State officials say that food stamp enrollment dropped since changes to the enrollment process were implemented back in July. More>>
For years, Hannibal business owners and the city has had to figure out a way to take down a dangerous building, and Wednesday they were able to start to take it down.Demolition started Wednesday on 213 Broadway building in downtown Hannibal. The city spent more than $45,000 to demolish, stabilize, and assess the building. City officials say they hope to demolish the building in the next three weeks. More>>
Due to last year's low revenue and the May 20th wind storm, the city of Hannibal is having to borrow money to pay its employees.The city had to borrow more than $230,000 from the Hannibal Parks and Rec department to cover payroll tomorrow. Financial Director Doug Warren said because sales tax revenue for the city comes in a day later than payday, this was the city's best option. Warren said he doesn't anticipate this to be a regular concern in the future. He said December is one of the best m... More>>
Two people escaped injury Nov. 30 after a Clark County Sheriff's deputy crashed into another vehicle while responding to a call.Sheriff Paul Gaudette says Deputy Brandon Banausdall crashed into a truck south of Kahoka on Route 81 while responding to a rollover accident.(Deputy Banausdall was) in his patrol car, running lights and sirens,when he met oncoming traffic at the intersection of USHwy 136 and US Hwy 81," Gaudette said in a statement. "where he was unable to stop in time and made co... More>>
Residents in Quincy's 7th Ward say drugs are taking over their neighborhood. They're now stepping up, saying 'enough is enough.' More>>
A day after pension reform passed in Illinois, Senator Kirk Dillard made a stop in the Tri-States on his campaign for Illinois governor on Wednesday. More>>
Dozens of organizations around the Tri-States received some much needed help Wednesday.
Many people give money to charities during the holiday season, but there are some things you should know before writing them off on your taxes.
The snow plow trucks are equipped and the salt is ready to go as our first round of winter weather moves in. More>>
The Adams County Sheriff's Office says a Clayton man was arrested Tuesday for trying to pay someone to burn down his business.John Gotway, 70, is charged conspiracy to committ insurance fraud and is being held in the Adams County Jail without bond.The arrest comes after a two-week long investigation that authorities say revealed Gotway was going to pay someone to burn down his restaurant in Clayton, John's Cafe. More>>
If you're planning on buying a vehicle in Iowa soon, you could be paying higher prices to drive it out of the lot.
When a fire or medical emergency happens every second counts, and fire officials in Lee County have concerns about accessing people in need in rural mobile home parks. More>>
Plans to privatize Quincy's trash service got tossed to the curb. More than 100 residents attended a public forum and many of them not happy with proposed rate increases to bring in private haulers. Quincy's garbage and recycling program is expected to run close to a $1 Million deficit this fiscal year. Mayor Kyle Moore said whether the city sticks with its current program or turns it over to the private sector, residents will have to pay more. However, finding common ground won't be a smooth... More>>
The Illinois Legislature has approved a historic plan to eliminate the state's $100 billion pension shortfall, considered the worst in the nation. More>>
Hundreds of under-privileged children in the tri-states will be thrilled to have Christmas gifts this year, and it's all thanks to one generous group. More>>
Keokuk and Fort Madison voters had to go back to the polls Tuesday to decide runoff elections for city council. More>>
Quincy residents could face a property tax hike as early as next year as the city deals with a budget deficit projected to be more than two million dollars. More>>
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