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7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Saturday
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  • 66°
  • 46°

Thunderstorms

Sunday
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  • 64°
  • 52°

Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun

Monday
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  • 70°
  • 52°

More sun than clouds

Tuesday
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  • 78°
  • 60°

Plenty of sun

Wednesday
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  • 82°
  • 64°

Mostly sunny

Thursday
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  • 86°
  • 68°

More sun than clouds

Friday
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  • 84°
  • 69°

Partly cloudy

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 68°(Feels like 68°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: NW @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:39:48 am
  • Sunset: 08:26:57 pm
  • Humidity: 90
  • Visibility: 7 mi.
  • UV Index: 4

7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Saturday
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  • 71°
  • 46°

Mostly cloudy

Sunday
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  • 67°
  • 45°

Cloudy

Monday
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  • 70°
  • 48°

Partly cloudy

Tuesday
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  • 76°
  • 55°

Sunny

Wednesday
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  • 81°
  • 60°

Mostly sunny

Thursday
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  • 87°
  • 65°

Mostly sunny

Friday
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  • 88°
  • 65°

Times of sun and clouds

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 69°(Feels like 69°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 30.02 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:35:03 am
  • Sunset: 08:25:40 pm
  • Humidity: 88
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 2

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Saturday
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  • 72°
  • 50°

Thunderstorms, some may contain heavy rain

Sunday
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  • 64°
  • 49°

Cloudy

Monday
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  • 70°
  • 53°

Partly cloudy

Tuesday
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  • 76°
  • 57°

A few clouds

Wednesday
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  • 81°
  • 62°

Sunshine

Thursday
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  • 86°
  • 67°

Mostly sunny

Friday
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  • 88°
  • 69°

More sun than clouds

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 68°(Feels like 68°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: NW @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 30.01 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:38:14 am
  • Sunset: 08:23:31 pm
  • Humidity: 90
  • Visibility: 5 mi.
  • UV Index: 2

7-Day Forecast: Hannibal

Saturday
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  • 72°
  • 49°

Scattered thunderstorms possible

Sunday
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  • 66°
  • 49°

Mostly cloudy

Monday
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  • 71°
  • 54°

Times of sun and clouds

Tuesday
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  • 77°
  • 58°

More sun than clouds

Wednesday
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  • 82°
  • 63°

Partly cloudy

Thursday
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  • 86°
  • 67°

Abundant sunshine

Friday
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  • 88°
  • 68°

More sun than clouds

Currently in Hannibal as of

  • 68°(Feels like 68°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: NW @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 30.01 in.
  • Sunrise: 05:40:41 am
  • Sunset: 08:26:27 pm
  • Humidity: 94
  • Visibility: 3 mi.
  • UV Index: 2

Regional Conditions

Quincy
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Macomb
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Pittsfield
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Hannibal
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Two of Cheryl Westfall's recipes are Easy Pineapple Angel Food Cake, left, and No Bake Cookies. | H-W Photo/Phil Carlson Two of Cheryl Westfall's recipes are Easy Pineapple Angel Food Cake, left, and No Bake Cookies. | H-W Photo/Phil Carlson

Griggsville cook caters to sweet tooth

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Catering to her own sweet tooth or those of her grandkids is no problem for Cheryl Westfall. "I like to cook easy stuff," the Griggsville woman said, "easy desserts."
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New field means new way of doing fireworks for Gems

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Traditionally, the biggest nights of the Quincy Gems' seasons were those filled with fireworks. The Prospect League team packs people into QU Stadium, and the surrounding neighborhood usually fills with people when fireworks are on tap.

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Seven to vie for judicial appointment in 8th Judicial Circuit

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Seven Quincy attorneys have applied to fill an impending judicial vacancy in the 8th Judicial Circuit. Two members of the Adams County State's Attorney's Office and a current associate judge are among the applicants. More>>

Electric bills to climb starting Monday

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Residences and small businesses with Ameren Illinois should see a significant increase in their electric bills, as a 30 percent higher energy supply cost takes effect Monday.

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Local school officials say new concussion law won't require many changes

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Area school officials say they support a proposed law that would require students who suffer a concussion to get permission from a doctor or trainer to return to their sport or to class.
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QHS student overcomes reading issue to graduate

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Andrew Genenbacher struggled with reading throughout his years in the Quincy public school system. But he didn't let a learning disability stand in his way of achieving success.

