Quincy Airport receives $9M grant from federal government
Transportation

Quincy Airport receives $9M grant from federal government

In a press release sent Thursday, Congressman Darin LaHood, R-Dunlap, says the U.S. Department of Transportation is awarding Quincy Regional Airport a $9-million grant to help cover the cost of runway reconstruction.

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Knapheide Manufacturing employees might strike Monday
Business

Knapheide Manufacturing employees might strike Monday

Workers at one of Quincy's largest employers might walk off the job on Monday if a deal is not struck between Knapheide Manufacturing Co. and members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Lodge 822.

Hundreds turn out for opening of VA Outpatient Clinic in Quincy
Quincy News

Hundreds turn out for opening of VA Outpatient Clinic in Quincy

A solitary tear rolled down the cheek of Terrence Carlton, a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, as he watched officials with the Department of Veterans Affairs, local elected leaders and others cut the ceremonial ribbon, opening the Outpatient

Three graduate from Adams County Drug Court program
Police & Courts

Three graduate from Adams County Drug Court program

Sandra Burgess reflected on the last two years of her life in the Adams County Drug Court programn and offered a piece of advice for those currently in the program.

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Music-filled event set for Saturday at Kroc Center

Lovers of live music will want to be in attendance at Saturday's Playathon, which will feature more than 30 performances from Quincy area vocalists and instrumentalists.

Quincy man charged in reported jail escape attempt pleads guilty in multiple cases
Police & Courts

Quincy man charged in reported jail escape attempt pleads guilty in multiple cases

The Quincy man who reportedly tried to escape from the Adams County Jail last spring faces up to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty in connection with the attempted murder of a woman and his role in the escape attempt.

Man charged in death of Quincy man makes court appearance
Police & Courts

Man charged in death of Quincy man makes court appearance

The Quincy man charged in the death of 20-year-old Orlando Smith made his initial court appearance.

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QPS bus hits truck at 39th, Marian

A Quincy Public Schools bus with students on board was involved in a Wednesday afternoon crash at Marian Drive and 39th Street.

Student's project helps make Camp Sacajawea more accessible
Quincy News

Student's project helps make Camp Sacajawea more accessible

It's easy to see Grace Meyer's excitement as she wheels around Camp Sacajawea.
Newly-installed concrete pads and trails — part of the Quincy High School senior's project to earn the Gold Award, Girl Scouting's highest honor — help make the camp accessible for anyone in a wheelchair, like Grace, or with mobility issues.

QPS working with health department as emergency point of dispensing
Education

QPS working with health department as emergency point of dispensing

Quincy Public Schools is working with the Adams County Health Department to serve as a point of dispensing, or POD, in case of emergency.
The School Board heard about the plan at Wednesday night's meeting.

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