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7-Day Forecast: Jacksonville

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7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

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YOUR TOWN: Carthage 'boot camp' teaches golf basics Video included

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CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Suzan Stott remembers golfing with her mom and grandma. It was a one-time event. "I shot a really good drive, then it took me about 20 to get it in the hole. They said never again," Stott said. "They... More>>

Three seriously hurt in Hancock County crash; woman charged with DUI

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Three people were injured Wednesday after a two-vehicle accident near the intersection of U.S. Route 136 and Hancock County Road 1700 East.
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Family of four sees Bowen home destroyed by fire

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BOWEN, Ill. -- Fire destroyed the home of a family of four Tuesday afternoon despite the efforts of volunteer firefighters from Bowen, Augusta and West Point. The house is on West Second Street on Bowen's northwest... More>>

Illinois State Police District 20 releases numbers for March

PITTSFIED, Ill. -- Troopers with the Illinois State Police's District 20 responded to 1,839 requests for service or assistance from the public during March. Of these calls in the district's five-county area of... More>>

Judge denies hot dog store owner new trial

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A Quincy business owner seeking a new trial was denied her request Tuesday in Adams County Circuit Court. Angela D. Flachs, 38, of Hannibal, Mo., had asked Judge Robert Adrian for a new trial after she was convicted in February of aggravated battery in a public place and unlawful use of a weapon.
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Sullivan talks taxes with business leaders during Quincy visit

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Sen. John Sullivan is unsure how he will vote when it comes to making a decision about Illinois' temporary tax increase. "I'm not going to make my decision until I have all of the figures and facts in front of... More>>

Community residents can share bucket list on 'Before I Die Wall'

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What do you want to accomplish before you die? Blessing Hospice and Palliative Care will give area residents a chance to answer that question by erecting a "Before I Die" wall later this month in downtown Quincy. ... More>>

Pike board hopes to 'get things moving' in talks with FOP

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PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pike County Board hopes to spur movement in ongoing talks with the Fraternal Order of Police. Chris Walters, the board's attorney for union negotiations, sent the FOP's field... More>>

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  • Mayors' group pushes for Illinois pension reform

    Mayors' group pushes for Illinois pension reform

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:55 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:55:39 GMT
    CHICAGO -- Illinois mayors from Rockford to Peoria reiterated their call Monday for lawmakers to overhaul local police and fire pension systems to avoid strains on municipal budgets, but there were few signs the Legislature would take up the issue anytime soon.
    CHICAGO -- Illinois mayors from Rockford to Peoria reiterated their call Monday for lawmakers to overhaul local police and fire pension systems to avoid strains on municipal budgets, but there were few signs the Legislature would take up the issue anytime soon.
  • Firefighter minimum staffing bill raises concern in Quincy

    Firefighter minimum staffing bill raises concern in Quincy

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:52:37 GMT
    Legislation currently pending in the Illinois Legislature that would make minimum staffing levels a part of firefighter union labor negotiations is raising concerns with Quincy officials.
    Legislation currently pending in the Illinois Legislature that would make minimum staffing levels a part of firefighter union labor negotiations is raising concerns with Quincy officials.
  • Study: 45 percent of contractors dealt with crashes in highway work zones last year

    Study: 45 percent of contractors dealt with crashes in highway work zones last year

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:36:06 GMT
    Work zone crashes are a national problem. A study by the Associated General Contractors of America indicates that 45 percent of contractors had crashes in a work zone during the past year. "There is little margin for error when you work within a few inches of thousands of fast-moving vehicles," said Tom Case, chairman of the AGC's national highway and transportation division.
    Work zone crashes are a national problem. A study by the Associated General Contractors of America indicates that 45 percent of contractors had crashes in a work zone during the past year. "There is little margin for error when you work within a few inches of thousands of fast-moving vehicles," said Tom Case, chairman of the AGC's national highway and transportation division.
  • Quincy man, who had seizure during arrest, gets probation in meth case

    Quincy man, who had seizure during arrest, gets probation in meth case

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-04-22 01:50:55 GMT
    A Quincy man was sentenced to probation in a methamphetamine case Monday in Adams County Circuit Court. Daniel D. Hamann, 50, of Quincy was sentenced to 24 months probation and 90 days in the Adams County Jail by Judge...
    A Quincy man was sentenced to probation in a methamphetamine case Monday in Adams County Circuit Court. Daniel D. Hamann, 50, of Quincy was sentenced to 24 months probation and 90 days in the Adams County Jail by Judge...
  • Elbe in 'one of my ideal places' as he steps into JWCC presidency

