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Quincy Humane Society Announces Summer Camps

If your kids love pets and want to learn more about animals, then you'll want to check out what the Quincy Humane Society is offering this summer.

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Youtube

Did This Youtube User Unearth Pics From the First-Ever Dogwood Parade?

Well this is interesting.

While scouring the interwebs for information on Quincy’s Dogwood Festival, I may have stumbled upon some never-before-seen images from the Gem City’s inaugural spring celebration in 1970.

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Adorable Toddler Makes Quincy Mom’s Yoga Even More Challenging [VIDEO]

As a mom myself, believe me when I say that trying to be productive with a toddler in the house is IMPOSSIBLE! Perhaps nothing shows that more than this video from a fellow Quincy mom...

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Arrest Made in The Carlous Wires, Sr. Murder Case

It was November 24, 2015 when the life of Carlous Wires, Sr. came to an abrupt end, the victim of a gunshot wound. The investigation into the identity of the shooter in Wires death has been on going for the past 18 months and has led to the arrest today of Steven E. Gavin.

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‘A.D.M. Cares’ to Assist The Madonna House Mobile Food Pantries

Archer Daniels Midland Company recently donated $2,200 to the Madonna House with the money to be used to sponsor the June 3 and August 5 Mobile Food Pantries.

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Personal Effects Lie Discarded After the Demolition of the Calais Migrant Camp
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The ‘Concerts in The Plaza’ Series Begins Friday

The District has announced the lineup for this spring's "Concerts in the Plaza". The events, sponsored by First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust, will feature four different concerts all at the First Mid-Illinois Plaza next to St. Boniface Church.

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Heidelburg Band
Heidelburg Band

Germanfest to Expand to Two Days

It was announced this week that Germanfest will be expanding to two days this year. The event will be held on June 2 and June 3 at South Park in Quincy.

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Ted Tappe is Missed, But Not Forgotten Through C.C.C.

Last Friday night I was in attendance at the Community Cancer Crush event at The Ambiance in Quincy. It is a major fundraiser to assist people who are dealing with cancer and was begun after Luke Tappe lost his father, Ted Tappe to cancer.

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Jeff Dorsey, Dave Norman,Liz Lukowski, Dennis Oliver
Jeff Dorsey, Dave Norman,Liz Lukowski, Dennis Oliver

Were You Listening to 99-Q Radio 32 Years Ago Today?

Today marks the 32nd anniversary that 99Q Radio hit the airwaves of the Hannibal-Quincy area. On April 25, 1985 at 5:30 a.m. WQCY-FM changed its format, as well as my life. The format went from “Easy Listening” to “Top 40″ and with it, a legacy began.

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Mark Wilson, Getty Images

With No Louisiana Purchase, Hannibal Speaks French and Quincy Speaks English

 

A monumental event in our nation's history took place 214 years ago today. On April 25, 1803, the United States purchased from France what is known as the Louisiana Territory. More than 800,000 square miles of land that extending from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. The price was 60 million francs which equates to about $15 million.

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