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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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  • Sunrise: 06:30
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Quincy University takes wraps off Student Success Center

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Quincy University on Wednesday unveiled its new Student Success Center in the lower level of Brenner Library. The center, which opened last week, was formed by consolidating and expanding the university's Learning Resource Center, Career Services Center and its services for students with disabilities.
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Power restored after outage at Quincy Mall

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A power line failure knocked out electric service to the Quincy Mall at midday on Friday. Property Manager Kimm Minnick said the power was out for more than an hour.
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Hull driver injured in rear-end collision on Ill. 96 near Quincy

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A Hull driver was injured in a rear-end collision at 5:51 p.m. Thursday on Ill. 96 south of Quincy's Hidden Cove subdivision. Robert G. Gray, 59, was taken to Blessing Hospital, where he was treated and released,... More>>

Nauvoo woman arrested in connection with her 19-month-old's death

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A Nauvoo woman was arrested Wednesday in connection with the death of her 19-month-old child.Jody Nichole Price, 33, faces a charge of endangering the life or health of a child, a Class 3 felony because the violation was “a proximate cause of the death of a child,” according to a news release from the Nauvoo Police Department.
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Grand jury indictment says Quincy lawyer suffocated wife

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Tears began to well in Curtis Lovelace's eyes as he left the courtroom Thursday afternoon. According to the Bill of Indictment, Lovelace “suffocated Cory Lovelace, thereby causing the death of Cory Lovelace.”
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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>>

Nauvoo celebrates preparations for harvest with annual Grape Festival

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NAUVOO, Ill. -- Nauvoo will celebrate Labor Day weekend with a festival offering a taste of the city's history, activities for the entire family and lots of cars. The 77th annual Nauvoo Grape Festival takes place... More>>

Hot rods, muscle cars to roll up the river in Hancock County

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NAUVOO, Ill. -- Custom hot rods and restored muscle cars will be rolling up the river on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Launched as an addition to the Nauvoo Grape Festival, the 38th annual Festival on Wheels car show... More>>

Hog confinement proposed near Pearl

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PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pike County Board will have a chance to request a public informational meeting on a hog confinement proposed near Pearl, but the board chairman doesn't believe it will happen." More>>

Pike board adopts resolution opposing 'waters of the United States' rule

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PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois Farm Bureau's ongoing effort to ditch proposed federal rules redefining "waters of the United States" is gaining a wider base of support. The Pike County Board this week adopted a... More>>

Endless Summer Car Show, set for Sept. 7 this year, has raised more than $80,000 for veterans

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Location, location, location. Dave McDaniel says that, more than anything else, has triggered the success of the annual Endless Summer Car Show -- now in its 15th year -- on the grounds of the Illinois Veterans Home at 12th and Locust.
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  • Burnside woman arrested on marijuana charges

    Burnside woman arrested on marijuana charges

    Thursday, August 28 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-08-28 16:01:47 GMT
    MACOMB, Ill. -- A Burnside woman was arrested Wednesday as part of an ongoing investigation into a drug case. A news release from Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger said Courtney M.A. Herron, 19, was arrested by...
    MACOMB, Ill. -- A Burnside woman was arrested Wednesday as part of an ongoing investigation into a drug case. A news release from Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger said Courtney M.A. Herron, 19, was arrested by...
  • Quincy Christian School doubles enrollment, sees more growth ahead

    Quincy Christian School doubles enrollment, sees more growth ahead

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:42:55 GMT
    Bob Murray has a newfound sense of optimism about Quincy Christian School, which has seen a big growth spurt. "There's an excitement here, and I think it's being noticed by a lot of people," Murray said. He was...
    Bob Murray has a newfound sense of optimism about Quincy Christian School, which has seen a big growth spurt. "There's an excitement here, and I think it's being noticed by a lot of people," Murray said. He was...
  • Burnside resident arrested on drug charges in Macomb

