Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
Updated at 2:04 PM

We live in Rolla, MO, a smallish city of roughly 19,000 people.  The place is  dominated by a state university, Missouri University of Science and Technology, to be specific.   It is a mainstay of Rolla, a large employer for the area.   The university began in 1870 as the School of Mines and Metallurgy.  Now it’s known as the school in Missouri to enroll at if you want to be an engineer, work in the field of computers, or work in any field of science or mathematics.

Updated at 1:32 PM

If you’re looking forward to an early summer tomato or a bumper crop of sugar snap peas, you’ll need to attract pollinators to your garden. Bees are one of your best bets.

Posted at 1:30 PM

Nancy Harris of Ralls County was named a 2015 Naomi Crouch 4-H Volunteer Leadership Awardee, on March 13 in Columbia. Harris was recognized for her commitment to the University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth development program.

Updated at 1:28 PM

WHAT IS IT? Workers were busy Thursday morning framing the new rooms being constructed at the Best Western On the River Hotel in downtown Hannibal.

Posted at 1:15 PM

The GOP-led House Budget Committee Thursday gave party-line approval to a sweeping balanced budget plan, but the measure faces a rewrite next week to overcome opposition from the party's defense hawks.

Posted at 1:05 PM

Lena Dunham is sporting some new looks this week. In addition to the

Updated at 12:24 PM

Parking lot accidents account for more than 20 percent of all automobile crash claims, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. One out of every four accidents involves backing out of a parking space.

Updated at 12:22 PM

One of the most dazzling sights on Earth is the night sky. With billions of brilliant stars, streaking meteors and planetary neighbors like Jupiter and Venus, it’s an amazing spectacle.

Updated at 12:20 PM

The next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians could be playing with Legos on your living room rug, and it’s their parents more than schools who are encouraging them to pursue their dreams, according to new research by George Mason...

Updated at 12:17 PM

How did ham become the go-to centerpiece for Easter feasting? While we work on that answer, let’s dare to be a little different and pan-fry center-cut pork steaks instead.

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