Ethan Colbert joined The Herald-Whig Newsroom as a Reader Interest Reporter in March 2019. A Missouri native, Ethan graduated with degrees in political science and journalism from the University of Missouri in Columbia. He has previously worked as a reporter for newspapers in Jefferson City, Columbia, Buffalo, Stockton, and Bowling Green. In Bowling Green, Ethan served as the editor and reporter for one of the top weekly newspapers in the Show-Me State. Ethan continues to live on his family’s farm in rural northeast Missouri with his dog, Dixie, a yellow lab. Outside of the newsroom, Ethan is a self-described “local history buff” who loves exploring museums and historic homes. A devout St. Louis Cardinals and Mizzou Tiger fan, Ethan regularly attends sporting events with his family.
Christmas morning is more than 70 days away and local Christmas elves are once again eager to make the magic of Christmas morning a possibility for 50 families through the Good News of Christmas program.
The Quincy Illinois Poverty Project, a Quincy-based advocacy group, is hoping to raise $5,000 through a crowd-funding campaign in order to publish a book chronicling the lives of 25 Quincy families living in poverty.
Members of the Quincy Utilities Committee spent the majority of Thursday's meeting discussing three proposals related to the city's sewer system, two of which could cost the city hundreds of thousands of dollars to complete.
Many lovable felines and canines like Finn, a 9-month old Labrador mix, hope to go to their new "fur-ever" homes this weekend as part of the Quincy Humane Society's participation in a nationwide pet adoption program.
September 23 has come and gone. That was the date that officials with Quincy Regional Airport had hoped to hear from the U.S. Department of Transportation as to which of the four airlines vying for the Essential Air Service contract would receive the contract for Quincy Regional Airport.
It has been more than a month since Quincy's elected, civic and business leaders first revealed a proposal to expand Ill. 57 from a two-lane highway to a four-lane highway that would stretch from Quincy to the interstate 172 interchange.