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Manhunt ends with arrest at pond

A manhunt that began in Palmyra on Tuesday resulted in an arrest on Wednesday when officers surrounded a pond where the suspect was hiding

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Jobless rate climbs in most areas

HANNIBAL | As nearly 41 million Americans have filed for unemployment in the past 10 weeks, Northeast Missouri’s jobless rates have climbed, although more slowly than the national trend.

Jobless rate started to spike in March
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Jobless rate started to spike in March

March unemployment rates for Missouri counties show a snapshot of the first wave of unemployment filings due to the coronavirus disruptions

United Way gets $50,000 grant to fight impact of COVID-19

United Way gets $50,000 grant to fight impact of COVID-19

HANNIBAL | The United Way of the Mark Twain Area has received a $50,000 investment from the Missouri Foundation for Health for the organization's COVD-19 Response Fund.


“We're both stunned and gratified by this investment in the people of Northeast Missouri. We are committed to putting this money to good use helping the thousands of people affected by COVID-19. We will be good stewards,” said United Way vice president and campaign chairman Forrest Gossett.


Dollars given to the fund are directed to local non-profit organizations that are assisting individuals with their needs during this time. Many local organizations are increasing their services, having to provide services differently or are creating new programs to help individuals with needs due to COVID-19.