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7-Day Forecast: Macomb

Currently in Macomb as of

  • 22°(Feels like 8°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: W @ 17 mph, gusting to 24 mph
  • Barometer: 29.83 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:41
  • Sunset: 17:51
  • Humidity: 64%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Jacksonville

Currently in Jacksonville as of

  • 23°(Feels like 9°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WSW @ 16 mph, gusting to 21 mph
  • Barometer: 29.87 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:38
  • Sunset: 17:50
  • Humidity: 56%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Pittsfield

Currently in Pittsfield as of

  • 24°(Feels like 14°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WSW @ 12 mph, gusting to 20 mph
  • Barometer: 29.89 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:40
  • Sunset: 17:52
  • Humidity: 54%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Quincy

Currently in Quincy as of

  • 23°(Feels like 9°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WSW @ 18 mph, gusting to 23 mph
  • Barometer: 29.86 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:42
  • Sunset: 17:53
  • Humidity: 50%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Kirksville

Currently in Kirksville as of

  • 24°(Feels like 13°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: WSW @ 12 mph, gusting to 21 mph
  • Barometer: 29.89 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:48
  • Sunset: 17:59
  • Humidity: 54%
  • UV Index: 10.00

7-Day Forecast: Keokuk Municipal

Currently in Keokuk as of

  • 23°(Feels like 11°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: W @ 13 mph, gusting to 18 mph
  • Barometer: 29.85 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:44
  • Sunset: 17:54
  • Humidity: 63%
  • UV Index: 10.00

Regional Conditions

Macomb
22°
Jacksonville
23°
Pittsfield
24°
Quincy
23°
Kirksville
24°
Keokuk
23°

Friends of Trails reaches $500,000 goal

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One last push has helped a local group raising money for the Bill Klingner Trail to reach its fundraising goal. The Friends of the Trails announced Wednesday that it had achieved its goal of $500,000 for the trail. The...

Quincy teen auditions before 'The Voice' coaches ... but will she be chosen?

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Savana Santos wants to talk about it. She really, really does. But she’s not allowed. The 15-year-old Quincy High School sophomore was one of 110 finalists to audition for celebrity coaches Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Usher and Shakira on the sixth season of “The Voice,” the hit NBC singing competition.

Residents speak out about enforcement of ordinances against mistreatment of animals

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The Quincy Animal Control Commission served as a sounding board Wednesday night. At the heart of the outpouring from a crowd of about 50 in the City Hall council chambers was a recent issue involving alleged neglect and...

Palmyra firefighters quickly extinguish house fire

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PALMYRA, Mo. -- The Palmyra Fire Department quickly put out a fire Tuesday night on Waters Street. Palmyra Fire Chief Gary Crane said his department was dispatched about 9:30 p.m. to a two-story structure that serves an...

Adams County Farm Bureau: 'The voice for the farmer for 100 years now'

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What sounded like a good idea in 1914, to develop an organization to speak for Adams County farmers, has stood the test of time. A century later, the Adams County Farm Bureau still represents the county's farmers and...

Pleasant Hill teen takes gold in Special Olympics Skating Championship

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PLEASANT HILL, Ill. -- A Pleasant Hill teen has brought home a gold medal again from the skating rink. Erin Hart competed in last week's Illinois State Special Olympics Skating Championship and took the gold for Level 4 Ladies Figure Skating. Erin's mom, Kathy Hart, watched from the sidelines, doing her best to quiet her excitement while videotaping Erin on the ice.

Democrats in 18th District promise results if elected to Congress

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Both candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in Illinois' 18th Congressional District say Congress isn't working. "I'm running on gridlock and the lack of progress in Washington," said Darrel Miller, a McClean County farmer who is making his third bid for Congress. Rob Mellon, a Quincy teacher seeking a seat in Congress for the second time...

Former QU interim president Schachtsiek filling temporary void at JWCC

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There seems to be little question Quincy native David Schachtsiek will enjoy his somewhat abbreviated stay at John Wood Community College. Schachtsiek, 65, recently accepted a contract to serve as interim vice president for instruction for up to six months, ...

