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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Sunday
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  • 34°

Windy, periods of snow

Monday
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  • 21°
  • 19°

A few clouds

Tuesday
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  • 38°
  • 23°

More sun than clouds

Wednesday
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  • 28°

A few afternoon snow showers

Thursday
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  • 21°

Mix of sun and clouds

Friday
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  • 31°
  • 26°

Times of sun and clouds

Saturday
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  • 43°
  • 28°

Few showers

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 28°(Feels like 14°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: N @ 24 mph
  • Barometer: 29.73 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:14:20 am
  • Sunset: 05:24:54 pm
  • Humidity: 85
  • Visibility: 2 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Sunday
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  • 30°

Snow showers at times early, windy

Monday
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  • 15°
  • 11°

More sun than clouds

Tuesday
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  • 33°
  • 22°

Considerable cloudiness

Wednesday
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  • 24°
  • -1°

Light snow developing in the afternoon

Thursday
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  • 16°

Abundant sunshine

Friday
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  • 31°
  • 25°

More sun than clouds

Saturday
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  • 39°
  • 28°

Cloudy

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 26°(Feels like 10°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: NNE @ 28 mph, gusting to 33 mph
  • Barometer: 29.76 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:12:31 am
  • Sunset: 05:20:40 pm
  • Humidity: 92
  • Visibility: 1.7 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Sunday
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  • 34°
  • 10°

Windy, snow showers ending early

Monday
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  • 22°
  • 17°

More sun than clouds

Tuesday
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  • 39°
  • 23°

Mix of sun and clouds

Wednesday
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  • 28°

Snow showers developing in the afternoon

Thursday
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  • 21°
  • 10°

Sunny

Friday
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  • 39°
  • 28°

Mostly sunny

Saturday
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  • 43°
  • 33°

Partly cloudy

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 34°(Feels like 28°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: NW @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 29.69 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:11:11 am
  • Sunset: 05:23:02 pm
  • Humidity: 92
  • Visibility: 4 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Sunday
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  • 34°

Windy, snow showers ending early

Monday
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  • 22°
  • 17°

More sun than clouds

Tuesday
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  • 41°
  • 23°

Mix of sun and clouds

Wednesday
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  • 28°

Snow showers developing in the afternoon

Thursday
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  • 22°

Mainly sunny

Friday
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  • 40°
  • 29°

A few clouds

Saturday
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  • 43°
  • 33°

Partly cloudy

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 32°(Feels like 21°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: N @ 16 mph, gusting to 25 mph
  • Barometer: 29.74 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:14:03 am
  • Sunset: 05:25:34 pm
  • Humidity: 87
  • Visibility: 4 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Regional Conditions

Quincy
28°
Macomb
26°
Pittsfield
34°
Hannibal
32°

Wyoming artist to be featured speaker at Untold Nauvoo Stories

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Artist Glen S. Hopkinson, a professional artist for 43 years based in Byron, Wyo., will be a featured speaker Friday and Saturday at Untold Nauvoo Stories, an annual symposium that celebrates Nauvoo's historical past with presentations exploring less well-known topics.
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New technology to battle resistant weeds means new stewardship requirements

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QUINCY -- Mark Bernards reported a few scattered resistant weeds were in Western Illinois University fields in 2012 and 2013. By 2014, resistant weeds were widespread in a couple of fields, and the same scenario is becoming more common across West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri. "You realize what I've been doing in the past no longer works, and to accomplish in the future what I've done in the past is going to be hard," Bernards said.

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Labor contracts remain unsettled for Quincy police, firefighter unions

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Labor agreements between the city of Quincy and bargaining units representing firefighters and police officers and sergeants have yet to be reached, and it appears at least one could be decided by arbitration. Police officers and firefighters have been operating without a contract since the previous three-year deals expired April 30.  More>>

Oakley elected president/chairman of NBC Television Affiliates

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QUINCY -- Ralph M. Oakley, president and CEO of Quincy Newspapers Inc., has been elected president/chairman of the NBC Television Affiliates. The association represents the more than 200 NBC television stations across the United States that are affiliated with, but not owned by, the NBC Television Network
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Doubling fines in Missouri cities, counties will help domestic violence shelter in Hannibal

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A Northeast Missouri agency serving victims of domestic and sexual violence is looking to use a revised state law to make up funds lost to grant cuts and rising operational expenses. More>>

Middle school principal stepping down but will remain with Hannibal district

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Hannibal Middle School principal Blane Mundle says he puts family first and asks those around him to do the same. So when his father, Bill, began facing health concerns last year, Mundle knew what he had to do.

