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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Friday
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  • 81°
  • 65°

Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 83°
  • 65°

Morning thunderstorms

Sunday
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  • 88°
  • 66°

Mix of sun and clouds

Monday
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  • 87°
  • 68°

Abundant sunshine

Tuesday
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  • 90°
  • 68°

Mostly sunny

Wednesday
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  • 91°
  • 70°

A few clouds

Thursday
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  • 91°
  • 70°

Abundant sunshine

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.06 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:29:43 am
  • Sunset: 07:43:25 pm
  • Humidity: 71
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 4

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Friday
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  • 80°
  • 63°

Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 61°

Scattered thunderstorms

Sunday
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Times of sun and clouds

Monday
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  • 89°
  • 63°

Abundant sunshine

Tuesday
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  • 89°
  • 67°

Plenty of sun

Wednesday
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  • 66°

Sunny

Thursday
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More sun than clouds

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 71°(Feels like 71°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 30.1 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:25:59 am
  • Sunset: 07:41:06 pm
  • Humidity: 77
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 4

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Friday
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  • 80°
  • 66°

More clouds than sun

Saturday
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  • 83°
  • 65°

Mostly cloudy

Sunday
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  • 87°
  • 63°

Mix of sun and clouds

Monday
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  • 90°
  • 66°

Sunny

Tuesday
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  • 91°
  • 69°

Mostly sunny

Wednesday
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  • 93°
  • 68°

Plenty of sun

Thursday
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  • 92°
  • 67°

Sunny

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 76°(Feels like 76°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: S @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 30.08 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:27:37 am
  • Sunset: 07:40:32 pm
  • Humidity: 61
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 5

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Friday
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  • 83°
  • 66°

Cloudy

Saturday
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  • 84°
  • 65°

Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun

Sunday
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  • 89°
  • 64°

Sunny

Monday
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  • 92°
  • 67°

Mainly sunny

Tuesday
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  • 92°
  • 70°

More sun than clouds

Wednesday
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  • 94°
  • 68°

Mainly sunny

Thursday
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  • 93°
  • 67°

Sunshine

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.06 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:30:12 am
  • Sunset: 07:43:20 pm
  • Humidity: 64
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 4

Regional Conditions

Quincy
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Macomb
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Pittsfield
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Hannibal
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Antiques Appraiser: Event at Quincy Public Library offers look into family past

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Antiques expert Mark Moran appraises many items, including fine art, furniture, ceramics, glassware, toys, costume jewelry, books and sports memorabilia. He reviewed items in front of a crowd of about 75 people Wednesday at the Quincy Public Library. More>>

The little team that could: Dark River Derby Coalition skates toward success in five years

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Their derby names are marvelous, their athletic abilities impressive and their concern for the community inspirational. It's been a wild and crazy five-year journey for the Dark River Derby Coalition, Quincy's nationally ranked women's roller derby team. It has evolved from little more than a curiosity in 2011 to a highly popular organization that is as well known off the track for its charitable heart as it is on the track for its well-placed elbows and jet-like jammers. More>>

Farmers still unsure how best to handle WOTUS rule

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A new federal rule may have David Gay thinking twice about typical practices on his farm. The new Waters of the U.S. rule issued by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers goes into effect Friday in some states, including Illinois, and many commonplace farming practices may result in "discharges" of "pollutants" that require a Clean Water Act permit. More>>

Gas leak forces evacuation of middle school in Clark County

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KAHOKA, Mo. -- A gas leak at a house across from Clark County R-1 Middle School prompted an evacuation of the school and neighboring homes Thursday morning. Superintendent Ritchie Kracht said the district was... More>>

School Board sets goals at lengthy meeting Thursday night

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The Quincy School Board huddled for four hours Thursday night to set a series of goals. Student achievement became the board's No. 1 priority. More>>

Canton mayor: Police need time to 'wrap their head around' shooting

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Jarrod Phillips' first thought was that someone in downtown Canton on Wednesday night had ignited some firecrackers. More>>

New Salvation Army Family Store offers a sneak peek

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On a day when smiles were commonplace, Patty Douglas found herself trying to hold back the tears.Douglas was one of the Salvation Army officials on hand for a brief, soft opening Thursday night of the new Family Store at 425 Broadway. More>>

Eight cases of Legionnaires disease confirmed at Illinois Veterans Home

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Eight cases of Legionnaires disease have been confirmed at the Illinois Veterans Home. Shay Drummond, director of clinical and environmental services at the Adams County Health Department, told The Herald-Whig no deaths have been connected with the disease, which can be especially devastating to older adults, smokers and people with weakened immune systems. More>>

