Deborah Gertz Husar has covered West-Central Illinois and agriculture at The Herald-Whig since 1989. She is a graduate of Knox College and received a master's degree in public affairs reporting from Sangamon State University, now the University of Illinois at Springfield. She is a native of St. Louis.
Grading work expected to be finished this fall is part of the "landscape features" included in the Historic Nauvoo Long-Term Enhancements Plan, outlined some 18 months ago by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and approved by the Nauvoo City Council, to increase authenticity and improve guest experiences.
Baldwin kindergartner Kambree McDaniles can't tell you what a sculpture is. Neither can her classmate Derek Lopez. But both had a hand in creating one Tuesday with help from South Carolina artist Bob Doster.
Eating homegrown beef at suppertime is nothing unusual for brother and sister Kye and Tyne Lehenbauer and their cousin Heidi Lehenbauer. But now beef from Lehenbauer Farms is on the menu this month for lunch for the cousins and their classmates in the Palmyra school district.
QUINCY -- Quincy Public Schools dedicated Denman School, its fifth and final new K-5 elementary building, on Saturday morning, taking time to celebrate, say thank you and look back at a project designed to change the future of education in the community.
CANTON, Mo. -- From more than a thousand miles away, Craig Rolle watched as Hurricane Dorian bore down on his homeland of the Bahamas.
"I just felt helpless knowing that I'm away from home," the Culver-Stockton College freshman said. "I can't really do any
QUINCY -- Elena Mast has a working knowledge of credit and debit cards and how to manage her money when she's older.
"If I were to grade my knowledge, I would probably give myself an A-. There's still way more stuff I can learn," said the seventh-grader at
QUINCY -- A new partnership will bring sculptures to eight Quincy schools designed to inspire both students and the community.
Arts Quincy (the Quincy Society of Fine Arts) and the Moorman Foundation expect the eight pieces to be installed by April at Quin