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Kurt Parsons

Factory Connection Coming to Quincy Mall

This is great news to hear! After announcements have been made in recent weeks that JC Penney, DEB and RadioShack would be closing in Quincy Mall, and last week's closing of Quincy's Steak 'n Shake, KHQA is reporting that Factory Connection will open in the Quincy Mall late in the spring.

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Jeff Dorsey/Dennis Oliver
Jeff Dorsey/Dennis Oliver

Here is How Quincy’s St. Patrick’s Parade Got its Start

It was a morning in 1986 when I was working at 99Q Radio with Dennis Oliver. He was just finishing up his morning show and I was beginning my mid-day stint (after working the morning show on WTAD earlier that morning). It was about a week before St. Patrick’s Day and I went up to D.O. and said we need to have a St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Quincy.

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The Madonna House, Quincy, Illinois
Madonna House, Facebook

Madonna House Gets $3000 Grant From Ameren Illinois

Madonna House has been awarded a $3,000 grant from Ameren Illinois through its Ameren Cares program to support the Prevention – Every Day Life Skills Program. The funds from Ameren Illinois will go to help at risk youth in Quincy build a foundation for independent living and self-sufficiency.

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

YWCA-Kelly’s Fun Run-Walk is Sunday

Kelly’s and the YWCA will host the annual St. Patrick’s Day Fun Run/Walk this Sunday. This race has been an Irish tradition in Quincy for over 30 years.

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Quincy Senior High School
Kurt Parsons

QHS Showcase of Excellence Returns for 23rd Year

The stage is set for the 23rd annual Showcase of Excellence at Quincy High School.

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Kurt Parsons
Kurt Parsons

Forecasters Call for Spring Preview This Week

The preview of spring that began over the weekend is expected to continue through this week in northeast Missouri and western Illinois.

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Jimmie JJ Walker
Hulton Archive, Getty Images

Jimmie JJ Walker Coming Back To Canton: Dyn-O-Mite!

The Canton Comedy Theatre has hosted some quality acts - Marc Price, Dustin "Screech" Diamond, Mo Alexander, Dale Jones, Juan Villareal, Carol Pennington, just to mention a few. Saturday, March 14, The Canton Comedy Theatre presents the return of Jimmie "JJ" Walker. You might remember him as J. J. Evans from the TV show 'Good TImes.'

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Quincy Senior High School
Kurt Parsons

QHS Showcase of Excellence is March 14

The 23rd Annual Showcase of Excellence will be held at Quincy Senior High School on Saturday, March 14. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. at a cost of only $10 for adults and $8 for students.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

The Lights Aren’t So Bright on Broadway Lately

As the song says "They say lights are brighter on Broadway."  Well, several lights have gone from bright, to dimmer, to off, as six businesses on Broadway have closed their doors between 30th and 38th streets. In the last two years, that eight-block area of Quincy has lost Deb Shops, J.C. Penney, Radio Shack, Long John Silver's, TGI Fridays, and now Steak 'n Shake.

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DockDogs
DockDogs

Get Ready, Quincy, The Great Outdoors Show is Coming!

This is gonna be a ton of fun for everybody in the area. The first-ever Great Outdoors Show will take place on Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29 at the Oakley Lindsay Center.

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