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Benefit to Breath will be at the American Legion Post 55 in Hannibal at 5 p.m. The event is to raise money to aide in research for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) to help find the cause that still remains unknown. The event is hosted by Jason and Laura Stewart in memory of their son.

On July 6, two men biking across America from Oregon to New Jersey rode in to town with plans to sleep at North Park on the picnic tables calling them extra-long twin beds. Ahead of the bicyclists was their assistant Sean Crossland, documenting the journey. Crossland stated, “The goal is to …

Two local mothers fought back against Type 1 Diabetes as they Cooked for a Cure by prepping pre-made freezer meals and cookie dough they sold to the local community. Jennifer Hays and Alyssa Crowe both have daughters diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes and wanted to raise awareness for the diseas…

Two local women are cooking for a cure to help raise money for JDRF, a charitable organization that funds research for type 1 diabetes and support Camp Hickory Hill in Columbia. Jennifer Hays and Alyssa Crowe are volunteering their time to help lighten the load in the kitchen in an effort to…

The Mosswood Golf Course was busy on the morning of June 10. There were 121 registered participants for the fifth annual Mosswood Run 5k run/walk. The event is hosted by the Knights of Columbus each year and donates all proceeds to the Knights of Columbus Charities which support the youth of…

Krigbaum Trailers & Equipment along with Trailerman Trailers, Inc. donated a brand new solid side single axel trailer with gate and a monetary cash donation to the Hannibal Regional James E. Cary Cancer Center on May 25. Mike Krigbaum was inspired to make the donation in memory of his br…

The American Heart Association recommends that heart disease prevention begins early in life. This means assessing your risk factors and working to keep them low. For those over 40, or those with multiple risk factors, it’s important to calculate the risk of developing cardiovascular disease…

Antibiotics are powerful drugs, but they are not the cure for all that ails you. Antibiotics, also known as antimicrobial drugs, are drugs that fight infections caused by bacteria. They are not effective against viral infections like the common cold, most sore throats, and the flu. Talk with…

Alzheimer’s disease has no cure and its progression cannot be radically slowed. The Alzheimer’s Association reports that every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s, and around five million people in the country currently have the disease.

Sorghum is the 5th most popular cereal grain in the world. Its origin is Northeastern Africa 5,000-6,000 years ago. It is very sustainable as it is draught and heat-tolerant, and can also be grown in flooded conditions. Whole Sorghum is light in color, neutral in tastes and absorbs the flavo…

A Closer Look at the Ancient Grain Amaranth. These tiny golden kernels have a slightly crunchy texture when cooked and have a strong, nutty flavor. It cooks to a porridge-like consistency great for breakfast, or can be popped like corn by heating in a dry pan for use in salads, soups and cru…