Statue brought honor to 'unnoticed' military leader
Once Upon a Time

Statue brought honor to 'unnoticed' military leader

George Rogers Clark was an important military leader in the Revolutionary War and is commemorated with an impressive statue in Quincy's Riverview Park.

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Religion

THE REV. SAYS: Nobody puts down a child of God

There is a kind of judgment upon evil that is built into the very heart of the universe. Does a criminal ever do evil and get away with it? At times it would seem so. Does a person ever cheat and go away scot free? We would be inclined to believe so. Can

Feeding Skid Row homeless gives QHS student new perspective
Quincy News

Feeding Skid Row homeless gives QHS student new perspective

Four members of the Lutheran Church of St. John congregation recently journeyed to California to feed the homeless and to help decorate floats for the Tournament of Roses Parade through Lutheran Hour Ministries' Petal Pushers program.

Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?
Health

Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?

Flu is blanketing the US, but officials think it may decline soon

Health

Milwaukee health commissioner resigns over lead test issue

Milwaukee's health commissioner has resigned after his department failed to follow up and provide services to families of children who tested positive for lead

Lawmakers seek funds to build at Illinois Veterans Home
Illinois News

Lawmakers seek funds to build at Illinois Veterans Home

A bipartisan bill that could speed construction of one or more new buildings at the Illinois Veterans Home is being sponsored in the General Assembly. "We're ready to act," said Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills. "We need a new, state-of-the-art facility."

Report: Health problems could arise as Alaska warms
Health

Report: Health problems could arise as Alaska warms

Alaska health officials are warning that serious health issues could crop up as the state warms

Health

Mississippi Health Department seeks small budget increase

After two years of reductions, the Mississippi State Department of Health is requesting a modest budget increase for the coming year

Mediterranean leaders say EU citizens should have their say
Health

Mediterranean leaders say EU citizens should have their say

Seven Mediterranean countries are encouraging citizens to have their say on the European Union's future in coming months

Diet Coke gets new look, new flavors amid sinking sales
Food

Diet Coke gets new look, new flavors amid sinking sales

Diet Coke gets a new look and new flavors like mango and ginger lime to try to invigorate slumping sales