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7-Day Forecast: Jacksonville

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7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

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7-Day Forecast: Keokuk Municipal

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The Quincy Gems dogpile near the mound after winning the Prospect League championship with a 3-1 victory Aug. 14 over the Chillicothe Paints at VA Memorial Stadium in Chillicothe, Ohio.  (Photo for the H-W/Elise Manahan, Chillicothe Gazette) The Quincy Gems dogpile near the mound after winning the Prospect League championship with a 3-1 victory Aug. 14 over the Chillicothe Paints at VA Memorial Stadium in Chillicothe, Ohio. (Photo for the H-W/Elise Manahan, Chillicothe Gazette)

Authority gives approval to execute Gems sale to undisclosed buyer

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The Quincy Civic Center Authority has agreed to execute a purchase agreement with an undisclosed party to buy the Quincy Gems. The authority approved the deal after emerging from a short closed session during its monthly... More>>

Quincy School Board unveils $70.3 million budget with $1.56 million deficit

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The Quincy School Board on Wednesday unveiled a tentative $70.3 million budget containing a $1.56 million deficit. Business Manager Joel Murphy said the district's total direct revenues are projected to come in at... More>>

Quincy man to receive probation in accidental shooting death of friend

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A Quincy man will be sentenced to probation after he pleaded guilty to accidently shooting a friend to death earlier this year. Zachary W. Ballinger, 21, wept in court Wednesday as admitted to accidentally killing Austin... More>>

Charges dropped for now against Quincy man in attempted escape from Adams County Jail

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Charges against one of the three Quincy men accused in an attempted escape from the Adams County Jail last month were dropped Wednesday by State's Attorney Jon Barnard. Jason M. Keller, 23, had been charged with... More>>

Graves: Congress seeks ways to curb regulatory overreach

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CANTON, Mo. -- U.S. Rep. Sam Graves said regulatory overreach is more than a nuisance -- it's a threat to the separation of powers set up in the U.S. Constitution. Graves, a Republican from Tarkio, was in Canton on... More>>

Traffic accidents decline in Quincy during July

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Accidents on Quincy city streets dipped during July. According to statistics compiled by the Quincy Police Department, there were 76 accidents during July, a drop of eight from the June totals. The total was down 30 from... More>>

Eagles Nest gets upgrade, new look

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Customers at the Eagles Nest Hotel have three different decor themes to choose from in their rooms after nearly a year of renovations. General Manager Jack Bishop said a cross between a rustic lodge and a bed and... More>>

Walk to End Alzheimer's goals: 700 participants raising $80,860

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Organizers are hoping to reach 700 participants for the 18th annual Walk to End Alzheimer's at Clat Adams Park on Sept. 4. The signature event nationwide for the Alzheimer's Association is designed to both create... More>>

School Board to get first look at proposed budget Wednesday night

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The Quincy School Board on Wednesday will unveil a tentative 2014-15 budget that's expected to be similar to last year's spending plan. Business Manager Joel Murphy told the Finance Committee on Tuesday that... More>>

Nauvoo woman sentenced to 180 days in jail, 36 months probation in hotel fire

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NAUVOO, Ill. -- A former Nauvoo hotel employee accused of setting fire to the hotel in July pleaded guilty to arson and was sentenced Monday in Hancock County Circuit Court. Judge Richard Gambrell sentenced Terri E.... More>>

Pittsfield makes change to electronics recycling program

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PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pittsfield City Council is changing in its electronics recycling program because of growing costs. City Clerk Cindy Prentice said computer monitors and televisions will no longer be accepted until... More>>

Resident asks Hannibal City Council to pick up the tab for sewer repair

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HANNIBAL, Mo. -- One of at least 16 residents found to have an illegal sewer line hookup asked the Hannibal City Council on Tuesday to consider footing the bill to reconnect his line, but the council suggested he work... More>>