    Burnside resident arrested on drug charges in Macomb

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:40:44 GMT
    MACOMB, Ill. -- A 19-year-old Burnside resident made his first court appearance Tuesday on drug charges after his arrest Monday in Macomb as part of an ongoing investigation. Nicholas J. Pullins appeared Tuesday in...
    MACOMB, Ill. -- A 19-year-old Burnside resident made his first court appearance Tuesday on drug charges after his arrest Monday in Macomb as part of an ongoing investigation. Nicholas J. Pullins appeared Tuesday in...
  • Quincy native drowns after boat capsizes

    Quincy native drowns after boat capsizes

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:03 PM EDT2014-08-27 18:03:29 GMT
    BRANSON, Mo. -- A Quincy, Ill., native died Tuesday after a boat hit a submerged tree and capsized at Lake Taneycomo in southwest Missouri.
    BRANSON, Mo. -- A Quincy, Ill., native died Tuesday after a boat hit a submerged tree and capsized at Lake Taneycomo in southwest Missouri.
  • Workforce readiness team identifies skills needed by job seekers

    Workforce readiness team identifies skills needed by job seekers

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 1:18 PM EDT2014-08-27 17:18:40 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Pike County Board supports consortium's plans for medical cannabis cultivation center

    Pike County Board supports consortium's plans for medical cannabis cultivation center

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:46:26 GMT
    The Pike County Board approved a letter of support Monday night for a proposed medical cannabis cultivation center. Nicholas Rinella of the Quincy-based Rinella Company sought the board's support for the center planned for the corner of Interstate 72 and Ill. 107. Rinella works for the Quincy-based Rinella Company but is part of Compinella, a consortium working toward the cultivation center, which operates separate from the Quincy-based company.
    The Pike County Board approved a letter of support Monday night for a proposed medical cannabis cultivation center. Nicholas Rinella of the Quincy-based Rinella Company sought the board's support for the center planned for the corner of Interstate 72 and Ill. 107. Rinella works for the Quincy-based Rinella Company but is part of Compinella, a consortium working toward the cultivation center, which operates separate from the Quincy-based company.
  • Quincyan reported missing last week faces sexual abuse charges

    Quincyan reported missing last week faces sexual abuse charges

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:40:09 GMT
    A 22-year-old Quincy man faces sexual abuse charges after he was reported missing last week. Police said Ted McGlaughlin, 22, has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse stemming from an incident involving a girl between 13 and 17 years old.
    A 22-year-old Quincy man faces sexual abuse charges after he was reported missing last week. Police said Ted McGlaughlin, 22, has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse stemming from an incident involving a...
  • Adams Electric, at 75, continues mission 'of improving the quality of life in rural areas'

    Adams Electric, at 75, continues mission 'of improving the quality of life in rural areas'

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:50:31 GMT
    CAMP POINT, Ill. - Not everyone thought electricity was the wave of the future back in the 1930s. Directors of the Adams Electric Cooperative touted electricity's convenience and countered the skeptics in early membership drives, and their work paid off with a co-op that remains dedicated to serving its customers after 75 years.
    CAMP POINT, Ill. - Not everyone thought electricity was the wave of the future back in the 1930s. Directors of the Adams Electric Cooperative touted electricity's convenience and countered the skeptics in early membership drives, and their work paid off with a co-op that remains dedicated to serving its customers after 75 years.
  • Clayton driver hurt when pickup collides with bus

    Clayton driver hurt when pickup collides with bus

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 7:41 PM EDT2014-08-26 23:41:35 GMT
    CLAYTON, Ill. -- A Clayton driver was injured in the collision of a pickup truck and a 14-passenger bus at 6:24 p.m. Monday on U.S. 24, one-tenth mile east of County Road East 2700th St., west of Clayton. Ralph J....
    CLAYTON, Ill. -- A Clayton driver was injured in the collision of a pickup truck and a 14-passenger bus at 6:24 p.m. Monday on U.S. 24, one-tenth mile east of County Road East 2700th St., west of Clayton. Ralph J....
  • Pikeland board ratifies bus driver contract

    Pikeland board ratifies bus driver contract

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-08-26 20:49:50 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pikeland School Board has ratified and signed a new contract with bus drivers. Superintendent Paula Hawley said the one-year agreement calls for a 1.5 percent salary increase for drivers, the same...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pikeland School Board has ratified and signed a new contract with bus drivers. Superintendent Paula Hawley said the one-year agreement calls for a 1.5 percent salary increase for drivers, the same...
  • Small businesses fear costs of being sued

