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  • QHS higher, QND lower, state stays same on ACT scores

    QHS higher, QND lower, state stays same on ACT scores

    Friday, August 28 2015 9:44 PM EDT2015-08-29 01:44:24 GMT
    Quincy High School students performed slightly better, Quincy Notre Dame students performed slightly worse and students across Illinois who graduated in 2015 had the same score on the American College Test as the 2014 graduating class. The statewide composite score of 20.7 fell just shy of the national average of 21. The test is graded on a 36-point scale.
    Quincy High School students performed slightly better, Quincy Notre Dame students performed slightly worse and students across Illinois who graduated in 2015 had the same score on the American College Test as the 2014 graduating class. The statewide composite score of 20.7 fell just shy of the national average of 21. The test is graded on a 36-point scale.
  • Jobless figures show strong, steady economy in Western Illinois, Northeast Missouri

    Jobless figures show strong, steady economy in Western Illinois, Northeast Missouri

    Saturday, August 29 2015 12:57 AM EDT2015-08-29 04:57:03 GMT
    Adams County's unemployment rate in July was 4.7 percent, down from 5.6 percent a year ago. Marcel Wagner Jr., president of the Great River Economic Development Foundationn, sees that improvement as an indication that employers and the local economy are doing well.
    Adams County's unemployment rate in July was 4.7 percent, down from 5.6 percent a year ago. Marcel Wagner Jr., president of the Great River Economic Development Foundationn, sees that improvement as an indication that employers and the local economy are doing well.
  • Two confirmed dead from Legionnaires' disease outbreak at Illinois Veterans Home

    Two confirmed dead from Legionnaires' disease outbreak at Illinois Veterans Home

    Friday, August 28 2015 10:18 PM EDT2015-08-29 02:18:03 GMT
    The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs has confirmed that two residents at the Illinois Veterans Home have died from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. Both had underlying medical conditions, a news release from the Department of Veterans Affairs said. So far, 23 residents at the home have tested positive and are being treated for the illness. 
    The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs has confirmed that two residents at the Illinois Veterans Home have died from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. Both had underlying medical conditions, a news release from the Department of Veterans Affairs said. So far, 23 residents at the home have tested positive and are being treated for the illness. 
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