Staff Writer

Deborah Gertz Husar

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dhusar@whig.com
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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.

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Education

Grant program helps keep Adams County students healthy

Funds from Blessing Hospital, Quincy Medical Group and the Adams County Medical Society are matched by fundraising efforts by the alliance, a group of physician spouses, to provide the grants launched some 10 years ago when school funding was being cut.

QPS retirees help answer teacher shortage
Education

QPS retirees help answer teacher shortage

Participating in a statewide competency-based education pilot program helps the district fill some teaching positions more easily.

Competency-based education pilot program benefits QPS hiring
Education

Competency-based education pilot program benefits QPS hiring

The competency-based education pilot program benefits QPS hiring.

Education

QAVTC plans tours for students, businesses

QUINCY -- QAVTC plans tours for students, businesses

Agriculture

Chamber seeks nominations for ag awards

The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for ag awards.

Wine, beer tasting benefits United Way
Quincy News

Wine, beer tasting benefits United Way

Brandilee Jarrett and her mom, Stacy Jenkins, marked some items off their list Friday night then moved onto something fun.

Student-decorated trees highlight Christmas at the Mill
Illinois News

Student-decorated trees highlight Christmas at the Mill

The event helps support the Golden Historical Society and costs to maintain the windmill complex for the coming year.

Education

QPS lowers levy for taxes payable in 2019

QPS lowers levy for taxes payable in 2019

Education

School Board waives administrative cost cap

The Quincy School Board wants to waive a cap on administrative costs for the 2018-19 school year.

Practice makes perfect
Food

Practice makes perfect

Practice makes perfect