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Illinois resident diagnosed with Legionnaires' after traveling through Springfield

The Illinois Department of Public Health said Saturday that an Illinois resident who recently traveled through Springfield has been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease.

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Plymouth woman dies in Schuyler County crash

A Plymouth woman died from injuries after a crash Friday morning in Schuyler County.

Exchange Club honors trooper with law enforcement award, Tri-Township firefighter with firefighter award
Illinois News

Exchange Club honors trooper with law enforcement award, Tri-Township firefighter with firefighter award

Both Tri-Township firefighter Kyle Dixon and Illinois State Police Trooper Cory Fox love their jobs and aren't in it for the accolades. But accolades were in order Friday at the Quincy Exchange Club's annual Public Safety Officer Appreciation Luncheon.

Dicamba training emphasizes how to 'use it the right way'
Agriculture

Dicamba training emphasizes how to 'use it the right way'

PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Dicamba training emphasizes how to "use if the right way"

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Circuit clerk says transition to e-filing of civil cases going smoothly so far

About two months after the Illinois Supreme Court began to require that civil cases be filed electronically, the Adams County circuit clerk says the change has been relatively smooth.

Possible plea in works for woman charged in 2017 Quincy shooting
Police & Courts

Possible plea in works for woman charged in 2017 Quincy shooting

The arraignment of a Burlington, Iowa, woman charged in connection with a shooting last summer in downtown Quincy was delayed. Ashley N. Wilson is set to appear March 16 in Adams County Circuit Court.

Education

Macomb advances over Central Lee in WGEM Academic Challenge

The Macomb (Ill.) High School Quiz Bowl team topped Central Lee (Iowa) High School with a 350 to 95 win on Saturday to advance to the semifinal round of the WGEM Academic Challenge Quiz Bowl Tournament.

Police & Courts

Police consider threat level, other factors before high-speed pursuit

Quincy police officials agree that the decision to pursue a man being sought in connection with an aggravated domestic battery Thursday morning was a bit different from normal.

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Smart upgrades trim utility costs for Oakley-Lindsay Center

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

Hancock County Board balks at taking deed to former Hancock County Jail
Local Government

Hancock County Board balks at taking deed to former Hancock County Jail

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.

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