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  • State Police plans roadside safety checks in Adams County in April

    State Police plans roadside safety checks in Adams County in April

    Thursday, March 26 2015 5:45 PM EDT2015-03-26 21:45:15 GMT
    ADAMS COUNTY, Ill. -- The Illinois State Police will conduct roadside safety checks in Adams County in April. Troopers will be watching for drivers operating a vehicle in an unsafe manner, driving with a suspended or...
    ADAMS COUNTY, Ill. -- The Illinois State Police will conduct roadside safety checks in Adams County in April. Troopers will be watching for drivers operating a vehicle in an unsafe manner, driving with a suspended or...
  • Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch to host luncheon

    Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch to host luncheon

    Thursday, March 26 2015 9:41 AM EDT2015-03-26 13:41:22 GMT
    QUINCY -- State Rep. Randy Frese and Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch Director Travis Akin will host a meeting on lawsuit reform in Illinois at noon Monday at the Pier Restaurant. "Every business in Illinois – big or small –...
    QUINCY -- State Rep. Randy Frese and Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch Director Travis Akin will host a meeting on lawsuit reform in Illinois at noon Monday at the Pier Restaurant. "Every business in Illinois – big or small –...
  • U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis to speak at Adams County Lincoln Reagan Day

    U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis to speak at Adams County Lincoln Reagan Day

    Thursday, March 26 2015 9:21 AM EDT2015-03-26 13:21:30 GMT
    QUINCY -- U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis will be the keynote speaker at Adams County's annual Lincoln Reagan Day luncheon on March 29. Lincoln Reagan Day activities will begin with a social hour at noon and the luncheon is...
    QUINCY -- U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis will be the keynote speaker at Adams County's annual Lincoln Reagan Day luncheon on March 29. Lincoln Reagan Day activities will begin with a social hour at noon and the luncheon is...
  • Registration deadline Wednesday for Kitchen Scientist program

    Registration deadline Wednesday for Kitchen Scientist program

    Tuesday, March 24 2015 9:53 AM EDT2015-03-24 13:53:09 GMT
    The registration deadline is Wednesday for the Kitchen Scientist program sponsored by the Adams County 4-H Federation.
    The registration deadline is Wednesday for the Kitchen Scientist program sponsored by the Adams County 4-H Federation.
  • Truck Driver Training Program information session to be held March 30

    Truck Driver Training Program information session to be held March 30

    Saturday, March 21 2015 12:40 AM EDT2015-03-21 04:40:16 GMT
    QUINCY -- An information session about the John Wood Community College Truck Driver Training Program at will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 30, at the Workforce Development Center, 4220 Kochs Lane, Quincy. The next...
    QUINCY -- An information session about the John Wood Community College Truck Driver Training Program at will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 30, at the Workforce Development Center, 4220 Kochs Lane, Quincy. The next...
  • Triple Oaks Club to host spring breakfast March 29

    Triple Oaks Club to host spring breakfast March 29

    Saturday, March 21 2015 12:32 AM EDT2015-03-21 04:32:45 GMT
    QUINCY -- A buffet-style spring breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 29, at the Triple Oaks Club, 3707 Bonansinga Drive. The meal will cost $8 for adults and $3.50 for kids 10 years old and under....
    QUINCY -- A buffet-style spring breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 29, at the Triple Oaks Club, 3707 Bonansinga Drive. The meal will cost $8 for adults and $3.50 for kids 10 years old and under....
  • Parenting Conference set for March 27-28

    Parenting Conference set for March 27-28

    Saturday, March 21 2015 12:29 AM EDT2015-03-21 04:29:30 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Advocacy Network for Children and First Union Congregational Church will present the second annual Parenting Conference from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at John Wood Community College. The...
    QUINCY -- The Advocacy Network for Children and First Union Congregational Church will present the second annual Parenting Conference from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at John Wood Community College. The...
  • Benefit set for March 28 for cancer patient

    Benefit set for March 28 for cancer patient

    Saturday, March 21 2015 12:28 AM EDT2015-03-21 04:28:04 GMT
    QUINCY -- A benefit will be held from 2 p.m. to midnight Saturday, March 28, for cancer patient Mike Toomey at the Eagles Club, 3737 N. Fifth. The benefit will feature a live auction, silent auction, gun raffles, door...
    QUINCY -- A benefit will be held from 2 p.m. to midnight Saturday, March 28, for cancer patient Mike Toomey at the Eagles Club, 3737 N. Fifth. The benefit will feature a live auction, silent auction, gun raffles, door...
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  • Gas prices in the region could soon tumble again

    Gas prices in the region could soon tumble again

    Friday, March 27 2015 8:58 AM EDT2015-03-27 12:58:14 GMT
    Gasoline prices across West-Central Illinois and Northeast should soon start tumbling again. Petroleum analyst Allison Mac told The Herald-Whig this region could expect prices to be similar to what they were near the end of 2014 and early January when prices in the Quincy area dipped as low as $1.99 a gallon and parts of Northeast Missouri reached $1.50.
    Gasoline prices across West-Central Illinois and Northeast should soon start tumbling again. Petroleum analyst Allison Mac told The Herald-Whig this region could expect prices to be similar to what they were near the end of 2014 and early January when prices in the Quincy area dipped as low as $1.99 a gallon and parts of Northeast Missouri reached $1.50.
  • HEALTH NOTEBOOK: New technology designed to aid treatment of cellulite

    HEALTH NOTEBOOK: New technology designed to aid treatment of cellulite

    Friday, March 27 2015 12:15 PM EDT2015-03-27 16:15:13 GMT
    Quincy Medical Group has added Cellulaze technology to its plastic surgery department. Cellulaze is described as a minimally invasive laser procedure designed to attack the structure of cellulite beneath the skin.
    Quincy Medical Group has added Cellulaze technology to its plastic surgery department. Cellulaze is described as a minimally invasive laser procedure designed to attack the structure of cellulite beneath the skin.

  • Marilyn Prater's memory will live on at St. Francis School

    Marilyn Prater's memory will live on at St. Francis School

    Friday, March 27 2015 12:03 PM EDT2015-03-27 16:03:40 GMT
    Until the very end, Marilyn Prater's passion as an elementary teacher was to create a love within her students for reading and the fine arts. Even after her death, Prater is continuing to affect young lives.
    Until the very end, Marilyn Prater's passion as an elementary teacher was to create a love within her students for reading and the fine arts. Even after her death, Prater is continuing to affect young lives.

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