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Love’s Opening Brings Jobs to Ralls County

The Love’s Travel Stop in New London is now open.

Adding approximately 60 jobs to Ralls County, the new travel shop is located at US Highway 61 and State Route 19. A new Hardee’s restaurant is also attached.

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Fire Truck - Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Q.F.D.’s Top Ten Tips to Prevent a House Fire

With winter staring us in the face it is time to remind you of some safety precautions you can take to make your late fall and wintertime a safe time. The Quincy Fire Department currently has a wreath on each fire station with red and white lights on them They were all red bulbs but after each structure fire a white bulb replaces a red one and so far there are 4 white bulbs on each wreath.  Hopefully, those will be the only bulb replacements needed for the rest of this holiday season. The following tips from the Quincy Fire Department are recommended to keep another white bulb from going on the wreaths.

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Michael Williams, Getty Images
Michael Williams, Getty Images

Road Condition Hotlines & Websites for Illinois, Missouri and Iowa

With winter weather bearing down on us, travelers will be under the gun to navigate safely.  With that in mind, here are the important numbers and sites you may want to check for road conditions in the Tri-State area.

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Jeff and Dennis
Dennis Oliver and Jeff Dorsey (Townsquare Media Photo)

It’s Hard to Say Goodbye to Dennis Oliver

This Friday is going to be a very difficult day for all of us at Townsquare Media, especially me, as one of the nicest guys around will get your day going for the very last time. Dennis Oliver, who announced his retirement, has been waking people up for some 40 years in West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri and he will finally get to sleep in.

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Dennis Oliver Video

A Video Message From Dennis Oliver

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Dennis Oliver
Townsquare Media Photo

Dennis Oliver (“D.O.”) Announces Retirement From Y101 Radio

A local radio icon has announced that he will be retiring. Dennis Oliver, after 40 years behind the microphone, will co-host Townsquare Media’s Y101 Radio morning show one more time on Friday, December 16.

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Quincy’s Weekly Yard Waste Collection Ends December 16

The City of Quincy will end the weekly yard waste collections for the season on Friday, December 16. Even though the collections will end, Evans Recycling at 711 West Radio Road will remain open...

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Cardinals Caravan
Ben Braun

The Cardinals Caravan Returns to Hannibal

After a year away, the Cardinals Caravan is coming back to Hannibal.

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Boats And Yachts Take Part In The Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade
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Hannibal Holding a Holiday House Decorating Contest

A favorite holiday tradition in Hannibal is the annual drive around town to see Christmas lights. Hannibal Parks & Recreation (HPR) is hoping to make it easier to find those houses that show off holiday spirit and reward them as well. In a Holiday House Decorating contest, families and individuals can decorate their home for the holidays and take an exterior photo or video of it for judging.

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Load the Lobby/ Jeff Dorsey
Load the Lobby/ Jeff Dorsey

Load the Lobby Campaign Needs Your Help!


Next Friday at 9 a.m. is the last chance to help the less fortunate kids in the area by “Loading our Lobby” at the Y101 and KICK-FM studios with new or good used toys and books that your children no longer use. Fro...

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