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  • Cooling centers open at Salvation Army; fans needed

    Cooling centers open at Salvation Army; fans needed

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:58:32 GMT
    The Salvation Army Kroc Center and Family Services office are open as cooling centers on days when heat advisories are issued. The Family Services office at 501 Broadway will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through...
    The Salvation Army Kroc Center and Family Services office are open as cooling centers on days when heat advisories are issued. The Family Services office at 501 Broadway will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through...
  • Culvert work begins Wednesday on U.S. 24 near Quincy

    Culvert work begins Wednesday on U.S. 24 near Quincy

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:47:00 GMT
    U.S. 24 will be closed 1.7 miles west of Interstate 172, northeast of Quincy, for nearly four weeks starting Wednesday. The Illinois Department of Transportation has hired County Contractors Inc. of Quincy to replace two...
    U.S. 24 will be closed 1.7 miles west of Interstate 172, northeast of Quincy, for nearly four weeks starting Wednesday. The Illinois Department of Transportation has hired County Contractors Inc. of Quincy to replace two...
  • Workshop on bullying, cyberbullying set for July 25

    Workshop on bullying, cyberbullying set for July 25

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:05:30 GMT
    A free workshop on bullying and cyberbullying will be held Friday, July 25 in Quincy. The daylong workshop, "Bullying & Cyberbullying: Together We Can Make a Difference," features Tina Meier from Dardenne Prairie,...
    A free workshop on bullying and cyberbullying will be held Friday, July 25 in Quincy. The daylong workshop, "Bullying & Cyberbullying: Together We Can Make a Difference," features Tina Meier from Dardenne Prairie,...
  • Emerald ash borer meeting set for Friday at City Hall

    Emerald ash borer meeting set for Friday at City Hall

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-07-17 15:55:54 GMT
    Planning a response in anticipated arrival of the emerald ash borer in Quincy continues at 1 p.m. Friday when Reinee Hildebrant, the Urban Conservation Program administrator for the Illinois Department of Natural...
    Planning a response in anticipated arrival of the emerald ash borer in Quincy continues at 1 p.m. Friday when Reinee Hildebrant, the Urban Conservation Program administrator for the Illinois Department of Natural...
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  • Lynsey Whitaker of Quincy named 49th Adams County Fair Queen

    Lynsey Whitaker of Quincy named 49th Adams County Fair Queen

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:13:40 GMT
    Lynsey Whitaker of Quincy was named the 49th Adams County Fair Queen late Wednesday night.The 20-year-old Whitaker was one of 14 young women competing for the title, representing six different Adams County towns.The pageant was witnessed by a crowd of about 1,000.Other contestants were Liz Cepeda, Emily Holman, Paige Lewis, Darlene Steinkamp, Laura Allen and Roza Panos of Quincy, Jess Mowen and Taylor Kill of Clayton, Megan Scheiter and...
    Lynsey Whitaker of Quincy was named the 49th Adams County Fair Queen late Wednesday night.The 20-year-old Whitaker was one of 14 young women competing for the title, representing six different Adams County towns.The pageant was witnessed by a crowd of about 1,000.Other contestants were Liz Cepeda, Emily Holman, Paige Lewis, Darlene Steinkamp, Laura Allen and Roza Panos of Quincy, Jess Mowen and Taylor Kill of Clayton, Megan Scheiter and...
  • Arrest made in connection with Monday's manhunt near Veterans Home

    Arrest made in connection with Monday's manhunt near Veterans Home

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:50:14 GMT
    Quincy police have arrested one man in connection with Monday's manhunt after a home invasion at 900 Locust. James D. Phillips, 18, has been charged with home invasion and burglary. He is accused on pointing a pistol at Jonathan Matuszak while committing the offense of home invasion, according to information filed in the case.
    Quincy police have arrested one man in connection with Monday's manhunt after a home invasion at 900 Locust. James D. Phillips, 18, has been charged with home invasion and burglary. He is accused on pointing a pistol at Jonathan Matuszak while committing the offense of home invasion, according to information filed in the case.
  • Teter replaces Nelson as executive director and curator of Quincy Art Center

    Teter replaces Nelson as executive director and curator of Quincy Art Center

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:51:28 GMT
    Jennifer Teter is where she wants to be. In fact, it's where she needs to be. "I just always knew I wanted to be in art," she said. Teter is the new executive director and curator of the Quincy Art Center, 1515...
    Jennifer Teter is where she wants to be. In fact, it's where she needs to be. "I just always knew I wanted to be in art," she said. Teter is the new executive director and curator of the Quincy Art Center, 1515...
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