City seeking bids for tree cleanup, infrastructure repairs needed from windstorm

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The city of Quincy requested two bids Wednesday to finish cleanup and make infrastructure repairs resulting from the July 13 windstorm.Companies have until Sept. 9 to submit bids for sidewalk, gutter and curb replacement. That deadline also applies for storm-damaged tree removal or trimming. More>>

Quincy Promise funding almost covered for four-year pilot program

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Most of the funding of the four-year pilot Quincy Promise program is already in place.Mayor Kyle Moore said the program is expected to cost $300,000, and $250,000 has been raised. The program allows students to pursue specific career and technical programs at John Wood Community College that would provide skills needed to fill positions at local companies in sectors such as manufacturing, health care and agriculture.  More>>

Planning continues for tourism grant funds

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The Quincy Civic Center Authority received an update Wednesday from Rob Ebbing, executive director of the Oakley-Lindsay Center, on the plan that was approved in April to put more "heads in beds" and in turn generate more hotel-motel tax. The authority agreed to earmark $18,000 for grants from the hotel-motel tax for the grant program. More>>

Blunt says competition for veterans' health care choices would be good

Missouri U.S. Sen Roy Blunt, center, speaks with Hannibal American Legion Post 55 member Larry Craig, left, and past Commander Mike Riney after a session Wednesday at the Legion Post. | H-W Photo/Alyse Thompson Missouri U.S. Sen Roy Blunt, center, speaks with Hannibal American Legion Post 55 member Larry Craig, left, and past Commander Mike Riney after a session Wednesday at the Legion Post. | H-W Photo/Alyse Thompson
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Missouri U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt on Wednesday says veterans should have health care choices beyond the services provided by Veterans Health Administration hospitals and clinics.The Republican legislator addressed a group of 25 veterans and community leaders at American Legion Post 55 in Hannibal before launching into a question-and-and answer session. More>>

Second-degree murder charges filed against Hannibal man

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A Hannibal man was charged Wednesday with second-degree murder in Blankenship’s death — 10 days after she was found. Travis Lane, 49, was charged by Marion County Prosecuting Attorney David Clayton. More>>

Durham man seriously injured in shooting involving Canton police chief Video included

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Canton police officers shot a man multiple times Wednesday after he pulled a small-caliber gun on Police Chief Ryan Crandell. Timothy S. Sutton, 28, of Durham, underwent surgery late Wednesday night at Blessing Hospital in Quincy Ill., for life-threatening injuries after the shooting that occurred at 6:45 p.m. outside City Hall in downtown Canton. More>>

LaHood, Mellon face off over economy in Wednesday debate

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Two candidates seeking to serve the remainder of former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's term offered up during a debate Wednesday different views about how to improve the economy of the 18th Congressional District.  More>>

QU Fund targets record $1.1 million

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Quincy University wants to raise a record $1.1 million through its annual fund drive. More>>

Quincy teachers to get professional development through 'Focus Schools' program

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The state of Illinois will provide extra professional development to all interested teachers in the Quincy School District because two elementary schools lagged on state tests over a three-year period. More>>

Plan Commission seeks revisions in ordinance on domestic violence centers, homeless shelters

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A proposed ordinance dealing with domestic violence centers and homeless shelters will be revised before it comes back to the Quincy Plan Commission for further review. More>>

Cabela's catfish tournament in Quincy also national qualifier

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Local anglers have the opportunity to show off their catfish-hooking ability Saturday during the Cabela's King Kat Tournament Trail event, which is in Quincy for the first time in six years. Jeremy Coe, organizer and tournament for the King Kat Tournament Trail, said anglers will have plenty of areas to fish, with Mississippi River Pools 20, 21 and 22 open to participants. He expects about 30 to 35 teams, combining for about 100 people, in the tournament. More>>

Pilot program to pay for Quincy students to receive two-year degree, certificate through JWCC

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A four-year pilot program will give new high school graduates from Quincy a chance to attend John Wood Community College for a two-year degree or certificate program while covering the cost of tuition. Community and business leaders introduced the Quincy Promise in a news conference Wednesday morning at JWCC’s Workforce Development Center. More>>

Shooting has northwest Quincy neighborhood on edge Video included

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A peaceful, unseasonably cool August afternoon turned hectic near the intersection of North Fifth and Cherry on Tuesday afternoon. Just after 3:30 p.m., a man was shot while walking on the sidewalk on the west side of North Fifth. The black man, who police said was in his late teens or early 20s, was shot in the leg and taken to Blessing Hospital. The man was conscious when taken by Adams County EMS to Blessing.  More>>

