Illinois nursing homes in crisis, citing payment delays, shortfalls
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Illinois nursing homes in crisis, citing payment delays, shortfalls

Since March 2014, 20 state-licensed skilled-care nursing homes in Illinois have closed for financial reasons, while many of those continuing to serve the state's neediest elderly populations face staffing shortages.

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Police & Courts

2020 trial set in former student's lawsuit against QU

A 2020 trial date has been set in the Title IX lawsuit filed by a former Quincy University tennis player. Daniel Lozier's case against the school was set for Nov. 17, 2020, during a hearing last week.

Quincy News

Report says John Wood Community College has fifth-safest campus in nation

John Wood Community College has been named one of the five safest campuses in America by the National Council for Home Safety and Security.

Author Ron Powers to visit Quincy to discuss mental health
Quincy News

Author Ron Powers to visit Quincy to discuss mental health

After Ron Powers' youngest son committed suicide in 2005, the Pulitzer Prize winner and prolific author swore that he would never write about the "hellish" pain that he and his family went through.

Two Payson men arrested in reported assault
Police & Courts

Two Payson men arrested in reported assault

Two Payson men were arrested Wednesday after a reported assault in Payson. Christopher R. Kemper, 34, and Heath E. Milan, 34, both of the 500 block of Magnolia, were arrested.

Civic Center Authority amends budget to reflect lower hotel-motel tax
Local Government

Civic Center Authority amends budget to reflect lower hotel-motel tax

Citing a potential dip in hotel-motel tax collections, the Quincy Civic Center Authority approved a budget that's about $600 higher than the current fiscal year.

Agriculture

New ag census continues trend of shrinking number of farms but larger operations

Adams County Farm Bureau Manager Shawn Valter sees some of the same trends in industries nationwide mirrored in agriculture.

Work moves forward on Quincy Brewing Co.
Business

Work moves forward on Quincy Brewing Co.

Like many owners working on the demolition portion of an older building renovation project, Josh and Tieraney Craig expected to uncover some surprises during their project, such as exterior columns, but they were surprised to find a mural of the ocean.

Quincy News

Quincy's Dan Brink nominated for Prisoner Review Board

Dan Brink, a Quincy Republican who served two terms on the Quincy City Council, was nominated to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board by Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday.

Police & Courts

Barry man dies in one-vehicle crash

A 35-year-old Barry man died Wednesday afternoon in a one-car crash near El Dara.

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