Teefey named head of Tracy Family Foundation
Illinois News

Teefey named head of Tracy Family Foundation

Brown County native Dan Teefey has been named executive director of the Tracy Family Foundation.

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Police & Courts

St. Louis motorist injured when car crashes, catches fire in Pike County

A St. Louis motorist suffered minor injuries in a one-car crash at 11:14 p.m. Wednesday in Pike County, Ill.

Local Government

Committee recommends water plant improvements, not new facility

Improvements should be made to the current Quincy water treatment plant instead of considering a new plant. This was the consensus of a Joint Finance/Utility Committee meeting Wednesday where members reviewed both options.

Missouri News

Missouri commission shoots down Grain Belt Express plan

Opponents are celebrating Wednesday's decision by the Missouri Public Service Commission to deny an application by Grain Belt Express Clean Line to build a high-power transmission line across Missouri, including portions of Ralls and Monroe counties.

Community Foundation awards more than $100,000 in grants
Quincy News

Community Foundation awards more than $100,000 in grants

More than 40 non-profit organizations in 12 counties across the region benefitted Thursday from a record $108,927 in competitive grant funding from the Community Foundation Serving West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri.

Wizard of Oz Days to be held Aug. 26-27 in New London
Missouri News

Wizard of Oz Days to be held Aug. 26-27 in New London

The "Wizard of Oz Days" will be held Aug. 26-27 in New London, featuring many of the same activities previously offered at a Clarksville festival.

Local Government

Civic Center Authority approves tourism grant for statewide conference

The Quincy Civic Center Authoirty approved a grant Wedneday to assiste a three-day statewide conference next year at the Oakley-Lindsay Center.

Illinois News

Former Higbee School demolished, cleanup finished

The former Higbee School site has been cleared, and the Pittsfield City Council voted Tuesday night to rezone it as a residential property.

Agriculture

Pittsfield students inspire ag bill

Gov. Bruce Rauner signed an agricultural bill Tuesday that was inspired by the work of a Pittsfield High School class.

Iowa woman arrested in connection with shooting in downtown Quincy
Police & Courts

Iowa woman arrested in connection with shooting in downtown Quincy

A Burlington, Iowa, woman was arrested in connection with Wednesday's shooting at Fourth and Hampshire in downtown Quincy.