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Edward Husar

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.

Contact Ed at (217) 221-3378 or ehusar@whig.com.

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  • Rowers will take on river in pair of weekend races

    Rowers will take on river in pair of weekend races

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:23 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:23:18 GMT
    Organizer Ray Thomas is not concerned about the recent rise of the Mississippi River and how it could affect the Quincy Five Miler and the Bear Creek Grunt on Sept. 20-21. The race is open to all types of watercraft, such as rowboats, kayaks and canoes.
    Organizer Ray Thomas is not concerned about the recent rise of the Mississippi River and how it could affect the Quincy Five Miler and the Bear Creek Grunt on Sept. 20-21. The race is open to all types of watercraft, such as rowboats, kayaks and canoes.
  • Long John Silver's, open in Quincy since 1976, closes

    Long John Silver's, open in Quincy since 1976, closes

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-09-16 22:01:02 GMT
    The Quincy Long John Silver's restaurant closed Monday night after nearly 40 years in business. Alice Stevenson, area manager with Blue Springs, Mo.-based Summit Restaurant Group, said the restaurant at 3005 Broadway “sold its last piece of fish” at 8 p.m.
    The Quincy Long John Silver's restaurant closed Monday night after nearly 40 years in business. Alice Stevenson, area manager with Blue Springs, Mo.-based Summit Restaurant Group, said the restaurant at 3005 Broadway “sold its last piece of fish” at 8 p.m.
  • Clark County Mule Festival set for Sept. 19-21

    Clark County Mule Festival set for Sept. 19-21

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:45:37 GMT
    KAHOKA, Mo. -- Mike Schantz said making good mules requires three things: a good mare, a good jack and plenty of time with the donkey-horse hybrids. "The more you work with them, the more they become one with you," he...
    KAHOKA, Mo. -- Mike Schantz said making good mules requires three things: a good mare, a good jack and plenty of time with the donkey-horse hybrids. "The more you work with them, the more they become one with you," he...
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