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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Saturday
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  • 75°
  • 52°

Times of sun and clouds

Sunday
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  • 78°
  • 61°

Mainly sunny

Monday
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  • 78°
  • 54°

Slight chance of a thunderstorm

Tuesday
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  • 63°
  • 40°

Mix of sun and clouds

Wednesday
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  • 61°
  • 44°

Plenty of sun

Thursday
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  • 61°
  • 40°

More sun than clouds

Friday
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  • 56°
  • 36°

Sunshine

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 71°(Feels like 71°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.05 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:26:35 am
  • Sunset: 06:12:06 pm
  • Humidity: 55
  • Visibility: 6 mi.
  • UV Index: 4

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Saturday
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  • 74°
  • 44°

Sunny

Sunday
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  • 71°
  • 59°

Sunny

Monday
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  • 78°
  • 51°

Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon

Tuesday
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  • 61°
  • 39°

Times of sun and clouds

Wednesday
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  • 60°
  • 44°

Sunshine

Thursday
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  • 62°
  • 40°

Mix of sun and clouds

Friday
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  • 48°
  • 30°

Times of sun and clouds

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 70°(Feels like 70°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: NNW @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 30.06 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:24:24 am
  • Sunset: 06:08:15 pm
  • Humidity: 46
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 4

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Saturday
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  • 76°
  • 48°

Sunny

Sunday
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  • 74°
  • 63°

Plenty of sun

Monday
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  • 79°
  • 55°

Times of sun and clouds

Tuesday
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  • 62°
  • 41°

Clouds giving way to sun

Wednesday
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  • 62°
  • 45°

Sunny

Thursday
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  • 64°
  • 44°

Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun

Friday
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  • 49°
  • 34°

Partly cloudy

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 75°(Feels like 75°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: NW @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.06 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:23:39 am
  • Sunset: 06:10:03 pm
  • Humidity: 47
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 4

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Saturday
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  • 76°
  • 49°

Sunshine

Sunday
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  • 75°
  • 64°

Sunny

Monday
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  • 79°
  • 54°

More clouds than sun

Tuesday
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  • 63°
  • 40°

Partly cloudy

Wednesday
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  • 63°
  • 47°

Abundant sunshine

Thursday
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  • 65°
  • 42°

Times of sun and clouds

Friday
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  • 50°
  • 34°

Times of sun and clouds

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 75°(Feels like 75°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.06 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:26:27 am
  • Sunset: 06:12:39 pm
  • Humidity: 36
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 4

Regional Conditions

Quincy
71°
Macomb
70°
Pittsfield
75°
Hannibal
75°

GREDF board unanimously supports school building referendum

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Kids raised their voices urging people to "vote yes for us" Thursday afternoon as the board of the Great River Economic Development Foundation made an announcement on their behalf. The GREDF board announced its... More>>

Portion of Front Street closed to repair 20-inch water main

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Age and constant vibrations from a nearby rail line are being blamed for a leak in a 20-inch water main that closed Front Street south of Hampshire to directly underneath the Memorial Bridge Thursday as crews finish... More>>

Quincy man gets prison time in burglary case

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A Quincy man was sentenced Thursday to four years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Judge William Mays on a burglary charge. Timothy M. Herring, 48, earlier had pleaded guilty in connection with a June 28... More>>

Macomb man 'very lucky' after trench collapse

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Tri-Township Assistant Chief Darren Smith says a Macomb man is "very lucky" to have survived a Thursday morning trench collapse. Aaron Bishop, 41, was buried when a nine-foot trench collapsed around 9:20 a.m. while he... More>>

Man who attacked WGEM camerman sentenced to probation

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A Quincy man convicted of battery and intimidation after he stopped a WGEM live report in February was sentenced to a 30-month probation on Thursday. Roger L. Parker, 60, was sentenced to the maximum period of probation allowed by law by Judge Scott Walden. More>>

Grease fire forces evacuation of downtown Quincy apartment building

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When Tony Jacoby pulled up to his third story apartment at 110 1/3 N. Sixth on Wednesday afternoon, his friends told him not to go upstairs. But he did anyway. "I'm the oldest male who lives there, and it was my... More>>

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  • Thirty years later, journey along Mississippi River begins anew for author

    Thirty years later, journey along Mississippi River begins anew for author

    Thursday, October 23 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-10-23 21:14:03 GMT
    Author Eddy L. Harris traveled the length of the Mississippi River 30 years ago, and now he's doing it again. However, an independent film and production crew traveling with Harris this time, documenting not only...
    Author Eddy L. Harris traveled the length of the Mississippi River 30 years ago, and now he's doing it again. However, an independent film and production crew traveling with Harris this time, documenting not only...
  • Rauner blasts Quinn, urges early voting at Quincy campaign stop

