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Upper Mississippi gets Marine Highway designation

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A Marine Highway Corridor designation approved this week for the upper Mississippi River could boost efforts to upgrade locks, build ports and ship freight along the waterway. "This important designation is the outcome... More>>

Full-service supermarket opening in Louisiana after nearly two-year absence

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LOUISIANA, Mo. -- County Market will open its Georgia Street grocery store Thursday night, marking the end of a nearly two-year period without a full-service supermarket in the Pike County community. Quincy-based Niemann... More>>

Workforce readiness team identifies skills needed by job seekers

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Job seekers in Adams County now have a formula for success with a new list of skills and qualities that local employers want in their workers. A panel from the Adams County Workforce Initiative held a news conference Wednesday morning to unveil the skills list that educators have been asked to discuss with students. More>>

New fiber-optic line offers options for Internet providers, local institutions

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Fiber-optic Internet connections hooked into John Wood Community College are part of the Illinois Century Network project that was completed this month. A news release from Gov. Pat Quinn's office indicates that the $100 million project took four years to install, with more than 1,000 miles of broadband cable reaching into 55 Illinois counties. Funding came from both federal and state governments.
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Region's Largest Career Fair to link employers, job seekers

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The Quincy Herald-Whig, WGEM and John Wood Community College are sponsoring The Region's Largest Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at JWCC's Paul Heath Community Center, 1301 S. 48th, in Quincy. More>>

Business Notebook: Job fair Tuesday in Pittsfield; dining and wine guides published

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John Wood Community College, the Pike County Economic Development Corp. and the Workforce Investment Board of Western Illinois will sponsor a Pike County job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Pike County Farm... More>>

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  • Eagles Nest gets upgrade, new look

    Eagles Nest gets upgrade, new look

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:36 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:36:13 GMT
    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...
    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...
  • 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.
  • Business Notebook: Mid-America Port agrees to work with other ports

    Business Notebook: Mid-America Port agrees to work with other ports

    The Mid-America Port Commission and the Southeast Iowa Regional Economic and Port Authority have signed memorandums of understanding to work cooperatively in promoting river and multimodal transportation in the region. ...
    The Mid-America Port Commission and the Southeast Iowa Regional Economic and Port Authority have signed memorandums of understanding to work cooperatively in promoting river and multimodal transportation in the region. ...
  • Landowners concerned wind energy transmission line will hurt ag operations

    Landowners concerned wind energy transmission line will hurt ag operations

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-08-14 03:13:37 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Representatives of the Missouri Public Service Commission listened to supporters and opponents of a proposed four-state wind energy transmission line debate whether the panel should greenlight permission to operate the line in the state. Houston-based Clean Line Energy Partners aims to construct the Grain Belt Express, a 750-mile high-voltage direct-current line that would extend from Kansas, through Missouri and Illinois, and into Indiana. 
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Representatives of the Missouri Public Service Commission listened to supporters and opponents of a proposed four-state wind energy transmission line debate whether the panel should greenlight permission to operate the line in the state. Houston-based Clean Line Energy Partners aims to construct the Grain Belt Express, a 750-mile high-voltage direct-current line that would extend from Kansas, through Missouri and Illinois, and into Indiana. 
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  • PEOPLE/PROFESSIONS AUG. 17, 2014

    PEOPLE/PROFESSIONS AUG. 17, 2014

    Thursday, August 28 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:55:37 GMT
    APPOINTMENTS Alyse Thompson has joined the Quincy Herald-Whig as a news reporter with primary responsibilities of covering Northeast Missouri. Originally from West Chicago, Alyse graduated from Western Illinois...
    APPOINTMENTS Tracy Alsup and Jessica Bogue have joined Illini Community Hospital in Pittsfield as patient access representatives in registration. Alsup is a lifelong resident of the area, having graduated from...
  • People/Professions Aug. 24, 2014

    People/Professions Aug. 24, 2014

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:58:41 GMT
    Appointments William "Billy" C. Schaffer II of Quincy has joined John Wood Community College as director of admissions. In his role as director, Schaffer will guide JWCC admissions operations and staff and be...
    Appointments William "Billy" C. Schaffer II of Quincy has joined John Wood Community College as director of admissions. In his role as director, Schaffer will guide JWCC admissions operations and staff and be...
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  • Real Estate Transfers

