Deborah Gertz Husar has covered West-Central Illinois and agriculture at The Herald-Whig since 1989. She is a graduate of Knox College and received a master's degree in public affairs reporting from Sangamon State University, now the University of Illinois at Springfield. She is a native of St. Louis.
QUINCY -- Lisa Margherio, Kathy Prescott and Merry Miller took a step into Quincy's past Saturday, listening carefully to tales of wealthy Park Place residents and their lifestyle. "Quincy's got gorgeous architecture. That is why we're here," said Margheri
QUINCY -- Investigators continue work to determine the cause of a Friday night fire that killed two children. Toby Brewer, 8, and his sister, Emma Kramer, 5, died in the fire that damaged a home at 611 N. Eighth. Quincy Public Schools Superintendent Roy W
QUINCY -- It didn't take long for Mark Krogman to start collecting Dick Bros. memorabilia after his first visit to the historic Quincy brewery site. "I didn't want the memorabilia to sit in my closet, sit in my garage. I couldn't stand not looking at it i
QUINCY -- The investigation continues into the cause of a Friday night fire in Quincy that claimed the lives of two children. Firefighters were called to 611 N. Eighth around 8:19 p.m. for a structure fire with a report of people trapped and found heavy s
Like many 13-year-old boys, Jarred Heffner plays Fortnite every chance he gets.
Groups of educators puzzled over clues in an effort to open a locked box in a Quincy High School classroom. The exercise was part of a Thursday breakout session on engaging and economical escape rooms at Quincy Conference.
Parents of Quincy Public Schools parents picked up some tips, and some encouragement, Wednesday night at a free parent night, provided as a prelude to Quincy Conference.
Ardath Potts still remembers being in the room when George Meyer was on the phone with education reformer and consultant Mario Fantini.