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Grand jury indicts three Criders in Humphrey Jr. case

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An Adams County grand jury this week indicted three people charged in connection with the March 28 shooting death of a 12-year Quincy boy. More>>

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  • Grocery store deals call to shoppers with smartphone apps

    Grocery store deals call to shoppers with smartphone apps

    Friday, May 29 2015 11:26 AM EDT2015-05-29 15:26:56 GMT
    County Market customers with smartphones can now download an app providing them with personalized offers, coupons and in-store maps. It just launched in 10 more County Market stores, including Quincy and Macomb; Hannibal, Mo.; and Fort Madison, Iowa. Steve Labs, store manager of the Hy-Vee at 14th and Harrison, said Hy-Vee stores in Quincy have been using their own smartphone apps for more than a year.
    County Market customers with smartphones can now download an app providing them with personalized offers, coupons and in-store maps. It just launched in 10 more County Market stores, including Quincy and Macomb; Hannibal, Mo.; and Fort Madison, Iowa. Steve Labs, store manager of the Hy-Vee at 14th and Harrison, said Hy-Vee stores in Quincy have been using their own smartphone apps for more than a year.
  • Sixty-five speeding citations issued during four special ISP patrols in Adams County

    Sixty-five speeding citations issued during four special ISP patrols in Adams County

    Friday, May 29 2015 10:09 AM EDT2015-05-29 14:09:50 GMT
    Troopers with the Illinois State Police conducted four special traffic enforcement patrols in Adams County during May. Sixty-five citations were issued for speeding, as well as 23 occupant restraint citations and 23 speeding warnings.
    Troopers with the Illinois State Police conducted four special traffic enforcement patrols in Adams County during May. Sixty-five citations were issued for speeding, as well as 23 occupant restraint citations and 23 speeding warnings.
  • Five citations given during nighttime ISP patrol in Hancock County

    Five citations given during nighttime ISP patrol in Hancock County

    Friday, May 29 2015 10:06 AM EDT2015-05-29 14:06:55 GMT
    The Illinois State Police conducted nighttime enforcement patrols in Hancock County during the late evening hours of Friday, May 15, resulting in five citations given and 19 written warnings issued.
    The Illinois State Police conducted nighttime enforcement patrols in Hancock County during the late evening hours of Friday, May 15, resulting in five citations given and 19 written warnings issued.
  • Potential nursing shortage would not affect region

    Potential nursing shortage would not affect region

    Friday, May 29 2015 9:50 AM EDT2015-05-29 13:50:24 GMT
    Brenda Beshears is confident that West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri will have nothing to worry about if a projected shortage of registered nurses in other parts of the nation proves accurate in the coming years.
    Brenda Beshears is confident that West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri will have nothing to worry about if a projected shortage of registered nurses in other parts of the nation proves accurate in the coming years.
  • Jobless rates down in Quincy, Hannibal; employers have trouble finding skilled workers

    Jobless rates down in Quincy, Hannibal; employers have trouble finding skilled workers

    Friday, May 29 2015 9:46 AM EDT2015-05-29 13:46:18 GMT
    With unemployment figures falling in Quincy and Hannibal, Mo., neighboring communities have some bragging rights -- and challenges. At 4.4 percent unemployment and a 4.3 percent rate for the micropolitan statistical area, the Gem City has one of the lowest jobless rates in the state.
    With unemployment figures falling in Quincy and Hannibal, Mo., neighboring communities have some bragging rights -- and challenges. At 4.4 percent unemployment and a 4.3 percent rate for the micropolitan statistical area, the Gem City has one of the lowest jobless rates in the state.
  • Ex-U.S. Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted on bank-related charges

    Ex-U.S. Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted on bank-related charges

    Thursday, May 28 2015 6:22 PM EDT2015-05-28 22:22:45 GMT
    Federal prosecutors announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Thursday.
    Federal prosecutors announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Thursday.
  • Hollis sets sights on returning to national spelling bee

    Hollis sets sights on returning to national spelling bee

    Thursday, May 28 2015 10:51 AM EDT2015-05-28 14:51:12 GMT
    Ben Hollis' experience at the Scripps National Spelling Bee convinced him of one thing. "I definitely want to come back next year," Ben said. The Hamilton sixth-grader tied for 50th in the 88th annual bee. Ben spelled his words correctly in Rounds 2 and 3 on Wednesday but did not score high enough on the preliminary exam to make the semifinals.
    Ben Hollis' experience at the Scripps National Spelling Bee convinced him of one thing. "I definitely want to come back next year," Ben said. The Hamilton sixth-grader tied for 50th in the 88th annual bee. Ben spelled his words correctly in Rounds 2 and 3 on Wednesday but did not score high enough on the preliminary exam to make the semifinals.
  • New aldermen getting used to roles in city government