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Travis Spratt to perform Feb. 8 at church fundraiser in Louisiana, Mo.

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Vocalist Travis Spratt of the Pierce Arrow Theater in Branson, Mo., will perform Feb. 8 at a fundraiser sponsored by Louisiana's Centenary United Methodist Church.
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School Sisters of Notre Dame honored for service to Quincy Catholic schools

Updated: Feb 01, 2015 12:03 AM

Matt Bergman said former Quincy Notre Dame High School principal Sister Mary Helen Bender had made preparations for his high school class graduation in 1995, which was also her last year at the school. More>>

Take health care professionals' advice seriously

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Palmyra resident Clinton Miller said he used to be a "typical man" when it came to regular doctor visits. Miller, a BNSF Railways engineer and a former dirt bike rider, didn't have much time for sitting in waiting rooms.

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Celebration of Quincy's 175th anniversary kicks off Tuesday

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A year-long celebration of Quincy's 175th anniversary will get under way Tuesday when city officials host a kickoff event from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Oakley-Lindsay Center. More>>

Special Valentine's Day play performance to serve as fundraiser for theater veteran

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Lenny Bart and his wife, Tricia, decided to jump into action after hearing that a friend was in need. Paul Denckla, Bart's friend and former co-worker at the Quincy Community Theatre, was diagnosed last year with abdominal cancer. To help Denckla's family offset his medical costs, the Barts will put on a special performance of the play "Love Letters" on Feb. 14 at the State Room.

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Drop in gasoline prices produces windfall for city, schools, counties

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When gas prices soar, city and county agencies are forced to use money that might otherwise go toward expenses such as new equipment or pothole repairs and spend it on fuel. So when gas prices fall, as they have in recent weeks, what happens? The price of a gallon of gasoline recently dropped below $2 in West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri, the first time below that level since March 2009. 
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  • YOUR TURN: Bill McCartney

    YOUR TURN: Bill McCartney

    Sunday, February 1 2015 12:33 AM EST2015-02-01 05:33:31 GMT
    Bill McCartney, 77, is the economic development director for Pittsfield and a consultant to the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association. He retired after 40 years from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service. McCartney grew up on a farm in Piatt County, near Cisco, and lives in Pittsfield.
    Bill McCartney, 77, is the economic development director for Pittsfield and a consultant to the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association. He retired after 40 years from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service. McCartney grew up on a farm in Piatt County, near Cisco, and lives in Pittsfield.

  • Sober Super Bowl Party designed to eliminate temptations

    Sober Super Bowl Party designed to eliminate temptations

    Friday, January 30 2015 9:30 AM EST2015-01-30 14:30:47 GMT
    Chris Bailey knows the importance of what he terms "a safe environment," especially when those recovering from addictions are involved. That's the idea behind Sunday's "Sober Super Bowl Party" at the Microtel, 200 S. Third, which will kick off at 12:30 p.m. The event is open to the public as "a safe environment - for everyone," but is particularly aimed at those overcoming addictions like alcohol.
    Chris Bailey knows the importance of what he terms "a safe environment," especially when those recovering from addictions are involved. That's the idea behind Sunday's "Sober Super Bowl Party" at the Microtel, 200 S. Third, which will kick off at 12:30 p.m. The event is open to the public as "a safe environment - for everyone," but is particularly aimed at those overcoming addictions like alcohol.
  • Six injured in rollover accident Thursday morning east of Camp Point

    Six injured in rollover accident Thursday morning east of Camp Point

    Thursday, January 29 2015 7:45 PM EST2015-01-30 00:45:09 GMT
    Six people were injured Thursday morning when a van ran off the south side of U.S. 24 and overturned about three miles east of Camp Point. All six occupants - two adults and four children ranging in age from 4 months to 5 years - were taken by ambulance to Blessing Hospital's emergency room for treatment.
    Six people were injured Thursday morning when a van ran off the south side of U.S. 24 and overturned about three miles east of Camp Point. All six occupants - two adults and four children ranging in age from 4 months to 5 years - were taken by ambulance to Blessing Hospital's emergency room for treatment.
  • Up to 6 inches of snow expected to hit region

