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Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame inductees give Quincy credit

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Three men who became the newest members of the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce's Business Hall of Fame on Wednesday said they owe much of their success to the community they love. The inductees for 2015 are Delmer R. Mitchell, partner with Schmiedeskamp, Robertson Neu and Mitchell LLP; Sam Rinella Jr., co-founder of the Rinella Co.; and Ron Vecchie, vice president of Refreshment Services Pepsi. The induction ceremony was held at the Oakley-Lindsay Center. More>>

The District to hold annual meeting Wednesday at One Restaurant and Bar

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The District will hold its annual meeting and recognition dinner Wednesday, with the social hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. at One Restaurant and Bar, 600 Hampshire.  More>>

BUSINESS NOTEBOOK: Session on OSHA changes coming Tuesday at JWCC center

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As part of John Wood Community College's outreach with business and workforce partners, the college will host a lunch-and-learn program from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at JWCC's Workforce Development Center, 4220 Kochs Lane in Quincy. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been getting tougher on companies and cracking down on record-keeping practices in particular to ensure that nonexempt organizations meet employee ...
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Quincy-Adams County Enterprise Zone one of 67 applications filed to the state

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The Quincy-Adams County Enterprise Zone is one of 67 applications submitted to the state of Illinois for consideration, according to an announcement from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. DCEO will score each application and submit its findings to a five-member Enterprise Zone Board by June 30. The board, which will be appointed by Gov. Bruce Rauner, is expected to approve or deny the applications by Sept. 30...
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Patio restaurant aiming for early February reopening

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If repairs continue to progress as planned, Mark Neiswender said the Patio restaurant will be open for business again during the first week of February or shortly thereafter.

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Auction-goers trudge mud for ‘exceptional’ items

Auctioneer Dan Sullivan, foreground, points to one of several pieces of farm machinery open for bidding Tuesday during a large machinery auction in Hunnewell. One combine sold for more than $200,000. | H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt Auctioneer Dan Sullivan, foreground, points to one of several pieces of farm machinery open for bidding Tuesday during a large machinery auction in Hunnewell. One combine sold for more than $200,000. | H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt
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Sloppy mud didn't keep farmers and equipment dealers from eyeing -- and buying -- a colossal Case IH combine, antique and modern tractors, and other miscellaneous machines. Many of the implements boasted low hours, meaning they saw little use before their previous owner decided to leave the industry.

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Jacksonville's Connie Beard to lead Illinois Department of Revenue

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 Connie Beard, a 59-year-old attorney from Jacksonville, will become director of the Illinois Department of Revenue today.

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Quincy looks to other communities as it develops TIF guidelines

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The city of Quincy is studying other communities as it moves to establish guidelines in how it invests money into its two tax increment financing districts. Mayor Kyle Moore said representatives with the city and the District have met with officials from Rock Island and Monmouth in Illinois, along with Madison, Wis.

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BUSINESS NOTEBOOK: Titan/Goodyear farm tires win recognition, vie for product of year honors

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Titan Tire Corp. has a pair of products that have won industry recognition and are in the running for product of the year honors. The Goodyear Farm Tires Extreme Flotation and Low Sidewall tire lines were selected by Farm Industry News as 2015 FinOvation Award winners after the tires became a hot topic for the magazine's readers.
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Nominations due Feb. 5 for Agribusiness of the Year Award

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The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee is looking for the next recipient of its annual award that recognizes the impact of agribusiness on the region's economy. Nominations will be accepted through 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5 for the 16th annual Agribusiness of the Year Award.

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Chamber honors Mark St. Clair with 2015 Civic Contributor of the Year

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The Hannibal Area Chamber of Commerce named Hannibal High School head football coach Mark St. Clair its 2015 Civic Contributor of the Year at the chamber's 106th Annual Meeting on Saturday. Chamber Executive Director McKenzie Disselhorst said St. Clair is recognized for his record of encouraging community involvement and working with area schools.

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Corps of Engineers plans to issue easement for transmission line over Mississippi

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QUINCY -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to issue a finding of "no significant impact" on Ameren's proposal to build a new transmission line across the Mississippi River about 3 miles south of Quincy. A lengthy environmental assessment released by the corps in December includes a draft finding of no significant impact. More>>

Video gambling establishment offers alternative place to play

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QUINCY -- Luciano Estrada has played poker machines in bars and bowling alleys, but earlier this week, a friend tipped him off to a new place in Quincy where he could get his poker fix. During a break from work Wednesday afternoon, Estrada made his first trip to Max-A-Million's, a video gambling establishment near 18th and Broadway.

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Final 2014 crop report shows record corn, soybean harvest

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Farmers harvested a record 14.2 billion bushels of corn, 3 percent more than the 2013 crop, which set the previous record. The average yield was 171 bushels, significantly better than the 158 bushels in 2013, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported in its final tally of the 2014 crop year. Record yields were estimated in 21 states, including Illinois and Nebraska.

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Regional business leaders list successes, challenges at GREDF annual meeting Video included

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Business leaders said hundreds of jobs were created in Adams County and millions of dollars of building projects were done last year. The Great River Economic Development Foundation's annual meeting gave the group a chance to list some developments that had not been publicized before.  More>>

Grape growers association hires first full-time executive director

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PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Bill McCartney's title with the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association has changed, but his interest in the state's wine industry has not. After serving as part-time executive director since 1998, McCartney now is the association's consultant with Jennifer Montgomery as its first full-time executive director.