    Real Estate Transfers

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:00:16 GMT
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adams County Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder Georgia Volm. Quincy area Shelby M. Tonnies, a residence at 2542 Cedar, to Jeffrey M. Lear. Brian Adams,...
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adams County Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder Georgia Volm. Quincy area Shelby M. Tonnies, a residence at 2542 Cedar, to Jeffrey M. Lear. Brian Adams,...
  • Real Estate Transfers Reported Aug. 17, 2014

    Real Estate Transfers Reported Aug. 17, 2014

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-08-14 15:06:40 GMT
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adams County Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder Georgia Volm. Quincy area Wessley Marquardt, property at 731 ShadyAcres Lane, to Basic Global Properties LLC. ...
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adams County Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder Georgia Volm. Quincy area Wessley Marquardt, property at 731 ShadyAcres Lane, to Basic Global Properties LLC. ...
  • Real Estate Transfers

    Real Estate Transfers

    Thursday, August 7 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-08-07 19:06:15 GMT
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adam County Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder Georgia Volm. Adams County Marilyn L. Garnett Life Estate, a residence in Payson Township, to David L. Ahern...
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adam County Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder Georgia Volm. Adams County Marilyn L. Garnett Life Estate, a residence in Payson Township, to David L. Ahern...
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  • Wednesday's Close Aug. 27, 2014

    Wednesday's Close Aug. 27, 2014

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:17 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:17:36 GMT
    ADM-Quincy By 9/5, '14 Corn $3.63 FH Sept. '14 Corn $3.54 Sept. '14 Corn $3.39 Oct. '14 Corn $3.35 Nov. '14 Corn $3.45 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.49 Dec. '14 Corn $3.51 Jan. '15 Corn $3.50 Feb. '15 Corn $3.50 Mar. '15 Corn $3.70 April '15 Corn $3.74 By 9/5, '14 Beans $12.04 FH Sept. '14 Beans $10.74 Sept. '14 Beans $10.39 Oct. '14 Beans $10.14 Nov. '14 Beans $10.28 LH Nov. ‘14 Beans $10.37 Dec. '14 Beans $10.47 Jan. '15 Beans $10.47 Feb. '15 Beans $10.46 ...
    ADM-Quincy By 9/5, '14 Corn $3.63 FH Sept. '14 Corn $3.54 Sept. '14 Corn $3.39 Oct. '14 Corn $3.35 Nov. '14 Corn $3.45 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.49 Dec. '14 Corn $3.51 Jan. '15 Corn $3.50 Feb. '15 Corn $3.50 Mar. '15 Corn $3.70 April '15 Corn $3.74 By 9/5, '14 Beans $12.04 FH Sept. '14 Beans $10.74 Sept. '14 Beans $10.39 Oct. '14 Beans $10.14 Nov. '14 Beans $10.28 LH Nov. ‘14 Beans $10.37 Dec. '14 Beans $10.47 Jan. '15 Beans $10.47 Feb. '15 Beans $10.46 ...
  • Tuesday's Close Aug. 26, 2014

    Tuesday's Close Aug. 26, 2014

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:24:22 GMT
    Tuesday's Close Aug. 26, 2014 ADM-Quincy By Sept. 5 Corn $3.63 FH Sept. '14 Corn $3.54 Sept. '14 Corn $3.39 Oct. '14 Corn $3.35 Nov. '14 Corn $3.45 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.49 Dec....
    Tuesday's Close Aug. 26, 2014 ADM-Quincy By Sept. 5 Corn $3.63 FH Sept. '14 Corn $3.54 Sept. '14 Corn $3.39 Oct. '14 Corn $3.35 Nov. '14 Corn $3.45 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.49 Dec....
  • Monday's Close Aug. 25, 2014

    Monday's Close Aug. 25, 2014

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-08-25 23:01:00 GMT
    Monday's Close Aug. 25, 2014 ADM-Quincy Aug. '14 Corn $3.70 FH Sept. '14 Corn $3.65 Sept. '14 Corn $3.45 Oct. '14 Corn $3.39 Nov. '14 Corn $3.47 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.51 Dec....
    Monday's Close Aug. 25, 2014 ADM-Quincy Aug. '14 Corn $3.70 FH Sept. '14 Corn $3.65 Sept. '14 Corn $3.45 Oct. '14 Corn $3.39 Nov. '14 Corn $3.47 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.51 Dec....
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