    Up to 6 inches of snow expected to hit region

    Saturday, January 31 2015 12:54 AM EST2015-01-31 05:54:24 GMT
    QUINCY -- What appears to be the largest storm this winter is set to hit the Tri-States, and projections show that as much as 6 inches of snow could fall through Sunday. WGEM Meteorologist Brian Inman said believes that most of Adams County will see 6 inches of snow, and if temperatures dip, there could be more snow. Inman expects 3 to 6 inches through the entire area. "It will be rain and change to snow," Inman said. 
    QUINCY -- What appears to be the largest storm this winter is set to hit the Tri-States, and projections show that as much as 6 inches of snow could fall through Sunday. WGEM Meteorologist Brian Inman said believes that most of Adams County will see 6 inches of snow, and if temperatures dip, there could be more snow. Inman expects 3 to 6 inches through the entire area. "It will be rain and change to snow," Inman said. 
  • Brown County Board chairman leery of proposed ATV park at Siloam Springs

    Brown County Board chairman leery of proposed ATV park at Siloam Springs

    Saturday, January 31 2015 12:52 AM EST2015-01-31 05:52:17 GMT
    MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- A plan to convert an undeveloped portion of Siloam Springs State Park into the first state-run facility for all-terrain vehicles is awaiting a decision from the new head of state parks, but it is getting little support from Brown County officials. It's not clear when a decision on Siloam Springs could come from former state Rep. Wayne Rosenthal, who took over as director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources this month.
    MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- A plan to convert an undeveloped portion of Siloam Springs State Park into the first state-run facility for all-terrain vehicles is awaiting a decision from the new head of state parks, but it is getting little support from Brown County officials. It's not clear when a decision on Siloam Springs could come from former state Rep. Wayne Rosenthal, who took over as director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources this month.
  • Cover crops topic of Feb. 3 meeting in Carthage

    Cover crops topic of Feb. 3 meeting in Carthage

    Saturday, January 31 2015 12:43 AM EST2015-01-31 05:43:16 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- An informational meeting on growing cover crops will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Hancock County Farm Bureau in Carthage. Regional cover crop specialist Dean Oswald will discuss species selection,...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- An informational meeting on growing cover crops will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Hancock County Farm Bureau in Carthage. Regional cover crop specialist Dean Oswald will discuss species selection,...
  • Illini Community Hospital approved to use new clinic

    Illini Community Hospital approved to use new clinic

    Friday, January 30 2015 12:23 PM EST2015-01-30 17:23:43 GMT
    State approval clears the way for Illini Community Hospital to move into its new consulting physician clinic, outpatient services and oncology department.
    State approval clears the way for Illini Community Hospital to move into its new consulting physician clinic, outpatient services and oncology department.

  • River issues will be highlight of annual UMIMRA conference on Feb. 12

    River issues will be highlight of annual UMIMRA conference on Feb. 12

    Friday, January 30 2015 11:52 AM EST2015-01-30 16:52:24 GMT
    The Upper Mississippi, Illinois and Missouri Rivers Association's annual conference will be held Feb. 12 through 13 at the Town and Country Inn & Suites. The event will feature talks on a wide range of issues involving all three rivers.
    The Upper Mississippi, Illinois and Missouri Rivers Association's annual conference will be held Feb. 12 through 13 at the Town and Country Inn & Suites. The event will feature talks on a wide range of issues involving all three rivers.
  • New ultraviolet cleaning system installed at Hannibal YMCA

    New ultraviolet cleaning system installed at Hannibal YMCA

    Friday, January 30 2015 11:35 AM EST2015-01-30 16:35:33 GMT
    Swimmers headed for a dip can usually smell a pool before they see it, but the YMCA of Hannibal has installed a new pool mechanism officials hope will reduce odors and offer a more pleasant aquatic experience.
    Swimmers headed for a dip can usually smell a pool before they see it, but the YMCA of Hannibal has installed a new pool mechanism officials hope will reduce odors and offer a more pleasant aquatic experience.
  • Unemployment rates falling, but agency head from Quincy wants more