Covey encourages Quincy educators, business leaders to enhance trust levels

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Quincy teachers and local business leaders learned about the importance of trust at a training session Monday kicking off the start of the school year. The 90-minute session in the Quincy Junior High School auditorium was presented by Stephen M.R. Covey, author of the best-selling book "The Speed of Trust." Covey offered a motivational talk on the importance of trust in building successful schools and businesses.
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  • Hannibal bar owner's request for aldermen to reconsider fine turned down

    Hannibal bar owner's request for aldermen to reconsider fine turned down

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-08-20 14:22:53 GMT
    The Hannibal City Council sustained a $500 administrative penalty imposed on Game On Sports Bar & Grill, 211 Munger Lane, for two convictions of selling alcohol to minors. Vicki Cassady, Game On manager and part...
    The Hannibal City Council sustained a $500 administrative penalty imposed on Game On Sports Bar & Grill, 211 Munger Lane, for two convictions of selling alcohol to minors. Vicki Cassady, Game On manager and part...
  • Local law enforcement agencies take advantage of federal military surplus program

    Local law enforcement agencies take advantage of federal military surplus program

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:48:28 GMT
    Adams County is one of six counties in the area - and one of hundreds nationwide - which have benefited from a program that sees items used by the U.S. military trickle down to local law enforcement agencies. According to information compiled from Pentagon records by The New York Times, Adams County has received the most in surplus military gear from the federal government locally.
    Adams County is one of six counties in the area - and one of hundreds nationwide - which have benefited from a program that sees items used by the U.S. military trickle down to local law enforcement agencies. According to information compiled from Pentagon records by The New York Times, Adams County has received the most in surplus military gear from the federal government locally.
  • YOUR TOWN: Craft beer finds home in America's Hometown's downtown

    YOUR TOWN: Craft beer finds home in America's Hometown's downtown

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:51:05 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The journey to open Mark Twain Brewing Co. has been a community-based one, but that wasn't a surprise to owner Bill Martin. "Microbreweries by and large are very neighborhood and community-oriented,...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The journey to open Mark Twain Brewing Co. has been a community-based one, but that wasn't a surprise to owner Bill Martin. "Microbreweries by and large are very neighborhood and community-oriented,...
  • YP Quincy recruiting teams for Big Dam Race in September

    YP Quincy recruiting teams for Big Dam Race in September

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:17:55 GMT
    Young Professionals of the Quincy Area will put on a local version of the CBS reality TV show "The Amazing Race" Saturday, Sept. 6, in Quincy. The Big Dam Race will offer participants an opportunity to learn about...
    Young Professionals of the Quincy Area will put on a local version of the CBS reality TV show "The Amazing Race" Saturday, Sept. 6, in Quincy. The Big Dam Race will offer participants an opportunity to learn about...
  • The District officials hope to find executive director who keeps momentum going

    The District officials hope to find executive director who keeps momentum going

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:30:26 GMT
    Officials at the District hope to find a new executive director who can continue lead the organization forward. Travis Brown announced Monday that he would resign as executive director at the end of the month to become the director of business development at Rokusek Design. Brown, 36, has led the District since February 2009 when it was known as the Historic Quincy Business District.
    Officials at the District hope to find a new executive director who can continue lead the organization forward. Travis Brown announced Monday that he would resign as executive director at the end of the month to become the director of business development at Rokusek Design. Brown, 36, has led the District since February 2009 when it was known as the Historic Quincy Business District.
  • Aldermen approve six properties on fix-or-flatten list

    Aldermen approve six properties on fix-or-flatten list

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:07:28 GMT
    Six properties will be targeted this year as part of the city of Quincy's fix-or-flatten program. Aldermen approved the list Monday night. The properties this year are 912 Lind, 1029 N. Sixth, 624 N. Eighth, 834...
    Six properties will be targeted this year as part of the city of Quincy's fix-or-flatten program. Aldermen approved the list Monday night. The properties this year are 912 Lind, 1029 N. Sixth, 624 N. Eighth, 834...
  • Aerial drone owners blocked from doing commercial jobs