    Rauner blasts Quinn, urges early voting at Quincy campaign stop

    Thursday, October 23 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-10-23 15:04:16 GMT
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner called Illinois “the worst-run state in America” during a stop Thursday morning in Quincy as part of a multi-day tour to encourage early voting. Rauner and running mate Evelyn Sanguinetti toured Quincy Metal Fabricators with CEO Dan Nuessen. Rauner had appearances in Mount Carmel, Decatur, Bloomington and Champaign scheduled for later in the day.
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner called Illinois “the worst-run state in America” during a stop Thursday morning in Quincy as part of a multi-day tour to encourage early voting. Rauner and running mate Evelyn Sanguinetti toured Quincy Metal Fabricators with CEO Dan Nuessen. Rauner had appearances in Mount Carmel, Decatur, Bloomington and Champaign scheduled for later in the day.
  • Niekamp chastises Erwin for referendum-related comment on radio show

    Niekamp chastises Erwin for referendum-related comment on radio show

    Thursday, October 23 2014 9:53 AM EDT2014-10-23 13:53:16 GMT
    Quincy School Board member Melvin "Bud" Niekamp chastised the board's president, Stephanie Erwin, during the public comment portion of Wednesday's meeting for a comment she made on an Oct. 1 morning radio show. ...
    Quincy School Board member Melvin "Bud" Niekamp chastised the board's president, Stephanie Erwin, during the public comment portion of Wednesday's meeting for a comment she made on an Oct. 1 morning radio show. ...
  • Ex-bookkeeper admits to taking more than $12,000 from Quincy Community Theatre

    Ex-bookkeeper admits to taking more than $12,000 from Quincy Community Theatre

    Thursday, October 23 2014 9:42 AM EDT2014-10-23 13:42:51 GMT
    An airplane ticket, an electric bill and women's clothing were among the things a former bookkeeper for the Quincy Community Theatre spent the group's money on during an 19-month period, according to prosecutors. P. Lynn Schlientz, 51, now of Benton, Ark., pleaded guilty to one count of theft of more than $10,000 during a hearing Wednesday in Adams County Circuit Court.
    An airplane ticket, an electric bill and women's clothing were among the things a former bookkeeper for the Quincy Community Theatre spent the group's money on during an 19-month period, according to prosecutors. P. Lynn Schlientz, 51, now of Benton, Ark., pleaded guilty to one count of theft of more than $10,000 during a hearing Wednesday in Adams County Circuit Court.
  • Pittsfield moving forward to settle lawsuit against EMC

    Pittsfield moving forward to settle lawsuit against EMC

    Thursday, October 23 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-10-23 13:10:21 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pittsfield City Council is moving forward to settle litigation with a former wastewater plant operator. A resolution, adopted Tuesday, clears the way for Mayor John Hayden to execute a settlement...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pittsfield City Council is moving forward to settle litigation with a former wastewater plant operator. A resolution, adopted Tuesday, clears the way for Mayor John Hayden to execute a settlement...
  • Auditor says Quincy School District's financial profile score worse than last year

    Auditor says Quincy School District's financial profile score worse than last year

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-10-22 15:22:40 GMT
    An auditor says the Quincy School District's financial profile score worsened a little in the past year, but the district continues to be in relatively good financial health. Auditor Valerie Flynn told the School...
    An auditor says the Quincy School District's financial profile score worsened a little in the past year, but the district continues to be in relatively good financial health. Auditor Valerie Flynn told the School...
  • Sister City Commission fundraiser aims to strengthen student exchange program

    Sister City Commission fundraiser aims to strengthen student exchange program

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-10-22 15:04:50 GMT
    Quincy's Sister City Commission is holding a fundraiser Friday night at Tony's Too restaurant at the Holiday Inn to generate funds to strengthen its student exchange program. The Sister City Commission helps...
    Quincy's Sister City Commission is holding a fundraiser Friday night at Tony's Too restaurant at the Holiday Inn to generate funds to strengthen its student exchange program. The Sister City Commission helps...
  • Supporters ready to take school referendum pitch to grass-roots level

    Supporters ready to take school referendum pitch to grass-roots level

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-10-22 15:02:32 GMT
    The message will remain the same, but the method of delivering it is changing. Less than two weeks remain before the Nov. 4 general election, and those involved with the Committee for Building Quincy's Schools are switching from public forums to a grass-roots effort to get their message out - that passing an $89 million bond issue to spark massive changes in the Quincy School District is what's best for Quincy.
    The message will remain the same, but the method of delivering it is changing. Less than two weeks remain before the Nov. 4 general election, and those involved with the Committee for Building Quincy's Schools are...
  • Fowler woman admits stealing from elderly relative

