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Billings looks back on 33-year career at Blessing as retirement beckons

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For some time now, Brad Billings has been working on the itinerary. The trip will include several notable stops, including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. Billings is a longtime fan of the Doors, and if... More>>

Liberty Village brings therapy care closer to home in Pittsfield Video included

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Judy Whewell knows all about the value of physical therapy. She went through therapy two years ago after a total knee replacement, and the Bluffs woman is working with a therapist at Liberty Village after foot surgery last month. A therapy gym that opened this spring at the Pittsfield facility brings that care closer to home.
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Upper Mississippi gets Marine Highway designation

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A Marine Highway Corridor designation approved this week for the upper Mississippi River could boost efforts to upgrade locks, build ports and ship freight along the waterway. "This important designation is the outcome... More>>

Business Notebook: Pointe D'Vine adds vineyard to wedding venue; Ally's Boutique making comeback

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Gary and Rita Speckhart have begun to market their home as more than just a wedding location. Pointe D'Vine is a 35-acre site 12 miles south of Quincy and 7 miles north of Hannibal, Mo., where beautiful outdoor... More>>

Mid-America port misses TIGER grant, awaits word on other funding

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Officials with the Mid-America Intermodal Port Authority got confirmation Friday that their project did not get funding through the TIGER 6 grant program this week, but the U.S. Maritime Administration is considering... More>>

Ralls County Electric Cooperative getting $3.14 million loan from USDA for upgrades

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NEW LONDON, Mo. -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has granted a Northeast Missouri electric cooperative a multimillion-dollar loan through an initiative designed to improve power delivery in rural areas. The Ralls... More>>

Drop in farmland prices around state hasn't hit Western Illinois yet

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Farmland prices have dropped in Illinois, according to a statewide survey, but one local bank representative says prices are staying stable locally. "With a drop in commodity prices, we'll probably see a correction... More>>

Quincy Chamber committee to honor Ag Teacher of the Year

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The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee wants to recognize someone for helping others learn about agriculture with its first Ag Educator of the Year Award to be presented in March. "We want to... More>>

General manager credits employees for Adams Electric Cooperative's success

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CAMP POINT, Ill. -- Jim Thompson understands what's led to the success of Adams Electric Cooperative over the past 75 years. "Great organizations just don't happen. It requires employees with vision," said... More>>

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  • Swick honored for helping craft real estate professional standards program

    Swick honored for helping craft real estate professional standards program

    Thursday, September 11 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-09-11 22:56:00 GMT
    Glenn Swick has seen many changes in the real estate industry. While many are positive, standards must be developed to handle potential negative experiences. For his role in helping craft a new professional standards program, Swick received the Realtor of the Year award from the Quincy Association of Realtors during its inaugural and awards luncheon Thursday afternoon at the Holiday Inn.
    Glenn Swick has seen many changes in the real estate industry. While many are positive, standards must be developed to handle potential negative experiences. For his role in helping craft a new professional standards program, Swick received the Realtor of the Year award from the Quincy Association of Realtors during its inaugural and awards luncheon Thursday afternoon at the Holiday Inn.
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  • PEOPLE/PROFESSIONS SEPT. 14, 2014

    PEOPLE/PROFESSIONS SEPT. 14, 2014

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:09 PM EDT2014-09-11 16:09:26 GMT
    APPOINTMENTS Debra J. Gunther and Robert L. Rhea, both of Camp Point, have been elected to the board of directors at Farmers State Bank of Camp Point. Gunther graduated with a bachelor of science in agricultural...
    APPOINTMENTS Debra J. Gunther and Robert L. Rhea, both of Camp Point, have been elected to the board of directors at Farmers State Bank of Camp Point. Gunther graduated with a bachelor of science in agricultural...
  • People/Professions Aug. 24, 2014

    People/Professions Aug. 24, 2014

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:58:41 GMT
    Appointments William "Billy" C. Schaffer II of Quincy has joined John Wood Community College as director of admissions. In his role as director, Schaffer will guide JWCC admissions operations and staff and be...
    Appointments William "Billy" C. Schaffer II of Quincy has joined John Wood Community College as director of admissions. In his role as director, Schaffer will guide JWCC admissions operations and staff and be...
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  • Real Estate Transfers Sept. 7, 2014

    Real Estate Transfers Sept. 7, 2014

    Thursday, September 4 2014 12:03 PM EDT2014-09-04 16:03:54 GMT
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adams Count Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder, Georgia Volm. Adams County Christine M. Terstegge, property in Quincy Township, to Bruce C. Terstegge. ...
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adams Count Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder, Georgia Volm. Adams County Christine M. Terstegge, property in Quincy Township, to Bruce C. Terstegge. ...
  • Real Estate Transfers

