Adams County is among the best places in Illinois to buy a home as a financial strategy, according to an online listing from SmartAsset. The report said Adams County ranks 10th in Illinois among locations where the benefits of buying outweigh renting.
The Democratic-controlled Illinois Legislature on Monday began weighing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's compromise plan to reinstate the death penalty in exchange for even stricter gun restrictions than the ones legislators approved.
A newly formed committee discussed some of the possible cost-saving tweaks for three of Quincy's curbside services Monday night but admitted there might not be a single solution to trim combined costs of nearly $2.7 million.
Bill Daniels said that as a board member of the Mississippi Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America, he often had to "twist somebody's arm" to get that person to accept the annual Boy Scouts Distinguished Citizen Award.