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  • Polar Plunge draws a chilly crowd to Quincy's Moorman Park Lake

    Polar Plunge draws a chilly crowd to Quincy's Moorman Park Lake

    Sunday, March 1 2015 12:59 AM EST2015-03-01 05:59:42 GMT
    Squeals, groans, chattering teeth and laughter erupted from many of the people in the Polar Plunge fundraiser on Saturday at Moorman Park Lake. "The worst part was waiting to go in. The water was almost warmer than the air," said Donna Derhake.
    Squeals, groans, chattering teeth and laughter erupted from many of the people in the Polar Plunge fundraiser on Saturday at Moorman Park Lake. "The worst part was waiting to go in. The water was almost warmer than the air," said Donna Derhake.

  • Three injured when car slides into ditch on White Oak Road

    Three injured when car slides into ditch on White Oak Road

    Sunday, March 1 2015 11:01 PM EST2015-03-02 04:01:18 GMT
    QUINCY -- A Mendon man and two Quincy residents suffered injuries after the car they were in slid into a ditch early Sunday morning. The Adams County Sheriff's Department reported Trent S. Howlett, 39, of Mendon, was driving a 2000 Jeep 4x4 northbound on White Oak Road when he attempted to make a right turn onto Maas Road at a high rate of speed. Howlett lost control of the vehicle, and it slid into a ditch.
    QUINCY -- A Mendon man and two Quincy residents suffered injuries after the car they were in slid into a ditch early Sunday morning. The Adams County Sheriff's Department reported Trent S. Howlett, 39, of Mendon, was driving a 2000 Jeep 4x4 northbound on White Oak Road when he attempted to make a right turn onto Maas Road at a high rate of speed. Howlett lost control of the vehicle, and it slid into a ditch.
  • Snowstorm dumps up to seven inches on West-Central Illinois, Northeast Missouri

    Snowstorm dumps up to seven inches on West-Central Illinois, Northeast Missouri

    Sunday, March 1 2015 10:42 PM EST2015-03-02 03:42:24 GMT
    Residents of Northeast Missouri and West-Central Illinois spent the first day of March digging out after a storm dropped up to 7 inches of snow on the region on Saturday night and Sunday morning. Melissa Byrd, a meteorologist in the National Weather Service's St. Louis office, said Quincy saw about 5 inches of snow, while Hannibal recorded a snowfall total of 6.5 inches. Weather spotters in Edina, Mo., and New London, Mo., reported respective snowfall totals of 4 and 5.5 inches ...
    Residents of Northeast Missouri and West-Central Illinois spent the first day of March digging out after a storm dropped up to 7 inches of snow on the region on Saturday night and Sunday morning. Melissa Byrd, a meteorologist in the National Weather Service's St. Louis office, said Quincy saw about 5 inches of snow, while Hannibal recorded a snowfall total of 6.5 inches. Weather spotters in Edina, Mo., and New London, Mo., reported respective snowfall totals of 4 and 5.5 inches ...
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