Group works to preserve St. Mary Hospital bricks
Quincy News

Group works to preserve St. Mary Hospital bricks

A group of former St. Mary Hospital employees is trying to preserve a piece of the hospital's history before it's too late. As the building comes down, Blessing Hospital is donating some of the bricks to a committee for distribution to former employees an

Illinois News

Jobless rates in West-Central Illinois, Northeast Missouri fall in May; employers still hiring

Unemployment rates remained low in West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri in May. All counties in West-Central Illinois had jobless rates of less than 4 percent. In Northeast Missouri, jobless rate ranged from 4.3 percent to 2.3 percent.

Quincy News

Grand Prix plans to build on this year's success

Terry Traeder is already anxious for the calendar to turn to 2019. The rebirth this month of the Grand Prix of Karting was such a success that Traeder and his staff are already in the early stages of planning for the second round next year.

County Board chairman says coroner replacement discussion has started
Quincy News

County Board chairman says coroner replacement discussion has started

Adams County Board Chairman Les Post said several names already have been floated to replace Coroner Jim Keller, who announced his resignation in a news release Wednesday.

Manchester Tank halts production for Safety Day
Business

Manchester Tank halts production for Safety Day

Manchester Tank ceased all production, shipping and even quit taking phone calls to devote the entire day Wednesday to safety. Manchester Tank General Manager Corrie Eifert said Safety Day is an expensive commitment.

Volunteer workers needed to help treat Quinsippi Island log cabins
Quincy News

Volunteer workers needed to help treat Quinsippi Island log cabins

Volunteer workers are needed to help spray a preservative and insect repellent on the log cabins on Quinsippi Island from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Adams County Sheriff's Department seeks information in fraud case
Police & Courts

Adams County Sheriff's Department seeks information in fraud case

The Adams County Sheriff's Department is seeking help to identify a man and woman who fraudulently used a debit card to make purchases.

STEAM camp takes STEM a step further, stressing creativity along with critical thinking
Education

STEAM camp takes STEM a step further, stressing creativity along with critical thinking

The Vocational Technical Center typically offers a STEM camp each summer, emphasizing science, technology, engineering and math. But this year the center did a STEAM camp, which added an art component, with students tie-dying and silk-screening a shirt.

Police & Courts

Quincy apartment building fire under investigation

The Quincy Police Department is investigating the cause of a fire Wednesday night at an apartment building on the city's northwest side.

Adams County Coroner Jim Keller resigns
Quincy News

Adams County Coroner Jim Keller resigns

QUINCY -- Adams County Coroner Jim Keller submitted his resignation effective July 10, a press release said Wednesday. Keller, 57, was appointed coroner in 2011, taking over for the retiring Gary Hamilton. Keller ran unopposed for a full term in 2012 and a