Train, vehicle collide in Hancock County

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Hancock County Sheriff's Department deputies responded to a vehicle-train collision around 8 a.m. Wednesday. Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger said the crash happened... More>>

BREAKING: Arrest made in Fifth and Cherry shooting

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Lelen L. Bonds, 18, was arrested by the Quincy Police Department within hours of the shooting. Bonds is being held in the Adams County Jail on charges of aggravated battery with a firearm as well as for an outstanding warrant from the state of Missouri for a probation violation for burglary. More>>

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  • Federal law could clear way for church at industrial site in Pittsfield

    Federal law could clear way for church at industrial site in Pittsfield

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 4:06 PM EDT2015-08-25 20:06:00 GMT
    A church's search for a home in Pike County has led to zoning questions potentially involving a federal law. The Crossing wants a zoning change from industrial to agricultural for the former pellet plant site at Interstate 72 and U.S. 54. The church plans to buy and renovate the building for its services and activities.
    A church's search for a home in Pike County has led to zoning questions potentially involving a federal law. The Crossing wants a zoning change from industrial to agricultural for the former pellet plant site at Interstate 72 and U.S. 54. The church plans to buy and renovate the building for its services and activities.
  • Students enjoying revamped dining hall on QU campus

    Students enjoying revamped dining hall on QU campus

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 3:37 PM EDT2015-08-25 19:37:31 GMT
    Quincy University students are savoring a revamped dining hall that got a $2 million facelift over the summer. The improvements were carried out through an investment by Chartwells, which has managed the university's food service operation since 1998.
    Quincy University students are savoring a revamped dining hall that got a $2 million facelift over the summer. The improvements were carried out through an investment by Chartwells, which has managed the university's food service operation since 1998.
  • Willingness to change helps Payson church thrive

    Willingness to change helps Payson church thrive

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 2:37 PM EDT2015-08-25 18:37:51 GMT
    A small group of settlers meeting in a cabin launched a congregation that is marking a milestone this year. Payson United Methodist Church celebrates its 180th year of existence with a block party Saturday night and a special homecoming service and meal Sunday.
    A small group of settlers meeting in a cabin launched a congregation that is marking a milestone this year. Payson United Methodist Church celebrates its 180th year of existence with a block party Saturday night and a special homecoming service and meal Sunday.
  • Pilkington promoted to deputy chief in Quincy Police Department

    Pilkington promoted to deputy chief in Quincy Police Department

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 12:51 PM EDT2015-08-25 16:51:36 GMT
    Shannon Pilkington says he'll miss working the streets, but he's eager to have more of a voice in the daily operation of the Quincy Police Department.
    Shannon Pilkington says he'll miss working the streets, but he's eager to have more of a voice in the daily operation of the Quincy Police Department.
  • Chicago firm selected for Adams County jail project

    Chicago firm selected for Adams County jail project

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 12:49 PM EDT2015-08-25 16:49:50 GMT
    Adams County took its next step in building a jail Monday by selecting a design group. After a series of interviews with three finalists at a downtown hotel, the Adams County Jail Committee selected HOK of Chicago. HOK will work with Quincy-based Poepping, Stone, Bach and Associates to build the new facility.
    Adams County took its next step in building a jail Monday by selecting a design group. After a series of interviews with three finalists at a downtown hotel, the Adams County Jail Committee selected HOK of Chicago. HOK will work with Quincy-based Poepping, Stone, Bach and Associates to build the new facility.
  • Quincy aldermen left out of loop on lawsuit filed by ex-city worker

    Quincy aldermen left out of loop on lawsuit filed by ex-city worker

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 12:46 PM EDT2015-08-25 16:46:08 GMT
    Alderman Dan Brink, R-6, wants answers about why City Council members were not notified of a lawsuit filed by a former city employee until a news story was ready to be published last week. Mayor Kyle Moore said the case does not require a decision by the council and was dealt with internally.
    Alderman Dan Brink, R-6, wants answers about why City Council members were not notified of a lawsuit filed by a former city employee until a news story was ready to be published last week. Mayor Kyle Moore said the case does not require a decision by the council and was dealt with internally.
  • Construction causing minor distractions for QHS students, staff

