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Comptroller: Quincy fire, police pension funds had good investment year

Pension funds for Quincy police and firefighters had good returns last year.
City Comptroller Sheri Ray sent a report to aldermen showing that the police fund investments returned 8.6 percent and the fire fund earned a 10.61 percent return last fiscal yea

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IHOP set to open in Quincy this December

An International House of Pancakes restaurant is scheduled to open in December in the building that formerly housed TGI Fridays near the main entrance of the Quincy Mall at 33rd Broadway.

Illinois News

Branson on the Road coming to Carthage

Country music trio Branson on the Road will be the third performer in the Legacy Theater's "Branson Live at the Legacy" series.

LIFE STORIES: Retired Air Force medic gets second start in life
Life Stories

LIFE STORIES: Retired Air Force medic gets second start in life

The best way to face life knowing a lung transplant is looming in your future is to stay in the moment. Betsy Powell backs that advice with first-hand experience.

Grape Escape has high turnout, but event might not return
Quincy News

Grape Escape has high turnout, but event might not return

Tri-State residents had the opportunity this weekend to sample and purchase various wines at the 12th annual Great River Grape Escape held Saturday and Sunday along Quincy's riverfront.

Plan Commission to hear property owners, neighbors debate projects
Quincy News

Plan Commission to hear property owners, neighbors debate projects

Requests for a Smoothie King near 21st and Broadway and a night club permit downtown could pit developers against neighbors during a busy Plan Commission meeting this week.

Friends of Unit 4 impact on display at Fall Festival
Illinois News

Friends of Unit 4 impact on display at Fall Festival

The Friends of Unit 4 held its largest annual event, the Fall Festival, Saturday at the Adams County Fairgrounds. The free-admission event began at 1 p.m. and continued into the night, wrapping up at 11 p.m. after a performance by Brushville.

Missouri News

Illinois, Missouri see employment gains during August

QUINCY -- Illinois saw modest employment gains in the past year that didn't keep pace with national job growth. Jeff Mays, director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security, wishes he had a better monthly report than the one released by the agency

Motion denied to declare Quincy man sexually dangerous, other charges dismissed
Police & Courts

Motion denied to declare Quincy man sexually dangerous, other charges dismissed

A judge in Adams County ruled Friday that a petition to declare a Quincy man as sexually dangerous was not timely filed.

Plans move forward to replace Clat Adams Park fountain
Quincy News

Plans move forward to replace Clat Adams Park fountain

The fountain in Clat Adams Bicentennial Park along the Mississippi River, which can be seen in countless prom and wedding photos, is ailing. Plans are in the works to replace the fountain next year at an estimated cost of $260,000. Funding would come from

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