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.
Access to the north part of Ranacker Conservation Area has been temporarily closed so the Missouri Department of Conservation can install a new bridge over scenic Peno Creek.
A rematch of Hannibal's 2016 race for mayor will highlight the municipal elections slated for April 2 in Northeast Missouri.
The city of Hannibal on Friday afternoon issued an emergency declaration related to the snowstorm being forecast for this weekend.
A pedestrian suffered injuries when struck by a vehicle Tuesday in Hannibal.
The Hannibal City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to place a stormwater sewage bond issue on the April 2 municipal election ballot.
The late Ralph Griesbaum, a prominent Marion County farmer who died in a farming accident in 2018, was named "Citizen of the Year" during the Palmyra Area Chamber of Commerce's annual awards banquet Sunday night.
The Palmyra R-1 Parents as Teachers program has received a Missouri Humanities Council grant to offer a "Read From the Start" program Jan. 28 for local families.
After spending the last 39 years working to make life better for hundreds of children who have suffered through abuse and neglect, Jay Craig is about to retire from the Shiloh Christian Children's Ranch.
Leaders of a charitable endowment fund serving Marion County are hoping to grow the endowment so it can have an even greater grant-making impact in the future.