    Small businesses fear costs of being sued

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-08-26 17:14:17 GMT
    Several small business owners and medical alliance members gathered at the Pier restaurant in Quincy on Monday to hear an update on the judicial climate in Illinois. Travis Akin, executive director of Illinois Lawsuit...
    Several small business owners and medical alliance members gathered at the Pier restaurant in Quincy on Monday to hear an update on the judicial climate in Illinois. Travis Akin, executive director of Illinois Lawsuit...
  • New fiber-optic line offers options for Internet providers, local institutions

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

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-08-26 17:02:49 GMT
    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.
    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.
  • Campaigner promises to end gridlock in Congress

    Campaigner promises to end gridlock in Congress

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-08-26 16:52:52 GMT
    The man who is challenging U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's re-election is hoping for a surprise win like the one that toppled U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor in a primary election earlier this summer. Darrel Miller, a Democrat from...
    The man who is challenging U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's re-election is hoping for a surprise win like the one that toppled U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor in a primary election earlier this summer. Darrel Miller, a Democrat from...
  • JWCC nursing program ranks among state's best

    JWCC nursing program ranks among state's best

    Monday, August 25 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-08-25 15:24:22 GMT
    John Wood Community College's Licensed Practical Nursing Program is among the finest in the state, according to a PracticalNursing.org ranking of the 43 community colleges that offer nursing. JWCC's four-year...
    John Wood Community College's Licensed Practical Nursing Program is among the finest in the state, according to a PracticalNursing.org ranking of the 43 community colleges that offer nursing. JWCC's four-year...
  • Mendon School Board to seek public's input on possible budget cuts

    Mendon School Board to seek public's input on possible budget cuts

    Saturday, August 23 2014 8:23 PM EDT2014-08-24 00:23:50 GMT
    MENDON, Ill. -- The Mendon School Board will hold a community night at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 in the Unity High School gym to hear the public's suggestions on what cuts the district should make to achieve a balanced budget by...
    MENDON, Ill. -- The Mendon School Board will hold a community night at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 in the Unity High School gym to hear the public's suggestions on what cuts the district should make to achieve a balanced budget by...
  • Pike County, cities look to land medical marijuana cultivation center

    Pike County, cities look to land medical marijuana cultivation center

    Saturday, August 23 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-08-24 00:04:11 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Pike County is hoping to land one of the 22 cultivation centers allowable statewide under a four-year medical marijuana pilot program. The County Board meets Monday night, with approval of a letter of...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Pike County is hoping to land one of the 22 cultivation centers allowable statewide under a four-year medical marijuana pilot program. The County Board meets Monday night, with approval of a letter of...
  • IDNR official says historic American elm tree needs to be removed

    IDNR official says historic American elm tree needs to be removed

    Saturday, August 23 2014 2:51 AM EDT2014-08-23 06:51:48 GMT
    It's official. The ol' tree is a goner. The gigantic American elm that sits just off the southeast corner of the intersection at 20th and Spring streets cannot be saved and is tentatively scheduled to be removed...
    It's official. The ol' tree is a goner. The gigantic American elm that sits just off the southeast corner of the intersection at 20th and Spring streets cannot be saved and is tentatively scheduled to be removed...
  • DCFS investigating day care provider over infant left in van

    DCFS investigating day care provider over infant left in van

    Saturday, August 23 2014 2:06 AM EDT2014-08-23 06:06:26 GMT
    The Illinois Department of Child and Family Services is investigating a Quincy day care after a 1-year-old child reportedly was left unattended in a van for about 30 minutes Thursday afternoon. Quincy police Lt. Jason...
    The Illinois Department of Child and Family Services is investigating a Quincy day care after a 1-year-old child reportedly was left unattended in a van for about 30 minutes Thursday afternoon. Quincy police Lt. Jason...
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  • Community Technology center to help Brown County residents with computer skills

