A Dubuque, Iowa, woman was injured in a Tuesday night motorcycle crash west of Louisiana.

Hannibal Regional named among best places to work in health care
Hannibal News

Hannibal Regional named among best places to work in health care

Hannibal Regional Healthcare System was one of three Missouri health care organizations to be named by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2017 "Best Places to Work in Healthcare." It is the first time the hospital system has won this award.

Hannibal council approves measure to create jobs
Hannibal News

Hannibal council approves measure to create jobs

The Hannibal City Council had one goal in mind - job creation - when it approved a plan Tuesday to create a central stormwater detention basin in the Hannibal Lakeside Technology Park.

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