    Unemployment rates falling, but agency head from Quincy wants more

    Friday, January 30 2015 9:42 AM EST2015-01-30 14:42:28 GMT
    Jeff Mays, the new director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security, wants to see his agency do more to connect employers and job seekers. Mays, a Quincy native, said Adams County's 4.4 percent unemployment rate was the fourth lowest in Illinois during December. He knows from experience that rate can go even lower.
    Jeff Mays, the new director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security, wants to see his agency do more to connect employers and job seekers. Mays, a Quincy native, said Adams County's 4.4 percent unemployment rate was the fourth lowest in Illinois during December. He knows from experience that rate can go even lower. 
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  • Western Family STEM Night: 'They teach you stuff while you're having fun'

    Western Family STEM Night: 'They teach you stuff while you're having fun'

    Thursday, January 29 2015 11:56 AM EST2015-01-29 16:56:39 GMT
    BARRY, Ill. -- Western Elementary sixth-grader Netti Chaplin bundled an egg in lots of cotton balls, plenty of tape and a small milk carton. Then she dropped it four times from 10 feet onto the gym floor. "Well, it lasted three times," Netti said after the egg didn't survive its fourth landing. "That was pretty good." The egg drop station was one of several popular choices Wednesday at the Western School District's third annual Family STEM Night at the elementary school.
    BARRY, Ill. -- Western Elementary sixth-grader Netti Chaplin bundled an egg in lots of cotton balls, plenty of tape and a small milk carton. Then she dropped it four times from 10 feet onto the gym floor. "Well, it lasted three times," Netti said after the egg didn't survive its fourth landing. "That was pretty good." The egg drop station was one of several popular choices Wednesday at the Western School District's third annual Family STEM Night at the elementary school.

  • HEALTH NOTEBOOK: Blessing Physician Services gets head start on 10th anniversary celebration

    HEALTH NOTEBOOK: Blessing Physician Services gets head start on 10th anniversary celebration

    Thursday, January 29 2015 11:51 AM EST2015-01-29 16:51:44 GMT
    Blessing Physician Services is getting an early start on its 10th anniversary. Although the actual anniversary is not until February, the celebration began this week as part of National Medical Group Practice Week. National Medical Group Practice Week recognizes the benefits that group practices provide to patients, communities and physicians, as well as recognizing the leaders and staff who support the practices.
    Blessing Physician Services is getting an early start on its 10th anniversary. Although the actual anniversary is not until February, the celebration began this week as part of National Medical Group Practice Week. National Medical Group Practice Week recognizes the benefits that group practices provide to patients, communities and physicians, as well as recognizing the leaders and staff who support the practices.

  • Democrats slate former alderman Klingele to run in Quincy's 3rd Ward

    Democrats slate former alderman Klingele to run in Quincy's 3rd Ward

    Thursday, January 29 2015 11:25 AM EST2015-01-29 16:25:14 GMT
    Former Quincy alderman Bob Klingele has been slated by the Adams County Democratic Central Committee to oppose incumbent Republican Paul Havermale in the 3rd Ward.


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  • Payson man takes over as IPPA's interim executive director

    Payson man takes over as IPPA's interim executive director

    Thursday, January 29 2015 11:19 AM EST2015-01-29 16:19:41 GMT
    Tim Maiers expects to spend plenty of time on the road in a new role with the Illinois Pork Producers Association. After 16 years as IPPA's director of public relations, the Payson farmer has been named the organization's interim executive director.
    Tim Maiers expects to spend plenty of time on the road in a new role with the Illinois Pork Producers Association. After 16 years as IPPA's director of public relations, the Payson farmer has been named the organization's interim executive director.

  • Reporting rules change for construction industry contractors who use subcontractors

    Reporting rules change for construction industry contractors who use subcontractors

    Thursday, January 29 2015 11:13 AM EST2015-01-29 16:13:31 GMT
    Illinois contractors face a deadline Saturday to file paperwork that lists all payments to subcontractors during 2014. Depending on who is talking, the new Illinois Department of Labor rule is either a nightmare or a minor inconvenience.
    Illinois contractors face a deadline Saturday to file paperwork that lists all payments to subcontractors during 2014. Depending on who is talking, the new Illinois Department of Labor rule is either a nightmare or a minor inconvenience.

