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94th District candidates align on most issues during candidates forum

The two candidates vying to represent the 94th District of the Illinois House of Representatives met Tuesday night to discuss their beliefs in a candidates forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Adams County.

Benefit set for couple battling cancer together
Quincy News

Benefit set for couple battling cancer together

A year ago, the Giekers seemed to have the perfect life. Today, they're both battling cancer at the same time.

Construction on Adams County Jail shifting inside for winter
Quincy News

Construction on Adams County Jail shifting inside for winter

A project that has had its fair share of setbacks, the new Adams County Jail is finally taking shape -- perfect timing with winter weather on its doorstep.

Blessing CEO reflects on United Way impact
Quincy News

Blessing CEO reflects on United Way impact

Blessing Hospital is arguably one of the best examples of the positive impact United Way support can have on a community.

Illinois News

Pleasant Hill Harman House Museum dedicates three-floor expansion

The Harman House Museum no longer has to contend with the limited space issues it has faced for the last few years. The museum held a dedication ceremony on Oct. 13 for its new 1,800-square-foot expansion.

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Huge Mega Millions jackpot spurs rush for tickets

Despite the terrible odds -- 1 in 302.5 million for those keeping score at home -- someone will eventually match all six numbers and win the Mega Millions jackpot, which now stands at an estimated $1.6 billion. It could happen as soon as Tuesday.

Quincy native promoting corporate equality through writing
Quincy News

Quincy native promoting corporate equality through writing

In her writing, Quincy native Lynn Schmidt tries to help other women thrive in their professional lives. The four-time published author and conference speaker visited Quincy earlier this week and spent some time working on her next book.

Illinois News

Hancock County working to minimize budget deficit before November

ust a few weeks away from the deadline to pass a balanced budget, the Hancock County Board faces an uphill battle. Board Chairman Delbert Kreps said the county's budget still falls $136,000 short of being balanced.

Illinois News

Proposed Pittsfield tax levy sees little increase

Tax rates aren't expected to change much after the Pittsfield City Council considered a tax levy Tuesday night that has a minimal increase from the previous year's. The tax levy will have a second reading at the council's Nov. 6 meeting.

Looking for the lost Lincoln letter
Quincy News

Looking for the lost Lincoln letter

Chris Hanlin found some treasures -- an autographed drawing of Amelia Earhart, photos of Civil War soldiers from Quincy and much more -- while appraising the estates of Nona Miller and Anita Wall for an upcoming auction, but one item still eludes him.