Hannibal http://kbia.org en Rising River Threatens Areas North Of St. Louis http://kbia.org/post/rising-river-threatens-areas-north-st-louis <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="Flooding near Clarksville in 2008" data-attribution="Credit St. Louis Beacon file photo" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201407/Flood033.jpg" alt="" /><p>The National Weather Service is forecasting major flooding along stretches of the Mississippi River north of St. Louis early next week. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:41:49 +0000 Joseph Leahy 55621 at http://kbia.org Rising River Threatens Areas North Of St. Louis Mississippi River crests at some hard-hit towns http://kbia.org/post/mississippi-river-crests-some-hard-hit-towns <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">The Mississippi River is on the way down at some hard-hit Midwestern towns.</span> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 21:54:38 +0000 Associated Press 32464 at http://kbia.org Mississippi River crests at some hard-hit towns Hannibal smoking ban sparks debate http://kbia.org/post/hannibal-smoking-ban-sparks-debate <p>A new smoking ban was passed in Hannibal after much debate between both city officials and community members. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 14:01:57 +0000 Lauren Richardson 11870 at http://kbia.org Twain's Hannibal in sound and pictures http://kbia.org/post/twains-hannibal-sound-and-pictures <p>It&#39;s well-known that Twain wrote extensively about the real people and places he found growing up in Hannibal, and many of Tom Sawyer&#39;s experiences were his experiences. As a companion piece to the Word Missouri feature&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kbia.org/post/hannibal-living-shadow-twain-0">Hannibal: living in the shadow of Twain</a>, I traveled to three places that make appearances in his books to see how they&#39;ve changed in the nearly two centuries since Twain&#39;s boyhood here. Click for photos and sound from each place. Mon, 05 Dec 2011 20:49:29 +0000 Davis Dunavin 4778 at http://kbia.org