    Community Technology center to help Brown County residents with computer skills

    Saturday, August 23 2014 2:02 AM EDT2014-08-23 06:02:13 GMT
    MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- John Wood Community College opened a Community Technology Center at its 108 N. Capitol location in Mount Sterling on Aug. 18. Free computer access and technology assistance are available to Brown...
    MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- John Wood Community College opened a Community Technology Center at its 108 N. Capitol location in Mount Sterling on Aug. 18. Free computer access and technology assistance are available to Brown...
  • Griggsville-Perry looks at balanced budget

    Griggsville-Perry looks at balanced budget

    Saturday, August 23 2014 1:55 AM EDT2014-08-23 05:55:39 GMT
    GRIGGSVILLE, Ill. -- The Griggsville-Perry school district is seeing financial benefits from cuts made in the spring and new sales tax revenue. Superintendent Janet Gladu presented a tentative budget last week calling...
    GRIGGSVILLE, Ill. -- The Griggsville-Perry school district is seeing financial benefits from cuts made in the spring and new sales tax revenue. Superintendent Janet Gladu presented a tentative budget last week calling...
  • Memorial Hospital acquires LaHarpe clinic

    Memorial Hospital acquires LaHarpe clinic

    Saturday, August 23 2014 1:53 AM EDT2014-08-23 05:53:52 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Monica Crim, nurse practitioner at Family Rural Health Clinic of LaHarpe, will join the Memorial Hospital/Memorial Medical Clinic team while continuing to provide care in LaHarpe. Memorial Hospital...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Monica Crim, nurse practitioner at Family Rural Health Clinic of LaHarpe, will join the Memorial Hospital/Memorial Medical Clinic team while continuing to provide care in LaHarpe. Memorial Hospital...
  • Quincy Notre Dame reports 2 percent decline in enrollment

    Quincy Notre Dame reports 2 percent decline in enrollment

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:04:00 GMT
    Quincy Notre Dame High School has announced a small drop in enrollment for the 2014-15 school year, which started this week. Total enrollment at the start of this year stands at 412 students, down 2 percent from the 420 students on hand at the start of last year.
    Quincy Notre Dame High School has announced a small drop in enrollment for the 2014-15 school year, which started this week. Total enrollment at the start of this year stands at 412 students, down 2 percent from the 420 students on hand at the start of last year.
  • Local students show mixed results on ACT college entrance exam

    Local students show mixed results on ACT college entrance exam

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:59:20 GMT
    While Illinois high school graduates performed slightly better on the ACT college entrance exam than last year's graduates, Quincy High School students scored the same while Quincy Notre Dame High School students scored lower. Statewide, Illinois students recorded a composite score of 20.7 on the ACT, an improvement over the 20.6 score from 2013.
    While Illinois high school graduates performed slightly better on the ACT college entrance exam than last year's graduates, Quincy High School students scored the same while Quincy Notre Dame High School students scored lower. Statewide, Illinois students recorded a composite score of 20.7 on the ACT, an improvement over the 20.6 score from 2013.
  • Despite July uptick, year-to-year jobless rates fall in most counties in region

    Despite July uptick, year-to-year jobless rates fall in most counties in region

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:16 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:16:29 GMT
    Unemployment rates rose from June to July in most counties in West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri, but they generally showed improvement when compared to the same month last year. The rate in Quincy rose from...
    Unemployment rates rose from June to July in most counties in West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri, but they generally showed improvement when compared to the same month last year. The rate in Quincy rose from...
  • JWCC sets community forums to target programs, services in southeast part of district

    JWCC sets community forums to target programs, services in southeast part of district

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:07:22 GMT
    John Wood Community College will hold community forums next week to gather input and ideas from residents in Pike, Calhoun, Scott and Morgan counties aimed at improving programs and services in the southeastern portion of...
    John Wood Community College will hold community forums next week to gather input and ideas from residents in Pike, Calhoun, Scott and Morgan counties aimed at improving programs and services in the southeastern portion of...
  • Second annual Nauvoo Open set for Sunday

