Staff Writer

Edward Husar

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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.

Bylines

Local Government

Canton Board of Aldermen OKs funding mechanism for City Hall renovations

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.

Mother of former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow to speak at HLGU banquet
Missouri News

Mother of former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow to speak at HLGU banquet

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.

Culver-Stockton students give demonstration of 'restorative justice' technique
Education

Culver-Stockton students give demonstration of 'restorative justice' technique

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.

Business

Jones Poultry plans 'hiring event' to expand workforce

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 News

Big crowd turns up for Blessing's inaugural Family Fun and Health Fair

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.

Northeast Missouri's 18 Wheeler Restaurant poised for a comeback
Missouri News

Northeast Missouri's 18 Wheeler Restaurant poised for a comeback

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 District's Christkindl Market draws lots of holiday shoppers
Quincy News

The District's Christkindl Market draws lots of holiday shoppers

The Christkindl Market opened its three-day run Friday night with a preview party inside Dick's Brewery.

Brenda Peters receives Williams Award from Transitions of Western Illinois
Quincy News

Brenda Peters receives Williams Award from Transitions of Western Illinois

Transitions of Western Illinois honored one of its own this week when the agency presented the 2019 Williams Award to Brenda Peters.

Police & Courts

Hannibal man dies in four-vehicle crash in Carroll County

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.

Final two trusses on old Champ Clark Bridge slated to come down Monday
Missouri News

Final two trusses on old Champ Clark Bridge slated to come down Monday

The explosive demolition of the last two trusses on the old Champ Clark Bridge at Louisiana, Mo., is scheduled for Monday.