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  • UPDATE: Grotts 'sorry for problems I have caused'; sentenced to 30 days in jail, 3 years supervised release

    UPDATE: Grotts 'sorry for problems I have caused'; sentenced to 30 days in jail, 3 years supervised release

    Monday, February 24 2014 6:05 PM EST2014-02-24 23:05:48 GMT
    When given the chance to speak Monday morning, John Grotts spoke softly and got right to the point. “I am very sorry for the problems I have caused and the time I have wasted for this court,” Grotts said to Judge Sue Myerscough during his sentencing hearing on a federal drug charge in U.S. District Court. Minutes later, Myerscough sentenced the former Adams County Probation Officer to 30 days of community confinement and three years of supervised release.
    When given the chance to speak Monday morning, John Grotts spoke softly and got right to the point. “I am very sorry for the problems I have caused and the time I have wasted for this court,” Grotts said to Judge Sue Myerscough during his sentencing hearing on a federal drug charge in U.S. District Court. Minutes later, Myerscough sentenced the former Adams County Probation Officer to 30 days of community confinement and three years of supervised release.
  • Third motorcycle club member convicted in robbery case

    Third motorcycle club member convicted in robbery case

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 10:56 AM EST2014-02-26 15:56:27 GMT
    A third member of a Liberty-based motorcycle club was convicted Friday by an Adams County Circuit Court jury for his role in an armed robbery near downtown Quincy in May 2012. Timothy E. Jackson, 56, of Roodhouse, was...
    A third member of a Liberty-based motorcycle club was convicted Friday by an Adams County Circuit Court jury for his role in an armed robbery near downtown Quincy in May 2012. Timothy E. Jackson, 56, of Roodhouse, was...
  • Phone scam solicits bail money for jailed 'grandchild'

    Phone scam solicits bail money for jailed 'grandchild'

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 11:43 AM EST2014-02-25 16:43:30 GMT
    MONTICELLO, Mo. -- Older adults in Lewis County are being targeted in a phone scam. The caller will identity himself or herself as a grandchild of the elderly person being targeted and is in jail in some faraway place....
    MONTICELLO, Mo. -- Older adults in Lewis County are being targeted in a phone scam. The caller will identity himself or herself as a grandchild of the elderly person being targeted and is in jail in some faraway place....
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  • Bulldogs run past Pirates, capture another NCMC championship

    Bulldogs run past Pirates, capture another NCMC championship

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 11:21 AM EST2014-02-26 16:21:08 GMT
    HANNIBAL,Mo. — Hannibal boys basketball coach Mark Thomas said his team's failure to close out quarters Tuesday night had a lot to do with Mexico's ability to ignite offensively...
    HANNIBAL,Mo. — Hannibal boys basketball coach Mark Thomas said his team's failure to close out quarters Tuesday night had a lot to do with Mexico's ability to ignite offensively. "They are just a good, explosive team," Thomas said. "They are very streaky...
  • Trail Blazers knock off defending national champion

    Trail Blazers knock off defending national champion

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 11:15 AM EST2014-02-26 16:15:48 GMT
    INA, Ill. — The John Wood Community College men's basketball team will wind up with one of the top two seeds for the NJCAA Region 24 Tournament. Tuesday night's victory...
    INA, Ill. — The John Wood Community College men's basketball team will wind up with one of the top two seeds for the NJCAA Region 24 Tournament. Tuesday night's victory might be what pushes the Trail Blazers to the top. JWCC withstood a late barrage...
  • College basketball preview: Quincy University women at Truman State

    College basketball preview: Quincy University women at Truman State

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 11:13 AM EST2014-02-26 16:13:46 GMT
    Scouting the Lady Hawks: Quincy needs to right itself before the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament begins. Undefeated at Pepsi Arena prior to last weekend, the Lady Hawks...
    Scouting the Lady Hawks: Quincy needs to right itself before the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament begins. Undefeated at Pepsi Arena prior to last weekend, the Lady Hawks suffered back-to-back losses that dropped them to No. 16 in the national poll. Any chance...
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  • Bulldogs run past Pirates, capture another NCMC championship

    Bulldogs run past Pirates, capture another NCMC championship

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 11:21 AM EST2014-02-26 16:21:08 GMT
    HANNIBAL,Mo. — Hannibal boys basketball coach Mark Thomas said his team's failure to close out quarters Tuesday night had a lot to do with Mexico's ability to ignite offensively...
    HANNIBAL,Mo. — Hannibal boys basketball coach Mark Thomas said his team's failure to close out quarters Tuesday night had a lot to do with Mexico's ability to ignite offensively. "They are just a good, explosive team," Thomas said. "They are very streaky...
  • Trail Blazers knock off defending national champion

    Trail Blazers knock off defending national champion

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 11:15 AM EST2014-02-26 16:15:48 GMT
    INA, Ill. — The John Wood Community College men's basketball team will wind up with one of the top two seeds for the NJCAA Region 24 Tournament. Tuesday night's victory...
    INA, Ill. — The John Wood Community College men's basketball team will wind up with one of the top two seeds for the NJCAA Region 24 Tournament. Tuesday night's victory might be what pushes the Trail Blazers to the top. JWCC withstood a late barrage...
  • College basketball preview: Quincy University women at Truman State

