LaHood hopeful trade dispute with China nearing an end
Quincy News

LaHood hopeful trade dispute with China nearing an end

Farmers are sometimes called "eternal optimists," and the discourse between U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood and members of the Adams County Farm Bureau on Thursday bore that out.

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Canton getting new high-tech portable radios for police officers

The Canton Board of Aldermen this week awarded a $13,100 contract to buy four high-tech portable radios for police officers.

Pritzker budget relies on marijuana, betting taxes
Illinois News

Pritzker budget relies on marijuana, betting taxes

Gov. J.B. Pritzker's plans to boost state revenue by legalizing recreational marijuana and sports betting overshadowed most other details in his $39 billion budget proposal.

Economic development leader meets with Marion County commissioners
Local Government

Economic development leader meets with Marion County commissioners

Corey Mehaffy, the new executive director of the Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council, briefed the Marion County Commission Tuesday on some of the projects his office is undertaking.

Hannibal City Council's search continues for new city manager
Local Government

Hannibal City Council's search continues for new city manager

It's been two months since Hannibal City Manager Jeff LaGarce said he will be stepping down March 15 and returning to St. Louis, but the city hasn't started interviewing candidates for his replacement. That could change before long.

Quincy News

City spending issues pass, with dissent

More than $230,000 in spending resolutions were approved for Quincy's Utilities and Central Services departments Tuesday night, but not without some disagreement.

Quincy News

League hosting forum for Park Board candidates on Thursday

The League of Women Voters of Adams County is holding a forum for the candidates seeking election to the Quincy Park District Board of Directors. The forum will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at First Christian Church, 1415 Maine.

Solid waste changes balance costs, revenue
Quincy News

Solid waste changes balance costs, revenue

QUINCY -- Paul Havermale, who is nearing the end of 16 years as 3rd Ward alderman, thinks he missed his last opportunity to steer Quincy out of the trash collection business.

Yard waste program free for at least a year
Quincy News

Yard waste program free for at least a year

Karen Smith and her friends were quick to spread the good news Tuesday that yard waste collections would remain free in Quincy for at least the next year.

Bond ordinance approved for Klingner Trail
Local Government

Bond ordinance approved for Klingner Trail

The final step required to issue a $2.3 million bond for further construction of the Bill Klingner Trail is complete.