Quincy Park District seeks Wavering pool options
Local Government

Quincy Park District seeks Wavering pool options

Whatever the idea is, the Quincy Park District wants to know what the public thinks it should do with the Wavering Aquatic Center site. The aging pool closed after the 2015 season. That April, voters narrowly rejected a $5.5 million referendum to fund renovations at the facility.

Quincy woman grew up cooking, then found love of baking
Food

Quincy woman grew up cooking, then found love of baking

Karen Wagner remembers standing on a chair at the stove to help her mom cook. "I've cooked as long as I can think of, and I got totally hooked on baking," Wagner said. "It's fun. It makes people happy."

Baldwin site schematic design raises questions
Education

Baldwin site schematic design raises questions

Quincy Public Schools' Building Committee recommends moving forward with the schematic design for the K-5 elementary school at the Baldwin site, but questions remain about how to route traffic and pay for the project.

Malfunctioning electrical outlet cause of Tuesday morning house fire
Quincy News

Malfunctioning electrical outlet cause of Tuesday morning house fire

A malfunctioning electrical outlet caused a structure fire Tuesday morning on Quincy's northwest side, Quincy fire officials said.

Groundbreakings at two elementary sites mark new beginning
Education

Groundbreakings at two elementary sites mark new beginning

Quincy Public Schools officials used the first day of spring to mark a new beginning in the effort to build five new K-5 buildings.

QPS closes in on goal in midyear testing
Education

QPS closes in on goal in midyear testing

Students in Quincy Public Schools continue to move closer to reaching a district goal of scoring at or above the 50th percentile in math and reading as measured by the MAP Insights Report.

Quincy News

Quincy City Council OKs smaller sign for downtown law firm

A compromise was approved Monday to allow a downtown business to install a sign that's slightly larger than allowed under Quincy ordinance.

Education

QPS plans closer look at year-end fund balances

Quincy Public Schools Treasurer Ryan Whicker plans to take a closer look this week at projected year-end balances for the School District.

Police & Courts

Quincy woman injured in crash west of Fowler

FOWLER, Ill. -- Quincy woman injured in crash west of Fowler

LIFE STORIES: A lifetime of work, sacrifice and service
Quincy News

LIFE STORIES: A lifetime of work, sacrifice and service

Dennis Boden has served his country as a soldier, his community as a police officer and his family by adopting an orphaned relative. "My wife told me once, ‘In your lifetime, there's only been three things you've ever stuck with. Me being the first, and I thank you very much for that, but you've always stuck with your work and the military.'"