QUINCY -- Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore said Friday that he would submit Tonia McKiernan's name as his nominee for the vacant alderman position in the city's 1st Ward. The position was previously held by longtime alderman Virgil Goehl, who retired this summer b
On July 20, 1969 -- 50 years ago today -- people across the world stopped what they were doing and turned their attention to the sky.
Grace Meyer understands more than most the lack of accessible outdoor activities for people with disabilities.She's tipped over in her wheelchair and landed in a pond, tipped and nearly fallen down a steep hill and had to be carried to enjoy activities with friends.
Quincy University will add a concentration in health care administration along with a professor to its Masters of Business Administration degree in the School of Business.
QUINCY -- The John Wood Community College Board of Trustees on Wednesday night approved a $15.539 million budget for the next fiscal year.
The budget is just over $550,000 more than last year but will not increase tuition or instructional fees for students. Tuition remains at $163 per credit hour for in-district students for the third consecutive year.
"Affordability and accessibility are vital for anyone seeking education whether they are pursuing a degree or certificate, taking part in training for their career or by enrolling in a class for personal enrichment," said JWCC President Mike Elbe. "Our mission is to make those opportunities as accessible as possible, especially the cost, because individuals who access education at every stage in life help themselves, their communities and our region's economic prosperity."
The budget increase accounts for strategic plan initiatives, enrollment priorities and contractual obligations. More than a dozen...
A Chicago newspaper is reporting that a former state legislator from Quincy, who has been described as "the most trusted and respected lobbyist in Springfield" and a confidant of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan had his house raided by the FBI.
Health care providers are encouraging people to be mindful of heat-related illness as the region remains under an excessive heat warning through Saturday with it feeling as hot as 110 degrees.
The former chaplain at a Quincy nursing home has pleaded not guilty to multiple sex abuse charges, including two counts that are alleged to involve residents of the home.
QUINCY -- Damage assessments are being prepared across Illinois to determine if the state qualifies for federal assistance from major flooding this spring and summer. John Simon, director of the Adams County Emergency Management Agency, said the county is