    College basketball preview: Quincy University women at Truman State

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 11:13 AM EST2014-02-26 16:13:46 GMT
    Scouting the Lady Hawks: Quincy needs to right itself before the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament begins. Undefeated at Pepsi Arena prior to last weekend, the Lady Hawks...
    Scouting the Lady Hawks: Quincy needs to right itself before the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament begins. Undefeated at Pepsi Arena prior to last weekend, the Lady Hawks suffered back-to-back losses that dropped them to No. 16 in the national poll. Any chance...
  • Today's Poll

  • Comedy actor, director and writer Harold Ramis, best known for his roles in movies such as "Ghostbusters" and Stripes," died Monday. Which of the following films written by Ramis is your favorite?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Animal House
    27%
    60 votes
    Caddyshack
    33%
    71 votes
    Ghostbusters
    17%
    37 votes
    Groundhog Day
    10%
    21 votes
    Meatballs
    1%
    3 votes
    Stripes
    12%
    26 votes
  • Read more on Harold Ramis' legacy.
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  • Benefit set for Saturday for 2-year-old cancer patient

    Benefit set for Saturday for 2-year-old cancer patient

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 10:28 PM EST2014-02-27 03:28:45 GMT
    A benefit breakfast will be held from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Washington School, 1400 N. Eighth, for a 2-year-old liver cancer patient. Victor Jarvis is battling stage three liver cancer called hepatoblastoma. The...
    A benefit breakfast will be held from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Washington School, 1400 N. Eighth, for a 2-year-old liver cancer patient. Victor Jarvis is battling stage three liver cancer called hepatoblastoma. The...
  • Care Net to hold Crab Fest on March 14

    Care Net to hold Crab Fest on March 14

    Monday, February 24 2014 5:38 PM EST2014-02-24 22:38:12 GMT
    Care Net Pregnancy Services will hold a Crab Fest at 6:30 p.m., with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. on March 14, at the Ambiance. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. The all-you-can-eat meal will include snow...
    Care Net Pregnancy Services will hold a Crab Fest at 6:30 p.m., with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. on March 14, at the Ambiance. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. The all-you-can-eat meal will include snow...
  • JWCC to host high school seniors Feb. 28

    JWCC to host high school seniors Feb. 28

    Monday, February 24 2014 3:17 PM EST2014-02-24 20:17:42 GMT
    John Wood Community College will host high school seniors on its Quincy campus from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fridayfor the eighth annual "J-Dub Day." The free event provides a chance for high school seniors to learn more...
    John Wood Community College will host high school seniors on its Quincy campus from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fridayfor the eighth annual "J-Dub Day." The free event provides a chance for high school seniors to learn more...
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  • Hannibal Regional Hospital Auxiliary organizing trip to Italy

    Hannibal Regional Hospital Auxiliary organizing trip to Italy

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 11:54 AM EST2014-02-25 16:54:32 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. --Hannibal Regional Hospital Auxiliary is organizing a special trip, "Reflections of Italy," from tour operator Collette Vacations. The 10-day tour will depart for Italy on Oct. 6 and include the cities of...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. --Hannibal Regional Hospital Auxiliary is organizing a special trip, "Reflections of Italy," from tour operator Collette Vacations. The 10-day tour will depart for Italy on Oct. 6 and include the cities of...
  • JWCC's Mount Sterling Education Center offers free tutoring for Brown County residents

    JWCC's Mount Sterling Education Center offers free tutoring for Brown County residents

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 11:38 AM EST2014-02-25 16:38:21 GMT
    MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- John Wood Community College's Mount Sterling Education Center, 108 N. Capitol St., is offering free tutoring for Brown County residents. Mary Anne Kerly, JWCC literacy coordinator, will be...
    MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- John Wood Community College's Mount Sterling Education Center, 108 N. Capitol St., is offering free tutoring for Brown County residents. Mary Anne Kerly, JWCC literacy coordinator, will be...
  • Canton Masonic Lodge to host fish fry Feb. 28

    Canton Masonic Lodge to host fish fry

    Monday, February 24 2014 11:22 AM EST2014-02-24 16:22:53 GMT
    CANTON, Mo. -- The Canton Masonic Lodge, 612 Washington, will host a fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $7 in advance, $8 at the door, and $4 for kids under 12. Carry-outs will be available. Proceeds will...
    CANTON, Mo. -- The Canton Masonic Lodge, 612 Washington, will host a fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $7 in advance, $8 at the door, and $4 for kids under 12. Carry-outs will be available. Proceeds will...
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