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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Thursday
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  • 58°
  • 35°

Showers possible

Friday
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  • 45°
  • 24°

Sunny

Saturday
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  • 45°
  • 32°

A few clouds

Sunday
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  • 42°

Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun

Monday
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  • 59°
  • 47°

Cloudy with rain

Tuesday
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  • 57°
  • 39°

Showers possible

Wednesday
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  • 59°
  • 42°

Mix of sun and clouds

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 45°(Feels like 39°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: SSE @ 14 mph
  • Barometer: 30.07 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:32:10 am
  • Sunset: 06:05:41 pm
  • Humidity: 80
  • Visibility: 7 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Thursday
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  • 56°
  • 34°

Occasional showers possible

Friday
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  • 45°
  • 24°

Windy with plenty of sun

Saturday
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  • 48°
  • 29°

A few clouds

Sunday
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  • 39°

Clouds giving way to sun

Monday
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  • 63°
  • 49°

Chance of afternoon showers

Tuesday
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  • 52°
  • 36°

Periods of rain early

Wednesday
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  • 58°
  • 38°

Partly cloudy

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 45°(Feels like 40°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: SSE @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.12 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:30:06 am
  • Sunset: 06:01:42 pm
  • Humidity: 78
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Thursday
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  • 57°
  • 40°

Chance of showers

Friday
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  • 44°
  • 27°

Mainly sunny and windy

Saturday
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  • 48°
  • 33°

Abundant sunshine

Sunday
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  • 43°

Clouds giving way to sun

Monday
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  • 64°
  • 51°

Showers possible in the afternoon

Tuesday
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  • 53°
  • 42°

Cloudy, periods of rain

Wednesday
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  • 58°
  • 42°

Times of sun and clouds

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 49°(Feels like 45°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: SSE @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 30.11 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:29:10 am
  • Sunset: 06:03:42 pm
  • Humidity: 72
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Thursday
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  • 60°
  • 38°

Occasional showers possible

Friday
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  • 45°
  • 27°

Mainly sunny

Saturday
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  • 49°
  • 34°

Mainly sunny

Sunday
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  • 55°
  • 44°

Clouds giving way to sun

Monday
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  • 64°
  • 50°

Light rain developing in the afternoon

Tuesday
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  • 53°
  • 40°

Cloudy with rain

Wednesday
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  • 59°
  • 41°

Mix of sun and clouds

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 46°(Feels like 41°)
  • Broken Clouds
  • Wind: SSE @ 10 mph
  • Barometer: 30.09 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:31:59 am
  • Sunset: 06:06:16 pm
  • Humidity: 71
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

Regional Conditions

Quincy
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Hannibal
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From 'grease monkeys' to electrical engineers: Auto tech program at Vatterott blossoming

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Emiko "Emmy" Wagner of Fowler is probably not following the same path as most 23-year-old single moms trying to raise two young children. Emmy is attempting to turn her love of working on cars into a future for her and... More>>

Veteran House members seek Senate seat

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Voters in Missouri's 10th Senate District may have felt cheated when redistricting maps gave them a lawmaker from Kansas City a couple of years ago. That strange arrangement is ready to end as two Missouri state... More>>

JWCC takes early recruiting approach with inaugural Trail Blazer Day

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Billy Schaffer says the inaugural Trail Blazer Day at John Wood Community College has a twofold recruiting purpose. The event, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the college's campus at 1301 S. 48th, is... More>>

Dentists warn too many Halloween treats can lead to cavities

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It's that time of year when Halloween candy by the ton meets the teeth of children across the nation. This potential dental nightmare can be scary for many parents -- except many parents are just as busy as the kids... More>>

Foster parent group raising funds through mini golf event

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Amy and Jacob Peters have volunteered their time for the past two years as foster parents. They've served as foster parents to eight children and are currently in the process of adopting a child. Through her work as... More>>

More than 2,000 Quincy customers impacted by electrical outage Wednesday

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More than 2,000 Ameren Illinois customers on the south side of Quincy lost electric power for a short time Wednesday afternoon. The power went off at 4:11 p.m. and was restored to all but a handful of homes by 6 p.m. ... More>>

Enterprise zone approval heads to stakeholders

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Approval of a map and incentives for the renewal of the Quincy/Adams County Enterprise Zone now lies in the laps of the four stakeholders. The Enterprise Zone Board unanimously approved draft ordinances for Quincy, Mount... More>>

Will Graham loves how his famous grandfather is 'finishing'

