Edward Husar is primarily responsible for handling the education beat. For the past seven years, he covered city and county government. He initially handled Northeast Missouri news and features. Husar joined the Herald-Whig staff in 1980. A Chicago native and 1975 graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Husar was the assistant editor of the Waterloo (Ill.) Republic-Times for five years before coming to Quincy. He has won many awards over the years for column writing, feature writing, news writing and photography.
Like many other school districts across the nation, the Hannibal School District is dealing with a growing number of students facing emotional and psychological issues.
The Hannibal City Council has scheduled a public hearing for 6:45 p.m. April 2 to establish zoning districts where businesses will be able to cultivate, test and sell medical marijuana.
When William Mallory of Bowling Green showed up for his second radiation treatment Thursday at the James E. Cary Cancer Center in Hannibal, a surprise was waiting for him inside.
The Canton R-1 School Board heard an update this week on the $2.5 million bond issue that will appear on the April 2 municipal election ballot.
The rising Mississippi River is expected to reach moderate flood levels in Quincy by early next week.
Students in the Palmyra R-1 School District may soon be eating more beef thanks to a cooperative program involving local farmers.
Bushnell-Prairie High School has advanced to the championship round of the WGEM Academic Challenge quiz bowl tournament. Bushnell-Prairie defeated Clopton High School 220 to 130 in a semifinal match that aired last weekend on WGEM.
A community park in Monticello is about to become more popular with residents looking for a good place to exercise.