Deborah Gertz Husar has covered West-Central Illinois and agriculture at The Herald-Whig since 1989. She is a graduate of Knox College and received a master's degree in public affairs reporting from Sangamon State University, now the University of Illinois at Springfield. She is a native of St. Louis.
Ashley Zimmerman pulls out a folder, notebook and highlighter for her second hour government class, then starts to read a text on the art of politics for her next assignment. But this is no typical class for Zimmerman or her classmate Sarah Wilson.
Junior Achievement celebrated meeting a challenge Friday morning with a payoff designed to help students prepare for the future.
Maggie Sparrow always wanted to be a teacher. Chase Miller started realizing last year he has a passion for teaching. Both are getting a better perspective on teaching thanks to classes offered for the first time this year at Quincy High School.
Review crop, liability insurance before spraying herbicides
Berrian School has earned Lighthouse School status -- the highest level of the Seven Habits process.
The third annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in Adams County encourages people to spend "a day on, not a day off" on Monday, Jan. 15.