Chris Loos believes practice can make perfect in the kitchen. "Just doing it," the Camp Point woman said. "When you have a family, you've got to cook."
The Hannibal Board of Public Works' diesel generator project is underway, and the expected completion date is in April, which would be before peak spring and summer energy use.
The United Way of Adams County is celebrating raising more than $1 million in its annual campaign for thie 20th consecutive year. The announcement that this year's fundraiser generated $1.01 million came during Tuesday night's annual meeting.
Pranati Parikh, 17, at Hannibal High, and Derek Dolbeare, 18, at Pleasant Hill, will find out this spring whether they're among the 7,500 winners nationwide of scholarships worth about $33 million.
Tony Kincaid of Kahoka, Mo., is going a step further, beyond his annual "Kids vs. Fish" tournament. Kincaid is organizing a chili cook-off in March to benefit kids with autism.
Worry spread through the Ferguson household after their dog, Champ, ran off Thursday. Three days later, the Fergusons' worst fears were confirmed. Their chocolate Labrador retriever, who turned 1 on Saturday, was found dead Sunday in a field outside Bowen. Kevin and Kathy Ferguson and their 11-year-old son, Jett, are devastated.
After a lunch forum Tuesday afternoon hosted by the Quincy Rotary Club, U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood, R-18, fielded some insightful questions from Quincy Junior High School students who demonstrated a strong understanding of the country's political climate.
Cameras will be in the courtroom for the retrial of Curtis Lovelace on a first-degree murder charge in connection with the death of his first wife.
A Keokuk, Iowa, firm has been awarded a contract worth nearly $485,000 to repair some equipment at Quincy's wastewater treatment plant.