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Most assuredly, the Rev. Will Graham included life lessons in what was a comfortable conversation with his audience Wednesday. What was also dropped into his address at Hannibal-LaGrange University was plenty of information about his famous grandfather and legendary American pastor, the Rev. Billy Graham. More>>

Ameren gets input on Mark Twain Transmission Line at first of three open houses

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Ameren representatives met with curious individuals and concerned land owners Tuesday to kick off a second round of open houses about the company's proposed Mark Twain Transmission Line project. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois plans to construct a 345,000-volt transmission line through the northeast corner of Missouri.
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QU officials tackling mold issues in several campus buildings

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Quincy University officials have been taking steps to combat mold found in three buildings on campus and one university-owned building off campus. A QU spokesman said the mold was not deemed a health threat to students or staff. An "elevated level" of airborne mold was detected at two of the four locations - in a sorority house and MacHugh Theatre in the lower level of Francis Hall, the college's administrative headquarters. More>>

Detroit, Ill. man arrested in connection with photographing kids around Pittsfield

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PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- A Detroit, Ill. man has been charged with child pornography after reports of recent incidents of a man taking photographs of children in various locations around Pittsfield. Marlon D. Murphy, 45, was... More>>

Concerns over proposed historic preservation ordinance in Pittsfield addressed

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PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Mayor John Hayden and the ordinance committee heard enough Tuesday night to ease concerns about a proposed historic preservation ordinance. Adopting the ordinance will be on the City Council agenda... More>>

Pike County off-road park gets $1.66 million state grant

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NEBO, Ill. -- The lure of off-highway vehicle recreation in Pike County is about to get even better. Harpole's Heartland Lodge, Inc. will manage a new 400-acre OHV park near Nebo offering 25-30 miles of public trails.... More>>

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  • Titan International sales, profits fall in third quarter

    Titan International sales, profits fall in third quarter

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-10-29 14:04:21 GMT
    Falling demand for large farm equipment in the United States and lower sales of large mining equipment tires led to lower sales in the third quarter for Titan International. Sales for the third quarter were $449.6...
    Falling demand for large farm equipment in the United States and lower sales of large mining equipment tires led to lower sales in the third quarter for Titan International. Sales for the third quarter were $449.6...
  • Members to 'protect the county' with landfill agreement

    Members to 'protect the county' with landfill agreement

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-10-28 16:11:57 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Negotiations continue between Pike County and Hickory Ridge Landfill on a new host county agreement. County Board members heard an update Monday on the talks, overseen by the agriculture committee,...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Negotiations continue between Pike County and Hickory Ridge Landfill on a new host county agreement. County Board members heard an update Monday on the talks, overseen by the agriculture committee,...
  • Aldermen approve water treatment plant work required by EPA

    Aldermen approve water treatment plant work required by EPA

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-10-28 15:01:55 GMT
    The water treatment plant in Quincy will undergo upgrades after aldermen unanimously approved a $358,640 filter flow meter project Monday night.
    The water treatment plant in Quincy will undergo upgrades after aldermen unanimously approved a $358,640 filter flow meter project Monday night.
  • Employee health clinic proposal now heads to full council

    Employee health clinic proposal now heads to full council

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-10-28 13:48:18 GMT
    A plan for the city of Quincy to contract with an unnamed local health care provider to offer a health clinic for employees received a second round of support.The Quincy Finance Committee recommended Monday that the company be paid $120,000 a year for three years. The company would provide office visits, care coordination and lab testing. City workers would also have access to all physicians in the company's outpatient care center, three medial doctors and ...
    A plan for the city of Quincy to contract with an unnamed local health care provider to offer a health clinic for employees received a second round of support.The Quincy Finance Committee recommended Monday that the company be paid $120,000 a year for three years. The company would provide office visits, care coordination and lab testing. City workers would also have access to all physicians in the company's outpatient care center, three medial doctors and ...
  • Taught off the press: A.D. Stowell Elementary School in Hannibal launches student newspaper

    Taught off the press: A.D. Stowell Elementary School in Hannibal launches student newspaper

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-10-28 13:40:29 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Mia York and BaiLee Zinn already know both the pressure and thrill of getting published. York and Zinn, fifth graders at Hannibal's A.D. Stowell Elementary School, contributed to the inaugural issue...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Mia York and BaiLee Zinn already know both the pressure and thrill of getting published. York and Zinn, fifth graders at Hannibal's A.D. Stowell Elementary School, contributed to the inaugural issue...
  • Quinn releases $1.3 million for Mid-America Port

