Staff Writer

Deborah Gertz Husar

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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

Quincy Public Schools committee looks at improvement plans

Superintendent Roy Webb says Quincy Public Schools is moving in "the wrong direction" on truancy. "We're hoping as we continue to build community awareness and community partnerships, we'll make an impact on that," Webb said.

St. Dominic teacher honors former students with classroom Wall of Fame
Education

St. Dominic teacher honors former students with classroom Wall of Fame

Part of a wall in Donna Richmiller's classroom is covered with photos and newspaper clippings featuring her students.

Students get hands-on presentation about past
Illinois News

Students get hands-on presentation about past

Central Middle School fourth-grader Evan Walker thinks it's fun to learn about the past.

United Way campaign leader: "It's people helping people"
Quincy News

United Way campaign leader: "It's people helping people"

Mark Tyrpin needs only four words to describe the importance of the United Way of Adams County. "It's people helping people," he said.

Quincy News

Big Read kicks off Thursday at QPL

The NEA Big Read: Quincy and the Little Read will kick off Thursday with special events at Quincy Public Library.

QPS joins state pilot program
Education

QPS joins state pilot program

Quincy is one of four school districts joining the state's Competency-Based High School Graduation Requirements Pilot Program.

Your Turn/Joye Anderson
Your Turn

Your Turn/Joye Anderson

Your Turn/Joye Anderson

Quincy News

Seeing stuff from 'the old days'

QUINCY -- Seeing stuff from "the old days"

Hahn crowned Miss Liberty
Illinois News

Hahn crowned Miss Liberty

LIBERTY, Ill. -- Hahn crowned Miss Liberty