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Barry woman dies in Friday morning crash

PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Barry woman dies in Friday morning crash

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Quincy News

Expo for seniors, people with disabilities set for Thursday

Seniors and people with disabilities along with caregivers will have the opportunity to learn about services programs Thursday.

Illinois VA bill would address veteran suicides
Illinois News

Illinois VA bill would address veteran suicides

QUINCY -- A new bill passing through the Illinois Legislature will seek to curb the rising number of veteran suicides. HB2647 is a 10-point plan to prevent the 22 daily suicides of veterans across the country. After three amendments, the bill has passed th

Benefit set for Mendon boy fighting illness
Illinois News

Benefit set for Mendon boy fighting illness

Waylun Klauser started having bouts of overwhelming pain for no apparent reason when he was 2. Almost four years and countless labs and tests later, Waylun was diagnosed with hereditary pancreatitis. The 9-year-old will soon go to University of Chicago Hospital for the removal of his pancreas and transplantation of islets of Langerhans cells into his liver.

Business

Titan, United Steelworkers agree on terms of five-year contract

Titan International Inc. and the United Steelworkers have reached new five-year contracts for Titan facilities in Des Moines, Iowa, Freeport, Ill., and Bryan, Ohio.

Quincy settles federal suit with former employee
Local Government

Quincy settles federal suit with former employee

The city of Quincy has settled a federal lawsuit brought by a former Central Services employee, who claimed she lost her job after speaking out against a proposal to privatize all city residential garbage and recycling collection.

Illinois News

Pittsfield approves hiring of two new police officers

The Pittsfield City Council approved the hiring of two new police officers Tuesday night. Mayor John Hayden said the department has been short-staffed because of injuries and a resignation.

Pittsfield residents, EPA frustrated that Higbee School demolition stalled
Illinois News

Pittsfield residents, EPA frustrated that Higbee School demolition stalled

The city of Pittsfield is looking to finally clear the former Higbee School after years of going back and forth with its owner. Demolition of the building began in spring 2014 but stalled.

Education

Pikeland School District receives $83K in grants from scholarship fund

The Pikeland School District has received its largest donation from the Pittsfield High School class of 1954. The Pittsfield High School Class of 1954 Scholarship Fund gave the district $83,000 during a ceremony Thursday morning.

Local Government

New ambulance building to be repaired

Hancock County Ambulance Service is making some renovations as it prepares to move into its new building.

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