  • Board president paints positive picture for the District in 2015

    Board president paints positive picture for the District in 2015

    Thursday, January 29 2015 9:15 AM EST2015-01-29 14:15:45 GMT
    Bret Austin painted an optimistic picture Wednesday night when talking about the future of the District during the organization's 37th annual dinner and recognition soiree at One restaurant.
    Bret Austin painted an optimistic picture Wednesday night when talking about the future of the District during the organization's 37th annual dinner and recognition soiree at One restaurant.
  • Hannibal man wins $80,000 in Show Me Cash lottery game

    Hannibal man wins $80,000 in Show Me Cash lottery game

    Wednesday, January 28 2015 5:12 PM EST2015-01-28 22:12:57 GMT
    A Hannibal man became $80,000 richer this week after purchasing a winning lottery ticket at a local gas station. Steven Roberts told the Missouri Lottery he plays the Show Me Cash game every day. He bought his lucky ticket at the Abel's Quick Stop, 100 Shinn Lane, last Saturday. Roberts and his wife, Bonnie, traveled to the lottery's headquarters in Jefferson City to claim his prize on Monday.
    A Hannibal man became $80,000 richer this week after purchasing a winning lottery ticket at a local gas station. Steven Roberts told the Missouri Lottery he plays the Show Me Cash game every day. He bought his lucky ticket at the Abel's Quick Stop, 100 Shinn Lane, last Saturday. Roberts and his wife, Bonnie, traveled to the lottery's headquarters in Jefferson City to claim his prize on Monday.
  • Address mix-up delays hearing of Madonna House request

    Address mix-up delays hearing of Madonna House request

    Wednesday, January 28 2015 1:11 PM EST2015-01-28 18:11:26 GMT
    Joanne DedertJoanne Dedert

    QUINCY -- A Quincy Plan Commission hearing on a request to allow counseling services and life skills classes at Madonna House was tabled Tuesday night when it was discovered the application was for a different property. Madonna House Executive Director Joanne Dedert requested that the special permit application for 405 S. 12th be withdrawn to allow the organization to submit corrected paperwork. 

    QUINCY -- A Quincy Plan Commission hearing on a request to allow counseling services and life skills classes at Madonna House was tabled Tuesday night when it was discovered the application was for a different property. Madonna House Executive Director Joanne Dedert requested that the special permit application for 405 S. 12th be withdrawn to allow the organization to submit corrected paperwork. 

  • Palmyra cook pleases people with her comfort food recipes

    Palmyra cook pleases people with her comfort food recipes

    Wednesday, January 28 2015 1:06 PM EST2015-01-28 18:06:32 GMT
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- Carolyn Schreiner doesn't admit to a specialty in the kitchen. "I like all of it," the Palmyra woman said. Schreiner prepares favorite recipes for main dishes, soups, snacks and baked goods to feed her husband, Bob, and their family and friends. "It's about giving, wanting to please somebody with your cooking," she said.
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- Carolyn Schreiner doesn't admit to a specialty in the kitchen. "I like all of it," the Palmyra woman said. Schreiner prepares favorite recipes for main dishes, soups, snacks and baked goods to feed her husband, Bob, and their family and friends. "It's about giving, wanting to please somebody with your cooking," she said.

  • Traffic signals at three Quincy intersections undergoing work

    Traffic signals at three Quincy intersections undergoing work

    Wednesday, January 28 2015 12:24 PM EST2015-01-28 17:24:44 GMT
    QUINCY -- Three Quincy intersections will be without signalization at times through Thursday while new traffic controllers are installed. The city Department of Engineering said work started Tuesday at 12th and Jersey,...
    QUINCY -- Three Quincy intersections will be without signalization at times through Thursday while new traffic controllers are installed. The city Department of Engineering said work started Tuesday at 12th and Jersey,...
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  • Lucie, Hammel help lead West Hancock to third at QND Tournament

