School district looks to recoup $1.5 million shortfall
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School district looks to recoup $1.5 million shortfall

State withholding has cost Hannibal schools around $800,000; district expenses rose due to protective equipment, virus safety expenses

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All Ralls County R-II students receive free meals on plan
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All Ralls County R-II students receive free meals on plan

Every student in Ralls County R-II schools is eligible for free breakfast and lunch thanks to the school district's financial planning and low interest rates related to the 20/20 Vision plan for renovation and construction projects

Hearing-impaired students affected by mask rules
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Hearing-impaired students affected by mask rules

Due to the COVID- 19 pandemic, Hannibal-LaGrange University requires masks to be worn in all classrooms, which has introduced more challenges for students Evan and Leighton Allen, brothers who were both born profoundly deaf

Monroe City native takes Culver-Stockton post
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Monroe City native takes Culver-Stockton post

Leslie Payne has been hired as the vice president for advancement and marketing at Culver-Stockton College

Former teacher, coach to fill board seat
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Former teacher, coach to fill board seat

Seven asked to be considered for vacancy left after Booth moved out of the district

COVID alters Mark Twain marching band season
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COVID alters Mark Twain marching band season

Due to the COVID- 19 virus the Mark Twain High School marching band will compete in fewer competitions during 2020, but the band is determined to march on

School Board not altering reopening plan
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School Board not altering reopening plan

Plan not requiring mask wearing for youngest elementary students

Local private schools reopen during pandemic
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Local private schools reopen during pandemic

Hannibal Public Schools announced Aug. 24 that the start of school would be delayed until Sept. 8, but several local, private schools welcomed students back to in-person classes this past week after transitioning to online classes last spring

Monroe City students ordered to quarantine
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Monroe City students ordered to quarantine

The Monroe County Health Department on Thursday ordered an undetermined number of students at Monroe City High School be quarantined for 14 days

Monroe City native makes Columbia College dean's list
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Monroe City native makes Columbia College dean's list

Monroe City native Amanda Rubison was named to the Columbia College dean's list for the summer semester from April to August