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Advocates push for early childhood education funding Video included

Advocates across the state of Illinois urge lawmakers to invest more money into early childhood education. More>>

Local farmers planting crops quickly but still need help for a good year Video included

According to the National Corn Growing Association, Illinois farmers have only planted five percent of its corn so far, but Mike Roegge with the University of Illinois Extension says that number is closer to 20 percent locally. More>>

Crews respond to house fire in Bowen Video included

Firefighters work to extinguish a house fire Tuesday afternoon in Bowen. Firefighters work to extinguish a house fire Tuesday afternoon in Bowen.

A family of four in Bowen, Illinois is without a home after their house burned to the ground Tuesday afternoon. More>>

Education and opportunity town hall series

US Representative Sam Graves hopes to open up conversations with the public to improve the quality of education in Missouri.Graves invites parents in the Hannibal School District to attend his education and opportunity town hall series on Wednesday.The event begins at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Hannibal Early Childhood Center on North Veteran Road. More>>

Hannibal Clinic's drug take back event

A local event hopes to help people in the area dispose of old prescriptions in a proper and an environmentally safe manner.Hannibal Clinic and The Northeast Missouri Narcotics Task Force have teamed up to host a drug take back event from noon to 3 p.m. on Wednesday. The event will be held at Hannibal Clinic's Family Practice at 100 Medical Drive.Accepted items for drop off include prescription and over the counter medications, including controlled substances, liquid medications, prescription ... More>>

Officials warn people of dangers with lawn equipment if used improperly

Before you crank up your mower, experts say there are a few things you should know to stay safe.Hoebing's lawn and Garden owner, Ross Hoebing, said if you want your children to help, make sure they know how to use all the machines. More>>

Iowa State says data breach could affect thousands Video included

Iowa State University has reported a data breach that exposed the Social Security numbers of nearly 30,000 people enrolled at the school over a 17-year period. More>>

Tri-State college students prepare to take finals Video included

Director of Learning Services Amy Voss says students should try to start studying a week to two weeks before the tests. More>>

Mayor Kyle Moore hosts Town Hall meeting Video included

Residents could ask questions or make comments about the budget, as well as any other subjects that they might be wondering about; including traffic and garbage pickup. More>>

Wasps and other insects getting a late start Video included

Have you seen a surge of wasps or other insects around your home? If so, local exterminators say expect to see even more as the mercury rises. More>>

Sewage leak on Soap Creek repaired after three days Video included

Soap Creek in Keokuk could use a little cleaning up after sewage was found spewing into the creek at rates as high as 20 gallons per minute.  More>>

QPS to lose $2 million if temporary tax hike rolls back, democrats say Video included

A new document released by Senate Democrats shows that many of the state's 860 school districts would endure serious funding cuts next year.

School, MoDOT move forward with safety changes to street

A plan to increase student safety when leaving the Hannibal High School parking lot is moving forward. More>>

City offers alternative to trash stickers Video included

Quincy officials released more details about the garbage tote program for those who don't want to hassle with buying garbage stickers. More>>

Iowa delays plan to move inmates out of old prison

The Iowa Department of Corrections is delaying plans to close the 175-year-old Iowa State Penitentiary after discovering problems in the heating and cooling system in its $132 million replacement. More>>

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