Quincy police hosting community dialogue to develop mutual trust
Quincy News

Quincy police hosting community dialogue to develop mutual trust

Sgt. Chad Scott believes the community dialogue being hosted by the Quincy Police Department next week will be a good time for the department and the community to build mutual trust.

Semi-trailer, car involved in crash on State Street
Police & Courts

Semi-trailer, car involved in crash on State Street

Crews were clearing the scene of a crash on State Street, just east of 59th Street in Quincy, late Monday morning. A semi-trailer and car collided, and the car rolled over in the crash.

Voces8 thrills choral students during special workshop Saturday
Quincy News

Voces8 thrills choral students during special workshop Saturday

Local choral students thrilled by chance to perform with London-based Voces8 a capella group.

QND Pommers win state title for seventh consecutive time
Education

QND Pommers win state title for seventh consecutive time

Emma Schlepphorst followed her older sister Alyssa onto the Quincy Notre Dame Pom Pon Squad, but set a goal to do even better.

Rauner's pension shift proposal 'financially devastating' to QPS
Education

Rauner's pension shift proposal 'financially devastating' to QPS

Quincy Public Schools Superintendent Roy Webb says a proposal by Gov. Bruce Rauner to shift pension costs to local schools would be "financially devastating" to the district. "It's not in our budget at all. It's not projected to be in our budget at all," Webb said. "It would be very tough for Quincy Public Schools to try to take that on."

City Council eyes budget shortfall, seeks possible solutions
Illinois News

City Council eyes budget shortfall, seeks possible solutions

QUINCY -- Faced with a revenue shortfall of more than $600,000 in this budget year, city officials will hold a public update session and a discussion of possible solutions Tuesday night. "We must face the hard truth that relying on revenue from Springfield

Quincy News

North Shelby advances in WGEM Academic Challenge Quiz Bowl

North Shelby High School advanced to the semifinal round of the WGEM Academic Challenge Quiz Bowl Tournament with a 255-200 win over Quincy Notre Dame High School on Saturday, Feb. 10.

Speaker: Be proactive, not reactive, to 'new normal' weather
Agriculture

Speaker: Be proactive, not reactive, to 'new normal' weather

Weather was a top concern at Friday's 23rd annual Western Illinois/Northeast Missouri Crop Production Conference, where James Garriss with the Browning World Climate Bulletin was the morning's featured speaker.

Preparedness conference provides people, groups 'common message' regarding emergency response
Quincy News

Preparedness conference provides people, groups 'common message' regarding emergency response

The fourth annual Tri-State Severe Weather and Preparedness Conference is bringing together emergency responders, storm spotters, health organizations and others with an interest in being ready in case of a man-made or natural disaster.

Quincy News

Red Cross official: Hurricane response in Puerto Rico 'required an army'

Loren Schanding is a division disaster director for the American Red Cross who offered insight into how the Red Cross responded to the recent Hurricane Maria disaster in Puerto Rico at Friday's Tri-State Severe Weather and Preparedness Conference.