Ethan Colbert joined The Herald-Whig Newsroom as a Reader Interest Reporter in March 2019. A Missouri native, Ethan graduated with degrees in political science and journalism from the University of Missouri in Columbia. He has previously worked as a reporter for newspapers in Jefferson City, Columbia, Buffalo, Stockton, and Bowling Green. In Bowling Green, Ethan served as the editor and reporter for one of the top weekly newspapers in the Show-Me State. Ethan continues to live on his family’s farm in rural northeast Missouri with his dog, Dixie, a yellow lab. Outside of the newsroom, Ethan is a self-described “local history buff” who loves exploring museums and historic homes. A devout St. Louis Cardinals and Mizzou Tiger fan, Ethan regularly attends sporting events with his family.
From a stereo in the corner of the room came the soulful sounds of two singers performing spirituals such as "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," as people arrived Tuesday evening to hear professional storyteller Mett Morris' program at the Quincy Public Library.
Deputies of the Marion County Sheriff's Department arrested a New London man on Tuesday after they say he attempted to evade them.
During an 84-minute meeting Thursday, the Quincy Riverfront Development Steering Committee viewed architectural renderings and photographs from 13 Midwestern cities that have completed multimillion construction projects along their riverfronts.
Ann Riutzel said what started with a few orders trickling in to her Broadway flower shop in January will end Friday with an avalanche.
More than a month after dispensaries began selling recreational use cannabis to adults in Illinois, industry officials say the rollout has been generally smooth with one key exception.
Election officials in four Northeast Missouri counties say they have seen an influx of people registering to vote ahead of the state's Presidential Preference Primary, slated for March 10.
Members of the Quincy City Council say they are keeping an open mind ahead of a scheduled vote on an ordinance that, if approved by alderman, would establish three retail incentives that city leaders say would be used to help bring in retailers.