QUINCY -- Upgrades in lighting, heating and cooling systems at the Oakley-Lindsay Center are paying off with lower utility bills. Rob Ebbing, the OLC's executive director, said annual utility bills have fallen from $123,891 eight years ago to $76,222 last
The dissolution of the Hancock County Historic Preservation Association has left the Hancock County Board unsure about what to do with the former Hancock County Jail, the oldest building on Carthage's square.
The city of Canton will host a town hall meeting at 5:30 p.m. March 1 to review the results of a recent community survey. The meeting will take place in the media room at Canton High School, 200 S. Fourth St.
The Hannibal City Council is OK with expanding the downtown area where businesses can apply for licenses to serve liquor outdoors after one business on Broadway was mistakenly issued one.
After months of hearing the pros and cons of employe a granulated activated carbon or reverse osmosis system to filter Hannibal's drinking water, Hannibal Board of Public Works directors made a decision Tuesday: granulated activated carbon.
Quincy aldermen weighed a number of options Tuesday to close a budget shortfall expected this year and next, among them an end to city garbage and recycling collection, increased city fees, and a hike in the home rule sales tax.
Marion County voters will notice a few changes when they arrive at their polling places to cast ballots in future elections. Starting with the April 3 municipal elections, voters will sign in at polling places using electronic "signature pads."
Banks in rural Illinois can access $500 million from a state program to help provide low-interest loans. Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs was at the Adams County Farm Bureau office Monday to promote the program, called Community Uplift.
Do you know how many U.S. senators there are, amendments in the Constitution, or who is in charge of the executive branch? Those are the types of questions higher education students would be required to answer in order to graduate if a Missouri lawmaker's
Big things are happening in Quincy, with more than $109 million in private sector construction projects, and there could be bigger things ahead, Mayor Kyle Moore told members of the Exchange Club Friday.