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.
Lovers of live music will want to be in attendance at Saturday's Playathon, which will feature more than 30 performances from Quincy area vocalists and instrumentalists.
The first portion of the $33 million infrastructure package approved by the Quincy City Council earlier this year took a major step forward Monday.
With graduation day looming for Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing and Health Science seniors, students are wrapping up their educational experiences at the local nursing college.
Some of the speakers who appeared before Quincy City Council on Monday heralded the proposed food and beverage tax as the next necessary step the city must take in order to become a more livable, more vibrant Midwestern city.
QUINCY -- Following a series of impassioned speeches from business owners, former and current elected officials, the Quincy City Council narrowly approved a 1% food and beverage tax, which is a lower tax than the 2% tax that city officials had previously p
When Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore presented his economic plan known as the 45x30 Plan earlier this month, he described it as "a bet on the future of Quincy." The multi-faceted plan, which would be funded by a 2% food and beverage tax.
Like any parent, Mercedes Boden, 29, dreams of a future for her 4-year-old son Jaxtien. She and fiance, Damien Miller, dream of seeing the couple's child pedal away from the couple's home in Payson toward the nearby Ken Morgan Memorial Park
As a city, Quincy has a rich tradition of breweries and beer barons, who as history books recount, would from time to time weigh in on the issues facing the city.
While many in the state are applauding the passage of Senate Bill 1300, which will consolidate 649 of suburban and downstate police and fire pension programs into just two unified systems, one local leader is not ready to join the celebratio