    Quinn releases $1.3 million for Mid-America Port

    Tuesday, October 28 2014 8:44 AM EDT2014-10-28 12:44:52 GMT
    Fifteen years after the Mid-America Intermodal Port was launched as a three-state compact, money is finally available to launch the pre-construction work. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced late Monday afternoon that $1.3 million from his Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program will be made available to cover planning and design work on the estimated $80 million intermodal port project that will supply the world markets with products from Illinois, Missouri and Iowa.
    Fifteen years after the Mid-America Intermodal Port was launched as a three-state compact, money is finally available to launch the pre-construction work. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced late Monday afternoon that $1.3 million from his Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program will be made available to cover planning and design work on the estimated $80 million intermodal port project that will supply the world markets with products from Illinois, Missouri and Iowa.
  • QSFA survey to measure arts' economic impact on area

    QSFA survey to measure arts' economic impact on area

    Monday, October 27 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-10-27 23:05:45 GMT
    Lenny Bart is hoping a research study will show how big of an economic impact the arts community has on Quincy and the surrounding area. The Quincy Society of Fine Arts has partnered with Americans For The Arts to...
    Lenny Bart is hoping a research study will show how big of an economic impact the arts community has on Quincy and the surrounding area. The Quincy Society of Fine Arts has partnered with Americans For The Arts to...
  • Quincy woman hopes to promote YWCA success story through cycling event

    Quincy woman hopes to promote YWCA success story through cycling event

    Monday, October 27 2014 2:11 PM EDT2014-10-27 18:11:42 GMT
    NuFIT trainer Angie Asmann has been working with YWCA member Heidi Hartman for the first "Pedal'n for a Purpose" cycling event Friday, Nov. 7 that will promote National Homelessness Awareness month in November. ...
    NuFIT trainer Angie Asmann has been working with YWCA member Heidi Hartman for the first "Pedal'n for a Purpose" cycling event Friday, Nov. 7 that will promote National Homelessness Awareness month in November. ...
  • Third-graders look at what life was like 200 years ago

    Third-graders look at what life was like 200 years ago

    Monday, October 27 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-10-27 14:40:33 GMT
    Emma Meyer is a typical bright-eyed and enthusiastic third-grader. She found her recent field trip to the grounds of the John Wood Mansion to be fascinating, rattling off all sorts of details she had learned about...
    Emma Meyer is a typical bright-eyed and enthusiastic third-grader. She found her recent field trip to the grounds of the John Wood Mansion to be fascinating, rattling off all sorts of details she had learned about...
  • All Saints ceremony gives people chance to honor those who died and those still living

    All Saints ceremony gives people chance to honor those who died and those still living

    Monday, October 27 2014 9:37 AM EDT2014-10-27 13:37:55 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Dozens of balloons floated over the hills of Hannibal's Mount Olivet Cemetery in memory of lost loved ones Sunday, but one local funeral director asked cemetery visitors to also honor those who are...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Dozens of balloons floated over the hills of Hannibal's Mount Olivet Cemetery in memory of lost loved ones Sunday, but one local funeral director asked cemetery visitors to also honor those who are...
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  • Marion County to elect new collector and presiding commissioner

    Marion County to elect new collector and presiding commissioner

    Monday, October 27 2014 9:11 AM EDT2014-10-27 13:11:39 GMT
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- Candidates running for Marion County presiding commissioner say the race comes down to experience, whether it was acquired in office or in other fields. Democratic incumbent Lyndon Bode of Palmyra,...
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- Candidates running for Marion County presiding commissioner say the race comes down to experience, whether it was acquired in office or in other fields. Democratic incumbent Lyndon Bode of Palmyra,...
  • QHS 'The Music Man' to debut Nov. 5-9

    QHS 'The Music Man' to debut Nov. 5-9

    Monday, October 27 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-10-27 13:10:31 GMT
    Andrew Cliatt jumped at the chance to play the lead role in Quincy High School's fall musical production of "The Music Man," which opens Nov. 5 at the QHS Theater. Cliatt will portray Professor Harold Hill, the...
    Andrew Cliatt jumped at the chance to play the lead role in Quincy High School's fall musical production of "The Music Man," which opens Nov. 5 at the QHS Theater. Cliatt will portray Professor Harold Hill, the...
  • Organizers seek financial help for Higbee School memorial

