Illinois

At What Age?
With the impending strike next week, it has left several Quincy Public School parents scrambling to find child care for their children. So what is the legal age you can leave a child at home alone in Illinois?
A Friendly Reminder
Driving into work this morning, I notice that most drivers forget how to drive in icy conditions. Here are a few driving tips to remember just before the big winter storm this weekend.
Who Has the Best Breakfast in Quincy? [Poll]
It is no secret that health officials have made it known that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Studies will show that a good breakfast will lead to a healthier and more productive day for people. Studies also show that students who eat a good breakfast are more attentive and do bette…
Transportation Tax Amendment to Illinois Constitution on Ballot
With all the attention seemingly focused on the race for President of the United States, there is one item on the ballot in Illinois that should not go unnoticed by you the voter. On this year's ballot is a state constitutional amendment to the Illinois Constitution. The proposed amendment will add …
The West Quincy Levee Break Took Place 23 Years Ago Today
If you were around Quincy 23 years ago today, you probably know where you were when you heard the news that the levee in West Quincy failed to hold back the mighty Mississippi River. We all knew when it happened because the news and the river spread like wildfire. What we didn't know at the time was…

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