Marion County announces 12th COVID-19 case
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Marion County announces 12th COVID-19 case

HANNIBAL | The Marion County Health Department announced its twelfth positive case of COVID-19 on Monday, a female in the age 40-50 range, who is quarantined at home recovering.

McIntyre's agricultural expertise pays big dividends to Hannibal
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McIntyre's agricultural expertise pays big dividends to Hannibal

By 1918, agricultural experts in Michigan had made a clear connection between black stem rust on grain and the common barberry bush

Brown ~ 70th
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Brown ~ 70th

Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Brown, of Hannibal, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children at the home of their son, Kent, and daughter-in-law, Kathy, on June 6, 2020

May and June births reported
Births

May and June births reported

The following births were reported May 8 to June 10 at Hannibal Regional Hospital

Both immigrants, Union Street neighbors killed during Civil War
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Both immigrants, Union Street neighbors killed during Civil War

Precisely 159 years ago – in mid June 1861 - two companies of Illinois troops, followed by two regiments of Iowa troops, arrived in Hannibal, Mo., and together with the Home Guard set up camp on Lover's Leap

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May and June Hannibal births reported

HANNIBAL | The following births were reported May 8 to June 10 at Hannibal Regional Hospital.

Sixth coronavirus case found in Marion County
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Sixth coronavirus case found in Marion County

The Marion County Health Department announced the sixth positive case of novel coronavirus in the county Monday, June 8

P. Gillett's inventions contributed to Missouri's early rail foundation
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P. Gillett's inventions contributed to Missouri's early rail foundation

In February 1864, while General William Tecumseh Sherman's notorious “March Through Georgia,” was igniting the South, 47-year-old Prosper Gillett, a New England transplant to Southern-sympathizing Hannibal, Missouri, was focused on a better and more efficient means of installing railroad track

Anniversary: Keim - 60th
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Anniversary: Keim - 60th

PALMYRA | Ralph and DeLois Keim of Palmyra, Mo., will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 4.

Balloon assistant painted pictures with words to share jobs of flight
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Balloon assistant painted pictures with words to share jobs of flight

Few could have imagined back in mid October 1907, what it would feel like to float in the basket of a hot-air balloon three quarters of a mile over the Midwest at dawn, and the associated sounds that could be heard of little towns waking up below

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