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Business Notebook: Website lists Quincy among fastest-growing cities in state; new homebuyer program unveiled

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Quincy has been identified as the 11th fastest-growing city in Illinois by nerdwallet.com. The rankings on 119 cities come from statistics gathered by the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey from 2009 and... More>>

Dot Foods adds warehouse, hires staff at Mount Sterling

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MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- Dot Foods has completed work on a new refrigerated warehouse at its corporate headquarters and is adding 25 new jobs to staff it. Work on the 110,000-square-foot cooler warehouse began in June. It... More>>

Blessing's Billings backs study outlining economic benefits of early childhood learning

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Brad Billings says he understands the budget dilemma facing legislators in Illinois, which has been bleeding red ink in recent years. "Our state has a lot of challenges," he said. But Billings, president and CEO of... More>>

Local construction nearly complete on Flanagan South oil pipeline

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Construction on the local segment of a $2.6 billion, 600-mile oil pipeline between Flanagan, Ill., and Cushing, Okla., is nearly complete, and the pipeline is expected to be operational by the end of the year. More>>

GAC network show features Pittsfield-based Whitetail Properties

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PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Hollywood cameras enter the realm of some of the best deer hunters in America on Wednesday when a special four-episode sneak peek of "Living Country" airs on the Great American Country network. "Living Country," which airs at 9 p.m., goes behind-the-scenes with the team at Pittsfield-based Whitetail Properties Real Estate as they attempt to broker smooth transactions between buyers and sellers of hunting, ranch and farm land. More>>

Historical Society seeks proposals for Gardner Museum

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The owner of the former home of the Gardner Museum of Architecture and Design is seeking proposals that may lead to new tenants or a new owner. The museum at 332 Maine was placed under the auspices of the Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County after it closed in March 2012. Justin Coffey, president of the organizations's board of directors, said options are being sought from potential local and out-of-town suitors. "We would prefer to keep it... More>>

Business Notebook: Bergman Nurseries celebrates 75th year; Vatterott teaches auto technology

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Bergman Nurseries is celebrating its 75th year operating under that name at its home site on North 12th. Founded in the early 1890s, the plant nursery started at 715 N. 12th, where fruits and vegetables were grown and... More>>

Transportation for Illinois Coalition pushes road funding plan

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Higher fuel taxes could help pay for new road construction under a plan proposed by an Illinois transportation group. The Transportation for Illinois Coalition unveiled the proposal Tuesday in Springfield. Members say it would provide stability and $1.8 billion annually for construction on roads, bridges, railways and airports.

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  • People/Professions Sunday, April 20, 2014

    People/Professions Sunday, April 20, 2014

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:51:29 GMT
    Activities Janet Armstrong, Sherri Steinmann and Rebecka Maas, account representatives for Charter Media in Quincy, Golden and Hannibal, Mo., attended a workshop for Digital Sales Accelerator offered through the Center...
    Activities Janet Armstrong, Sherri Steinmann and Rebecka Maas, account representatives for Charter Media in Quincy, Golden and Hannibal, Mo., attended a workshop for Digital Sales Accelerator offered through the Center...
  • People/Professions April 13, 2014

    People/Professions April 13, 2014

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:11:39 GMT
    Honors The following Realtors associated with Zanger and Associates were honored for their achievements in Dollar Volume or Units for 2013. They were awarded for reaching certain levels of achievement by the Quincy...
    Honors The following Realtors associated with Zanger and Associates were honored for their achievements in Dollar Volume or Units for 2013. They were awarded for reaching certain levels of achievement by the Quincy...
  • People/Professions April 6, 2014

    People/Professions April 6, 2014

    Friday, April 4 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-04-04 18:53:25 GMT
    Activities Dr. Schuyler C. Metlis, plastic Surgeon with the Hannibal Regional Medical Group, attended the 49th annual Baker Gordon Educational Symposium in Miami. Dr. Metlis has been attending this international...
    Activities Dr. Schuyler C. Metlis, plastic Surgeon with the Hannibal Regional Medical Group, attended the 49th annual Baker Gordon Educational Symposium in Miami. Dr. Metlis has been attending this international...
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  • Real Estate Transfers Reported April 20,, 2014

    Real Estate Transfers Reported April 20,, 2014

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:53 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:53:53 GMT
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adams County Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder Georgia Volm. Quincy area Vera M. Ley and Vera M. Rosswog, property in Quincy Township, to Kenneth Joseph and...
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adams County Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder Georgia Volm. Quincy area Vera M. Ley and Vera M. Rosswog, property in Quincy Township, to Kenneth Joseph and...
  • Real Estate Transfers April 13, 2014

