Staff Writer

Edward Husar

217-221-3378
ehusar@whig.com
@EHusarWHIG

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.

Bylines

Missouri News

New director to lead Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council

Corey Mehaffy has been named the new executive director of the Northeast Missouri Economic Development Council.

Knox County couple seeing benefits from installing solar array atop home
Missouri News

Knox County couple seeing benefits from installing solar array atop home

John Verhagen and Karel Rogers are seeing benefits from installing a 32-panel solar array atop their home in rural Knox County.

Suspect arrested in connection with counterfeit $20 bills in Marion County
Police & Courts

Suspect arrested in connection with counterfeit $20 bills in Marion County

The Marion County Sheriff's Department said Friday that a St. Louis man was arrested this week on a forgery charge.

Police & Courts

Two Quincy residents injured in crash

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash at 4:54 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of 28th Street and Payson Road.

Missouri News

City Council hears update on Palmyra's bicentennial celebration

The Palmyra City Council heard an update Thursday on plans to celebrate the city's 200th anniversary in 2019.

New group gives Transitions clients a chance to show their musical skills
News

New group gives Transitions clients a chance to show their musical skills

Unique Harmony, a newly formed performance group, is composed of adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

Police & Courts

Two injured in one-vehicle crash in Ralls County

Two people were injured in a one-vehicle crash at 8:45 a.m. Thursday in Ralls County.

Missouri News

Six Louisiana churches to be featured during annual 'Church Walk' Sunday

Six Louisiana churches will be in the spotlight during the 25th annual Mid-Town Church Walk starting at 3 p.m. Sunday.

News

Christmas candlelight tours of John Wood Mansion to be offered on two weekends

Christmas candlelight tours of the John Wood Mansion will be available on two consecutive weekends in December.

Missouri News

Hannibal officials warn 23 businesses to pay license fees within 30 days

The city of Hannibal is telling 23 local businesses they need to renew their delinquent merchant licenses within 30 days or face possible closure.