    Second annual Nauvoo Open set for Sunday

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:25:14 GMT
    NAUVOO, Ill. -- Nauvoo will hold its second annual disc golf tournament Sunday in Nauvoo State Park. Sign-up for the Nauvoo Open will be 8-10 a.m. at the main shelter house in the park just off Ill. 96 in Nauvoo. The...
    NAUVOO, Ill. -- Nauvoo will hold its second annual disc golf tournament Sunday in Nauvoo State Park. Sign-up for the Nauvoo Open will be 8-10 a.m. at the main shelter house in the park just off Ill. 96 in Nauvoo. The...
  • Pike County Health Department finds buyer for its current headquarters

    Pike County Health Department finds buyer for its current headquarters

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:15:08 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pike County Health Department has found a buyer for its current headquarters at 113 E. Jefferson in Pittsfield. Administrator Anita Andress said Tim and Nancy Halpin, owners of the NAPA Auto Parts...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pike County Health Department has found a buyer for its current headquarters at 113 E. Jefferson in Pittsfield. Administrator Anita Andress said Tim and Nancy Halpin, owners of the NAPA Auto Parts...
  • Waterman begins process of stepping down as United Way executive director

    Waterman begins process of stepping down as United Way executive director

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:37 PM EDT2014-08-22 00:37:57 GMT
    Cheryl WatermanCheryl Waterman
    Cheryl Waterman is quick to admit her decision already has a bittersweet feel. After working for the United Way of Adams County for almost 28 years and serving as executive director since 1999, Waterman announced...
    Cheryl Waterman is quick to admit her decision already has a bittersweet feel. After working for the United Way of Adams County for almost 28 years and serving as executive director since 1999, Waterman announced...
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  • New-look Lady Raiders find chemistry in season-opening victory

    New-look Lady Raiders find chemistry in season-opening victory

    Friday, August 29 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-08-29 17:10:30 GMT
    Riley Hummert knew that this year's Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team had a new look. The team's chemistry would be the key. "We needed to come off strong, and I think we did that," the junior outside hitter...
    Riley Hummert knew that this year's Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team had a new look. The team's chemistry would be the key. "We needed to come off strong, and I think we did that," the junior outside hitter...
  • AREA ROUNDUP: Blue Devils win volleyball opener

    AREA ROUNDUP: Blue Devils win volleyball opener

    Friday, August 29 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-08-29 16:55:35 GMT
    The Quincy High School volleyball team opened its season with a 25-15, 25-18 victory over Chatham Glenwood on Thursday at Chatham.
    The Quincy High School volleyball team opened its season with a 25-15, 25-18 victory over Chatham Glenwood on Thursday at Chatham.
  • Prep football preview: QND at Rockford Lutheran

    Prep football preview: QND at Rockford Lutheran

    Thursday, August 28 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:15:02 GMT
    When: 7 p.m. Friday Where: Rockford Lutheran High School, Rockford, Ill. Radio: ESPN 1440 AM and WTAD 930 AM. 2013 records: QND -- 10-2 (lost to Rock Island Alleman in Class 4A state quarterfinals). Rockford Lutheran...
    When: 7 p.m. Friday Where: Rockford Lutheran High School, Rockford, Ill. Radio: ESPN 1440 AM and WTAD 930 AM. 2013 records: QND -- 10-2 (lost to Rock Island Alleman in Class 4A state quarterfinals). Rockford Lutheran...
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  • VIDEO: House fire on North Eighth Street

    VIDEO: House fire on North Eighth Street

    Photographer Phil Carlson shot this raw footage of a three-alarm house fire on Quincy's North Eighth Street.
    Photographer Phil Carlson shot this raw footage of a three-alarm house fire on Quincy's North Eighth Street.
  • VIDEO: Compilation of local ALS Ice Bucket Challenges

    VIDEO: Compilation of local ALS Ice Bucket Challenges

    Herald-Whig Reporter Don O'Brien, other Whig reporters and community leaders took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

    Herald-Whig Reporter Don O'Brien, other Whig reporters and community leaders took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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    VIDEO: Shoebox gifts

    Lois Pennock talks about Operation Christmas Child.
    Lois Pennock talks about Operation Christmas Child.
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