About to host the fourth year of the Community Cancer Crush, Luke Tappe and a group of volunteers are hoping to build on the more than $250,000 raised through the event since its inception in 2014.
A test Thursday morning of the voting machines in Adams County went smoothly. "Everybody wants to know that their vote did count and that it counted right," county Clerk Chuck Venvertloh said. He hopes the high level of engagement in politics now translates into a better voter turnout in the April 4 election.
The Pittsfield City Council has approved a measure that removes the limit on the size of boat motors on Lake Pittsfield. Under the new ordinance, approved Tuesday night, boats with motors of any size will be allowed on the lake.
The Energy Assistance Foundation's Warm Neighbors Cool Friends program keeps people warm through the winter. Susan Sams, the Energy Assistance Foundation executive director, made several stops Wednesday in Quincy to raise awareness of the program.
The Palmyra City Council on Thursday agreed to set aside $75,000 to help fix the drainage problem affecting the eight-acre lake at Well Nature Park. The lake, built about 15 years ago, hasn't been able to hold water.
One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 11 a.m. Thursday in Ralls County.
Two people were injured in a one-car crash at 7:15 a.m. Thursday in Marion County.
Development Strategies says in its initial findings for Quincy's strategic plan that the key to effectively fill vacancies left by retiring baby boomers will be adaptability.