    Construction causing minor distractions for QHS students, staff

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 9:56 AM EDT2015-08-25 13:56:33 GMT
    Construction taking place at Quincy High School is having impact on students and teachers, but most are adjusting well to any distractions. Work is under way on a $16 million project to add several new additions at QHS by the fall of 2016, including a "freshman addition" for ninth graders now housed at Quincy Junior High School. Once ninth-graders are moved next year, QJHS will be converted to a school for grades 6 through 8.
    Construction taking place at Quincy High School is having impact on students and teachers, but most are adjusting well to any distractions. Work is under way on a $16 million project to add several new additions at QHS by the fall of 2016, including a "freshman addition" for ninth graders now housed at Quincy Junior High School. Once ninth-graders are moved next year, QJHS will be converted to a school for grades 6 through 8.
  • Police, firefighters, divers search Quincy park for evidence

    Police, firefighters, divers search Quincy park for evidence

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 9:19 AM EDT2015-08-25 13:19:42 GMT
    Police and firefighters were searching a stretch of Parker Heights near Bonansinga Drive Monday afternoon for evidence in a crime investigation. Deputy Police Chief Doug Vandermaiden confirmed that emergency workers were involved in the search. “We are conducting a search near Bonansinga Drive for potential evidence from an ongoing investigation. ..."
    Police and firefighters were searching a stretch of Parker Heights near Bonansinga Drive Monday afternoon for evidence in a crime investigation. Deputy Police Chief Doug Vandermaiden confirmed that emergency workers were involved in the search. “We are conducting a search near Bonansinga Drive for potential evidence from an ongoing investigation. ..."
  • Campaign to raise $10,000 for Christmas lights under way in Louisiana

    Campaign to raise $10,000 for Christmas lights under way in Louisiana

    Monday, August 24 2015 11:19 AM EDT2015-08-24 15:19:10 GMT
    Diana Huckstep hopes community members will join forces to make Louisiana brighter this holiday season. Huckstep, chairperson of the Louisiana Community Betterment Committee, said the group has launched the "Light Up Louisiana" fundraising campaign with the goal of buying new holiday decorations for Louisiana's business district.
    Diana Huckstep hopes community members will join forces to make Louisiana brighter this holiday season. Huckstep, chairperson of the Louisiana Community Betterment Committee, said the group has launched the "Light Up Louisiana" fundraising campaign with the goal of buying new holiday decorations for Louisiana's business district.
  • Quincy resident to address Medicare hearing on controversial prosthetic care changes

    Quincy resident to address Medicare hearing on controversial prosthetic care changes

    Monday, August 24 2015 11:09 AM EDT2015-08-24 15:09:15 GMT
    Quincy resident LuAnn Kleemeyer once described herself as fiercely independent. She isn't afraid to fight for what she believes in, and that is why she will be addressing a Medicare public hearing Wednesday in Linthicum, Md. 
    Quincy resident LuAnn Kleemeyer once described herself as fiercely independent. She isn't afraid to fight for what she believes in, and that is why she will be addressing a Medicare public hearing Wednesday in Linthicum, Md. 
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  • Funding issue keeps Quincy police from taking advantage of new body camera law

    Funding issue keeps Quincy police from taking advantage of new body camera law

    Monday, August 24 2015 11:04 AM EDT2015-08-24 15:04:56 GMT
    A new Illinois law that legislates how police departments can use body cameras has Quincy Police Chief Rob Copley eager to introduce the technology to his officers. "We've really got nothing to hide," he said. "This will be much like the car cameras. They give us great evidence on cases. When it comes to a question about use of force or compliance, (the video) either exonerates the officer or will hold the officer responsible for their actions."
    A new Illinois law that legislates how police departments can use body cameras has Quincy Police Chief Rob Copley eager to introduce the technology to his officers. "We've really got nothing to hide," he said. "This will be much like the car cameras. They give us great evidence on cases. When it comes to a question about use of force or compliance, (the video) either exonerates the officer or will hold the officer responsible for their actions."
  • Quincy man organizes benefit to show appreciation for Blessing programs

    Quincy man organizes benefit to show appreciation for Blessing programs

    Sunday, August 23 2015 11:09 PM EDT2015-08-24 03:09:33 GMT
    Brad Reiner had several reasons for organizing a benefit in support of Blessing Hospital Hospice and Palliative Care Sunday afternoon. The hospital's programs helped Reiner's father, Larry Mayfield, through the conclusion of his battle with cancer in 2001. Reiner also has had other relatives and friends take advantage of the services. He said they aren't just for people with terminal or life-threatening illnesses, however.
    Brad Reiner had several reasons for organizing a benefit in support of Blessing Hospital Hospice and Palliative Care Sunday afternoon. The hospital's programs helped Reiner's father, Larry Mayfield, through the conclusion of his battle with cancer in 2001. Reiner also has had other relatives and friends take advantage of the services. He said they aren't just for people with terminal or life-threatening illnesses, however.
  • JWCC expects growth to continue in coming years