    Elbe in 'one of my ideal places' as he steps into JWCC presidency

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:08 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:08:49 GMT
    With one exception, not a whole lot has changed for Mike Elbe. He remains the same guy who played basketball for Sherrill Hanks at Quincy University, running the offense as a point guard for some of those entertaining...
    With one exception, not a whole lot has changed for Mike Elbe. He remains the same guy who played basketball for Sherrill Hanks at Quincy University, running the offense as a point guard for some of those entertaining...
  • Tickets available for Historic Preservation Dinner on May 8

    Tickets available for Historic Preservation Dinner on May 8

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:01:37 GMT
    Tickets are available for the Quincy Preservation Commission's 25th annual Historic Preservation Dinner on May 8 at BoodaLu Steakhouse, 117 Hampshire. A social hour starts at 6 p.m., with dinner scheduled for 6:30...
    Tickets are available for the Quincy Preservation Commission's 25th annual Historic Preservation Dinner on May 8 at BoodaLu Steakhouse, 117 Hampshire. A social hour starts at 6 p.m., with dinner scheduled for 6:30...
  • Mendon School Board focusing on several possible projects

    Mendon School Board focusing on several possible projects

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:49:16 GMT
    MENDON, Ill. -- The Mendon School Board will meet in special session at 6 p.m. May 7 to discuss construction and maintenance projects the district might undertake this summer, including a possible parking lot renovation at...
    MENDON, Ill. -- The Mendon School Board will meet in special session at 6 p.m. May 7 to discuss construction and maintenance projects the district might undertake this summer, including a possible parking lot renovation at...
  • Woman's fast thinking helps save man from drowning at Illinois Veterans Home

    Woman's fast thinking helps save man from drowning at Illinois Veterans Home

    Saturday, April 19 2014 2:46 AM EDT2014-04-19 06:46:11 GMT
    When her kids first asked to be taken to the Illinois Veterans Home to fish on Friday, Abby Hively took a pass because she thought it was too chilly to be outside. However, with her kids out of school in observance of Good Friday, she eventually relented and took them to Illinois Lake on the Veterans Home’s grounds on the northwest side of Quincy. Hively never expected to save a life while watching her kids fish.
    When her kids first asked to be taken to the Illinois Veterans Home to fish on Friday, Abby Hively took a pass because she thought it was too chilly to be outside. However, with her kids out of school in observance of Good Friday, she eventually relented and took them to Illinois Lake on the Veterans Home’s grounds on the northwest side of Quincy. Hively never expected to save a life while watching her kids fish.
  • Dot Foods adds warehouse, hires staff at Mount Sterling

    Dot Foods adds warehouse, hires staff at Mount Sterling

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:17:22 GMT
    MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- Dot Foods has completed work on a new refrigerated warehouse at its corporate headquarters and is adding 25 new jobs to staff it. Work on the 110,000-square-foot cooler warehouse began in June. It...
    MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- Dot Foods has completed work on a new refrigerated warehouse at its corporate headquarters and is adding 25 new jobs to staff it. Work on the 110,000-square-foot cooler warehouse began in June. It...
  • Adams School students glad to get hands on 58 new tablet computers

    Adams School students glad to get hands on 58 new tablet computers

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:05:31 GMT
    Students at Adams Elementary School are getting more exposure to modern technology thanks to the recent arrival of 58 iPads. The tablet computers were bought with federal Title 1 funding at the request of Principal Marcey Wells. "In order for our students to be competitive, they need to know how to use different technological devices," Wells said.
    Students at Adams Elementary School are getting more exposure to modern technology thanks to the recent arrival of 58 iPads. The tablet computers were bought with federal Title 1 funding at the request of Principal Marcey Wells. "In order for our students to be competitive, they need to know how to use different technological devices," Wells said.
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  • Fowler man arrested on meth charge