    Fowler woman admits stealing from elderly relative

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-10-22 14:39:29 GMT
    A Fowler woman pleaded guilty to a financial exploitation of the elderly charge Tuesday and agreed to repay the victim $25,000. Lori L. Hogan, 40, will be sentenced to probation by Judge Scott Walden. Her sentencing date...
    A Fowler woman pleaded guilty to a financial exploitation of the elderly charge Tuesday and agreed to repay the victim $25,000. Lori L. Hogan, 40, will be sentenced to probation by Judge Scott Walden. Her sentencing date...
  • Committee approves loan to help developer purchase downtown building

    Committee approves loan to help developer purchase downtown building

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-10-22 14:28:15 GMT
    A one-story masonry building in downtown Quincy will get a new owner and renovations as part of a loan agreement approved Tuesday by the Quincy Revolving Loan Committee. Austin Properties will receive a $17,500 loan from...
    A one-story masonry building in downtown Quincy will get a new owner and renovations as part of a loan agreement approved Tuesday by the Quincy Revolving Loan Committee. Austin Properties will receive a $17,500 loan from...
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  • United Way campaign goal nearing 40 percent

    United Way campaign goal nearing 40 percent

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-10-22 14:15:23 GMT
    The United Way of Adams County's 78th annual campaign is nearing the 40 percent success mark and officials remain optimistic of reaching the agency's record $1.25 million goal. About $450,000 has been donated or...
    The United Way of Adams County's 78th annual campaign is nearing the 40 percent success mark and officials remain optimistic of reaching the agency's record $1.25 million goal. About $450,000 has been donated or...
  • Library officials, employees to meet with mediator to try to reach deal

    Library officials, employees to meet with mediator to try to reach deal

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-10-22 14:12:21 GMT
    Representatives of the Quincy Public Library and its employees union will meet with a federal mediator Friday in an attempt to avoid a strike. Ross Miller, business representative for the International Association of...
    Representatives of the Quincy Public Library and its employees union will meet with a federal mediator Friday in an attempt to avoid a strike. Ross Miller, business representative for the International Association of...
  • Meth, theft charges net Clarence woman probation sentence

    Meth, theft charges net Clarence woman probation sentence

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 9:38 AM EDT2014-10-22 13:38:00 GMT
    A Clarence, Mo., woman was sentenced to probation after she admitted to a methamphetamine charge and to helping steal valuable coins from a Fowler man. Leona M. Cheney, 36, was sentenced to 24 months probation by Judge...
    A Clarence, Mo., woman was sentenced to probation after she admitted to a methamphetamine charge and to helping steal valuable coins from a Fowler man. Leona M. Cheney, 36, was sentenced to 24 months probation by Judge...
  • 'Biggest Loser' contestant 'Big Vinny' visits Quincy to promote music in schools

    'Biggest Loser' contestant 'Big Vinny' visits Quincy to promote music in schools

    Wednesday, October 22 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-10-22 12:46:46 GMT
    At first, Vinny Hickerson had to help himself. Now he's busy helping others. Hickerson — also known as “Big Vinny” — gained national fame three years ago when he lost 205 pounds on the NBC reality weight-loss series “Biggest Loser.” Now he is a motivational speaker, part of the Trailer Choir country band and advocate for keeping music in schools through his connection to the non-profit “Music With A Mission” project.
    At first, Vinny Hickerson had to help himself. Now he's busy helping others. Hickerson — also known as “Big Vinny” — gained national fame three years ago when he lost 205 pounds on the NBC reality weight-loss series “Biggest Loser.” Now he is a motivational speaker, part of the Trailer Choir country band and advocate for keeping music in schools through his connection to the non-profit “Music With A Mission” project.
  • YOUR TOWN: Warsaw bank offers tradition of hometown service

    YOUR TOWN: Warsaw bank offers tradition of hometown service

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-10-21 17:04:25 GMT
    WARSAW, Ill. -- Gary Uhland tells a story to illustrate the community philosophy at Hill-Dodge Banking Co. A Warsaw High School student stopped by Uhland's office seeking the bank's sponsorship at the $100, $75...
    WARSAW, Ill. -- Gary Uhland tells a story to illustrate the community philosophy at Hill-Dodge Banking Co. A Warsaw High School student stopped by Uhland's office seeking the bank's sponsorship at the $100, $75...
  • Warsaw man stabbed after argument with man he had been fishing with

