Quincy News

Independent candidate petitions available Tuesday

Independent candidates who wish to file for the city's April election may start picking up candidate petitions at the city clerk's office on Tuesday, Sept. 18.

Illinois News

Kroc Center anniversary open house set for Saturday

Admission to the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center will be free from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday as the Kroc Center celebrates seven years of service.

11 percent increase: President Conover believes growth is significant step toward 'long-term sustainability'
Education

11 percent increase: President Conover believes growth is significant step toward 'long-term sustainability'

Quincy University officials are confident the increase in freshman enrollment is a sign of things to come.

Quincy News

30 employers featured at Region's Largest Career Fair

Those looking for a job have the opportunity to meet with potential employers Thursday at the Region's Largest Career Fair on the John Wood Community College campus.

Local Government

Park District moving forward with additional trail segment

The Quincy Park District could have two sections of the Bill Klingner Trail completed in two years.

Bo Knapheide named president, CEO of Knapheide Manufacturing
Business

Bo Knapheide named president, CEO of Knapheide Manufacturing

H.W. "Bo" Knapheide IV has been named president and CEO of Knapheide Manufacturing Co.

‘Good People' explores difficult situation
Quincy News

‘Good People' explores difficult situation

Admittedly, Brandon Thomsen says "Good People" is a different kind of project for Quincy Community Theatre. "It is relevant to our time and relevant to Quincy," said Thomsen, artistic director of the play.

United Way campaign leader: "It's people helping people"
Quincy News

United Way campaign leader: "It's people helping people"

Mark Tyrpin needs only four words to describe the importance of the United Way of Adams County. "It's people helping people," he said.

Big Read kicks off Thursday at QPL
Quincy News

Big Read kicks off Thursday at QPL

The NEA Big Read: Quincy and the Little Read will kick off Thursday with special events at Quincy Public Library.

QPS joins state pilot program
Education

QPS joins state pilot program

Quincy is one of four school districts joining the state's Competency-Based High School Graduation Requirements Pilot Program.