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.

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.

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

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.

Quincy alderman charged with DUI after crash
Police & Courts

Quincy alderman charged with DUI after crash

A Quincy alderman was charged with driving under the influence and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident after a traffic crash last week.

Super '70s Bash gives last look at former Quincy High School
Education

Super '70s Bash gives last look at former Quincy High School

A group of Quincy High School graduates eager for any excuse for a party has found another one. Taking a last look at their high school, now Baldwin Intermediate School and slated for demolition beginning this summer, helped inspire the QHS Super '70s Bash to bring together a decade of grads.

LIFE STORIES: Terminal cancer patient counting on alternative therapy
Life Stories

LIFE STORIES: Terminal cancer patient counting on alternative therapy

Jim Wienhoff's life is on hold. After receiving a stage 4 colon cancer diagnosis in 2014, he was given six months to live without chemotherapy and three years with chemotherapy. He decided a third option was his best path. Wienhoff instead decided to pursue Gerson therapy, an alternative treatment method not approved by the FDA for use as a cancer treatment in the United States.