    Real Estate Transfers April 13, 2014

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:13:23 GMT
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adams County Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder Georgia Volm. Quincy area David P. Goodwin, property in Quincy Township, to Renita K. Goodwin. Fannie Mae, a...
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adams County Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder Georgia Volm. Quincy area David P. Goodwin, property in Quincy Township, to Renita K. Goodwin. Fannie Mae, a...
  • Real Estate Transfers April 6, 2014

    Real Estate Transfers April 6, 2014

    Friday, April 4 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-04-04 18:55:10 GMT
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adams County Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder Georgia Volm. Quincy area Federal Home Loan Mortgage Association, a residence at 636 Spruce, to Camille A....
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adams County Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder Georgia Volm. Quincy area Federal Home Loan Mortgage Association, a residence at 636 Spruce, to Camille A....
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  • Thursday's Close April 17, 2014

    Thursday's Close April 17, 2014

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:06:31 GMT
    Thursday's Close April 17, 2014 ADM-Quincy April '14 Corn$4.96 May '14 Corn$4.97 June '14 Corn$5.00 July '14 Corn$4.98 Aug. '14 Corn$4.92 Sept. '14 Corn$4.76 Oct. '14...
    Thursday's Close April 17, 2014 ADM-Quincy April '14 Corn$4.96 May '14 Corn$4.97 June '14 Corn$5.00 July '14 Corn$4.98 Aug. '14 Corn$4.92 Sept. '14 Corn$4.76 Oct. '14...
  • Wednesday's Close April 16, 2014

    Wednesday's Close April 16, 2014

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:56:18 GMT
    ADM-Quincy April '14 Corn $4.97 May '14 Corn $5.00 June '14 Corn $5.03 July '14 Corn $5.01 Aug. '14 Corn $4.95 Sept. '14 Corn $4.81 Oct. '14 Corn $4.72 Nov. '14 Corn $4.83 Dec. '14 Corn $4.84 Jan. '15 Corn $4.82 Feb. '15 Corn $4.82 April '14 Beans $15.31 May '14 Beans $15.35 June '14 Beans $15.39 July '14 Beans $15.27 Aug. '14 Beans $14.35 Sept. '14 Beans $12.55 Oct. '14 Beans $12.34 Nov. '14 Beans $12.49 Dec. '14 Beans $12.52 Jan. '15 Beans $12.52 Feb. '15 Beans $1...
    ADM-Quincy April '14 Corn $4.97 May '14 Corn $5.00 June '14 Corn $5.03 July '14 Corn $5.01 Aug. '14 Corn $4.95 Sept. '14 Corn $4.81 Oct. '14 Corn $4.72 Nov. '14 Corn $4.83 Dec. '14 Corn $4.84 Jan. '15 Corn $4.82 Feb. '15 Corn $4.82 April '14 Beans $15.31 May '14 Beans $15.35 June '14 Beans $15.39 July '14 Beans $15.27 Aug. '14 Beans $14.35 Sept. '14 Beans $12.55 Oct. '14 Beans $12.34 Nov. '14 Beans $12.49 Dec. '14 Beans $12.52 Jan. '15 Beans $12.52 Feb. '15 Beans $1...
  • Tuesday's Close April 15, 2014

    Tuesday's Close April 15, 2014

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:17:21 GMT
    Tuesday's Close April 15, 2014 ADM-Quincy April '14 Corn $5.04 May '14 Corn $5.05 June '14 Corn $5.09 July '14 Corn $5.08 Aug. '14 Corn $5.00 Sept. '14 Corn $4.88 Oct. '14 Corn $4.75 Nov. '14 Corn $4.87 Dec. '14 Corn $4.88 Jan. '15 Corn $4.86 Feb. '15 Corn $4.86 April '14 Beans $15.15 May '14 Beans $15.17 June '14 Beans $15.15 July '14 Beans $15.05 Aug. '14 Beans $14.20 Sept. '14 Beans $12.47 Oct. '14 Beans $12.26 Nov. '14 Beans $12.41 Dec. '14 Beans $12.44 Jan. '...
    Tuesday's Close April 15, 2014 ADM-Quincy April '14 Corn $5.04 May '14 Corn $5.05 June '14 Corn $5.09 July '14 Corn $5.08 Aug. '14 Corn $5.00 Sept. '14 Corn $4.88 Oct. '14 Corn $4.75 Nov. '14 Corn $4.87 Dec. '14 Corn $4.88 Jan. '15 Corn $4.86 Feb. '15 Corn $4.86 April '14 Beans $15.15 May '14 Beans $15.17 June '14 Beans $15.15 July '14 Beans $15.05 Aug. '14 Beans $14.20 Sept. '14 Beans $12.47 Oct. '14 Beans $12.26 Nov. '14 Beans $12.41 Dec. '14 Beans $12.44 Jan. '...
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