QU Fund nets over $1.1 million
Education

QU Fund nets over $1.1 million

Officials with Quincy University announced on Monday that donors to the local private college's annual fundraising initiative surpassed the fundraising goal of $1.1 million, completing the largest QU Fund in the past 10 years.

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Setting students up for success
Education

Setting students up for success

Amilia Tournear rushed to finish her writing assignment, furiously writing down a final thought.

Quincy News

City's animal shelter contract awarded to Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic

Western Illinois Veterinary Clinic's $138,700 bid for Quincy's animal control contract was not the lowest bid submitted to the city, but it was deemed the best option by members of the Quincy City Council.

Little People's participant creates 'Eat and Treat' idea to battle hunger
Golf

Little People's participant creates 'Eat and Treat' idea to battle hunger

Max Hilgenberg's idea turned into Jack Hilgenberg's mission. Five years ago, when Max was celebrating his eighth birthday, he asked his friends to bring canned goods to his birthday party instead of presents.

Concealed carry renewals lagging as five-year permits start to lapse
Quincy News

Concealed carry renewals lagging as five-year permits start to lapse

Eric Jones is watching the calendar as the expiration date on his concealed carry firearms permit approaches while the state faces huge delays in renewing permits.

Parent-Child event something special on Father's Day
Quincy News

Parent-Child event something special on Father's Day

For Phil Robinson, it's all about an "instant bond" that developed on a golf course years ago.

Quincy man sentenced to six years for role in 2018 shooting
Police & Courts

Quincy man sentenced to six years for role in 2018 shooting

A Quincy man who served as the driver in a 2018 shooting at a Quincy apartment complex was sentenced to six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

Weeklong series of events planned in Hannibal to celebrate Juneteenth
Hannibal News

Weeklong series of events planned in Hannibal to celebrate Juneteenth

Hannibal will mark its 23rd annual Juneteenth Freedom Celebration with a weeklong series of activities.

New book chronicles Dick Brothers Brewery history
Quincy News

New book chronicles Dick Brothers Brewery history

The author of a new book detailing the history of the famed Dick Brothers Brewery, which at one time was larger than Anheuser-Busch's brewery in St. Louis, will be giving a reading and book signing next week in Quincy.

Restoration work begins for new Historic Nauvoo master plan
Illinois News

Restoration work begins for new Historic Nauvoo master plan

Digging into the history of early Nauvoo residents Orson and Marinda Hyde as part of restoration work on their home, Trisha Willmore found a family connection that touched her heart.