Kleemeyer 'giving back,' helping fight for rights of amputees
Quincy News

Kleemeyer 'giving back,' helping fight for rights of amputees

LuAnn Kleemeyer has embraced the role of activist. Kleemeyer has refused to allow life as an amputee -- she lost her right leg 11 years ago -- slow her desire to live and enjoy life to its fullest.

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Board boosts pay for Quincy Public Schools staff
Education

Board boosts pay for Quincy Public Schools staff

Quincy Public Schools staff will see a bigger salary increase for the 2018-19 school year.

Local Government

Plan Commission forwards two proposals to City Council

Plans for an Internet-based business at 520 S. 21st won the endorsement of the Quincy Plan Commission on Tuesday night.

Flooding no problem for Bob Bangert Park transformation
Quincy News

Flooding no problem for Bob Bangert Park transformation

Flooding on the Mississippi River that topped out at about 20 feet in Quincy brought water into new redeveloped wetlands in Bob Bangert Park, just as expected.

Descendants of former slaves to celebrate lineage in Quincy
Quincy News

Descendants of former slaves to celebrate lineage in Quincy

Troy J. Bailey was born and raised in New Haven, Conn., the youngest of six children. But his ancestral roots were always a mystery.

Quincy man pleads not guilty in office break-in
Police & Courts

Quincy man pleads not guilty in office break-in

A Quincy man has pleaded not guilty two counts of burglary in connection with the April 15 break-in of a downtown apartment building office.

County seeks to add engineering firm to demolition cost lawsuit
Local Government

County seeks to add engineering firm to demolition cost lawsuit

Adams County will be filing a third-party claim against a Quincy architecture and engineering firm that officials say approved change orders for the demolition of buildings in the footprint of the new county jail without approval.

Quincy School Board names Harrison Street school
Education

Quincy School Board names Harrison Street school

The Quincy School Board named the fifth, and final, new K-5 elementary building in honor of Sarah Atwater Denman, who played a vital role in the development of Blessing Hospital and continuing education for women. The board also approved plans to rededicate Quincy Junior High School to the memory of Dr. Melinda Knapheide Germann with a display of her image and historical artifacts.

Preliminary hearings continued in meth trafficking case
Police & Courts

Preliminary hearings continued in meth trafficking case

The preliminary hearings for two Missouri residents accused in a methamphetamine trafficking case have been continued for two weeks.

Court documents allege Quincy man battered infant
Police & Courts

Court documents allege Quincy man battered infant

A Quincy man is facing multiple charges alleging that he battered an infant. Kentrell M. Harris, 20, is charged with two counts of aggravated battery in connection with a May 13 incident.