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I had an unfortunate collision on my motorcycle... with a bug. You might think something like, “Aww, how sad for the bug,” but in fact, I was the one that ended up visiting a local hospital. A…

The Northeast Missouri Humane Society is at capacity with 161 cats with just 34 kennels, and staff members are working on plans to help more cats find homes through a “working cat” program and…

PERRY, Mo. — The Friends of the Perry Carousel will sponsor The Perry Carousel Benefit Auction at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Junction Lounge, 28840 Highway 19 in Perry.

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We live in a time-crunched world where life is lived on the run. Millions pull out of their driveways in the pre-dawn dark, grab a last-minute breakfast burrito, and merge onto freeways while …

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HANNIBAL – Taste treats, along with a variety of wines and beers, were shared by Hannibalians and visitors at the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum's annual Taste of Twain Wine, Food, and Bee…

Tom Boland Ford employees participate in their fifth annual Changing Oil, Changing Lives campaign. Employees present a check for $1,091 to The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri, r…

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While watching “Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins” you can’t help regretting that the sharp-tongued political columnist didn’t live long enough to ante up her two cents on life in …

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Don’t be fooled, John Crowley’s constipated adaption of Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Goldfinch,” might look like one of those highfalutin prestige dramas screaming for awar…

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This article appears in Sept. 5 Travel page. I’m standing on land where, in 1759, British troops equipped with muskets vanquished French soldiers in the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, histor…

Saratoga Springs, New York, has long been a popular summer resort for the city swells who love thoroughbred racing, but you don’t have to be a gambler or wealthy to enjoy this getaway at the…

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This article appears in Sept. 12 Travel page. When thinking of river towns in Illinois and Iowa, most of us think of corn, pork, flatland, and probably not homemade ice cream and chocolates. R…

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When all the shouting’s done, humble goodness shines forever. Temporary power and posturing are empty calories that disappear. But quiet strength continues to nourish decades later. I remember…

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Q: Dear Pastor, How do you feel about Trunk-or-Treat events? A: I’m assuming you’re asking me because you’re not a huge fan of Halloween? Yes, we are just a few weeks away now from the October…

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HANNIBAL – Missouri wineries and breweries will bring their beverages to the Taste of Twain Wine, Food, and Beer Festival from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Mark Twain Boyhood Ho…

A team of family, longtime friends and bicycling enthusiasts from Hannibal recently completed a journey on their bikes, pedaling toward a cure for cancer in Massachusetts.

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It is always important to know the rules in anything we do. We have rules at school, rules at work and rules at home. We establish laws to govern traffic: speed limits, stop signs, turn lanes …

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HANNIBAL – Leaders of the Rib and Wing Festival Saturday at the Mark Twain Cave Complex are confident the Hannibal Free Clinic will receive at least $20,000 from this annual event, which is th…

The Palmyra R-I Parents as Teachers Program, in partnership with the Missouri Conservation Department, hosted a Storybook Trail featuring the animal lullaby, “If you Were My Baby: A Wildlife L…