Contact Us

Newsletter - Page 5

Alan Madden Gravesite, Jeff Dorsey
Alan Madden Gravesite, Jeff Dorsey

Little Alan Madden to Be Remembered Tonight

It was the morning of January 11, 1981 and 5-year-old Alan Edward Madden awakened to what unfortunately would be the final day of his life. What happened to this little defenseless boy goes beyond description. At the age of 5, little Alan was beaten to death by his mother, Pamela Berg, and her boyfriend from Peoria, James Crain.  Both were tried and convicted.

Read More

St. Patrick's Parade 2015

Sign Up Now For the 2016 St. Patrick’s Parade in Quincy

It is time to sign up for the upcoming 30th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade to be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 11 a.m. The parade will start at 12th and Maine Streets and proceed to 5th and Maine Streets and is open to all businesses, organizations and individuals free of charge.

Read More

600 Block SS Broadway
Deena West Budd

The Haunted Block of Broadway in Hannibal

The Mary Ann Sweet Shop, once located at 613 Broadway in Hannibal, is still talked about to this day by those who were fortunate enough to experience their bittersweet hot fudge sundaes and other ice cream delights. Unfortunately, I did not have this privilege as I was born just a little too late. As a paranormal researcher, though, I did have the opportunity to learn about some of the spooky activity that current owner, Bobbie Altiser, has been experiencing.

Read More

Harlem Globetrotters v World All-Stars At The Thomas & Mack Center In Las Vegas
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Globetrotters Prepare to Hit the Gem City

Of all of this nation's great ambassadors, few manage to bring as much joy and entertainment to faces young and old as the world famous Harlem Globetrotters. Now, this outrageously talented team of hoopsters has set their sights on a new destination-- Quincy, IL.

Read More

Clark Griswold: Raymond Bumbales, 2907 Hubbard St.

See the Winners of Hannibal Parks & Rec’s Holiday House Decorating Contest

Hannibal Parks & Recreation held their first holiday house decorating contest to honor homes in various categories. Entries were collected starting in November, and winners have now been announced.

Read More


Hysterical Questions Visitors Have Asked the Hannibal Convention and Visitors Bureau

We recently reported on frequently asked questions that visitors have when they come to Quincy or Hannibal. The staff at the Hannibal Convention and Visitors Bureau also sent us a list of really funny questions that they have fielded in their office. Here are some of the best ones.

Read More

St Boniface Cemetery

A Tragic Christmas: Remembering The Victims of Quincy’s St. Francis School Fire

A short and simple bit of general news was mixed in with dozens of other announcements in the Quincy Daily Journal on Dec. 14, 1899: "The children of the parochial school of St. Francis church are practicing for a play to be given the day after Christmas." Sadly, that play never happened.

Read More

Ralls County Courthouse, New London, Missouri
Breahnna Parsons

Ten Signs You Might Be From Northeast Missouri

There are certain things that set our area apart from all others. Here are ten things you'll probably recognize if you're from Northeast Missouri.

Read More


Ten Things You Might Remember if You Grew Up Around Hannibal in the 80s

It’s fun to think back to when you were growing up. I grew up in the 80s and 90s. Some things haven’t changed very much since then. Others have changed quite a bit. Here are ten things those of us that grew up in Hannibal might remember from the 80s.

Read More

Phillips Furniture - Quincy, Illinois
Phillips Furniture - Quincy, Illinois

Ten Signs You Might Be From Quincy

Here are ten signs that you probably grew up in Quincy… or have at least spent a good deal of time in the Gem City.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Y101 Rewards quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Y101 Rewards contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.