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Illini Health Services moving

Illini Health Services will be moving to 321 N. Monroe later this month. IHS will be closed Saturday, June 29.

July jury trial set after mistrial declared in Quincy man's case
Police & Courts

July jury trial set after mistrial declared in Quincy man's case

A July jury trial has been set after a mistrial was declared last week in the retrial of a Quincy man whom an Illinois appellate court said should receive a new trial in a 2016 sex abuse case.

Voting opens for Readers' Choice Awards
News

Voting opens for Readers' Choice Awards

Voting is now open for the fourth annual Readers' Choice Awards where the winners are selected by readers.

Farm Bureau celebrates 100 years in Pike County with "Lilacs, Land and Long-Necked Chickens"
Illinois News

Farm Bureau celebrates 100 years in Pike County with "Lilacs, Land and Long-Necked Chickens"

The wide rivers and the opportunity for a fresh start brought the first settlers to the bit of Illinois prairie known as Pike County, but what made them stay and put down roots was the land.

Police & Courts

Woman dies, man injured in Mount Sterling shooting

An investigation continues in a Friday night shooting in Mount Sterling which left a woman dead and a man injured.

Niemann vying for Miss Illinois crown
Quincy News

Niemann vying for Miss Illinois crown

Today is the final day of the annual Miss Illinois pageant in Marion and among the 24 women vying for the crown and the chance to represent Illinois in the Miss America pageant is Angelica Niemann.

Heroes at Heartland readies for third year
Illinois News

Heroes at Heartland readies for third year

Honoring veterans for their service is one of the ways Marcel Wagner, Jr. finds Heroes at Heartland important in the region.

Marker highlighting exploits of Civil War soldier dedicated at Woodland
Quincy News

Marker highlighting exploits of Civil War soldier dedicated at Woodland

A small but enthusiastic crowd showed up Friday morning at Woodland Cemetery to salute a Civil War soldier to who played a role in one of the war's most memorable events -- the "Great Locomotive Chase" of April 1862.

Police & Courts

Investigation continues in cause of RV fire

An investigation continues into the cause of a Friday afternoon recreational vehicle fire that closed down the southbound exit ramp at Interstate 172 and U.S. 24.

John Wood to freeze tuition for third straight year
Education

John Wood to freeze tuition for third straight year

John Wood Community College will maintain its freeze on tuition for the third consecutive year, after its Board of Trustees approved a tentative $15.539 million budget for the next fiscal year Wednesday night.

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