A Tribute To My Good Friend, Chris Duerr
Those Friday night lights will be blaring over high school football fields soon, and I'd like to shine the spotlight on THE definitive expert on the subject, KHQA Sports Director Chris Duerr.
Quincy Man Mentioned on Cardinal TV Broadcast
If you know 99 year old Sam Russell make sure you tell him what they did during the St. Louis Cardinal broadcast on TV last night.
The Hannibal Public Library Is Having A MAJOR Book Sale Right Now
If you're a book lover, here's a deal you can't afford to pass up. The Hannibal Public Library is selling all the books you can cram into a bag for just $1.
Quincy Salvation Army to Host a 125th Anniversary Block Party
The Salvation Army Family Services and Shelter will host a block party August 20 from 5 to 7 as a celebration of The Quincy Salvation Army’s 125th Anniversary .
Sarah Deien's Dilemma, 'To Scratch or Not to Scratch?'
It is funny how things just happen at the wrong time although there never is a good time for some things to happen. Such was the case for my co-host Sarah Deien. A couple of weeks ago she was planning to go on vacation with her family when all of a sudden her washing machine just stopped worki…
The T.S.A. Wants to Do What?
The Transportation Security Administration (T.S.A.) is contemplating discontinuing baggage and body screenings at the country’s 150 smallest airports including Quincy Regional Airport.
Whose Face Would You Add to Mt. Rushmore?
Someone a year ago asked me if I could add another President’s face to the monument, what face would I add? My answer then was John F. Kennedy. Who would you like to see added to Mount Rushmore?
Photo Exhibition on Quincy Poverty and Homeless Opens Saturday
Washington Theatre in Quincy will be the setting for a unique photojournalism exhibition featuring the homeless or those living in poverty in Quincy.
Quincy Bergner's Announces Closing Date
Bergner’s, the third of the three major retailers to occupy the Quincy Mall, will close its doors forever on Friday, August 31.
Have You Ever Researched Your Genealogy?
America's favorite past-time is gardening, but it's followed closely by genealogy which is now considered the second most popular hobby in the U.S. According to TIME magazine, genealogy is also the second most visited category of websites, eclipsed only by pornography (eek!).
So How Many People Are Flying From Quincy Regional Airport?
The end of July marked the 8th month of air service provided by Sky West for Quincy Regional Airport through United Express. So how many people are flying on United Express to Chicago?
'Moonlight Ride For Hunger' Registration is Underway
The second annual Moonlight Ride for Hunger to be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, August 25 at Clat Adams Park.
Sears Ends 90 Years in Quincy Sunday
The Quincy Sears Store closes it doors for the final time Sunday night. Its closure will mark the end of a 90 year run in Quincy.
The Eric Jerardi Band to Perform at Blues in The District Friday
This Friday will mark the next to last Blues in the District event for the season as the Eric Jerardi Band performs in the gazebo at Washington Park.
The Quote of the Week Took Place on Tuesday's Y101 Morning Show
It was only Tuesday, but I believe I already have the "Quote of the Week" compliments of my morning co-host Sarah Deien.
MoDOT Provides Update on Champ Clark Bridge Construction
For regular drivers of the Camp Clark Bridge in Louisiana, Missouri there is great news to report on the progress of the new bridge construction there.
New Veterans Program To Host First Meeting In Hannibal
If you're a veteran, there's a very good chance you have had to muddle your way through a tangle of government red tape to tap into benefits. It can be a confounding mess. In Northeast Missouri, you have a new resource to help you work your way through the maze.
Do You Know What a U.B.I. Is?
If I asked you what the acronym U.B.I. stands for would you know what it is? I didn’t until recently reading a story about it and I am not in favor of it.
Japanese Company Is Giving a Week's Vacation For Non-Smokers
Last week I saw where a Japanese marketing firm, Piala Inc, is offering employees an additional week of vacation time to non-smokers.
What This Quincy Man Did Changed the World
Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bomb being dropped on Hiroshima, Japan by the United States. It was done thanks to a Quincy native.