    Aerial drone owners blocked from doing commercial jobs

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:04:18 GMT
    A drone that Greg and Paige Mitts bought can't be used for commercial purposes at this time and has been grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration. The Quincy couple founded Vision Quest Virtual Tours in 2009, and about 90 days ago, they bought a drone to provide aerial photography and video that supplements the 360-degree photography their business has always provided.
    A drone that Greg and Paige Mitts bought can't be used for commercial purposes at this time and has been grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration. The Quincy couple founded Vision Quest Virtual Tours in 2009, and about 90 days ago, they bought a drone to provide aerial photography and video that supplements the 360-degree photography their business has always provided.
  • Two Rivers RC&D targets small business with federal loan

    Two Rivers RC&D targets small business with federal loan

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:57:03 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Pittsfield-based Two Rivers Resource Conservation and Development Area will use a federal grant to provide services to business with 10 or less employees in a five-county area. The $30,000 grant from...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Pittsfield-based Two Rivers Resource Conservation and Development Area will use a federal grant to provide services to business with 10 or less employees in a five-county area. The $30,000 grant from...
  • Driver in fatal accident near Liberty facing four felony DUI charges

    Driver in fatal accident near Liberty facing four felony DUI charges

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-08-19 13:07:52 GMT
    A rural Liberty man who was the driver in a fatal automobile accident on Sunday morning has been charged with four felonies in connection with the incident. Jeffrey T. Tenhouse, 47, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence where an accident caused death, as well as two counts of aggravated DUI where an accident caused great bodily harm.
    A rural Liberty man who was the driver in a fatal automobile accident on Sunday morning has been charged with four felonies in connection with the incident. Jeffrey T. Tenhouse, 47, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence where an accident caused death, as well as two counts of aggravated DUI where an accident caused great bodily harm.
  • Plenty of changes await Quincy students as they return to school Wednesday

    Plenty of changes await Quincy students as they return to school Wednesday

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-08-18 16:57:50 GMT
    Assorted changes will greet families when classes begin Wednesday in the Quincy School District. One change will involve the district's decision to eliminate four half-day training sessions for teachers and replace them with a 30-minute early release every Wednesday in all schools, including grades kindergarten through six. 
    Assorted changes will greet families when classes begin Wednesday in the Quincy School District. One change will involve the district's decision to eliminate four half-day training sessions for teachers and replace them with a 30-minute early release every Wednesday in all schools, including grades kindergarten through six. 
  • Water delivery system upgrade under way in LaBelle, despite some residents' concerns about how to pay for it

    Water delivery system upgrade under way in LaBelle, despite some residents' concerns about how to pay for it

    Monday, August 18 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-08-18 16:46:18 GMT
    LABELLE, Mo. -- Work to upgrade LaBelle's decades-old water delivery system began last week, but a group of residents is still concerned the city will have difficulty in covering the project's multimillion-dollar price tag. Crews have started laying thousands of feet of polyvinyl chloride resin pipe to replace 50-year-old asbestos cement pipes.
    LABELLE, Mo. -- Work to upgrade LaBelle's decades-old water delivery system began last week, but a group of residents is still concerned the city will have difficulty in covering the project's multimillion-dollar price tag. Crews have started laying thousands of feet of polyvinyl chloride resin pipe to replace 50-year-old asbestos cement pipes.
  • Fundraiser designed to benefit friars

    Fundraiser designed to benefit friars

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:58 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:58:21 GMT
    Quincy Fire Chief Joe Henning says an upcoming fundraiser for the Holy Cross Friary has a twofold purpose. First, Henning believes it is a way of allowing the community to say thank you to a group that has been...
    Quincy Fire Chief Joe Henning says an upcoming fundraiser for the Holy Cross Friary has a twofold purpose. First, Henning believes it is a way of allowing the community to say thank you to a group that has been...
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  • U.S. 36, U.S. 61 projects scheduled to start Wednesday