    Lucie, Hammel help lead West Hancock to third at QND Tournament

    Sunday, February 1 2015 1:11 AM EST2015-02-01 06:11:57 GMT
    QUINCY — West Hancock junior wrestler Will Lucie has been in enough high-profile matches to know how to handle it. That meant taking a straightforward approach to facing Quincy Notre Dame's Zach Haley in the 126-pound championship match...
    QUINCY — West Hancock junior wrestler Will Lucie has been in enough high-profile matches to know how to handle it. That meant taking a straightforward approach to facing Quincy Notre Dame's Zach Haley in the 126-pound championship match...
  • Defense, rebounding leads JWCC men's team to victory

    Defense, rebounding leads JWCC men's team to victory

    Sunday, February 1 2015 1:09 AM EST2015-02-01 06:09:10 GMT
    QUINCY — Bruce Ogalat's numbers didn't jump off the stat sheet Saturday night. But the contributions he made for the John Wood Community College basketball team off the bench impressed his teammates. Ogalat, a 6-foot-7 forward, grabbed a team-high eight rebounds...
    QUINCY — Bruce Ogalat's numbers didn't jump off the stat sheet Saturday night. But the contributions he made for the John Wood Community College basketball team off the bench impressed his teammates. Ogalat, a 6-foot-7 forward, grabbed a team-high eight rebounds...

  • JWCC women's comeback falls short in overtime

    JWCC women's comeback falls short in overtime

    Sunday, February 1 2015 1:06 AM EST2015-02-01 06:06:45 GMT
    QUINCY — The John Wood Community College women's basketball team learned a valuable lesson Saturday afternoon. Slow starts can be very costly. The Lady Blazers trailed Danville by as many 14 points midway...
    QUINCY — The John Wood Community College women's basketball team learned a valuable lesson Saturday afternoon. Slow starts can be very costly. The Lady Blazers trailed Danville by as many 14 points midway...

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  • 'Mr. Churchill's Secretary' is latest in MacNeal's series

    'Mr. Churchill's Secretary' is latest in MacNeal's series

    Monday, January 19 2015 5:04 PM EST2015-01-19 22:04:25 GMT
    The staff's favorite book this week at the Quincy Public Library is "Mr. Churchill's Secretary," by Susan Elia MacNeal. Even though Maggie Hope is a British citizen, she...
    The staff's favorite book this week at the Quincy Public Library is "Mr. Churchill's Secretary," by Susan Elia MacNeal. Even though Maggie Hope is a British citizen, she...
  • Investigator gets in middle of murder in Olson novel

    Investigator gets in middle of murder in Olson novel

    Tuesday, January 6 2015 10:57 AM EST2015-01-06 15:57:44 GMT
    ‘The Big Keep' This week's Quincy Public Library staff's favorite book is "The Big Keep," by Melissa F. Olson. When Nate Christianti, 14, walks into private investigator Lena Dane's office, Lena thinks...
    ‘The Big Keep' This week's Quincy Public Library staff's favorite book is "The Big Keep," by Melissa F. Olson. When Nate Christianti, 14, walks into private investigator Lena Dane's office, Lena thinks...
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  • YOUR TURN: Bill McCartney

    YOUR TURN: Bill McCartney

    Sunday, February 1 2015 12:33 AM EST2015-02-01 05:33:31 GMT
    Bill McCartney, 77, is the economic development director for Pittsfield and a consultant to the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association. He retired after 40 years from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service. McCartney grew up on a farm in Piatt County, near Cisco, and lives in Pittsfield.
    Bill McCartney, 77, is the economic development director for Pittsfield and a consultant to the Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Association. He retired after 40 years from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service. McCartney grew up on a farm in Piatt County, near Cisco, and lives in Pittsfield.

  • YOUR TURN: Shay Drummond

    YOUR TURN: Shay Drummond

    Sunday, January 18 2015 12:54 AM EST2015-01-18 05:54:27 GMT
    Shay Drummond, 52, is director of clinical and environmental services for the Adams County Health Department and a registered nurse. Drummond grew up in Quincy. She has three children -- David, Alexander and Jane -- and two calico cats.
    Shay Drummond, 52, is director of clinical and environmental services for the Adams County Health Department and a registered nurse. Drummond grew up in Quincy. She has three children -- David, Alexander and Jane -- and two calico cats.
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