RECIPES: Sharing 70 dozen cookies a Christmas tradition for Quincy cook
Food

RECIPES: Sharing 70 dozen cookies a Christmas tradition for Quincy cook

By early November, Kelly Rife is already in the holiday spirit, stocking her freezer with part of the 60 to 70 dozen, or more, cookies that are part of her Christmas tradition.

Blessing to open Convenient Care clinic at Harrison Hy-Vee
Quincy News

Blessing to open Convenient Care clinic at Harrison Hy-Vee

Blessing Health System is scheduled to open its third Convenient Care clinic Monday in the Hy-Vee supermarket at 14th and Harrison in Quincy, adding to locations it has in Quincy Shopko and the County Market supermarket in Canton, Mo.

Quincy man pleads not guilty to child sexual assault charges
Police & Courts

Quincy man pleads not guilty to child sexual assault charges

A Quincy man could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted of two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.

Good News of Christmas Case No. 38
Quincy News

Good News of Christmas Case No. 38

This blended family of six has faced hard financial issues. Dad was forced to take a leave of absence from work because of surgery, but he's recovering and hopes to be back in the work force soon.

John Wood Mansion candlelight tours start Friday
Quincy News

John Wood Mansion candlelight tours start Friday

The John Wood Mansion will open up its doors for its annual holiday candlelight tours and provide visitors insight into the city's German heritage, as well as German Christmas traditions.

Fit to Teach program offers rewards for working out
Education

Fit to Teach program offers rewards for working out

Quincy Junior High School teacher Natalie Cornwell has another incentive to continue her workouts -- the Fit to Teach program spearheaded by Superintendent Roy Webb.

Police & Courts

'Click It or Ticket' nets 63 seat belt citations in Quincy

The Quincy Police Department issued 63 seat belt citations as part of last month's 10-day "Click It or Ticket" campaign. The department joined the campaign from Nov. 17 to 27 along with other state and local law enforcement agencies in Illinois.

IHOP opens in former TGI Friday's space in Quincy
Business

IHOP opens in former TGI Friday's space in Quincy

Area residents can get pancakes, waffles and other breakfast treats 24 hours a day at the new IHOP, which opened Monday in the former TGI Friday's space at 33rd and Broadway.

State analysts: Quincy pension funds healthier, but higher payments needed
Local Government

State analysts: Quincy pension funds healthier, but higher payments needed

A strong U.S. stock market this year has helped boost the health of Quincy's fire and police pensions, but the state's pension actuarial has recommended a higher overall contribution in the coming year.

Quincy man pleads guilty to lesser charge in August shooting
Police & Courts

Quincy man pleads guilty to lesser charge in August shooting

A Quincy man has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in connection with a shooting this summer. Jamie W.A. Farthing, 45, pleaded guilty Monday to reckless discharge of a firearm, a Class 4 felony, in Adams County Circuit Court.