    Warsaw man stabbed after argument with man he had been fishing with

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-10-21 15:20:32 GMT
    WARSAW, Ill. — An arrest was made early Tuesday morning in connection to a stabbing Monday night of a 40-year-old Warsaw man at a home at 10th and Crawford.Dorrance Smysor, 67, of Elmwood was arrested at 5 a.m. Tuesday in Elmwood by an officer with Warsaw Police Department and a Hancock County Sheriff's Department deputy. Smysor is lodged in the Hancock County Jail.Brial Cleer was airlifted from the scene to Blessing Hospital in Quincy for treatment of multiple stab wounds, according to polic...
    WARSAW, Ill. — An arrest was made early Tuesday morning in connection to a stabbing Monday night of a 40-year-old Warsaw man at a home at 10th and Crawford.Dorrance Smysor, 67, of Elmwood was arrested at 5 a.m. Tuesday in Elmwood by an officer with Warsaw Police Department and a Hancock County Sheriff's Department deputy. Smysor is lodged in the Hancock County Jail.Brial Cleer was airlifted from the scene to Blessing Hospital in Quincy for treatment of multiple stab wounds, according to polic...
  • Quincy man gets eight-year prison sentence in meth case

    Quincy man gets eight-year prison sentence in meth case

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-10-21 14:24:56 GMT
    A Quincy man was sent to the prison Monday in a methamphetamine case. Bruce A. Blevins, 30, was sentenced to eight years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Judge Scott Walden as part of a plea agreement....
    A Quincy man was sent to the prison Monday in a methamphetamine case. Bruce A. Blevins, 30, was sentenced to eight years in the Illinois Department of Corrections by Judge Scott Walden as part of a plea agreement....
  • Quincy man pleads guilty in sex case

    Quincy man pleads guilty in sex case

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-10-21 13:48:33 GMT
    A Quincy man who impregnated a Quincy teenager pleaded guilty to a sex crime Monday in Adams County Circuit Court. Ted A. McGlaughlin Jr., 22, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. He faces a...
    A Quincy man who impregnated a Quincy teenager pleaded guilty to a sex crime Monday in Adams County Circuit Court. Ted A. McGlaughlin Jr., 22, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. He faces a...
  • Local educators envision positive changes resulting from passage of bond issue

    Local educators envision positive changes resulting from passage of bond issue

    Tuesday, October 21 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-10-21 12:51:43 GMT
    Quincy School District administrators say passage of the $89 million bond issue in the Nov. 4 election would trigger positive changes from the proposal to realign grades. A lengthy discussion at Monday's Curriculum...
    Quincy School District administrators say passage of the $89 million bond issue in the Nov. 4 election would trigger positive changes from the proposal to realign grades. A lengthy discussion at Monday's Curriculum...
  • Quincy man arrested on financial exploitation of elderly charge

    Quincy man arrested on financial exploitation of elderly charge

    Monday, October 20 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-10-20 17:32:34 GMT
    A Quincy man was arrested on Friday and charged with financial exploitation of the elderly after an investigation by the Quincy Police Department. Jason P. Gerding, 44, was arrested in connection with an incident...
    A Quincy man was arrested on Friday and charged with financial exploitation of the elderly after an investigation by the Quincy Police Department. Jason P. Gerding, 44, was arrested in connection with an incident...
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  • Hannibal pumpkin decorating exhibit to be held Sunday in Nipper Park

    Hannibal pumpkin decorating exhibit to be held Sunday in Nipper Park

    Friday, October 24 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-10-24 23:04:28 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Hannibal Parks and Recreation is hosting the third annual Pumpkins in the Park, a pumpkin-decorating contest and exhibit, at Nipper Park on Sunday, Oct. 26. Participants should bring pumpkins to Nipper...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Hannibal Parks and Recreation is hosting the third annual Pumpkins in the Park, a pumpkin-decorating contest and exhibit, at Nipper Park on Sunday, Oct. 26. Participants should bring pumpkins to Nipper...
  • Historic home welcomes trick-or-treaters

    Historic home welcomes trick-or-treaters

    Friday, October 24 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-10-24 21:27:59 GMT
    The Champ Clark House (Honeyshuck) will welcome trick-or-treaters Friday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 p.m. until the last bit of candy is gone. This is a first for the home, which is on the National Register of Historic Places,...
    The Champ Clark House (Honeyshuck) will welcome trick-or-treaters Friday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 p.m. until the last bit of candy is gone. This is a first for the home, which is on the National Register of Historic Places,...
  • Entries sought for Cutest Elf Contest in Carthage

    Entries sought for Cutest Elf Contest in Carthage

    Thursday, October 23 2014 9:12 AM EDT2014-10-23 13:12:58 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- The Carthage Area Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting entries for the Cutest Little Mr. and Miss Elf Contest. Children who are 5 years and under are eligible to enter. The contest is being held...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- The Carthage Area Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting entries for the Cutest Little Mr. and Miss Elf Contest. Children who are 5 years and under are eligible to enter. The contest is being held...
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