The convenience store circuit
Walden Ride

The convenience store circuit

The roads have been tree-lined and the surfaces are the best of any state in which we rode. But the focus of today's blog is the convenience store - an oasis for bicyclists.

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Three Quincy residents arrested on drug charges
Police & Courts

Three Quincy residents arrested on drug charges

Three Quincy residents were arrested Monday on drug charges after a search warrant was served in the 2500 block of Chestnut.

Are you a bad mom?
News

Are you a bad mom?

I've got an answer for you: No. Let's just get that over with. How do I know? You're reading this, asking the question. If you were a bad mom, you wouldn't care.

Lawmaker pushes statewide program to monitor opioid abuse
Missouri News

Lawmaker pushes statewide program to monitor opioid abuse

A Southeast Missouri lawmaker is leading a push to make sure the state casts aside its distinction as the only one in the country to not have in place a prescription drug monitoring program.

School Board races see competition in Scotland, Shelby and Knox counties
Elections

School Board races see competition in Scotland, Shelby and Knox counties

The majority of April 4 contested races in Scotland, Shelby and Knox counties on the April 4 ballot occur on school boards in the three counties.

Ticket sales start Wednesday for 'Everybody Wins' Mega Raffle
Education

Ticket sales start Wednesday for 'Everybody Wins' Mega Raffle

Ticket sales begin Wednesday for the seventh annual "Everybody Wins" Mega Raffle supporting the Quincy Catholic Elementary Schools and Quincy Notre Dame foundations.

Madonna House expanding Everyday Life Skills services
Quincy News

Madonna House expanding Everyday Life Skills services

Madonna House's outreach with its Everyday Life Skills Program continues to grow. "It has been well-received, and I think we're seeing a lot (of progress)," said Joanne Dedert, the fifth-year executive director of Madonna House.

LIFE STORIES: Toby character follows actor through life
Illinois News

LIFE STORIES: Toby character follows actor through life

Everyone knows him as Toby Dick Ellis, but to his family, he is still Richard. Born in 1927 in Minneapolis, Richard Elsenpeter's early years came at the height of the Great Depression. "Nobody knew it," he said. "Everybody was poor, but you didn't know that. Everybody was in the same boat."

Golden Windmill Follies to celebrate 25th anniversary
Illinois News

Golden Windmill Follies to celebrate 25th anniversary

Golden residents will soon take to the stage to perform for the community and raise money for its most notable landmark. For more than two decades, the Golden Historical Society's Windmill Follies has been one of the town's annual social highlights.

Reorganization plan will make QPS central office 'more efficient'
Education

Reorganization plan will make QPS central office 'more efficient'

A reorganization plan at Quincy Public Schools' central office will rely on existing personnel to fill the void that will be left by two retirements.