Two Republican candidates are vying for Quincy's 1st Ward aldermanic seat in next Tuesday's primary election. Incumbent Alderman Eric Entrup said as he complete's his first term in office. Greg Fletcher said he's got a passion for the ward.
The Canton Board of Aldermen this week awarded a $13,100 contract to buy four high-tech portable radios for police officers.
A bill that calls for the creation of a new state government agency that would legislate high school athletics in place of the Illinois High School Association was expected to be called Wednesday afternoon.
The four candidates for three available seats on the Quincy Park Board in the April 2 municipal elections agreed more than they disagreed on issues during Thursday night's forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Adams County.
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.