Hesco has been in business since 1929, specializing in the sales of Janitorial Supplies and Equipment, with a national reputation for being an expert Vacuum Parts supplier. Hesco’s inventory and equipment has been relocated to Quincy and, eventually, lead to the creation of new jobs will be created.
MACON, Mo. — Captain Erik A. Gottman, commanding officer of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Troop B in Macon, recently announced Trooper Jonathan M. Conrad will be promoted to the rank of corporal and designated the assistant zone supervisor of Zone 6, which covers Clark and Scotland counties. The appointment is effective on Jan. 1. […]
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Dear MRN, Why is gas in South Jacksonville 43 cents cheaper (if you pay cash) than gas in Quincy on the same day? Before we start … the photos at the two gas stations were taken Dec. 5. The simple answer: Blame it on the Omicron variant. The best person to explain that answer is […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Hannibal Regional Medical Group recently added Dr. Kevin Palka, who specializes in hematology and oncology, to its team. Palka earned his medical degree from the University of Texas-Southwestern and completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center/West Side V.A. Hospital. Palka completed his fellowship training in […]
Board members and Farha were led to believe that Lawrence had permission to sell the tools as long as the money was used to sustain the charity, but a representative from Milwaukee Tools now says that was not the case.
QUINCY — SSB Investment Services at State Street Bank recently added Blake Carlin as a financial advisor at its 4820 Broadway office. Carlin, a native of LaGrange, Mo., is a graduate of the University of Central Missouri with a bachelor of science degree in business administration, with an emphasis in finance, and a graduate of […]
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The $1.35 million grant requires a $150,000 match from the city. It is part of the $45 billion Rebuild Illinois capital plan for infrastructure upgrades. About 100 airports around the state received $94 million, including Quincy Regional Airport.
Quincy Medical Group has agreed to pay $500,000 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims for medically unnecessary cardiac catheterization procedures performed by a physician who was formerly employed by the group.
QUINCY — Kay Simpson spent $4,700 this summer to have an above-ground pool installed in the backyard of her home near Mill Creek. The installation of the pool was so poor that she recently learned it would take an additional $3,600 in repairs to make it useful. “I want the pool taken down, taken out […]
QUINCY — Quincy Medical Group on Monday officially became a member of Duly Health and Care in Downers Grove, the largest independent, multi-specialty physician-directed medical group in the Midwest. Duly has more than 900 primary care and specialty care physicians and more than 6,000 team members in more than 150 locations. Quincy Medical Group’s includes […]
QUINCY — Don’t panic, Quincy. You can still get your vanilla lattes, pumpkin spice lattes and iced white chocolate mochas from Starbucks. You just can’t get them from the store at 3115 Broadway for a few days. The store was closed Friday. The website for the 3115 Broadway location shows the store is closed through […]
QUINCY — After a three-day trial, an Adams County jury ruled Wednesday that Blick’s Construction, the contractor that demolished buildings to make way for the new county jail, was entitled to $117,021 for additional work it finished in 2017. Blick’s filed the suit in April 2018. The county accepted in January 2017 a bid by […]
TI-Trust, Inc. (“TI-TRUST”) announces the retirement of long-time Board member and Chairman of the Board, Donald K. Gnuse.
QUINCY — Looking for an artificial Christmas tree for the holidays? Good luck. Worldwide supply-chain bottlenecks and shipping delays are wreaking inventory havoc for big box stores, resulting in a Christmas tree shortage. “All the artificial trees are sitting in a harbor off the coast of California,” said Butch Augspurg, who along with his wife […]
QUINCY — Two old college friends have reunited in Quincy to open a restaurant specializing in lunch sandwiches, morning drinks and a welcoming atmosphere in the city’s southwest section. Even bigger plans are in the works for neighboring buildings on the northwest corner of Eighth and State. Caitlin Murray and Brian Stitt recently opened the […]
QUINCY — Jeff Scott believes enough is enough. Scott, one of the operators of the family owned Scottie’s Fun Spot at 8000 Broadway, said the business is cracking down on youth-related rowdyism and vandalism. Anyone under 18 years old must now be accompanied by a parent or guardian while on Fun Spot property. The only […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Tom Boland Ford recently had a special promotion for customers during October, raising $2,400 for the Life.Light.Hope cancer patient assistance fund at Hannibal Regional Hospital. The funds help local cancer patients of the James E. Cary Cancer Center and Hannibal Regional Infusion Center receive the treatments and resources they need during their fight […]
MRN Publisher/GM Bob Gough talks to Monty Doyle and Catie Doyle of Doyle Equipment Manufacturing about the company’s 70 year old family business that is four generations strong. MRN Business Spotlight is sponsored by Cason, Huff and Schleuter Insurance.
