The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking volunteers Saturday to help place recycled Christmas trees at the bottom of Mark Twain Lake to enhance fishing conditions.
Whatever the idea is, the Quincy Park District wants to know what the public thinks it should do with the Wavering Aquatic Center site. The aging pool closed after the 2015 season. That April, voters narrowly rejected a $5.5 million referendum to fund renovations at the facility.
The Quincy School Board adopted a plan Wednesday night proposed by the Boundary Advisory Task Force that assigns students to the five new elementary schools.
Sales taxes will be lower in four Northeast Missouri counties starting in August after the local share of construction work on U.S. 36 is paid off.
Mayoral challenger Jeff VanCamp called a political mailer put out by Citizens for Kyle Moore a "Chicago-style" attack piece during a debate Wednesday, while Mayor Kyle Moore defended the ad, which blames VanCamp for Park District tax increases.
Probable cause was found against a Quincy man facing sexual assault charges Wednesday in Adams County Circuit Court.
Charlie Burrell remains optimistic, feeling the reports of Sears' death are being greatly exaggerated."I don't see us going anywhere -- we're hiring right now," said Burrell, one of the managers at the Sears outlet in the Quincy Mall.
Ben Dombroski of Quincy will be a contestant Friday on "Wheel of Fortune." Dombroski is a high school math teacher who enjoys spending time with his friends and running in his free time.
Voters in Pike, Ralls and Monroe counties will determine new city and school board leadership in several contested races.