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AC to be turned on at Hannibal High School next week

HANNIBAL, MO. -- Previously teachers and students at Hannibal High School had to wait until October for cool air to fill the building. That changes next week when some of the school's new air conditioning units are switched on. During Wednesday night's mee

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Drone racing competition slated for Saturday and Sunday on HLG campus
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Drone racing competition slated for Saturday and Sunday on HLG campus

[Note]HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Drones flying close to 90 mph will be featured at the inaugural Bill Lear Innovator's Cup Drone Racing Finals this Saturday and Sunday in Hannibal. The event is part of the city's yearlong slate of activities celebrating the 200th an

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Hannibal school district makes appeal to city regarding permit fees during renovation

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Renovations at Hannibal High School and the Hannibal Career and Technical Center are well underway, but Hannibal School District No. 60 officials are still concerned about the project's overall $12 million cost. During Tuesday night's meet

Rockcliffe Mansion furnishings return as permanent part of historic gem
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Rockcliffe Mansion furnishings return as permanent part of historic gem

Several original furnishings that left Hannibal 95 years ago are back in Rockcliffe Mansion thanks to a descendant of J.J. Cruikshank, who sees the architectural gem as a legacy for the region.

Wilson, Mikesell join Courier-Post newsroom team
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Wilson, Mikesell join Courier-Post newsroom team

Two new editors have been added at The Hannibal Courier-Post this month as the newspaper was acquired by Quincy Media Inc.

Farmers share concerns about Mississippi flooding
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Farmers share concerns about Mississippi flooding

The rules about levee heights along the Mississippi River was among the topics discussed July 13 during an all-day public meeting at the Quality Inn and Suites in Hannibal. It was hosted by the Upper Mississippi River Basin Association and the U.S. Army C

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River listening session set for Saturday in Hannibal

The Upper Mississippi River Basin Association and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are hosting a meeting Saturday in Hannibal on how residents through local action can address flooding, sedimentation and droughts.

Outgoing Tom and Becky ambassadors relish year of memories
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Outgoing Tom and Becky ambassadors relish year of memories

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- For more than 60 years, Hannibal teenagers have portrayed two of American literature's most iconic characters, Tom Sawyer and Becky Thatcher. Those selected to portray the literary characters have become unofficial ambassadors for the city

Hannibal Regional continues $61 million expansion
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Hannibal Regional continues $61 million expansion

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Starting Monday the newest phase of a $61 million expansion project at Hannibal Regional Hospital will get underway. The hospital's eastern entrance will be closed temporarily and access will be through the north doors of the new Hannibal

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Hannibal introduces city manager

Lisa Peck, who started her duties as Hannibal's city manager last week, was administered the oath of office by Mayor James Hark during Tuesday night's meeting of the Hannibal City Council at city hall.

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