    U.S. 36, U.S. 61 projects scheduled to start Wednesday

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:51:55 GMT
    Missouri Department of Transportation crews plan to launch two work zones on major routes on Wednesday. If weather permits, MoDOT crews will do concrete patching from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both Wednesday and Thursday on U.S....
    Missouri Department of Transportation crews plan to launch two work zones on major routes on Wednesday. If weather permits, MoDOT crews will do concrete patching from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both Wednesday and Thursday on U.S....
  • Summer floods putting crimp in Quincy boating season

    Summer floods putting crimp in Quincy boating season

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-08-18 13:52:52 GMT
    Todd Young remembers a bustling boating scene on the Mississippi River near Quincy not too long ago. People would enjoy their boats, take their family to nearby Hogback Island and soak in the sun. Now Young says those days of boating the Mississippi near Quincy are vanishing.
    Todd Young remembers a bustling boating scene on the Mississippi River near Quincy not too long ago. People would enjoy their boats, take their family to nearby Hogback Island and soak in the sun. Now Young says those days of boating the Mississippi near Quincy are vanishing.
  • Local elm tree that may date to early 1600s could still have life in it

    Local elm tree that may date to early 1600s could still have life in it

    Sunday, August 17 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-08-17 04:53:52 GMT
    There is a hope a large American Elm tree on Spring Street -- one of the few in the city to have survived the blight of the 1970s -- is not on death's doorstep, but simply in "shock" following two summers of drought...
    There is a hope a large American elm tree on Spring Street -- one of the few in the city to have survived the blight of the 1970s -- is not on death's doorstep, but simply in "shock" following two summers of drought...
  • On the Street: State fair recognition and funding classroom projects

    On the Street: State fair recognition and funding classroom projects

    Sunday, August 17 2014 12:42 AM EDT2014-08-17 04:42:50 GMT
    FAIRING WELL: Miss Warren County Hanna Keene from Warrenton, Mo., was named the 2014 Missouri State Fair Queen in a ceremony last weekend in Sedalia, Mo. She received the highest score of 58 contestants. Keene, 19, is a...
    FAIRING WELL: Miss Warren County Hanna Keene from Warrenton, Mo., was named the 2014 Missouri State Fair Queen in a ceremony last weekend in Sedalia, Mo. She received the highest score of 58 contestants. Keene, 19, is a...
  • Movement afoot to make Duck's a community-owned grocery

    Movement afoot to make Duck's a community-owned grocery

    Sunday, August 17 2014 12:36 AM EDT2014-08-17 04:36:47 GMT
    NAUVOO, Ill. -- There's only one problem with summers at Duck's Grocery in Nauvoo. "They don't last long enough," store owner Kenneth "Duck" Whitaker said. Busy summers help offset the long winters, with...
    NAUVOO, Ill. -- There's only one problem with summers at Duck's Grocery in Nauvoo. "They don't last long enough," store owner Kenneth "Duck" Whitaker said. Busy summers help offset the long winters, with...
  • Area colleges getting ready to open for fall semester

    Area colleges getting ready to open for fall semester

    Sunday, August 17 2014 12:32 AM EDT2014-08-17 04:32:18 GMT
    Area colleges are preparing to welcome students for the 2014-15 academic year. Classes begin Monday at Quincy University and John Wood Community College, Aug. 25 at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo., and Aug. 26 at...
    Area colleges are preparing to welcome students for the 2014-15 academic year. Classes begin Monday at Quincy University and John Wood Community College, Aug. 25 at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo., and Aug. 26 at...
  • Chicago company develops local ties, seeks medical marijuana facilities in Quincy

    Chicago company develops local ties, seeks medical marijuana facilities in Quincy

    Sunday, August 17 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-08-17 04:12:58 GMT
    Alex Thiersch understands the risks in investing in the medical marijuana business in Illinois. The CEO of Salveo Health and Wellness of Chicago, Thiersch said entering the industry in the state, which approved a...
    Alex Thiersch understands the risks in investing in the medical marijuana business in Illinois. The CEO of Salveo Health and Wellness of Chicago, Thiersch said entering the industry in the state, which approved a...
  • Despite location change, Celebration of Grace attracts hundreds

