Staff Writer

Edward Husar

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ehusar@whig.com
@EHusarWHIG

Edward Husar is primarily responsible for handling the education beat. For the past seven years, he covered city and county government. He initially handled Northeast Missouri news and features. Husar joined the Herald-Whig staff in 1980. A Chicago native and 1975 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Husar was the assistant editor of the Waterloo (Ill.) Republic-Times for five years before coming to Quincy. He has won many awards over the years for column writing, feature writing, news writing and photography.

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Missouri News

Blocks from nine Northeast Missouri quilters picked for Bicentennial Quilt

Nine quilters from nine Northeast Missouri counties recently learned that the quilt blocks they created will become part of the official Missouri Bicentennial Quilt in 2021.

Hannibal man arrested after police investigate report of shots being fired
Police & Courts

Hannibal man arrested after police investigate report of shots being fired

A Hannibal man was arrested on a weapon charge after shots were fired Sunday morning in Hannibal.

Entrepreneurship specialist hired for small business development center
Hannibal News

Entrepreneurship specialist hired for small business development center

Brittany Weldy has been hired to work as an entrepreneurship specialist at a new small business development center opening in Hannibal.

Hannibal gets ready to close the book on its yearlong bicentennial celebration
Hannibal News

Hannibal gets ready to close the book on its yearlong bicentennial celebration

As Hannibal's yearlong bicentennial celebration winds to a close, Cindy Lovell looks back on 2019 with satisfaction.

Edward Husar

As reporting career comes to an end, memories of stories come flooding back

For the past few weeks I've been rummaging through file cabinets crammed with nearly 40 years of memories. The cabinets contain hundreds of manila folders filled with notes on topics I've written about since becoming a Herald-Whig reporter in May 1980.

Police & Courts

Three people injured in two-vehicle crash Thursday in Quincy

Three people were hospitalized after two vehicles collided at 4:05 p.m. Thursday about 75 feet west of the intersection of 10th and Broadway.

Clarksville's Santaland display to come to an end after this holiday season
Missouri News

Clarksville's Santaland display to come to an end after this holiday season

The Santaland exhibit that Clarksville Mayor JoAnne Smiley has displayed for the past 13 holiday seasons in Clarksville City Hall is taking a final bow.

Former Herald-Whig reporter wins award
Quincy News

Former Herald-Whig reporter wins award

QUINCY -- Jean Rabe, a former Herald-Whig reporter who went on to become a Prolific author was named the winner in the 2019 Soon To Be Famous Illinois Author Project. Rabe's achievement was for her novel "The Bone Shroud," a thriller set in Italy.

Quincy News

Local law enforcement agencies remind motorists to observe 'Scott's Law'

Local emergency officials reminded motorists Monday to use caution when approaching a stationary emergency vehicle with its lights flashing.

Foundation formed to salute and assist law enforcement in Marion County
Missouri News

Foundation formed to salute and assist law enforcement in Marion County

Law enforcement officers in Marion County are getting a pat on the back through a new organization that formed earlier this year.