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.
The Canton Board of Aldermen this week passed a resolution seeking $1.7 million in financing to help pay for several projects, including renovations for a new City Hall and the existing City Hall.
Pam Tebow, the mother of former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, will be the featured speaker at Hannibal-LaGrange University's 78th annual booster banquet at 7 p.m. Friday in the Mabee Sports Complex.
Students in the criminal justice and legal studies programs at Culver-Stockton College are learning about alternatives to using punishment as a way to manage misbehavior.
Jones Poultry is planning to expand its workforce by hiring poultry production technicians and will hold a "hiring event" from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Jones Poultry Facility, One Rooster Way, in Barry.
Quincy University's Health and Fitness Center was bustling with activity Saturday morning -- all for the sake of having fun and being healthy. The center was the site of the 2019 Family Fun and Health Fair.
A popular Northeast Missouri restaurant that went out of business in March is getting a new lease on life. The 18 Wheeler Restaurant near Taylor will reopen under new management the first week in December.
The Christkindl Market opened its three-day run Friday night with a preview party inside Dick's Brewery.
Transitions of Western Illinois honored one of its own this week when the agency presented the 2019 Williams Award to Brenda Peters.
A Hannibal driver was killed and a Pittsfield, Ill., motorist was injured in a four-vehicle crash at 2:54 p.m. Thursday in Carroll County.
The explosive demolition of the last two trusses on the old Champ Clark Bridge at Louisiana, Mo., is scheduled for Monday.