    New aldermen getting used to roles in city government

    Thursday, May 28 2015 10:12 AM EDT2015-05-28 14:12:31 GMT
    Three new aldermen on Quincy City Council continue to become familiar with their new roles almost one month since they took the oath of office. One role they have become familiar with immediately is dealing with constituent issues -- mostly aimed at the upkeep in the ward. Alderman Jeff Bergman, R-2, said he has received many complaints related to unmowed grass and trash.
    Three new aldermen on Quincy City Council continue to become familiar with their new roles almost one month since they took the oath of office. One role they have become familiar with immediately is dealing with constituent issues -- mostly aimed at the upkeep in the ward. Alderman Jeff Bergman, R-2, said he has received many complaints related to unmowed grass and trash.
  • Loss of city support for crossing guards leaves local schools looking for solutions

    Loss of city support for crossing guards leaves local schools looking for solutions

    Thursday, May 28 2015 9:52 AM EDT2015-05-28 13:52:47 GMT
    The city's decision to stop funding crossing guards is causing concern for the Quincy School District and the city's Catholic elementary schools over how to operate the program next fall -- and how to pay for it. The city and school district split the nearly $100,000 annual cost to provide crossing guards at 18 locations in Quincy, including four Catholic school sites, for the past four years.
    The city's decision to stop funding crossing guards is causing concern for the Quincy School District and the city's Catholic elementary schools over how to operate the program next fall -- and how to pay for it. The city and school district split the nearly $100,000 annual cost to provide crossing guards at 18 locations in Quincy, including four Catholic school sites, for the past four years.
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  • Dickens named principal of Blessed Sacrament School

    Dickens named principal of Blessed Sacrament School

    Thursday, May 28 2015 9:12 AM EDT2015-05-28 13:12:13 GMT
    Christie Dickens, a former assistant superintendent of the Quincy School District, has been named the principal at Blessed Sacrament School. Dickens will replace Chris Reichert, the school's top administrator since 2006. Reichert is stepping down at the end of June to take a newly created position as coordinator for curriculum and instruction at St. Peter School.
    Christie Dickens, a former assistant superintendent of the Quincy School District, has been named the principal at Blessed Sacrament School. Dickens will replace Chris Reichert, the school's top administrator since 2006. Reichert is stepping down at the end of June to take a newly created position as coordinator for curriculum and instruction at St. Peter School.
  • One injured in three-vehicle accident in Henderson County

    One injured in three-vehicle accident in Henderson County

    Thursday, May 28 2015 8:48 AM EDT2015-05-28 12:48:10 GMT
    One driver was injured at 4:07 p.m. Wednesday in a three-vehicle accident on Carman Road, one-fourth of a mile south of 400 North Henderson County.
    HENDERSON COUNTY, Ill. -- One driver was injured at 4:07 p.m. Wednesday in a three-vehicle accident on Carman Road, one-fourth of a mile south of 400 North Henderson County. Ronald Todd, 64, of Fort Madison, Iowa, was...
  • Police warn about phone scammer offering grant, seeking payment for 'taxes'

    Police warn about phone scammer offering grant, seeking payment for 'taxes'

    Thursday, May 28 2015 8:23 AM EDT2015-05-28 12:23:41 GMT
    Police are warning Quincy residents of a phone scam. A Quincyan was contacted Tuesday by a male phone caller who identified himself as being from the "U.S. Government -- Grant Department."
    Police are warning Quincy residents of a phone scam. A Quincyan was contacted Tuesday by a male phone caller who identified himself as being from the "U.S. Government -- Grant Department."
  • Pike board debates counteroffer to host county agreement

    Pike board debates counteroffer to host county agreement

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 11:46 AM EDT2015-05-27 15:46:01 GMT
    Chris Coulter makes a point about the impact of the proposed agreement on the landfill.Chris Coulter makes a point about the impact of the proposed agreement on the landfill.
    A counteroffer from Hickory Ridge Landfill has left the Pike County Board looking for another compromise on a proposed host county agreement.
    A counteroffer from Hickory Ridge Landfill has left the Pike County Board looking for another compromise on a proposed host county agreement.
  • New 'Super Kids Division' will race night before Soap Box Derby

    New 'Super Kids Division' will race night before Soap Box Derby

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 11:03 AM EDT2015-05-27 15:03:57 GMT
    Ray Wilson says the Quincy Soap Box Derby will truly become something special this year. The derby, resurrected 11 years ago by the Breakfast Optimist Club, is coming off a record-setting number of entries (82) in 2014. The event is expanding to include a separate class for kids with autism and other physical and intellectual needs to be called the "Super Kids Division."
    Ray Wilson says the Quincy Soap Box Derby will truly become something special this year. The derby, resurrected 11 years ago by the Breakfast Optimist Club, is coming off a record-setting number of entries (82) in 2014. The event is expanding to include a separate class for kids with autism and other physical and intellectual needs to be called the "Super Kids Division."

