Illinois News

Pike County seeks CASA volunteers

Volunteers are being sought to serve as court appointed special advocates in Pike County. CASA volunteers are trained community volunteers appointed by a judge to speak up for abused or neglected children in the court system.

Illinois News

14 Hancock County businesses plan to seek funding through state program tied to pandemic

A new partnership in Hancock County is clearing the way to seek funding/grant money to help businesses which were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

'We just wanted to do something' to help community
Quincy News

'We just wanted to do something' to help community

So much for Kevin Reed's alleged "retirement." Reed, the former president of Reed Promotional Media, announced his retirement a few months ago and was soon looking for a worthwhile cause to fill some of his time.

Illinois News

COVID-19 hospitalization numbers continue decline as testing sites reopen

Ten of Illinois' 11 community based COVID-19 testing sites reopened Wednesday after temporary closures amid statewide unrest and protests.

Some Quincy businesses barricade buildings
Quincy News

Some Quincy businesses barricade buildings

Several Quincy businesses took steps Monday to barricade their buildings after closing to the public with measures including parking a delivery van and stacking wooden pallets in front entrances.

Jensen Woods to offer camps in June
Illinois News

Jensen Woods to offer camps in June

Kathy Crozier camped often with her kids while they were growing up, building close bonds and resilience as a family.

Health

Hancock County reports first COVID-19 death

Hancock County has reported its first COVID-19-related death. The Hancock County Health Department and Memorial Hospital said that a county resident in their 60s or 70s died on Sunday at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.

Illinois News

Pritzker: 'Structural change' will come from peaceful protests

The "structural change" demanded by protestors around Illinois will come from nonviolent demonstrations coupled with policy reforms, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Tuesday.

Illinois News

Black Caucus: 'Far too much to accomplish' to let looting take away from message

Members of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus detailed their ongoing fight for racial equality and made calls for the end of looting at a news conference held at a recently-looted strip mall Tuesday on the south side of Chicago.

Police & Courts

Two Rivers reports stolen personnel files

A storage trailer that contained personnel and possibly client files was recently stolen from the Two Rivers Regional Council of Public Officials' Adams County office.

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