    Organizers seek financial help for Higbee School memorial

    Monday, October 27 2014 8:57 AM EDT2014-10-27 12:57:53 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Site work should begin this fall on a proposed Higbee School memorial park at the intersection of Jefferson and Jackson streets on a vacant lot the city donated to the Pike County Historical Society. ...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Site work should begin this fall on a proposed Higbee School memorial park at the intersection of Jefferson and Jackson streets on a vacant lot the city donated to the Pike County Historical Society. ...
  • Plane forced to make emergency landing in soybean field southeast of Quincy Regional Airport

    Plane forced to make emergency landing in soybean field southeast of Quincy Regional Airport

    Sunday, October 26 2014 9:06 PM EDT2014-10-27 01:06:20 GMT
    A fuel shortage forced a twin-propeller airplane to make an emergency landing in a field southeast of Quincy Regional Airport Sunday afternoon. The Adams County Sheriff's Office reported...
    A fuel shortage forced a twin-propeller airplane to make an emergency landing in a field southeast of Quincy Regional Airport Sunday afternoon. The Adams County Sheriff's Office reported...
  • On the Street: Duck winner, teacher projects and flying lanterns

    On the Street: Duck winner, teacher projects and flying lanterns

    Sunday, October 26 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-10-27 01:03:40 GMT
    Matt Williams, 20, of Louisiana, Mo., was the $1,000 top prize winner in the 15th annual Original Great Mississippi River Duck Race Oct. 19. The plastic duck, named "Hot Rod," beat out 1,100 competitors to win...
    Matt Williams, 20, of Louisiana, Mo., was the $1,000 top prize winner in the 15th annual Original Great Mississippi River Duck Race Oct. 19. The plastic duck, named "Hot Rod," beat out 1,100 competitors to win...
  • 'No one's touched this in 200 years': Archaeological crews search Fort Johnson site in Warsaw

    Archaeological crews search Fort Johnson site in Warsaw

    Sunday, October 26 2014 1:24 AM EDT2014-10-26 05:24:23 GMT
    WARSAW, Ill. -- Jenny Goldman ran her gloved hand over the screen, carefully separating a flat disk from the surrounding soil. "A button," Goldman said. "Usually we'll find lots of roots, but we hope for artifacts." ...
    WARSAW, Ill. -- Jenny Goldman ran her gloved hand over the screen, carefully separating a flat disk from the surrounding soil. "A button," Goldman said. "Usually we'll find lots of roots, but we hope for artifacts." ...
  • Tolton's cause for sainthood now moves to Rome

    Tolton's cause for sainthood now moves to Rome

    Sunday, October 26 2014 1:20 AM EDT2014-10-26 05:20:24 GMT
    The cause for canonization of the Rev. Augustus Tolton has now moved to the Vatican in Rome. Tolton, also known as "Father Gus," had strong ties to Quincy and Northeast Missouri. He was the first African-American to be...
    The cause for canonization of the Rev. Augustus Tolton has now moved to the Vatican in Rome. Tolton, also known as "Father Gus," had strong ties to Quincy and Northeast Missouri. He was the first African-American to be...
  • We asked, you responded, and we're firming up plans for the next step

    We asked, you responded, and we're firming up plans for the next step

    Sunday, October 26 2014 1:18 AM EDT2014-10-26 05:18:25 GMT
    Six months ago we asked your opinion on changes that you would like to see made in The Quincy Herald-Whig. Many of you were quick to respond with what you liked best, least and would like to see more or less of in your...
    Six months ago we asked your opinion on changes that you would like to see made in The Quincy Herald-Whig. Many of you were quick to respond with what you liked best, least and would like to see more or less of in your...
  • Your Turn with ... Bill Stalder

    Your Turn with ... Bill Stalder

    Saturday, October 25 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-10-25 06:00:45 GMT
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... an advertising executive like Darrin Stephens on "Bewitched." Lived that dream for nearly 10 years, thanks to Susan Niemann at Media Development. I still miss that job. What would...
    When I was a kid, I wanted to be ... an advertising executive like Darrin Stephens on "Bewitched." Lived that dream for nearly 10 years, thanks to Susan Niemann at Media Development. I still miss that job. What would...
  • Traffic accidents increase in Quincy during September

