Trees for Tomorrow group launches Trees for Patriots initiative with Veterans Day tree planting
Quincy News

Trees for Tomorrow group launches Trees for Patriots initiative with Veterans Day tree planting

With temperatures about 23-degrees, many of those who were in attendance at Monday's tree planting ceremony on the campus of the Illinois Veterans Home were likely consoling themselves with thoughts of spring time.

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Schools hold programs to mark Veterans Day
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Schools hold programs to mark Veterans Day

First-grader Paige McElrea issued a special invitation to her neighbor across the street.

'This is a like a lifetime of Christmases ... in one day'
Quincy News

'This is a like a lifetime of Christmases ... in one day'

Admittedly, Brittney Welch was grateful. Very, very grateful. As she relayed her story, her eyes danced with a unique kind of joy only a mother can appreciate.

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Registration open for 25th annual Gardener's Palette

The 25th annual Gardener's Palette will feature a nationally-known television and radio host, author and columnist as its keynote speaker.

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QU to launch new 'house system' next fall

When students return to Quincy University's campus next fall they will be introduced to a new "house system" that university officials hope will help incoming and returning students feel more at home on the college's campus.

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QPS plans program on competency based education

Quincy Public Schools wants to help more people find a career path in education.

Trees for Tomorrow to plant trees at Illinois Veterans Home
Quincy News

Trees for Tomorrow to plant trees at Illinois Veterans Home

Inspired by iconic images of the blooming cherry and crabapple trees along the National Mall in Washington, D.C., a local tree advocacy group is hoping a tree planting ceremony on Monday afternoon at the Illinois Veterans Home will serve as a starting point for its effort to replicate the colorful scene.

Adams County Health Department celebrates 75 years
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Adams County Health Department celebrates 75 years

An Adams County department focused on the public's health is celebrating its 75th anniversary.

Parade honors area veterans
Quincy News

Parade honors area veterans

Scott Thoele laughed at the mild temperatures Saturday as he thought of the 2018 Quincy Area Veterans Day Parade. "It was worse last year," Thole said. "It was really cold last year. This is not terrible."

Holidazzle Winter Market expected to draw large crowds to Quincy Mall for multi-day shopping event
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Holidazzle Winter Market expected to draw large crowds to Quincy Mall for multi-day shopping event

Joyce Little drove from Danville, Ill., to be a vendor in this year's edition of the Quincy Christmas Pickers Market, which has been themed by organizers as "Holidazzle Winter Market." Little, who sells gourmet food mixes as well as home decor,

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