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WIU earns Tree Campus USA designation

MACOMB, Ill. -- For the fifth consecutive year, Western Illinois University has been designated a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. The national Tree Campus USA program was created in 2008 to recognize colleges and universities for effective cam

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Former St. Mary's employees to meet

Former St. Mary employees to meet QUINCY -- Former St. Mary Hospital employees will hold their semi-annual luncheon at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, at Lutheran Church of St. John, 3340 State. The meal will begin at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $10 and is due to Nanc

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Good Samaritan Home spaghetti dinner to benefit Alzheimer's Association

QUINCY -- Good Samaritan Home will host a spaghetti dinner 4 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3.50 for children ages 10 and younger. There will be homemade spaghetti, garlic bread and

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WIU piano festival to feature guest duo

MACOMB, Ill. -- Western Illinois University School of Music will host a recital and masterclass with guest artists Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers during the WIU Piano Festival Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25. A free recital will be presented at 7:3

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Adams County Women's Republican Club to meet Friday

QUINCY -- Adams County Women's Republican Club will meet 12:15 p.m. Friday, March 24, at Quincy Senior Center and Family Resource Center, 639 York. The cost is $8 per person, which includes tax and gratuity. Local political candidates, including park board

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Friends of the Castle begins annual membership drive

QUINCY -- The Friends of the Castle annual membership drive is underway. Friends of the Castle is the not-for-profit organization that restored and now maintains and operates Villa Kathrine, 532 Gardner Expressway, Quincy. It is a 501(c)(3) organization, M


Chosen Ones to appear at Central Baptist Church

QUINCY -- Gospel Music recording artists the Chosen Ones will give a free concert at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 26, at Central Baptist Church, 321 N. Seventh. The Chosen Ones feature three generations of smooth family harmony, blending traditional and progre

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Pickleball tournament set Saturday in Hannibal

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal Pickleball Club in conjunction with the HLGU Nursing Division will present a pickleball tournament Saturday at Mabee Sports Complex on the campus of Hannibal-LaGrange University. Friday evening will feature a pickleball clinic

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Sunset Home to hold 12th annual spaghetti supper

QUINCY -- Sunset Home, 418 Washington, will host its 12th annual spaghetti supper 4 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the second floor dining room. The meal includes spaghetti, green beans, garlic bread, salad and homemade desserts. Carryouts will be ava

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Red Cross offers several blood donation opportunities in area

QUINCY -- The American Red Cross has announced several area blood donation opportunities, as follows: º 1 to 6 p.m. March 23, March 30, April 6, April 13 and April 20 at the Quincy Blood Donation Center, 3000 N. 23rd º 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 1 at Melrose