    Traffic accidents increase in Quincy during September

    Saturday, October 25 2014 1:56 AM EDT2014-10-25 05:56:24 GMT
    The number of accidents on Quincy's streets rose 11.3 percent in September. Statistics from the Quincy Police Department show that 108 accidents happened during the month, an increase of 11 accidents from the August...
    The number of accidents on Quincy's streets rose 11.3 percent in September. Statistics from the Quincy Police Department show that 108 accidents happened during the month, an increase of 11 accidents from the August...
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  • JWCC takes early recruiting approach with inaugural Trail Blazer Day

    JWCC takes early recruiting approach with inaugural Trail Blazer Day

    Thursday, October 30 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-10-30 15:24:38 GMT
    Billy Schaffer says the inaugural Trail Blazer Day at John Wood Community College has a twofold recruiting purpose. The event, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the college's campus at 1301 S. 48th, is...
    Billy Schaffer says the inaugural Trail Blazer Day at John Wood Community College has a twofold recruiting purpose. The event, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the college's campus at 1301 S. 48th, is...
  • Dentists warn too many Halloween treats can lead to cavities

    Dentists warn too many Halloween treats can lead to cavities

    Thursday, October 30 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-10-30 15:19:04 GMT
    It's that time of year when Halloween candy by the ton meets the teeth of children across the nation. This potential dental nightmare can be scary for many parents -- except many parents are just as busy as the kids...
    It's that time of year when Halloween candy by the ton meets the teeth of children across the nation. This potential dental nightmare can be scary for many parents -- except many parents are just as busy as the kids...
  • Foster parent group raising funds through mini golf event

    Foster parent group raising funds through mini golf event

    Thursday, October 30 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-10-30 15:08:11 GMT
    Amy and Jacob Peters have volunteered their time for the past two years as foster parents. They've served as foster parents to eight children and are currently in the process of adopting a child. Through her work as...
    Amy and Jacob Peters have volunteered their time for the past two years as foster parents. They've served as foster parents to eight children and are currently in the process of adopting a child. Through her work as...
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  • Schuckman: Liberty native making sure Kaufmann Stadium gets Royal treatment for World Series

    Schuckman: Liberty native making sure Kaufmann Stadium gets Royal treatment for World Series

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-10-29 21:32:19 GMT
    Liberty native Craig Barry tried to treat Wednesday like any other day at the ballpark. He simply went about his business of getting the pitcher's mound and the infield at Kaufmann Stadium ready for that night's game. “We're trying to do the same as the player's mentality as far as one game at a time,” said Barry, a member of the ground crew for the Kansas City Royals. “We try to treat it as any other game.” When it's Game 7 of the World Series, that's not so simple.
    Liberty native Craig Barry tried to treat Wednesday like any other day at the ballpark. He simply went about his business of getting the pitcher's mound and the infield at Kaufmann Stadium ready for that night's game. “We're trying to do the same as the player's mentality as far as one game at a time,” said Barry, a member of the ground crew for the Kansas City Royals. “We try to treat it as any other game.” When it's Game 7 of the World Series, that's not so simple.
  • Prep Roundup: Southeastern gets postseason run started in impressive fashion

    Prep Roundup: Southeastern gets postseason run started in impressive fashion

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-10-29 20:41:16 GMT
    The Southeastern volleyball team gets the chance for a little revenge. The top-seeded Lady Suns rolled through the semifinals of the Class 1A Southeastern Regional, knocking out South Fulton 25-9, 25-12. Meanwhile, Third-seeded Liberty outlasted second-seeded Payson Seymour in the first set and earned a 26-24, 25-21 victory in the semifinals of the Class 1A Liberty Regional.
    The Southeastern volleyball team gets the chance for a little revenge. The top-seeded Lady Suns rolled through the semifinals of the Class 1A Southeastern Regional, knocking out South Fulton 25-9, 25-12. Meanwhile, Third-seeded Liberty outlasted second-seeded Payson Seymour in the first set and earned a 26-24, 25-21 victory in the semifinals of the Class 1A Liberty Regional.
  • Schuckman: Atwell energized by passion, beauty found on C-SC campus

    Schuckman: Atwell energized by passion, beauty found on C-SC campus

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-10-29 14:13:53 GMT
    Pat Atwell figures he hadn't been on the Culver-Stockton College campus in at least a decade. "Probably not since one of the Great River Bowls," said Atwell, who was the athletic director at Quincy University when...
    Pat Atwell figures he hadn't been on the Culver-Stockton College campus in at least a decade. "Probably not since one of the Great River Bowls," said Atwell, who was the athletic director at Quincy University when...
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  • VIDEO: Fort Johnson dig

    VIDEO: Fort Johnson dig

    Crews from the Illinois State Archaeology Survey are sifting through the site of Fort Johnson and Cantonment Davis in Warsaw, long-lost Army outposts that sprang up in West-Central Illinois during the War of 1812. Based on what they find, the archaeologists hope to find out much more about the war on what was then America's western frontier and the early pioneer days in Illinois.