    JWCC expects growth to continue in coming years

    Sunday, August 23 2015 1:12 AM EDT2015-08-23 05:12:53 GMT
    QUINCY -- Mike Elbe likes what he sees when it comes to John Wood Community College enrollment. The second-year president is confident that the college will see a 2 to 3 percent growth in each of the next few years, the result of a strategic plan to provide courses that meet specific demands of the workforce in West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri.
    QUINCY -- Mike Elbe likes what he sees when it comes to John Wood Community College enrollment. The second-year president is confident that the college will see a 2 to 3 percent growth in each of the next few years, the result of a strategic plan to provide courses that meet specific demands of the workforce in West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri.
  • Disney TV star says he's 'still just Corey'

    Disney TV star says he's 'still just Corey'

    Sunday, August 23 2015 1:01 AM EDT2015-08-23 05:01:42 GMT
    QUINCY --Admittedly, Corey Fogelmanis does not have much to complain about these days. He's 16, extremely outgoing, yet very polite, adored by millions of young girls and one of the hottest young properties on television. "Yeah, I'm enjoying all of this," Fogelmanis said Saturday afternoon during an autograph session at Quincy Mall's Back to School Bash.
    QUINCY --Admittedly, Corey Fogelmanis does not have much to complain about these days. He's 16, extremely outgoing, yet very polite, adored by millions of young girls and one of the hottest young properties on television. "Yeah, I'm enjoying all of this," Fogelmanis said Saturday afternoon during an autograph session at Quincy Mall's Back to School Bash.
  • QU seeks to have city vacate portion of Sycamore by stadium

    QU seeks to have city vacate portion of Sycamore by stadium

    Sunday, August 23 2015 12:52 AM EDT2015-08-23 04:52:35 GMT
    QUINCY -- Quincy University wants to have most of Sycamore between 18th and 20th streets permanently vacated by the city of Quincy as work continues on QU Stadium renovations. The move would allow the school to close off the street to through traffic. Many of the fans who come to see the school's baseball and football games park in a lot north of Sycamore, across the street from the stadium.
    QUINCY -- Quincy University wants to have most of Sycamore between 18th and 20th streets permanently vacated by the city of Quincy as work continues on QU Stadium renovations. The move would allow the school to close off the street to through traffic. Many of the fans who come to see the school's baseball and football games park in a lot north of Sycamore, across the street from the stadium.
  • Mendon School Board reviews tentative budget with $560,000 deficit

    Mendon School Board reviews tentative budget with $560,000 deficit

    Sunday, August 23 2015 12:50 AM EDT2015-08-23 04:50:32 GMT
    MENDON, Ill. -- The Mendon School Board reviewed a proposed $6.84 million budget last week for fiscal 2016. With revenue projected at just $6.28 million, the tentative budget shows a deficit of nearly $560,000. Superintendent Brian Kurz told the board he expects to make revisions to the spending plan to reflect slightly higher revenue and slightly lower expenses.
    MENDON, Ill. -- The Mendon School Board reviewed a proposed $6.84 million budget last week for fiscal 2016. With revenue projected at just $6.28 million, the tentative budget shows a deficit of nearly $560,000. Superintendent Brian Kurz told the board he expects to make revisions to the spending plan to reflect slightly higher revenue and slightly lower expenses.
  • Let there be light -- Bonansinga's Bayview Bridge dream now a reality

    Let there be light -- Bonansinga's Bayview Bridge dream now a reality

    Sunday, August 23 2015 12:48 AM EDT2015-08-23 04:48:55 GMT
    QUINCY -- Somewhere, Joe Bonansinga is smiling. Bonansinga, the late Quincy civic leader, was known for his dream that one day Bayview Bridge would be lit at night, placing a premium accent on the city's riverfront. Saturday night, the dream of Bonansinga, long known as "Mr. Quincy" and who died at age 92 in April 2003, was realized.
    QUINCY -- Somewhere, Joe Bonansinga is smiling. Bonansinga, the late Quincy civic leader, was known for his dream that one day Bayview Bridge would be lit at night, placing a premium accent on the city's riverfront. Saturday night, the dream of Bonansinga, long known as "Mr. Quincy" and who died at age 92 in April 2003, was realized.
  • New principal dedicated to putting last year behind Stowell Elementary in Hannibal, Mo.

