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Kayer rescued Friday after his vessel overturns in Quincy Bay

An experienced kayaker had to be rescued from a tree Friday morning after his kayak flipped over in the fast-moving current of flood-swollen Quincy Bay.

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Proposed Pittsfield tax levy sees little increase

Tax rates aren't expected to change much after the Pittsfield City Council considered a tax levy Tuesday night that has a minimal increase from the previous year's. The tax levy will have a second reading at the council's Nov. 6 meeting.

Police & Courts

Quincy man gets probation in burglary case

A Quincy man charged in the November 2017 burglary of a former tire shop has been sentenced to probation. Dustin E. Willis will serve four years probation on one count of burglary.

Monster of a Garage Sale is Saturday at Oakley-Lindsay Center
Quincy News

Monster of a Garage Sale is Saturday at Oakley-Lindsay Center

The 2018 garage sale season will start winding to a close this Saturday when The Herald-Whig hosts the fall edition of the Monster of a Garage Sale at the Oakley-Lindsay Center.

Quincy News

JWCC hoping to build recruiting numbers from both sides of river

John Wood Community College continues to attract 30 percent of the high school graduates from the nine counties that make up its district.

LaHood touts tourism, international trade during visit to Quincy
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LaHood touts tourism, international trade during visit to Quincy

U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood has pledged to see if there are federal funds to help with a boat dock if the community goes forward with the project.

Quincy News

'Tres Chic' to help clothe children in need

Maj. Cheryl Miller often says the Quincy area community is "very generous." The community will have another opportunity to prove her words prophetic. The Quincy Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary is hosting "Tres Chic," an annual fundraiser to benefit its C

Quincy News

Group seeks to assist Illinois in prevent Legionnaires' disease cases

A national group seeking to promote education and a holistic approach in preventing cases of Legionnaires' disease hopes to assist Illinois as it deals with multiple outbreaks at the Illinois Veterans Home and develops new statewide water safety rules.

Education

Griggsville-Perry pre-K program ending after first semester

At last night's meeting, the Board of Education of Griggsville-Perry School District made a decision to discontinue the district's pre-K program at the end of the first semester.

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Memorial Hospital to host diabetes support group

A diabetes support group meeting is scheduled at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Community Room at the Memorial Medical Building, next to Memorial Hospital in Carthage.

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