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Diabetes Support Group meeting to focus on travelling with diabetes

CARTHAGE, Ill. -- A Diabetes Support Group meeting will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 22, at the Hancock County Health Department Conference Room. This month, the topic will be "Travelling With Diabetes." Topics will include ways to track your food in

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Log cabin village to be featured on Illinois Stories

QUINCY -- Mark McDonald from Illinois Stories recorded a segment about the disassembly of the Fraser Log Cabin during a workshop held in April. The log cabin community on Quinsippi Island served as a classroom for those learning to reconstruct them. The pr

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Event to spotlight Twain home

The next Hannibal Arts Council Arty Party will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main Street.

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Amateur radio 'Field Day' to be June 25-26

QUINCY -- Members of the Western Illinois Amateur Radio Club and the Hannibal Amateur Radio Club will join for the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25, at the Emergency Operations Center at the Adams County America

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Quincy University holding music camp concert June 21

QUINCY -- Quincy University will close its Percussion Ensemble Camp with a concert at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, at Connie Niemann Center for Music, 18th and Seminary Road. Seventeen students from seven different school districts are participating. For mor

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QND boys soccer team hosting camp

QUINCY -- Quincy Notre Dame's boys soccer team will host an elementary soccer camp 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 24-27 at QND, 10th and Jackson. Cost is $30 for boys entering grades kindergarten through sixth. Forms are available at the QND website, quincynotredame.

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Teams sought for 11th annual BBQ Blast

QUINCY -- Teams are needed for the 11th annual BBQ Blast at St. John's Cathedral, 3728 Payson Road. The event will be noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. Teams will compete in four categories -- ribs, chicken, pork and meatless -- with $1,900 in prize money.

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Salem Church to hold Wedding Sunday

Salem Church, Ninth and State, is having a Wedding Sunday at its 9 a.m. service Sunday, June 25.

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Portion of Maine Street to be closed for a week

QUINCY -- Maine Street between 20th and 22nd streets will be closed to through traffic starting at 7 a.m. Monday, June 19, and will be closed for one week, depending on weather. The street is being closed for replacement of the water main near the intersec

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Elite Studio holding dance camp

QUINCY -- Elite Studio is holding a citywide youth dance camp June 19 through June 28. The camp provides exposure to dances of different countries. Featured at the camp will be Quincy native Kristin Steinkamp, who studied at Kaiser Dance Theatre. Steinkamp