Local Government

Trail project adjusted to attract lower bids

Revisions to the design of the Bill Klingner Trail between 18th and 24th streets should produce lower bids.

New trial date set for Hannibal man charged in drug trafficking case
Police & Courts

New trial date set for Hannibal man charged in drug trafficking case

A new trial date has been set for a Hannibal, Mo., man accused of trafficking methamphetamine and prescription drugs into Quincy.

Quincy News

Tracy, Frese tackle questions tied to economic concern

Economic concerns were at the heart of Wednesday's "Pancakes and Politics" legislative update breakfast sponsored by the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce.

Illinois News

U.S. House candidates LaHood, Rodriguez see difference from two years ago

What some people might see as a repeat of the 2016 campaign for the 18th Congressional District in Illinois looks a bit different to the candidates this year.
U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood, R-Dunlap, is being challenged by Democrat Junius Rodriguez.

Quincy man faces bench trial in February high-speed chase, domestic disturbance case
Police & Courts

Quincy man faces bench trial in February high-speed chase, domestic disturbance case

The Quincy man who reportedly led police on a high-speed pursuit after a domestic disturbance that led to a lockdown at Blessing Hospital is set for a bench trial.

Trial of Quincy man charged in infant's death continued
Police & Courts

Trial of Quincy man charged in infant's death continued

Travis J. Wiley was set to go to trial on three counts of first-degree murder and one count of aggravated battery to a child Nov. 5, but the case was taken off the jury trial docket after his attorney requested a continuance.

Adams County Board votes to recommend proposed swine operation
Illinois News

Adams County Board votes to recommend proposed swine operation

A noticeably conflicted Adams County Board voted Tuesday night to recommend that the Illinois Department of Agriculture approve a new swine facility near Loraine. Eleven board members voted in favor of the recommendation.

Visitors hope Quincy Bay project will be approved before it's too late
Local Government

Visitors hope Quincy Bay project will be approved before it's too late

The Quincy Bay Area Restoration and Enhancement Association hosted an open house Tuesday on a proposed project to restore Quincy Bay.

Illinois News

Quincy fire, police pension costs rise

QUINCY -- Pension costs for police and firefighters continue to climb. The Quincy City Council on Tuesday night received actuarial figures that showed the city should pay $535,000 more than last year in total contributions to the two funds.

Local Government

Open house to review Quincy Bay restoration project

A stigma in boating circles can keep boaters from bringing their boats to the Quincy area. It's something that Rob Ebbing, commodore of the Quincy Boat Club, hears regularly, and he hopes it changes.

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