    Fowler man arrested on meth charge

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-04-16 22:56:10 GMT
    A check on the well-being of a child Tuesday led to the arrest of a Fowler man on methamphetamine charges. Robert J. Cramsey, 37, was arrested on charges of unlawful possession of meth, resisting arrest and driving while license suspended. According to a press release by the West Central Illinois Task Force, task force officers joined members of the Adams County Sheriff's Department and the Department of Children and Family Services to check on the well-being of a child ...
    A check on the well-being of a child Tuesday led to the arrest of a Fowler man on methamphetamine charges. Robert J. Cramsey, 37, was arrested on charges of unlawful possession of meth, resisting arrest and driving while license suspended. According to a press release by the West Central Illinois Task Force, task force officers joined members of the Adams County Sheriff's Department and the Department of Children and Family Services to check on the well-being of a child ...
  • Pittsfield City Council approves downtown planters, looks at gas bill overcharge

    Pittsfield City Council approves downtown planters, looks at gas bill overcharge

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-04-16 16:53:03 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pittsfield City Council will lend its support to a Pittsfield Main Street beautification project. Aldermen voted Tuesday to donate eight planters, up to a cost of $2,400, that Main Street plans for the city's downtown. The city will cover the cost with video gambling funds. Officials say the planters and flowers should look nice around the square. Also Tuesday, aldermen learned about an overcharge on the February g...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The Pittsfield City Council will lend its support to a Pittsfield Main Street beautification project. Aldermen voted Tuesday to donate eight planters, up to a cost of $2,400, that Main Street plans for the city's downtown. The city will cover the cost with video gambling funds. Officials say the planters and flowers should look nice around the square. Also Tuesday, aldermen learned about an overcharge on the February g...
  • Jenkins found guilty of two felonies, faces mandatory prison time

    Jenkins found guilty of two felonies, faces mandatory prison time

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:13 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:13:27 GMT
    A Quincy man will be sent to prison after he was found guilty for his role in an October shooting on the city's southwest side. It took an Adams County Circuit Court jury just over two hours Tuesday to find William D. Jenkins, 19, guilty of aggravated battery with a firearm, a Class X felony, and aggravated discharge of a firearm, a Class 1 felony. The jury ruled that Jenkins was not guilty of attempted armed robbery, a Class 1 felony. Because he ...
    A Quincy man will be sent to prison after he was found guilty for his role in an October shooting on the city's southwest side. It took an Adams County Circuit Court jury just over two hours Tuesday to find William D. Jenkins, 19, guilty of aggravated battery with a firearm, a Class X felony, and aggravated discharge of a firearm, a Class 1 felony. The jury ruled that Jenkins was not guilty of attempted armed robbery, a Class 1 felony. Because he ...
  • Warsaw man arrested for meth after leading police on chase

    Warsaw man arrested for meth after leading police on chase

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:37:15 GMT
    A Warsaw was man was arrested on Monday night after fleeing from Hancock County Sheriff's deputies. Deputies attempted to stop Kenneth Day, 35, of Warsaw, around 8:15 p.m. just east of Basco, according to a press release from the Hancock County Sheriff's Department. However, Day failed to stop and attempted to flee from the deputies. He eluded law enforcement for 12 miles until his vehicle became stuck on a muddy road. He was taken into custody without further incident. H...
    A Warsaw was man was arrested on Monday night after fleeing from Hancock County Sheriff's deputies. Deputies attempted to stop Kenneth Day, 35, of Warsaw, around 8:15 p.m. just east of Basco, according to a press release from the Hancock County Sheriff's Department. However, Day failed to stop and attempted to flee from the deputies. He eluded law enforcement for 12 miles until his vehicle became stuck on a muddy road. He was taken into custody without further incident. H...
  • Two juveniles arrested for Pike County burglaries

    Two juveniles arrested for Pike County burglaries

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:12 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:12:31 GMT
    Two juveniles were arrested Sunday by Pike County Sheriff's deputies after a series of residential burglaries in the area. Pike County Sheriff Paul Petty said in a press release that the juveniles were involved with three residential burglaries and criminal damage to other property. Petty said the crimes were committed on Friday and Saturday. Authorities completed a search of a residence of one of the suspects and seized a number of items of evidence, including items take...
    Two juveniles were arrested Sunday by Pike County Sheriff's deputies after a series of residential burglaries in the area. Pike County Sheriff Paul Petty said in a press release that the juveniles were involved with three residential burglaries and criminal damage to other property. Petty said the crimes were committed on Friday and Saturday. Authorities completed a search of a residence of one of the suspects and seized a number of items of evidence, including items take...
  • Bitter winter, not spring cold snap, hurt area fruit crops

