QUINCY — The Quincy City Council awarded a no-bid contract of $60,000 to Klingner & Associates to “provide architectural studies, planning, conceptual design and cost estimating services for City Hall space allocation needs.” But as aldermen questioned Director of Utilities and Engineering Jeffrey Conte about the contract, a broader discussion developed regarding the possibility of […]
On Saturday, Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG or Sinclair), the parent company of local CBS/ABC affiliate KHQA, identified and began to investigate what it called “a potential security incident” On Sunday, SBG officials identified that certain servers and workstations in its environment were encrypted with ransomware, and that certain office and operational networks were disrupted. Data […]
Observing and being involved in state and local politics over the last few years has been fascinating, interesting and exhausting. Lately, the exhausting part has seemed to have gained a grip on us. Republicans and Democrats, nationally and locally, are split amongst themselves. We see the infighting nationally on FOX News, MSNBC or CNN. We […]
Bob Gough, MRN Publisher/GM, sits down with the City of Quincy’s Director of Planning and Development to talk about his time in Quincy, which began in 1994. MRN This Week is furnished by Harvey’s.
Bob Gough talks to Sunset Home Administrator Jerry Neal about how the senior living facility is recovering from the pandemic and their capital campaign for a sizable expansion. MRN Business Spotlight is sponsored by Cason, Huff and Schlueter Insurance.
Tracey Ray still faces assault charges from July 2019 shooting ST. LOUIS – Tracey Ray, 48, of Center, was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in federal prison and ordered to make restitution to the City of Center in the amount of $314,889.59. Ray appeared before United States District Court Judge Rodney W. Sippel. She pleaded guilty in […]
As Adams County prepares its 2022 budget, the Adams County Board received a little bit of sticker shock on one important item at Tuesday night’s meeting. Finance Committee Chair Bret Austin informed the Board that the County’s employee health insurance plan was looking at a 32 percent increase. “There are not a lot of options […]
Muddy River News/Sports hit a little milestone over the weekend. We’ve had 150,000 unique visitors to the site since we launched on April 30. That’s more than the newly-minted populations of Adams, Marion, Ralls, Lewis and the Twin Pike Counties…combined. Now, that doesn’t mean everyone has checked us out in less than six months. After […]
GREDF President Kyle Moore talks about the “Quincy’s Calling” marketing initiative and trying to fill local jobs. Muddy River News Publisher/GM also grills him about the most important question for Quincy: When is Target coming?
MRN Publisher/GM Bob Gough talks to Adams Fiber CEO Jim Broemmer about the rapid deployment of fiber in Adams County and how federal and state regulators play into the rural broadband expansion. MRN Business Spotlight is brought to you by Cason, Huff and Schlueter Insurance and Area Distributors.