A third-grade boy's desire to help his grandmother prompted a Liberty Elementary School collection that will turn more than 12,000 plastic bags into sleeping mats for 15 homeless people.
A Hancock County voting precinct that has kept prohibition going for almost 100 years after the United States ended it will repealing the practice Tuesday.
June Reis walked through the gallery and stopped at a familiar piece -- one of her own. The 8-year-old's mixed-media work, "A Sunny Spring Day," was on display at the Quincy Art Center during Friday night's St. Patrick's Day Art Crawl.
Frustration is the one emotion both candidates in the Illinois 100th District have been bringing up repeatedly during their campaigns. State Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer, R-Jacksonville, is being challenged by Jonas Petty of Pittsfield in Tuesday's primary.
The Macomb High School Quiz Bowl team beat Quincy High School on Saturday, advancing to the championship round of the WGEM Academic Challenge Quiz Bowl Tournament.
Seven Griggsville-Perry High School students who held a walkout for 17 minutes Wednesday to remember the 17 students and teachers who were killed in a Florida school shooting have been given two days of in-school suspension.
Adams County Republicans convened a political pep rally Thursday night in Quincy and brought in some heavy hitters to lead the cheering. Gov. Bruce Rauner and former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft were among the featured speakers.
The Quincy Police Department said it will conduct special patrols on Saturday for St. Patrick's Day to crack down on drunk drivers and encourage people to wear their seat belts.
Unemployment rates remain low across West-Central Illinois. That's the positive news. The ever-growing need for skilled laborers, however, shows no signs of lessening. That's the dilemma.
Ameren Illinois announced Thursday morning that it is beginning the first phase of a multiyear upgrade in its service territory that includes 2 miles of steel gas mains that traverse the District in Quincy.