Illinois News

Repairs will continue on White Bridge in Pike County

The Pike County Board will continue to correct some work undertaken on White Bridge by the Valley City Drainage District.

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.

Quincy News

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

Mother pleads guilty to lesser charge in connection with daughter's shooting death
Police & Courts

Mother pleads guilty to lesser charge in connection with daughter's shooting death

The mother of a 7-year-old girl killed in an accidental shooting last spring in southeastern Adams County has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Karen L. Torres, 31, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a firearm without a firearm owners card.

Local author shares life in 'Forgottonia' through his books
Illinois News

Local author shares life in 'Forgottonia' through his books

Macomb author Randy Sollenberger enjoys performing, telling stories and teaching people about growing up in a rural area. He's written various poems, songs and two books - with a third on the way - about Forgottonia.

Floods delay progress on new Meredosia bridge
Transportation

Floods delay progress on new Meredosia bridge

Progress on the new Ill. 104 bridge over the Illinois River at Meredosia has been delayed by a series of floods. Water is still more than halfway up barriers marking Halverson Construction's path below the bridge.

United Way volunteer honored with Governor's Service Award
Quincy News

United Way volunteer honored with Governor's Service Award

A volunteer with United Way's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program is one of 24 people from across Illinois to be honored with the Governor's Volunteer Service Award.

Composer stops in Quincy to debut piece, discuss importance of writing music
Quincy News

Composer stops in Quincy to debut piece, discuss importance of writing music

Stephanie Berg says hearing her compositions performed in concert for the first time never gets old. Her latest piece, "Ignite," commissioned by the Quincy Symphony Orchestra, will have its world premiere during the QSO's April 29 concert.

YWCA event gives voice to the importance of helping others
Quincy News

YWCA event gives voice to the importance of helping others

Taking home an award from Friday night's A Voice for All Women event provided Carol Brockmiller with a good reminder of the work done by the Quincy YWCA and the importance of empowering women.

Multicounty agreement targets common health issues
Health

Multicounty agreement targets common health issues

The Adams County Board of Health moved forward Thursday night with a multi-county agreement designed to address common problems.

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