General shares stories of service
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General shares stories of service

Brig. Gen. Paul W. Tibbets Jr. is a well-known Quincyan and the pilot of the Enola Gay that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima to help bring a close to World War II.

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99-year-old woman has made more than 1,000 teddy bears for kids in past 10 years
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99-year-old woman has made more than 1,000 teddy bears for kids in past 10 years

Edith Kroencke is not content to sit around all day at age 99. She likes to keep her head and her hands busy. Each day for the past 12 years, the Curtis Creek Senior Living resident cuts, sews, stuffs and closes small teddy bears to donate to children at B

Masonic Temple opens doors, shares charitable traditions
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Masonic Temple opens doors, shares charitable traditions

QUINCY -- Fifteen groups that meet in the Quincy Masonic Temple hope an open house held Saturday will bring some new members. "I hope it will spark some interest. We do a lot to help out. It's a great organization," said Steve O'Dear Jr., who has been a me

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United Way works with health agencies to target areas in need

The United Way of Adams County works with key community health organizations to track and report on key data that reflect the quality of life in Adams County.

Celebration will pay tribute to innovative partnership
Business

Celebration will pay tribute to innovative partnership

Agribusiness is boffo box office in West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri, and that has been evident for four decades in the partnership between the University of Illinois Orr Agricultural Center and John Wood Community College Agricultural Education Center in Pike County.

Retired police detective reflects on split-second decision in novel
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Retired police detective reflects on split-second decision in novel

Retired Quincy police detective Ron Grant reflects on how his career in law enforcement and his life could have changed drastically in one split second in his new novel, "Miracle Out of the Snow."

Ridders Business Supply merges with Midwest Office
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Ridders Business Supply merges with Midwest Office

Ridders Business Supply Co. has merged with another company and will operate under a new name, but in many ways the 151-year-old company has not changed. "Everything is the same, except we've got pricing we've never seen before," said Paul Ridder.

Quincy Public Schools: Trying to 'visualize' the new space
Education

Quincy Public Schools: Trying to 'visualize' the new space

Second-grade teacher Cheryl Burghart typically spends much of June in her classroom trying to prepare for the next school year. But this year is a little different.

Cancer relay brings families, caregivers together for a cure
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Cancer relay brings families, caregivers together for a cure

Five members of the Howell family attended Friday's Relay for Life event wearing T-shirts that said "Cathy's Cancer Crushers." The Relay for Life is an annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

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Motorists could enjoy lower prices through the summer

Keep your fingers crossed. Barring a damaging hurricane in the Gulf Coast or an explosion in one of the numerous major Middle East political powder kegs, U.S. drivers should continue to reap the benefits of relatively cheap gasoline for the foreseeable fu