Staff Writer

Edward Husar

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ehusar@whig.com
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Edward Husar is primarily responsible for handling the education beat. For the past seven years, he covered city and county government. He initially handled Northeast Missouri news and features. Husar joined the Herald-Whig staff in 1980. A Chicago native and 1975 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Husar was the assistant editor of the Waterloo (Ill.) Republic-Times for five years before coming to Quincy. He has won many awards over the years for column writing, feature writing, news writing and photography.

Bylines

Missouri News

Palmyra woman recognized for her photographic images of farm life

Two of Miller's photographic images recently earned recognition in the 2018 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture.

Missouri News

Canton gets $24,000 grant to buy equipment for recycling center

The city of Canton is using a $24,272 state grant to buy several pieces of equipment needed for the Canton Recycling Center.

Lewis County Fair opens with animal, quilting shows and queen pageant
Missouri News

Lewis County Fair opens with animal, quilting shows and queen pageant

Goat, dairy, quilt shows featured on first full day of the Lewis County Fair, which continues through Saturday at the fairgrounds a mile east of Lewistown on Mo. 16.

Police & Courts

Two people injured in two-vehicle crash in Marion County

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday in Marion County.

Police & Courts

Two men injured in stabbing near Pontoosuc

The Hancock County Sheriff's Department is investigating a stabbing that took place Monday near Pontoosuc.

Monument to Ulysses S. Grant dedicated along Quincy's riverfront
Quincy News

Monument to Ulysses S. Grant dedicated along Quincy's riverfront

Quincy's most important historic link to Ulysses S. Grant was celebrated Wednesday morning with the unveiling of a monument in Clat Adams Bicentennial Park.

Carthage man arrested Tuesday on drug-related charges
Police & Courts

Carthage man arrested Tuesday on drug-related charges

A Carthage man was arrested on drug-related charges Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Locust and First streets in Carthage.

New Withers Mill bridge west of Hannibal has opened to traffic
Local Government

New Withers Mill bridge west of Hannibal has opened to traffic

A new Withers Mill bridge is now carrying traffic over Bear Creek along County Road 423 west of Hannibal. Marion County Presiding Commissioner Lyndon Bode said the bridge was opened to local traffic about three weeks ago.

Missouri News

Mark Twain left lasting impact on Hannibal, his boyhood hometown

More than a century after his death, Mark Twain's legacy continues to cast a giant shadow over Hannibal -- the city where the acclaimed author, humorist and international celebrity spent his boyhood years.

Palmyra's Port Industries celebrates 50 years in business
Missouri News

Palmyra's Port Industries celebrates 50 years in business

Hard work and innovation led to the development of Port Industries, a Palmyra company that started making trenchers for the agriculture industry 50 years ago.