Funds for pathologist sought to aid defense of man charged in infant's death
Police & Courts

Funds for pathologist sought to aid defense of man charged in infant's death

A motion has been filed seeking court funds to pay for a pathologist to assist with the defense of a Quincy man charged in the January death of an infant.

Hamilton, Keokuk schools win Fall Harvest challenge
Local Briefs

Hamilton, Keokuk schools win Fall Harvest challenge

The Herald-Whig's news-gathering partners at WGEM have announced the winners of the WGEM Fall Harvest Air Specialists School Challenge.

Saxton sees United Way as bridge connecting those in need
Quincy News

Saxton sees United Way as bridge connecting those in need

Courtney Saxton knows from personal experience how programs supported by the United Way of Adams County can change lives.

Quincy News

Yard waste pickup ending for winter; city looks to future of service

Curbside pickup of yard waste within Quincy will end for the winter after Dec. 14, but the brush site will remain open during daylight hours. Mayor Kyle Moore is considering options to continue yard waste collections next year.

Quincy News

League forum audience asks to hike Quincy trash sticker fees

The consensus at public meetings regarding Quincy garbage and recycling collection continues to show that those who attend want to keep the city's trash sticker program, and they're willing to pay more for it, as well as recycling.

Donated tool offers new way for city to capture animals
Police & Courts

Donated tool offers new way for city to capture animals

A goose tangled in fishing line in Kesler Park was the first animal to be caught with a new piece of equipment that Quincy's animal control officer has at his disposal.

Agriculture

LaHarpe gets water, waste disposal grant and loan

A grant of $2.5 million and a loan of $4 million have been approved for the city of LaHarpe's water and waste disposal systems.

Local Government

Federal offices closed Wednesday to honor Bush

Federal offices will be closed Wednesday in observance of a national day of mourning after the death of President George H.W. Bush. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order creating the day of mourning.

Quincy News

Mayor breaks tie to approve union contract

Mayor Kyle Moore broke a 7-7 tie vote by the City Council to approve a new three-year contract with 78 city workers represented by the Machinist union on Monday night.

Quincy News

Two more bulbs changed to white in QFD's wreath campaign

Two more red bulbs have been switched to white as part of the Quincy Fire Department's "Keep the Wreath Red" campaign after two structure fires since Friday.

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