    Despite location change, Celebration of Grace attracts hundreds

    Sunday, August 17 2014 12:11 AM EDT2014-08-17 04:11:59 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The congregation at St. John's Lutheran Church scrambled Friday night to move equipment and supplies for Saturday's Celebration of Grace from Clemens Field to the church's gymnasium. After...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The congregation at St. John's Lutheran Church scrambled Friday night to move equipment and supplies for Saturday's Celebration of Grace from Clemens Field to the church's gymnasium. After...
  • Renovation on schedule for YMCA rural program center sites

    Renovation on schedule for YMCA rural program center sites

    Saturday, August 16 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-08-17 03:12:31 GMT
    Renovation of sites that will house new satellite campuses connected with the Quincy Family YMCA are proceeding on schedule. Mark Spiegelhoff, the CEO of the Quincy YMCA Association, said the "rural program centers" in...
    Renovation of sites that will house new satellite campuses connected with the Quincy Family YMCA are proceeding on schedule. Mark Spiegelhoff, the CEO of the Quincy YMCA Association, said the "rural program centers" in...
  • Finishing touches on oil pipeline include drilling under Mississippi River

    Finishing touches on oil pipeline include drilling under Mississippi River

    Saturday, August 16 2014 1:58 AM EDT2014-08-16 05:58:46 GMT
    Most of the construction of the $2.6 billion, 600-mile oil pipeline between Flanagan, Ill., and Cushing, Okla., is complete, but work on two major sections is getting started. One of those sections is north of Quincy,...
    Most of the construction of the $2.6 billion, 600-mile oil pipeline between Flanagan, Ill., and Cushing, Okla., is complete, but work on two major sections is getting started. One of those sections is north of Quincy,...
  • Champ Clark Bridge inspection scheduled

    Champ Clark Bridge inspection scheduled

    Saturday, August 16 2014 1:57 AM EDT2014-08-16 05:57:47 GMT
    LOUISIANA, Mo. -- Missouri Department of Transportation bridge crews will be performing a routine inspection and preventative maintenance on the Champ Clark Bridge over the Mississippi River on U.S. 54 at Louisiana, with...
    LOUISIANA, Mo. -- Missouri Department of Transportation bridge crews will be performing a routine inspection and preventative maintenance on the Champ Clark Bridge over the Mississippi River on U.S. 54 at Louisiana, with...
  • PREVIOUSLY: One dead, two in hospital after Sunday rollover accident; driver lodged in Adams County Jail

    PREVIOUSLY: One dead, two in hospital after Sunday rollover accident; driver lodged in Adams County Jail

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:44:39 GMT
    A rollover accident on the east edge of Liberty killed a 34-year-old woman and seriously injured three others early Sunday morning. Amanda N. Krutmeier, of 1994 N. 1100th Ave. west of Liberty, was pronounced dead at the scene by Adams County Coroner James Keller at 4:48 a.m. Sunday. The driver, Jeff Tenhouse, was treated at the hospital and released to the custody of the Adams County Sheriff's Department.
    A rollover accident on the east edge of Liberty killed a 34-year-old woman and seriously injured three others early Sunday morning. Amanda N. Krutmeier, of 1994 N. 1100th Ave. west of Liberty, was pronounced dead at the scene by Adams County Coroner James Keller at 4:48 a.m. Sunday. The driver, Jeff Tenhouse, was treated at the hospital and released to the custody of the Adams County Sheriff's Department.
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  • Quincy School Board unveils $70.3 million budget with $1.56 million deficit

    Quincy School Board unveils $70.3 million budget with $1.56 million deficit

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:00:11 GMT
    The Quincy School Board on Wednesday unveiled a tentative $70.3 million budget containing a $1.56 million deficit. Business Manager Joel Murphy said the district's total direct revenues are projected to come in at...
    The Quincy School Board on Wednesday unveiled a tentative $70.3 million budget containing a $1.56 million deficit. Business Manager Joel Murphy said the district's total direct revenues are projected to come in at...
  • Authority gives approval to execute Gems sale to undisclosed buyer