    Bitter winter, not spring cold snap, hurt area fruit crops

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:53:45 GMT
    URSA, Ill. -- Matt Schulte already knows he's lost part of his grape crop to cold weather. Just not Monday night's cold weather. "This cold snap doesn't bother me. What bothered me was when we were getting 10, 12, 15 below zero. That's where your hybrid grapes are very susceptible," said Schulte, owner of Spirit Knob Winery.
    URSA, Ill. -- Matt Schulte already knows he's lost part of his grape crop to cold weather. Just not Monday night's cold weather. "This cold snap doesn't bother me. What bothered me was when we were getting 10, 12, 15 below zero. That's where your hybrid grapes are very susceptible," said Schulte, owner of Spirit Knob Winery.
  • Station owners slam gas tax hike plan to fund transportation projects

    Station owners slam gas tax hike plan to fund transportation projects

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-04-15 16:06:28 GMT
    A group of Illinois gas station and convenience store owners are rallying against a plan to increase the Illinois gas tax to fund transportation improvements. Carl Adams, vice president of Illinois Ayers Oil Co., said...
    A group of Illinois gas station and convenience store owners are rallying against a plan to increase the Illinois gas tax to fund transportation improvements. Carl Adams, vice president of Illinois Ayers Oil Co., said...
  • Adams County Sheriff's Department aids in arrest in Iowa child pornography investigation

    Adams County Sheriff's Department aids in arrest in Iowa child pornography investigation

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:43 AM EDT2014-04-15 12:43:42 GMT
     Federal authorities have in custody a man accused of planting video recording devices in a Davenport, Iowa, elementary school.Ian Dishon Davis Isabel, 29, of Davenport, was arrested in Adams County, Ill., on Friday, according to a report from the Quad City Times, ...
     Federal authorities have in custody a man accused of planting video recording devices in a Davenport, Iowa, elementary school.Ian Dishon Davis Isabel, 29, of Davenport, was arrested in Adams County, Ill., on Friday, according to a report from the Quad City Times, ...
  • Senior Police Academy to be held in May

    Senior Police Academy to be held in May

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-04-19 04:05:50 GMT
    Registration is being accepted for the 2014 Senior Police Academy, which will be held at the Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center, 639 York. The academy will be held every Wednesday in May from 2 to 4 p.m. It is...
    Registration is being accepted for the 2014 Senior Police Academy, which will be held at the Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center, 639 York. The academy will be held every Wednesday in May from 2 to 4 p.m. It is...
  • Two arrested in Hamilton on meth charges

    Two arrested in Hamilton on meth charges

    Friday, April 18 2014 1:49 PM EDT2014-04-18 17:49:28 GMT
    HAMILTON, Ill. -- Hamilton police arrested two people on methamphetamine charges Wednesday. Police Chief Robb Bell said William N. Patten, 31, of Keokuk, and Amy R. Happs, 28, of Hamilton, were arrested at a residence at 601 S. 14th.
    HAMILTON, Ill. -- Hamilton police arrested two people on methamphetamine charges Wednesday. Police Chief Robb Bell said William N. Patten, 31, of Keokuk, and Amy R. Happs, 28, of Hamilton, were arrested at a residence at 601 S. 14th.
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  • Quincy's prekindergarten program gets state funding for another year

    Quincy's prekindergarten program gets state funding for another year

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:09:25 GMT
    The Quincy School District’s prekindergarten program will remain intact for at least another year. Julie Schuckman, director of early childhood education, announced at Wednesday’s School Board meeting that the Illinois State Board of Education has tentatively approved funding the program at the same $575,000 level next school year.
    The Quincy School District’s prekindergarten program will remain intact for at least another year. Julie Schuckman, director of early childhood education, announced at Wednesday’s School Board meeting that the Illinois State Board of Education has tentatively approved funding the program at the same $575,000 level next school year.
  • Three seriously hurt in Hancock County crash; woman charged with DUI

    Three seriously hurt in Hancock County crash; woman charged with DUI

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:00:42 GMT
    Three people were injured Wednesday after a two-vehicle accident near the intersection of U.S. Route 136 and Hancock County Road 1700 East.
    Three people were injured Wednesday after a two-vehicle accident near the intersection of U.S. Route 136 and Hancock County Road 1700 East.
  • Quinn announces $60 million investment in WIU Center for Performing Arts