    Crews from the Illinois State Archaeology Survey are sifting through the site of Fort Johnson and Cantonment Davis in Warsaw, long-lost Army outposts that sprang up in West-Central Illinois during the War of 1812. Based on what they find, the archaeologists hope to find out much more about the war on what was then America's western frontier and the early pioneer days in Illinois.

  • VIDEO: Hannibal decontamination drill

    VIDEO: Hannibal decontamination drill

    A volunteer is decontaminated during the mock chemical spill in Hannibal Thursday.

    A volunteer is decontaminated during the mock chemical spill in Hannibal Thursday.

  • VIDEO: Decontamination drill tests emergency response in Hannibal

    VIDEO: Decontamination drill tests emergency response in Hannibal

     Hannibal agencies conducted a mock chemical spill Thursday at Hannibal Regional Airport.

     Hannibal agencies conducted a mock chemical spill Thursday at Hannibal Regional Airport.

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  • Navy Seal to speak at Central Baptist Church on Nov. 2

    Navy Seal to speak at Central Baptist Church on Nov. 2

    Thursday, October 30 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-10-30 14:18:14 GMT
    Retired Navy Seal commanding officer Michael Imhof will be speaker at both the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services Sunday, Nov. 2 in Central Baptist Church at Seventh and Broadway. Those attending are encouraged to bring a...
    Retired Navy Seal commanding officer Michael Imhof will be speaker at both the 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services Sunday, Nov. 2 in Central Baptist Church at Seventh and Broadway. Those attending are encouraged to bring a...
  • Free heel scans to detect osteoporosis risk to be offered Friday

    Free heel scans to detect osteoporosis risk to be offered Friday

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-10-29 15:05:30 GMT
    Blessing Orthopedic Services is offering free heel scans 1-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in the Blessing Breast Center, 927 Broadway, Suite 320. No registration is required. Heel scans are used to detect osteoporosis risk...
    Blessing Orthopedic Services is offering free heel scans 1-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, in the Blessing Breast Center, 927 Broadway, Suite 320. No registration is required. Heel scans are used to detect osteoporosis risk...
  • Quincy police warn of gutter scam

    Quincy police warn of gutter scam

    Wednesday, October 29 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-10-29 13:50:53 GMT
    The Quincy Police Department is warning people about a scam that happened to an elderly Quincy resident last week. The department is reporting that two Hispanic men and a white man went to a Quincy residence and said...
    The Quincy Police Department is warning people about a scam that happened to an elderly Quincy resident last week. The department is reporting that two Hispanic men and a white man went to a Quincy residence and said...
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  • Tale of abducted children makes for suspenseful novel

    Tale of abducted children makes for suspenseful novel

    Sunday, October 26 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-10-26 10:00:17 GMT
    "One Kick" The No. 1 book this week at the Quincy Public Library is "One Kick" by Chelsea Cain. When she was only 6 years old, Kathleen Lannigan was kidnapped. For five years, the people she came to accept as her...
    "One Kick" The No. 1 book this week at the Quincy Public Library is "One Kick" by Chelsea Cain. When she was only 6 years old, Kathleen Lannigan was kidnapped. For five years, the people she came to accept as her...
  • On The Street: Dodger fan, training saved, Sturhahn donation

    On The Street: Dodger fan, training saved, Sturhahn donation

    Sunday, October 19 2014 12:39 AM EDT2014-10-19 04:39:19 GMT
    DODGER FAN: During last week's Quincy Township Board meeting, Quincy Kyle Moore asked if all the aldermen were in favor of one of the routine reports. When he received a quiet round of "ayes" from the aldermen, he...
    DODGER FAN: During last week's Quincy Township Board meeting, Quincy Kyle Moore asked if all the aldermen were in favor of one of the routine reports. When he received a quiet round of "ayes" from the aldermen, he...
  • Search for missing mother brings death threats

    Search for missing mother brings death threats

    Sunday, October 12 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-10-12 10:00:15 GMT
    "Fast Track" The top book this week at the Quincy Public Library is "Fast Track" by best-selling author Julie Garwood. All her life, Cordelia Kane believed that her mother died when she was only a few months old. On his...
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