    Real Estate Transfers

    Thursday, August 21 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-08-21 16:00:16 GMT
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adams County Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder Georgia Volm. Quincy area Shelby M. Tonnies, a residence at 2542 Cedar, to Jeffrey M. Lear. Brian Adams,...
    Real estate transactions recorded in the office of Adams County Clerk-Recorder, according to Clerk-Recorder Georgia Volm. Quincy area Shelby M. Tonnies, a residence at 2542 Cedar, to Jeffrey M. Lear. Brian Adams,...
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  • Friday's CloseSept. 12, 2014

    Friday's CloseSept. 12, 2014

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:18 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:18:52 GMT
    -Quincy By 9/19, '14 Corn $3.00 By 9/25, '14 Corn $3.00 Sept. '14 Corn $3.00 Oct. '14 Corn $3.00 Nov. '14 Corn $3.06 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.13 Dec. '14 Corn $3.16 Jan. '15 Corn $3.16 Feb. '15 Corn $3.16 March '15 Corn $3.41 J/J '15 Corn $3.55 By 9/19, '14 Beans $11.35 By 9/25, '14 Beans $10.18 Sept. '14 Beans $9.91 Oct. '14 Beans $9.91 Nov. '14 Beans $9.99 LH Nov. '14 Beans $10.07 Dec. '14 Beans $10.14 Jan. '15 Beans $10.12 Feb. '15 Beans $10.05 March ...
    -Quincy By 9/19, '14 Corn $3.00 By 9/25, '14 Corn $3.00 Sept. '14 Corn $3.00 Oct. '14 Corn $3.00 Nov. '14 Corn $3.06 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.13 Dec. '14 Corn $3.16 Jan. '15 Corn $3.16 Feb. '15 Corn $3.16 March '15 Corn $3.41 J/J '15 Corn $3.55 By 9/19, '14 Beans $11.35 By 9/25, '14 Beans $10.18 Sept. '14 Beans $9.91 Oct. '14 Beans $9.91 Nov. '14 Beans $9.99 LH Nov. '14 Beans $10.07 Dec. '14 Beans $10.14 Jan. '15 Beans $10.12 Feb. '15 Beans $10.05 March ...
  • Thursday's Close Sept. 11, 2014

    Thursday's Close Sept. 11, 2014

    Thursday, September 11 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-09-11 23:03:12 GMT
    Thursday's Close Sept. 11, 2014 ADM-Quincy By 9/17, '14 Corn $3.03 By 9/25, '14 Corn$3.03 Sept. '14 Corn $3.03 Oct. '14 Corn $3.03 Nov. '14 Corn $3.09 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.16 ...
    Thursday's Close Sept. 11, 2014 ADM-Quincy By 9/17, '14 Corn $3.03 By 9/25, '14 Corn$3.03 Sept. '14 Corn $3.03 Oct. '14 Corn $3.03 Nov. '14 Corn $3.09 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.16 ...
  • Wednesday's CloseSept. 10, 2014

    Wednesday's CloseSept. 10, 2014

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-09-10 23:30:12 GMT
    Wednesday's Close Sept. 10, 2014 ADM-Quincy By 9/17, '14 Corn $3.08 By 9/25, '14 Corn $3.08 Sept. '14 Corn $3.08 Oct. '14 Corn $3.08 Nov. '14 Corn $3.14 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.21 Dec. '14 Corn $3.26 Jan. '15 Corn $3.23 Feb. '15 Corn $3.23 March '15 Corn $3.48 J/J '15 Corn $3.62 By 9/17, '14 Beans $10.69 By 9/25, SSRq14 Beans $10.32 Sept. '14 Beans $9.99 Oct. '14 Beans $9.99 Nov. '14 Beans $10.08 LH Nov. '14 Beans $10.16 Dec. '14 Beans $10.22 Jan. '15 Be...
    Wednesday's Close Sept. 10, 2014 ADM-Quincy By 9/17, '14 Corn $3.08 By 9/25, '14 Corn $3.08 Sept. '14 Corn $3.08 Oct. '14 Corn $3.08 Nov. '14 Corn $3.14 LH Nov. '14 Corn $3.21 Dec. '14 Corn $3.26 Jan. '15 Corn $3.23 Feb. '15 Corn $3.23 March '15 Corn $3.48 J/J '15 Corn $3.62 By 9/17, '14 Beans $10.69 By 9/25, SSRq14 Beans $10.32 Sept. '14 Beans $9.99 Oct. '14 Beans $9.99 Nov. '14 Beans $10.08 LH Nov. '14 Beans $10.16 Dec. '14 Beans $10.22 Jan. '15 Be...
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