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.
In less than four months, recreational marijuana will be legal in the state of Illinois. Cities are reacting differently to the legalization of recreational marijuana.
The walls of the historic Washington Theater in downtown Quincy will be ringing with the sounds of big-band music from a bygone era on Sept. 27, as partygoers attend the 90th anniversary celebration of Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, which has been given a Roaring '20s theme.
The Quincy Salvation Army says more than 400 meals will be purchased for area families in need thanks in part to a young girl's lemonade stand.
The renovation of six downtown Quincy apartments will be partially funded by the city's downtown rental rehab rental program.
Killis Almond knows a thing or two about restoring and renovating historic theaters. As an architect, he has been involved in the restoration of more than 70 historic theaters throughout the country.
Ahead of next week's vote on allowing recreational marijuana to be sold in Quincy, members of the City Council heard from residents and business owners who are concerned about the city's proposed ordinance.
Officials with the Legacy Theater in Carthage announced on Monday that Prince Ivan public concert and youth workshop set for Thursday, Sept. 12, has been canceled.
In 2017, Karen Weede says she probably never would have imagined that her name and her face would be associated with dementia, memory loss or the Alzheimer's Association.