Mehaffy said the MRRPA is negotiating with some landowners in Marion County for the purchase of property on which the $17-$18 million port will be built. Mehaffy asked the council for its support for the Authority to seek a Port and Infrastructure Development grant.
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MACON, Mo. — Sgt. Roland H. Bartels, zone supervisor of Zone 9, will retire June 1 with almost 27 years of dedicated service to the Missouri Highway Patrol. Bartels was appointed to the patrol on July 1, 1996, as a member of the 72nd recruit class. After graduating from the patrol academy, he was assigned […]
Union officials say hundreds of people have left the railroad in the last three months, adding to BNSF’s struggles to move freight through Montana. Brady Wassam knew what to expect when he took a job on the railroad. Wassam, 30, of Columbia Falls, Montana came from a family of railroaders who have spent years moving […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. – Doyle Equipment Manufacturing and Riverview Manufacturing, worldwide leaders in manufacturing dry fertilizer handling equipment, are expanding operations in Palmyra, Mo. The project will include an additional 80,000 square feet of production space, a capital investment of more than $5 million and the creation of 50 new full-time positions ranging from production assembly, […]
QUINCY — Local nonprofits seeking to build their programming, expand their mission and better their communities are invited and encouraged to apply for funding through the Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri’s annual competitive grant program. The deadline to submit grant applications is at 11:45 p.m. June 1. Grants are made for […]
COLUMBIA, Mo. — There’s still time to apply to the Missouri Century Farm Program. The deadline has been extended a month to June 1. If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1922, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm. To qualify, the same family must have owned […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Hannibal School Superintendent Susan Johnson requested and received permission from the Hannibal School Board to begin exploring the development of the former Sutherlands lumber store in an “Innovation Campus”.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Ten troopers will graduate from the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on April 29. The ceremony will take place in the academy gymnasium, 1510 East Elm. The graduation ceremony will be live streamed on the Patrol’s Facebook page. The 114th recruit class reported to the academy on January 18. […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Don Patrick, president and chief executive officer of the not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation, was presented March 24 with the Richard H. Stallings Lifetime Achievement Award by the National NeighborWorks Association of Washington, D.C. Patrick was recognized for more than 35 years of leadership in guiding NECAC’S expansion of programs and […]
LOUISIANA, Mo. — When he took the executive director’s position at North East Community Action Corporation in 1985, Don Patrick of Louisiana did not plan to stay long. More than 36 years later, he’s retiring as the longest-serving administrator in NECAC’s 57-year history. Patrick, whose last day was April 1, thanked board members and staff […]