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.
Quincy University has announced the appointment of Mark Strieker as the university's new chief financial officer.
Incessant rain on Saturday didn't put a damper on the Quincy Family YMCA's Healthy Kids Day activities.
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.
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.
A Kids Carnival slated to be held Saturday in Hannibal has been canceled.
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.
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.
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.
A history museum that's been out of service for more than three years is springing back to life this weekend.
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.