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Hannibal's Folklife Festival canceled

Posted: Aug. 4, 2020 12:01 am

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal Arts Council announced Sunday that it has canceled this year's Folklife Festival.

The council said that its board of directors made the decision to cancel after monitoring and discussing current conditions.

The Arts Council set the 2021 Folklife Festival for Oct. 16 and 17.

Secretary of State Ashcroft visits Hannibal to promote upcoming election
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Secretary of State Ashcroft visits Hannibal to promote upcoming election

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft was in Hannibal on Wednesday afternoon to promote participation in the Nov. 3 election.

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Hannibal City Council approves antique tractor parade, show

During a year when numerous events have been canceled because of the COVID-19 threat, an event was added on Wednesday to the community calendar with the blessing of the Hannibal City Council.

Hannibal riverfront project nearing completion
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Hannibal riverfront project nearing completion

Significant progress continues to be made on the Hannibal riverfront restoration project, according to Andy Dorian, the city's director of central services. "The riverfront is rocking and rolling," Dorian told the Hannibal Park Board.

Hannibal investigates drainage area complaint
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Hannibal investigates drainage area complaint

A drainage complaint from a South Side resident has been investigated by the city of Hannibal.

Ceremony begins long-awaited construction of new animal shelter
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Ceremony begins long-awaited construction of new animal shelter

A large crowd witnessed a milestone several years in the making for the Northeast Missouri Humane Society as ground was broken for a new shelter on Tuesday.

Plantation named for Hannibal Tree Board member
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Plantation named for Hannibal Tree Board member

Ed Tamerius, a member of the Hannibal Tree Board for more than two decades, was recognized Wednesday when it was announced that a "plantation" of 65 bald cypress being planted would be named in his honor.

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Hannibal considering subdivision ordinance changes

A public hearing regarding proposed ordinance changes for drainage and flood control, and subdivisions will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 6.