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.
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.
The 25th annual Gardener's Palette will feature a nationally-known television and radio host, author and columnist as its keynote speaker.
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.
An Adams County department focused on the public's health is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
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,