Illinois News

Hancock County working to minimize budget deficit before November

ust a few weeks away from the deadline to pass a balanced budget, the Hancock County Board faces an uphill battle. Board Chairman Delbert Kreps said the county's budget still falls $136,000 short of being balanced.

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Missouri News

O'Laughlin, Stephens face off in race for Missouri's 18th Senate District seat

Cindy O'Laughlin of Shelbina and Crystal Stephens of Hannibal are approaching their battle for Missouri's 18th District Senate seat from two distinct perspectives.

Hannibal shopkeeper Ila May Dimmitt still going strong at age 99
Missouri News

Hannibal shopkeeper Ila May Dimmitt still going strong at age 99

This month Ila May Dimmitt, 99, will mark her 50th year as proprietor of Show Me Antiques and Gifts, a business operating in a 182-year-old building along Hannibal's historic Main Street.

Quincy News

City will begin implementing a long-term control plan for combined sewer overflows

QUINCY -- The city will begin implementing a long-term control plan for combined sewer overflows in the near future. The Environmental Protection Agency recently said it has accepted the city's plan that was submitted in August 2017. "Implementation of the

Saturday's fall architectural tour in Quincy attracts enthusiastic crowd
Quincy News

Saturday's fall architectural tour in Quincy attracts enthusiastic crowd

Big crowd turns out for Quincy Preserves' "Operation Restoration" Fall Home Tour.

Police & Courts

NEMO Task Force offering drug takeback events

Several drug takeback events will be held through the end of the month in Northeast Missouri. The Northeast Missouri Narcotics Task Force is offering the events that allow residents to safely dispose of medications.

Your Turn/Jo Lynn Tappe
Your Turn

Your Turn/Jo Lynn Tappe

Your Turn/Jo Lynn Tappe

Missouri News

Canton board OKs development of 'strategic planning initiative' for city

The Canton Board of Aldermen agreed this week to work with Missouri Main Street Connection to develop a long-range "strategic planning initiative" for the city.

Quincy News

Quincy native promoting corporate equality through writing

In her writing, Quincy native Lynn Schmidt tries to help other women thrive in their professional lives. The four-time published author and conference speaker visited Quincy earlier this week and spent some time working on her next book.

Education

Keeping the lights on after school

Quincy High School sophomore Amber Schuerman doesn't mind adding an extra hour to her school day.