What are your summer plans? Are there any upcoming concerts you're really looking forward to? There will be plenty of opportunities to see your favorite stars during the summer months. Here are a few concerts taking place around the region in June...
I'm always seeing lists online of "the coolest cities in America" or "the best cities in America" or "the best cities to ... fill in the blank." Every time I see one of these stories, I read it. Sometimes local and regional cities make these lists. Forbes named Quincy one of the "best small places to raise a family" a few years ago. Once, Hannibal was among
If you get the chance to watch the Little League World Series on television, there is a chance you maybe able to see a local man umpiring one of the games! Macomb native Bob Rigg was selected to be one of the umpires for this year's event in Williamsport, Pennsylvania...
Amtrak travelers between Chicago and Quincy will now be allowed to take small cats and dogs with them for $25 in the first test in the nation of what could become a system wide pets-on-board Amtrak policy. The Illinois Zephyr and Carl Sandburg trains will be the first Amtrak testing grounds for the service.
Friday is Military Appreciation Night at the ballpark as the Quincy Gems play host to the Military All-Stars at Q.U. Stadium. The Military All-Star team was founded by President George H. Bush to promote the Wounded Warrior Program in the United States.
The public is invited to attend the 2013 Torch Run for Leg 3 in West Central Illinois Tuesday morning at 7 a.m. The run will begin at Transitions of Western Illinois at 631 North 48th Street in Quincy.
I was reading my Sunday edition of the Quincy Herald Whig when I came across an insert for National Train Day which is Saturday, May 11. The insert was apparently provided and paid for by the Henry County, Illinois Tourism Bureau, The City of Kewanee, Illinois, and the Kewanee Chamber of Commerce and Illinois Mile after Magnificent Mile.