Aeronautics Committee reverses course, endorses SkyWest as next commuter airline
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Aeronautics Committee reverses course, endorses SkyWest as next commuter airline

Quincy's Aeronautics Committee has reversed course and recommended hiring SkyWest -- rather than Boutique Air -- as the city's next commuter airline starting Dec. 1.

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LogHoggers carve out niche as county fair attraction
Illinois News

LogHoggers carve out niche as county fair attraction

When R.D. Coonrod of Quincy founded LogHoggers Chainsaw Sculpting 26 years ago, he had no idea of the reach the chainsaw carving event would have. The Adams County Fair is hosting the LogHoggers Chainsaw Sculpting competition for the second time this year

Agriculture

Nebo woman wins another term on state soybean board

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Nebo woman wins another term on state soybean board

Carthage 12-year-old enjoys making all dishes for a meal
Food

Carthage 12-year-old enjoys making all dishes for a meal

Sage Wilde doesn't want to make just one dish for a meal. "If we're going to have spaghetti, I want spaghetti, salad and garlic bread – the whole meal deal," she said.

Two arrested after Pittsfield drug investigation
Police & Courts

Two arrested after Pittsfield drug investigation

Two Pittsfield residents were arrested after a drug investigation Tuesday morning.

Runners prep for 12th annual Hull of a Race
Illinois News

Runners prep for 12th annual Hull of a Race

The annual race that sprung up just over a decade ago in the wake of two Parkinson's disease diagnoses in the small village of Hull has seen $100,000 donated to fight the disease. This year will mark the 12th annual 5K/10K run/walk.

Peter wins service award for contributions to improve Hampshire breed
Agriculture

Peter wins service award for contributions to improve Hampshire breed

A lifetime in the hog business has merited an award for an Adams County producer. The Hampshire Swine Registry Board honored Mark Peter of Mendon with its 2017 Meritorious Service Award.

Mount Sterling employee wins national Forklift Rodeo title
Business

Mount Sterling employee wins national Forklift Rodeo title

Dot Foods employee Zach Gould took top honors in the pallet jack competition of the company's 2017 Forklift Rodeo National Championship at its Mount Sterling corporate headquarters.

Pike County Board approves wind farm
Illinois News

Pike County Board approves wind farm

The Pike County Board narrowly voted in favor of a new wind farm outside Pittsfield Monday night. Illinois Winds LLC's application for its 50 MW Panther Creek Wind Project -- 25 wind turbines to be installed at various privately owned sites.

Airline carrier choice sparks renewed debate for Quincy City Council
Quincy News

Airline carrier choice sparks renewed debate for Quincy City Council

It wasn't on the Quincy City Council's agenda, but debate over the Aeronautics Committee's choice of a new airline to serve Quincy Regional Airport got lots of discussion Monday night.

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