    Quinn announces $60 million investment in WIU Center for Performing Arts

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:31:39 GMT
    A concept decades in the making started to become reality on Wednesday afternoon. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn told a packed house inside the Western Illinois University student union that he was releasing $60 million in capital investment funds so the university can build a Center for Performing Arts.
    A concept decades in the making started to become reality on Wednesday afternoon. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn told a packed house inside the Western Illinois University student union that he was releasing $60 million in capital investment funds so the university can build a Center for Performing Arts.
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  • QU's offense comes alive in win over Culver-Stockton College

    QU's offense comes alive in win over Culver-Stockton College

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:36 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:36:01 GMT
    The Quincy University baseball team has spent a lot of time the last few practices on their situational hitting. In Wednesday night's 10-2 victory over Culver-Stockton College at QU-Stadium, the practice paid off. "That's what separates winning from losing, being able to pull through in the situations...
    The Quincy University baseball team has spent a lot of time the last few practices on their situational hitting. In Wednesday night's 10-2 victory over Culver-Stockton College at QU-Stadium, the practice paid off. "That's what separates winning from losing, being able to pull through in the situations...
  • Area roundup: Tornadoes rally on road to sweep season series from Saukees

    Area roundup: Tornadoes rally on road to sweep season series from Saukees

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:30 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:30:49 GMT
    The Griggsville-Perry baseball team scored nine runs over the final four innings to complete a two-game series sweep of Pittsfield with a a 12-10 victory Wednesday in Pittsfield, Ill. The Tornadoes cut a 9-3 deficit to one with a five-run fourth inning...
    The Griggsville-Perry baseball team scored nine runs over the final four innings to complete a two-game series sweep of Pittsfield with a a 12-10 victory Wednesday in Pittsfield, Ill. The Tornadoes cut a 9-3 deficit to one with a five-run fourth inning...
  • Dade resigns as QHS girls basketball coach, committee to be formed to find replacement

    Dade resigns as QHS girls basketball coach, committee to be formed to find replacement

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:31 AM EDT2014-04-24 08:31:54 GMT
    For the second time in 11 years, Quincy High School is searching for both a boys and girls basketball coach. And the process to find both coaches will be strikingly similar. Wednesday, Demond Dade tendered his resignation following two seasons coaching the QHS girls program...
    For the second time in 11 years, Quincy High School is searching for both a boys and girls basketball coach. And the process to find both coaches will be strikingly similar. Wednesday, Demond Dade tendered his resignation following two seasons coaching the QHS girls program...
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  • Hamilton Fire Department will have annual breakfast April 27

    Hamilton Fire Department will have annual breakfast April 27

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:11:48 GMT
    HAMILTON, Ill. ­-- The Hamilton Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Sunday, April 27, in the firehouse in Hamilton. The all-you-can-eat breakfast menu will include pancakes, and biscuits and gravy. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children.
    HAMILTON, Ill. ­-- The Hamilton Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Sunday, April 27, in the firehouse in Hamilton. The all-you-can-eat breakfast menu will include pancakes, and biscuits and gravy. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children.
  • Western Illinois Fair pageant to hold contestants meeting April 27

    Western Illinois Fair pageant to hold contestants meeting April 27

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:58:15 GMT
    GRIGGSVILLE, Ill. -- Any Pike County girl between the age 16 and 21 who wants to compete in the 2014 Western Illinois Fair pageant is encouraged to attend an informational meeting at 4 p.m. Sunday at the fairgrounds. Pageant director Beth White will be on hand to answer questions. White is a former Pike County Fair queen who served as director of that fair's pageant before becoming director of the Western Illinois Fair pageant. This year's pageant will be held in Griggsville and is s...
    GRIGGSVILLE, Ill. -- Any Pike County girl between the age 16 and 21 who wants to compete in the 2014 Western Illinois Fair pageant is encouraged to attend an informational meeting at 4 p.m. Sunday at the fairgrounds. Pageant director Beth White will be on hand to answer questions. White is a former Pike County Fair queen who served as director of that fair's pageant before becoming director of the Western Illinois Fair pageant. This year's pageant will be held in Griggsville and is s...
  • Two Rivers RC&D annual meeting set for April 29

    Two Rivers RC&D annual meeting set for April 29

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:14:34 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Two Rivers Resource Conservation and Development Corp. will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, April 29, at Hopewell Winery in Summer Hill. The meeting begins with a social hour at 6 p.m. that will...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Two Rivers Resource Conservation and Development Corp. will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, April 29, at Hopewell Winery in Summer Hill. The meeting begins with a social hour at 6 p.m. that will...
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