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.
Transportation was the common theme Monday as the Quincy City Council approved a loan for the bus service, funded a traffic study, bought police vehicles and eliminated some old speeds zones.
[Note]QUINCY -- Thousands of people in need have been helped by the Good News of Christmas campaign that was first sponsored by The Herald-Whig in 1989. Mary Winters, one of the key organizers, said the amazing story of the annual campaign is the people of
QUINCY -- Highway engineers hope to replace the Quincy Memorial Bridge within a decade and have been working out some of the details. A bridge costing about $100 million that aligns with York Street, two blocks south of the current Maine Street alignment,
QUINCY -- It has taken time for Aaron Kerkhoff to see mistakes and failures as opportunities. In earlier jobs, Kerkhoff said he took it personally when customers would become angry, even if their anger wasn't directed specifically at him. "I worked at HyVe
This year's downtown rental rehab program will invest $141,000 in four downtown buildings where owners will spend at least $527,957 to create six upper story apartments.
QUINCY -- When 4-year-old Connor Jackson was blindfolded his aim was a little off when he went to pin an ear on a portrait of Vincent Van Gogh. He still got a prize and was ready to move on to another activity that brought crowds to the Quincy Art Center f