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

Access to part of Ranacker Conservation Area closed for bridge construction

Access to the north part of Ranacker Conservation Area has been temporarily closed so the Missouri Department of Conservation can install a new bridge over scenic Peno Creek.

Hannibal News

Hark, Barta to face off again for Hannibal mayor in April 2 elections

A rematch of Hannibal's 2016 race for mayor will highlight the municipal elections slated for April 2 in Northeast Missouri.

Missouri News

City of Hannibal issues emergency declaration in advance of snowstorm

The city of Hannibal on Friday afternoon issued an emergency declaration related to the snowstorm being forecast for this weekend.

Missouri News

Pedestrian injured when struck by vehicle in Hannibal

A pedestrian suffered injuries when struck by a vehicle Tuesday in Hannibal.

Police & Courts

Ralls County man facing domestic assault charge

A 46-year-old Ralls County man was arrested Monday evening on a charge of domestic assault.

Hannibal City Council agrees to put bond issue question on April 2 ballot
Missouri News

Hannibal City Council agrees to put bond issue question on April 2 ballot

The Hannibal City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to place a stormwater sewage bond issue on the April 2 municipal election ballot.

Ralph Griesbman posthumously given Palmyra's 'Citizen of the Year' award
Missouri News

Ralph Griesbman posthumously given Palmyra's 'Citizen of the Year' award

The late Ralph Griesbaum, a prominent Marion County farmer who died in a farming accident in 2018, was named "Citizen of the Year" during the Palmyra Area Chamber of Commerce's annual awards banquet Sunday night.

Missouri News

Palmyra PAT to offer free 'Read From the Start' program on Jan. 28

The Palmyra R-1 Parents as Teachers program has received a Missouri Humanities Council grant to offer a "Read From the Start" program Jan. 28 for local families.

Missouri News

Jay Craig retiring after 39 years at Shiloh Christian Children's Ranch

After spending the last 39 years working to make life better for hundreds of children who have suffered through abuse and neglect, Jay Craig is about to retire from the Shiloh Christian Children's Ranch.

Missouri News

Marion County Fund Council seeks donations to help grow endowment

Leaders of a charitable endowment fund serving Marion County are hoping to grow the endowment so it can have an even greater grant-making impact in the future.