Asbestos removal costs higher than expected at Baldwin
Education

Asbestos removal costs higher than expected at Baldwin

The Quincy School District expects to spend more than anticipated on the first phase of asbestos abatement tied to demolition of Baldwin School. The Building Committee on Tuesday recommended the School Board approve the sole bid for the work.

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Man sought in Wayland gas station burglary
Police & Courts

Man sought in Wayland gas station burglary

The Clark County Sheriff's Department is seeking a man who broke into the One Stop gas station in Wayland.

Police & Courts

Suspicious man reported near Adams School in Quincy

A suspicious man was spotted Tuesday morning near Adams School allegedly trying to talk with children, police said.

Bauer will be remembered as a 'gentle spirit'
Religion

Bauer will be remembered as a 'gentle spirit'

Dave Cawthon cherished his friendship with the Rev. Roy Bauer, the longtime pastor of St. Peter Parish who passed away late Friday night. "The Quincy area lost a saint, but heaven gained one," Cawthon said. "And that's a fact." Bauer, 83, was one of the most recognized and respected individuals of the parish, even after his June 2004 retirement.

Sprout's owner Jenny Wiemelt dies
Quincy News

Sprout's owner Jenny Wiemelt dies

Jennifer Wiemelt, owner of Sprout's Inn, died Monday. Wiemelt, 44, was found unresponsive in her home and ambulance crews were called.

Illinois lieutenant governor touts telemedicine at SIU center in Quincy
Health

Illinois lieutenant governor touts telemedicine at SIU center in Quincy

Dr. Robert Abrams, associate professor and division chief for maternal-fetal medicine at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, highlighted the benefits of Telehealth by telephone Monday during Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti's tour of SIU Center for Family Medicine Quincy.

Third annual Germanfest expanding to two days
Quincy News

Third annual Germanfest expanding to two days

The third annual Germanfest will offer twice as much fun. The event, sponsored by the Quincy Sister City Commission, will expand to two days - Friday, June 2, and Saturday, June 3 - in South Park.

Quincy School District committee looks at training targeting bullying
Education

Quincy School District committee looks at training targeting bullying

The Quincy School District will look at offering additional training to staff and students about bullying, hate speech and related issues that often lead to discipline problems.

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Quincy City Council approves $34.4 spending plan

Aldermen voted 10-1 on Monday to approve a $33.4 million city budget that will take effect May 1. The spending plan calls for $32.7 million in general fund revenues, with an additional $700,000 in pension contributions in the current budget but payable un

Education

Revised projections highlight QPS financial struggles

Revised projections paint a darker financial picture for the Quincy School District. "May is going to be a tight month for us," Business Manager Joel Murphy said.