Doug Wilson is senior writer, covering state and national politics, business and transportation issues. He has held several reporting and editing positions since joining The Herald-Whig in 1986. Wilson received a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He previously was editor of the Edina Sentinel and wire editor at the Hannibal Courier-Post. Wilson is pastor of the Knox City (Mo.) Baptist Church. He and his wife, Alma, have three adult children and four grandchildren.
A Keokuk, Iowa, firm has been awarded a contract worth nearly $485,000 to repair some equipment at Quincy's wastewater treatment plant.
A Hancock County man died Monday after he apparently suffered a heart attack while driving, according to the Hancock County Sheriff's Department.
One of the nation's top storm chasers will be the keynote speaker Saturday at the Tri-State Severe Weather Conference.
Mayor Kyle Moore told members of the Exchange Club on Friday that the city is “shining brighter than ever before.” Moore, 36, became mayor in 2013 and listed several improvements in city finances during his fourth annual state of the city speech.
The Quincy Noon Kiwanis Club will hold its annual charity auction at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Quincy Mall Center Court. Proceeds will be distributed to local organizations that help children.
Don't ask Tony Dede of the Adams County Health Department for the simplified version of septic system requirements for rural homes. "There have been a lot of rule changes in the last three years. It's a lengthy process, and it's not simple," Dede said.
Song, poetry and a discussion of Quincy's black history will be part of a free open house this weekend at the Dr. Richard Eells House in celebration of Black History Month.
Relaxing in his cabin at Baring Lake, Sam Myers laughs about his long career working for three presidents, two vice presidents and 10 presidential candidates.