    New principal dedicated to putting last year behind Stowell Elementary in Hannibal, Mo.

    Sunday, August 23 2015 12:45 AM EDT2015-08-23 04:45:03 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Kyle Gibbs bounced between the lines of A.D. Stowell Elementary School students waiting in the gymnasium to begin their second day of class Wednesday morning. With microphone in hand, Gibbs quizzed the students over the etiquette rules he outlined in an assembly the day before.
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Kyle Gibbs bounced between the lines of A.D. Stowell Elementary School students waiting in the gymnasium to begin their second day of class Wednesday morning. With microphone in hand, Gibbs quizzed the students over the etiquette rules he outlined in an assembly the day before.
  • Ethan's Rodeo continues to create awareness, raise funds for childhood cancer research

    Ethan's Rodeo continues to create awareness, raise funds for childhood cancer research

    Friday, August 21 2015 11:10 PM EDT2015-08-22 03:10:22 GMT
    Understandably, this is always a bittersweet time of the year for Alicia Weiman. Alicia and her husband, David, are the driving forces behind the Ethan's Rodeo fundraiser, which opened Friday night and will conclude today at the Adams County Fairgrounds.
    Understandably, this is always a bittersweet time of the year for Alicia Weiman. Alicia and her husband, David, are the driving forces behind the Ethan's Rodeo fundraiser, which opened Friday night and will conclude today at the Adams County Fairgrounds.
  • New Pike County dentist has familiar mentor -- his uncle

    New Pike County dentist has familiar mentor -- his uncle

    Friday, August 21 2015 11:08 PM EDT2015-08-22 03:08:05 GMT
    The fascination with dentistry started early for Matthew Liesen. "I've done some exploring, wavered time to time, but pretty much, I always knew I wanted to be a dentist," he said. "I even did a career project in fifth grade on being a dentist."
    The fascination with dentistry started early for Matthew Liesen. "I've done some exploring, wavered time to time, but pretty much, I always knew I wanted to be a dentist," he said. "I even did a career project in fifth grade on being a dentist."
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  • Kids in Motion to benefit from sporting clay shoot

    Kids in Motion to benefit from sporting clay shoot

    Thursday, August 27 2015 12:17 PM EDT2015-08-27 16:17:07 GMT
    US Bank in conjunction with Tom Boland Ford, Continental Cement and Green America Recyling are hosting a charity sporting clay shoot Sept. 26 at Ka-Tonka Gaming Preserve and Sporting Clays in New London. ...
    US Bank in conjunction with Tom Boland Ford, Continental Cement and Green America Recyling are hosting a charity sporting clay shoot Sept. 26 at Ka-Tonka Gaming Preserve and Sporting Clays in New London. ...
  • Great River Genealogical Society to hold 2015-16 monthly meetings at new location

    Great River Genealogical Society to hold 2015-16 monthly meetings at new location

    Thursday, August 27 2015 12:15 PM EDT2015-08-27 16:15:54 GMT
    The Great River Genealogical Society will hold their 2015-16 monthly meetings at a new location. The group will meet on the second Thursday of the month at the Lutheran Church of St. John, 3340 State. The...
    The Great River Genealogical Society will hold their 2015-16 monthly meetings at a new location. The group will meet on the second Thursday of the month at the Lutheran Church of St. John, 3340 State. The...
  • Resume review workshop planned Sept. 2 in Pittsfield

    Resume review workshop planned Sept. 2 in Pittsfield

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 1:53 PM EDT2015-08-26 17:53:18 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- A resume review workshop will be held 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the John Wood Community College Pittsfield Education Center. The Workforce Board of Western Illinois in partnership with the Pike...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- A resume review workshop will be held 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the John Wood Community College Pittsfield Education Center. The Workforce Board of Western Illinois in partnership with the Pike...
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  • Your Turn with ... Chris Reichert

    Your Turn with ... Chris Reichert

    Sunday, August 23 2015 1:17 AM EDT2015-08-23 05:17:47 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a teacher! I have always known that I wanted to be a teacher. I loved school when I was little and had great teachers who modeled the love of teaching. My favorite moments are when...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... a teacher! I have always known that I wanted to be a teacher. I loved school when I was little and had great teachers who modeled the love of teaching. My favorite moments are when...
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