  • Council tables plan to change meeting time

    Council tables plan to change meeting time

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 10:34 AM EDT2015-05-27 14:34:07 GMT
    An ordinance to move the start time of Quincy City Council meetings from 7:30 to 7 p.m. was tabled for one week. Alderman Terri Heinecke, R-7, made a request Tuesday to table the ordinance for a month because many committees meet before council starts, and they may not be able to go through their agendas. "I don't know how we are going to do (committee) meetings ahead of time," Heinecke said.
    An ordinance to move the start time of Quincy City Council meetings from 7:30 to 7 p.m. was tabled for one week. Alderman Terri Heinecke, R-7, made a request Tuesday to table the ordinance for a month because many committees meet before council starts, and they may not be able to go through their agendas. "I don't know how we are going to do (committee) meetings ahead of time," Heinecke said.
  • Hammond says Illinois budget hole 'closer to $4 billion'

    Hammond says Illinois budget hole 'closer to $4 billion'

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 9:45 AM EDT2015-05-27 13:45:49 GMT
    Top Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly said they would welcome ideas from Republicans for filling a $3 billion hole in the budget they've proposed for next year. Republicans say they've been providing input and nobody has listened. "It's really closer to a $4 billion hole, too. They haven't included the group insurance in it," said Rep. Norine Hammond, R-Macomb.
    Top Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly said they would welcome ideas from Republicans for filling a $3 billion hole in the budget they've proposed for next year. Republicans say they've been providing input and nobody has listened. "It's really closer to a $4 billion hole, too. They haven't included the group insurance in it," said Rep. Norine Hammond, R-Macomb.
  • Fix for Adams County Jail tax heads to governor's desk

    Fix for Adams County Jail tax heads to governor's desk

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 9:45 AM EDT2015-05-27 13:45:31 GMT
    Legislation that would allow Adams County to start collecting a quarter-cent sales tax to fund a new jail is on its way to Gov. Bruce Rauner for his signature. The bill approved by a 76-33 vote Tuesday in the House would fix "a technical error" that was in the April ballot question that passed with 67 percent of Adams County voters. The Senate overwhelmingly supported the measure May 14.
    Legislation that would allow Adams County to start collecting a quarter-cent sales tax to fund a new jail is on its way to Gov. Bruce Rauner for his signature. The bill approved by a 76-33 vote Tuesday in the House would fix "a technical error" that was in the April ballot question that passed with 67 percent of Adams County voters. The Senate overwhelmingly supported the measure May 14.
  • Record number of species logged in 2015 spring bird count

    Record number of species logged in 2015 spring bird count

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 9:10 AM EDT2015-05-27 13:10:21 GMT
    Adams County bird watchers logged a record number of species in the 38th annual Illinois spring bird count this month. Participants in the May 9 event tallied 169 species of birds, surpassing the previous record of 167 species recorded in 2013. Coordinator Jason Mullins of Payson said the solid results were noted even though fewer birders participated this year.
    Adams County bird watchers logged a record number of species in the 38th annual Illinois spring bird count this month. Participants in the May 9 event tallied 169 species of birds, surpassing the previous record of 167 species recorded in 2013. Coordinator Jason Mullins of Payson said the solid results were noted even though fewer birders participated this year.
  • Cape Air prepares proposal to continue service out of Quincy Regional Airport

    Cape Air prepares proposal to continue service out of Quincy Regional Airport

    Wednesday, May 27 2015 8:56 AM EDT2015-05-27 12:56:13 GMT
    Cape Air is preparing to submit a proposal to continue passenger air service from Quincy Regional Airport. In a presentation at City Hall on Tuesday, officials with the Massachusetts-based airline said they wish to stay in the market where they have offered service to Lambert-St. Louis International Airport since 2009.
    Cape Air is preparing to submit a proposal to continue passenger air service from Quincy Regional Airport. In a presentation at City Hall on Tuesday, officials with the Massachusetts-based airline said they wish to stay in the market where they have offered service to Lambert-St. Louis International Airport since 2009.
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