    Authority gives approval to execute Gems sale to undisclosed buyer

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-08-20 21:40:18 GMT
    The Quincy Gems dogpile near the mound after winning the Prospect League championship with a 3-1 victory Aug. 14 over the Chillicothe Paints at VA Memorial Stadium in Chillicothe, Ohio.  (Photo for the H-W/Elise Manahan, Chillicothe Gazette)The Quincy Gems dogpile near the mound after winning the Prospect League championship with a 3-1 victory Aug. 14 over the Chillicothe Paints at VA Memorial Stadium in Chillicothe, Ohio. (Photo for the H-W/Elise Manahan, Chillicothe Gazette)
    The Quincy Civic Center Authority has agreed to execute a purchase agreement with an undisclosed party to buy the Quincy Gems. The authority approved the deal after emerging from a short closed session during its monthly...
    The Quincy Civic Center Authority has agreed to execute a purchase agreement with an undisclosed party to buy the Quincy Gems. The authority approved the deal after emerging from a short closed session during its monthly...
  • Walk to End Alzheimer's goals: 700 participants raising $80,860

    Walk to End Alzheimer's goals: 700 participants raising $80,860

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:23 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:23:12 GMT
    Organizers are hoping to reach 700 participants for the 18th annual Walk to End Alzheimer's at Clat Adams Park on Sept. 4. The signature event nationwide for the Alzheimer's Association is designed to both create...
    Organizers are hoping to reach 700 participants for the 18th annual Walk to End Alzheimer's at Clat Adams Park on Sept. 4. The signature event nationwide for the Alzheimer's Association is designed to both create...
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    Lois Pennock talks about Operation Christmas Child.
    Lois Pennock talks about Operation Christmas Child.
  • VIDEO: Pittsfield man's robot

    VIDEO: Pittsfield man's robot

    Children enrolled in the Pittsfield Youth Library’s Summer Camp react as they meet “Tobor the Robot” during an open house recently inside the library. “Tobor” is the creation of Darwin Feenstra, a longtime science buff who created the robot from scrap computer parts and other material. 

    Children enrolled in the Pittsfield Youth Library’s Summer Camp react as they meet “Tobor the Robot” during an open house recently inside the library. “Tobor” is the creation of Darwin Feenstra, a longtime science buff who created the robot from scrap computer parts and other material. 


  • VIDEO: Getting muddy at the Big Heat

    VIDEO: Getting muddy at the Big Heat

     Natalie Zimmerman of Quincy races her 10-year-old nephew Hunter Wilson during Blessing Health System's Big Heat Xtreme Obstacle Course at the Adams County Fair on Sunday.

     Natalie Zimmerman of Quincy races her 10-year-old nephew Hunter Wilson during Blessing Health System's Big Heat Xtreme Obstacle Course at the Adams County Fair on Sunday.

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  • Meals Plus to host Aug. 26 lunch with police officer

    Meals Plus to host Aug. 26 lunch with police officer

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 3:01 PM EDT2014-08-19 19:01:01 GMT
    Meals Plus for Seniors, in cooperation with the Quincy Police, will host a lunch event from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, in the Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center. This event will allow seniors to see...
    Meals Plus for Seniors, in cooperation with the Quincy Police, will host a lunch event from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, in the Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center. This event will allow seniors to see...
  • Biodiesel, ethanol promotion planned Friday in Carthage

    Biodiesel, ethanol promotion planned Friday in Carthage

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-08-18 15:21:37 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- The Hancock County Farm Bureau and West Central FS are teaming up again to promote biodiesel and ethanol. The 12th annual promotion will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at the Fuel 24...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- The Hancock County Farm Bureau and West Central FS are teaming up again to promote biodiesel and ethanol. The 12th annual promotion will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at the Fuel 24...
  • John Wood offers GED preparation courses

