Good News of Christmas campaign has helped thousands since 1989
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Good News of Christmas campaign has helped thousands since 1989

[Note]QUINCY -- Thousands of people in need have been helped by the Good News of Christmas campaign that was first sponsored by The Herald-Whig in 1989. Mary Winters, one of the key organizers, said the amazing story of the annual campaign is the people of

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When Memorial Bridge is replaced, the new alignment may be with York Street
Transportation

When Memorial Bridge is replaced, the new alignment may be with York Street

QUINCY -- Highway engineers hope to replace the Quincy Memorial Bridge within a decade and have been working out some of the details. A bridge costing about $100 million that aligns with York Street, two blocks south of the current Maine Street alignment,

Police & Courts

Adams County Mental Health Court has first case

Applause greeted Judge Scott Larson's declaration that the first session of Adams County Mental Health Court was completed. Those applauding included mental health counselors, probation department workers and court staff.

Illinois News

Roof repairs ordered for Oakley-Lindsay Center

Members of the Civic Center Authority voted Wednesday to repair sections of the Oakley-Lindsay Center roof that leaked during recent heavy rains.

Quincy City Council approves more upper story apartments
Illinois News

Quincy City Council approves more upper story apartments

This year's downtown rental rehab program will invest $141,000 in four downtown buildings where owners will spend at least $527,957 to create six upper story apartments.

Illinois News

Eating right can help us heal

Lots of people realize their diet can help keep them healthy. Liz Lombardi, clinical nutrition manager at Blessing Hospital, said nutrition also is an important factor when people are healing.

Quincy News

Independent candidate petitions available Tuesday

Independent candidates who wish to file for the city's April election may start picking up candidate petitions at the city clerk's office on Tuesday, Sept. 18.

Illinois News

Kroc Center anniversary open house set for Saturday

Admission to the Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center will be free from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday as the Kroc Center celebrates seven years of service.

Local Government

Park District moving forward with additional trail segment

The Quincy Park District could have two sections of the Bill Klingner Trail completed in two years.

Law speeds return of unclaimed property
Illinois News

Law speeds return of unclaimed property

Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs said about $12 million will be sent in the next few weeks, returning unclaimed funds to Illinois residents. "In Adams County, we're sending $38,880 to about 189 rightful property owners," Frerichs said.