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  • PEOPLE/PROFESSIONS Jan. 18, 2015

    PEOPLE/PROFESSIONS Jan. 18, 2015

    Sunday, January 18 2015 6:00 AM EST2015-01-18 11:00:18 GMT
     Holly Robinson of Bowling Green, Mo., has been named Section 8 Housing Rent Assistance Program counselor for Lewis, Marion, Pike and Ralls counties for North East Community Action Corporation.
     Holly Robinson of Bowling Green, Mo., has been named Section 8 Housing Rent Assistance Program counselor for Lewis, Marion, Pike and Ralls counties for North East Community Action Corporation.
  • PEOPLE & PROFESSIONS: Reported Jan. 11, 2015

    PEOPLE & PROFESSIONS: Reported Jan. 11, 2015

    Tuesday, January 13 2015 12:39 PM EST2015-01-13 17:39:47 GMT
    Appointments LeeAnn Beard of Quincy has joined the staff at ETC ComputerLand, Vervocity Interactive and Media Development as business development manager.
    Appointments LeeAnn Beard of Quincy has joined the staff at ETC ComputerLand, Vervocity Interactive and Media Development as business development manager.
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  • Tuesday's Close Jan. 27, 2015

    Tuesday's Close Jan. 27, 2015

    Tuesday, January 27 2015 8:51 PM EST2015-01-28 01:51:49 GMT
    Tuesday's Close Jan. 27, 2015 ADM-Quincy Jan. '15 Corn$3.56 Feb. '15 Corn$3.56 March '15 Corn$3.68 April '15 Corn$3.79 May '15 Corn$3.82 June '15 Corn$3.86 July '15...
    Tuesday's Close Jan. 27, 2015 ADM-Quincy Jan. '15 Corn$3.56 Feb. '15 Corn$3.56 March '15 Corn$3.68 April '15 Corn$3.79 May '15 Corn$3.82 June '15 Corn$3.86 July '15...
  • Monday's Close Jan. 26, 2015

    Monday's Close Jan. 26, 2015

    Monday, January 26 2015 9:22 PM EST2015-01-27 02:22:42 GMT
    ADM-Quincy Jan. '15 Corn $3.56 Feb. '15 Corn $3.56 March '15 Corn $3.71 April '15 Corn $3.81 May '15 Corn $3.84 June '15 Corn $3.89 July '15 Corn $3.84 Sept. ‘15 Corn $3.75 Oct. '15 Corn $3.72 Nov. '15 Corn $3.87 Dec. '15 Corn $3.88 Jan. '15 Beans $9.81 Feb. '15 Beans $9.84 March '15 Beans $9.88 April '15 Beans $9.94 May '15 Beans $9.95 June '15 Beans $10.00 July '15 Beans $10.00 Sept. ‘15 Beans $9.67 Oct. '15 Beans $9.57 Nov. '15 Beans $9.70 Dec. '15 Beans $9.75 J...
    ADM-Quincy Jan. '15 Corn $3.56 Feb. '15 Corn $3.56 March '15 Corn $3.71 April '15 Corn $3.81 May '15 Corn $3.84 June '15 Corn $3.89 July '15 Corn $3.84 Sept. ‘15 Corn $3.75 Oct. '15 Corn $3.72 Nov. '15 Corn $3.87 Dec. '15 Corn $3.88 Jan. '15 Beans $9.81 Feb. '15 Beans $9.84 March '15 Beans $9.88 April '15 Beans $9.94 May '15 Beans $9.95 June '15 Beans $10.00 July '15 Beans $10.00 Sept. ‘15 Beans $9.67 Oct. '15 Beans $9.57 Nov. '15 Beans $9.70 Dec. '15 Beans $9.75 J...
  • Friday's Close Jan. 23, 2015

    Friday's Close Jan. 23, 2015

    Friday, January 23 2015 9:02 PM EST2015-01-24 02:02:35 GMT
    ADM-Quincy Jan. '15 Corn $3.59 Feb. '15 Corn $3.59 March '15 Corn $3.74 April '15 Corn $3.84 May '15 Corn $3.87 June '15 Corn $3.92 July '15 Corn $3.87 Sept. ‘15 Corn $3.78 Oct. '15 Corn $3.75 Nov. '15 Corn $3.90 Dec. '15 Corn $3.91 Jan. '15 Beans $9.71 Feb. '15 Beans $9.74 March '15 Beans $9.78 April '15 Beans $9.82 May '15 Beans $9.83 June '15 Beans $9.89 July '15 Beans $9.89 Sept. ‘15 Beans $9.55 Oct. '15 Beans $9.45 Nov. '15 Beans $9.58 Dec. '15 Beans $9.63 Jan...
    ADM-Quincy Jan. '15 Corn $3.59 Feb. '15 Corn $3.59 March '15 Corn $3.74 April '15 Corn $3.84 May '15 Corn $3.87 June '15 Corn $3.92 July '15 Corn $3.87 Sept. ‘15 Corn $3.78 Oct. '15 Corn $3.75 Nov. '15 Corn $3.90 Dec. '15 Corn $3.91 Jan. '15 Beans $9.71 Feb. '15 Beans $9.74 March '15 Beans $9.78 April '15 Beans $9.82 May '15 Beans $9.83 June '15 Beans $9.89 July '15 Beans $9.89 Sept. ‘15 Beans $9.55 Oct. '15 Beans $9.45 Nov. '15 Beans $9.58 Dec. '15 Beans $9.63 Jan...
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