    John Wood offers GED preparation courses

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-08-18 15:20:25 GMT
    John Wood Community College's Adult Education Department is offering free general educational development preparation classes in Quincy, Pittsfield and Mount Sterling this fall. A free class in English as a second...
    John Wood Community College's Adult Education Department is offering free general educational development preparation classes in Quincy, Pittsfield and Mount Sterling this fall. A free class in English as a second...
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  • Book tells a tale of women police and a shooter

    Book tells a tale of women police and a shooter

    Sunday, August 10 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-08-10 10:00:16 GMT
    "Cop Town" This week at the Quincy Public Library, the No. 1 recommendation from the staff is "Cop Town." Karen Slaughter's new stand alone novel is a powerful, graphic look at the Atlanta Police Department in 1974...
    "Cop Town" This week at the Quincy Public Library, the No. 1 recommendation from the staff is "Cop Town." Karen Slaughter's new stand alone novel is a powerful, graphic look at the Atlanta Police Department in 1974...
  • McLEOD: Why GM's 'Don't Blame Me' problem really happened

    McLEOD: Why GM's 'Don't Blame Me' problem really happened

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:39:07 GMT
    Culture is the cultivation of the human beliefs swirling and growing in the petri dish that is your organization. Peter Drucker said, "Culture eats strategy for breakfast." In the light of the recent General Motors debacle, we might want to amend Drucker's wisdom to "Culture eats safety for breakfast."
    Culture is the cultivation of the human beliefs swirling and growing in the petri dish that is your organization. Peter Drucker said, "Culture eats strategy for breakfast." In the light of the recent General Motors debacle, we might want to amend Drucker's wisdom to "Culture eats safety for breakfast."

  • On the Street for July 27: Toys delivered, Kyrgyzstan visitor and St. Jude scholarship

    On the Street for July 27: Toys delivered, Kyrgyzstan visitor and St. Jude scholarship

    Monday, July 28 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:35:47 GMT
    HELPING HAND: A 9-year-old Quincy boy recently celebrated his birthday by following through on a challenge he made for himself. Derrick Hopkins, a soon-to-be fourth-grader at Baldwin Intermediate School, delivered more...
    HELPING HAND: A 9-year-old Quincy boy recently celebrated his birthday by following through on a challenge he made for himself. Derrick Hopkins, a soon-to-be fourth-grader at Baldwin Intermediate School, delivered more...
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  • YP Quincy recruiting teams for Big Dam Race in September

    YP Quincy recruiting teams for Big Dam Race in September

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:17 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:17:55 GMT
    Young Professionals of the Quincy Area will put on a local version of the CBS reality TV show "The Amazing Race" Saturday, Sept. 6, in Quincy. The Big Dam Race will offer participants an opportunity to learn about...
    Young Professionals of the Quincy Area will put on a local version of the CBS reality TV show "The Amazing Race" Saturday, Sept. 6, in Quincy. The Big Dam Race will offer participants an opportunity to learn about...
  • On the Street: State fair recognition and funding classroom projects

    On the Street: State fair recognition and funding classroom projects

    Sunday, August 17 2014 12:42 AM EDT2014-08-17 04:42:50 GMT
    FAIRING WELL: Miss Warren County Hanna Keene from Warrenton, Mo., was named the 2014 Missouri State Fair Queen in a ceremony last weekend in Sedalia, Mo. She received the highest score of 58 contestants. Keene, 19, is a...
    FAIRING WELL: Miss Warren County Hanna Keene from Warrenton, Mo., was named the 2014 Missouri State Fair Queen in a ceremony last weekend in Sedalia, Mo. She received the highest score of 58 contestants. Keene, 19, is a...
  • Your Turn with ... Pat Galle

    Your Turn with ... Pat Galle

    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a movie star with fancy clothes and hair. What would you rather be doing right now? Getting a massage. Shhhhhh! Don't tell anyone that ... I once took taekwondo lessons. Other...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a movie star with fancy clothes and hair. What would you rather be doing right now? Getting a massage. Shhhhhh! Don't tell anyone that ... I once took taekwondo lessons. Other...
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