Plea deal reached for Quincy man facing robbery, theft charges in 2015 beating death
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Plea deal reached for Quincy man facing robbery, theft charges in 2015 beating death

A hearing for a Quincy man facing robbery and theft charges in connection with the 2015 beating death of another Quincy man was continued to next week, when he is set to enter a negotiated plea.

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Preliminary hearing delayed for Quincy man facing sexual assault charges
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Preliminary hearing delayed for Quincy man facing sexual assault charges

The preliminary hearing for a Quincy man facing sexual assault charges has been continued to allow prosecutors more time to investigate. Kevin L. Bodi, 37, is facing two counts of sexual assault with force in connection with a Dec. 1, 2014, incident.

Committee looks at Baldwin construction plan
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Committee looks at Baldwin construction plan

QUINCY -- Committee looks at Baldwin construction plan

QJHS students' political understanding impresses LaHood
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QJHS students' political understanding impresses LaHood

After a lunch forum Tuesday afternoon hosted by the Quincy Rotary Club, U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood, R-18, fielded some insightful questions from Quincy Junior High School students who demonstrated a strong understanding of the country's political climate.

Cameras in courtroom are a go for Lovelace retrial
Lovelace Case

Cameras in courtroom are a go for Lovelace retrial

Cameras will be in the courtroom for the retrial of Curtis Lovelace on a first-degree murder charge in connection with the death of his first wife.

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Aldermen OK contract for first round of wastewater treatment repairs

A Keokuk, Iowa, firm has been awarded a contract worth nearly $485,000 to repair some equipment at Quincy's wastewater treatment plant.

United Way maintains streak of $1 million annual campaigns
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United Way maintains streak of $1 million annual campaigns

The United Way of Adams County is celebrating raising more than $1 million in its annual campaign for thie 20th consecutive year. The announcement that this year's fundraiser generated $1.01 million came during Tuesday night's annual meeting.

Committee eyes closer look at spending heading into budget process
Education

Committee eyes closer look at spending heading into budget process

Work on the Quincy School District's 2017-18 budget won't start until over the summer, but the list of things to consider already is growing. With 58 percent of the fiscal year complete, the transportation fund already is running a deficit, despite borrowing $750,000 from the working cash fund, and the operations and maintenance fund is projected to be deficit spending by May.

United Way developing 'clearer focus' for its Agenda for Change
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United Way developing 'clearer focus' for its Agenda for Change

About 2 1/2 years ago, the United Way of Adams County introduced its Agenda for Change, a series of goals designed to help move the community forward. In January, the United Way Board approved a more specific approach to those goals.

Niemann receives top honor from National Grocers Association
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Niemann receives top honor from National Grocers Association

The day-to-day challenges are what continue to drive Rich Niemann Jr. "Old models don't last forever, everything changes fast in this industry," said Niemann, who earlier this month was named winner of the Thomas K. Zaucha Entrepreneurial Excellence Award