Staff Writer

Edward Husar

217-221-3378
ehusar@whig.com
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Edward Husar is primarily responsible for handling the education beat. For the past seven years, he covered city and county government. He initially handled Northeast Missouri news and features. Husar joined the Herald-Whig staff in 1980. A Chicago native and 1975 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Husar was the assistant editor of the Waterloo (Ill.) Republic-Times for five years before coming to Quincy. He has won many awards over the years for column writing, feature writing, news writing and photography.

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QU names Quincy native as its new chief financial officer

Quincy University has announced the appointment of Mark Strieker as the university's new chief financial officer.

Kids, parents, vendors have fun at YMCA's Healthy Kids Day
Health

Kids, parents, vendors have fun at YMCA's Healthy Kids Day

Incessant rain on Saturday didn't put a damper on the Quincy Family YMCA's Healthy Kids Day activities.

Customers, employees say farewell to downtown Kirlin's
Quincy News

Customers, employees say farewell to downtown Kirlin's

The closing of Quincy's downtown Kirlin's store was a big deal for hundreds of loyal customers, but it also marked a sad occasion for the Kirlin's "family" of employees.

Canton Tourism Commission submits winning bid for train depot
Missouri News

Canton Tourism Commission submits winning bid for train depot

The Canton Tourism Commission is taking on several projects with the goal of enhancing the city's quality of life and its stature as a tourism destination.

Missouri News

Kids Carnival scheduled Saturday in Hannibal canceled

A Kids Carnival slated to be held Saturday in Hannibal has been canceled.

Hannibal man faces additional charge in sex case involving minor
Police & Courts

Hannibal man faces additional charge in sex case involving minor

Marion County Prosecuting Attorney David Clayton has filed an additional charge against a Hannibal man accused of having sexual contact with a child under age 14.

QU students share love for science at Family Fun Night
Education

QU students share love for science at Family Fun Night

Youngsters and parents ventured out Friday to take part in Science Family Fun Night, an event hosted by QU's Division of Science and Technology.

Vehicles of all kinds expected for Truck Rally in Palmyra
Missouri News

Vehicles of all kinds expected for Truck Rally in Palmyra

More than 70 vehicles of all kinds will be on display during the 27th annual Truck Rally from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, at the Palmyra High School parking lot.

Missouri News

Clark County History Museum set to reopen this Saturday

A history museum that's been out of service for more than three years is springing back to life this weekend.

Missouri News

Marion County Ambulance District promoting autism awareness

The Marion County Ambulance District is taking steps to promote autism awareness in the area. The district this month attached a new autism-related logo to its emergency transport units in support of autism awareness.