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Hannibal Regional Medical Group recently added internal medicine physician Dr. Priyanka Yerragorla to its team. She earned her medical degree from Zaporozhye State Medical University in Ukraine and completed her residency at Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York. “Internal Medicine is where we build a great longitudinal relationship with patients and their families. […]
Court decision has no effect on vaccine mandates applying in healthcare settings or to federal contractors and subcontractors On Thursday, November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that establishes minimum COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements for private employers with 100 or more employees throughout the United […]
QUINCY – Quincy went from zero to two axe throwing spots faster than you can let your hatchet fly into a piece of plywood. Following Joker’s Lounge bringing in the trendy recreational activity where people can release their frustrations with a few cocktails and flinging sharp objects, Quincy Axe Company will be making its debut […]
QUINCY — Rodney Hart and his wife Sheryl moved Second String Music from Eighth and Washington to the first floor of the Dodd Building on the northeast corner of Fifth and Maine in July 2012. Hart said the building was in “rough shape” when they bought the entire building a year later. “We took a […]
Missouri Farm Bureau, with MFA Incorporated, MFA Oil Company, and Doyle Equipment Manufacturing have announced they have filed a joint lawsuit challenging the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) emergency rule vaccine mandate. The emergency temporary standard (ETS) from OSHA mandates that U.S. workers at companies with 100 or more employees must be vaccinated or […]
A major donor to the University of Illinois wondered what the heck was up. Robb Fraley, a top Monsanto executive at the time, emailed the dean of the agriculture college in 2018 complaining about a professor saying publicly that one of his company’s flagship products was causing widespread damage to crops. Monsanto was also a […]
MRN Publisher/GM Bob Gough talks to Dan Asbury, owner of Quincy’s Royal Printing, which has been in business for more than 100 years. Business Spotlight is brought to you by Cason, Huff and Schlueter Insurance.
QUINCY — Larry Webb tries to take care of veterans who visit his restaurant every day. They received an extra treat on Thursday. Webb, owner of the Firehouse Subs restaurant at 3720 Broadway, offers a free drink and a bag of potato chips to all veterans any day. On Veterans Day, he offered to serve […]
QUINCY — Jessica Peters, director of mental health and children’s services at Transitions of Western Illinois, was named the winner of the Williams Award during a staff meeting on Nov. 9. Usually given at the agency’s annual dinner, this award was given during a staff meeting due to the COVID pandemic. Peters has been […]
Illinois’ sluggish labor market is driven by a record number of workers quitting their jobs at the same time there are fewer job opportunities than in nearly any other state. Even though an all-time record number of workers quit, Illinois was only No. 7 in the “Great Resignation.” Illinois’ sluggish labor market is driven by […]
QUINCY — The city’s newest Dollar General opened its doors Monday after closing the doors of another Dollar General last week. The store at 2000 Broadway welcomed its first customers at 11:30 a.m. Monday. The six employees were transferred from the store at 330 N. 30th, which closed last Wednesday. “We worked really, really hard […]
CHICAGO — The Illinois Office of Tourism on Monday announced 28 new small businesses, or “Makers,” have been recognized as part of the Illinois Made program. One of those businesses is Thyme Square Bakery & Cafe, 615 Hampshire. The program recognizes each business as a hidden gem for locals and visitors to discover, offering unique products and experiences […]
QUINCY — Susan Scholz doesn’t want to make a big deal out of becoming the first woman to join the Quincy Exchange Club. She wants to focus on her excitement to be part of what is known as “Quincy’s finest hour.” “I am proud and privileged to be a member of the Quincy Exchange Club,” […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Hannibal Regional Healthcare System is the host of a career fair from 3-6 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Hannibal Regional Conference Center, inside the Hannibal Regional Medical Group building. Hannibal Regional wants to fill a variety of positions, both clinical and non-clinical. “At Hannibal Regional, we deliver compassionate, personalized guidance that helps […]
Greg Miller of Diamond Construction talks about road construction and how his family business has thrived for 75 years. Business Spotlight it sponsored by Cason, Huff & Schlueter Insurance.
Mike Klingner of Klingner and Associates talks river issues and how they impact the local economy. Muddy River News This Week is furnished by Harvey’s.
QUINCY — After working in the restaurant industry for 20 years, Rebecca Lee always had wanted to own her own restaurant. “It was just one of those dreams that never happened,” she said. Until now. Monday was the first day for Lil’ Abnors Omelette Shack at 938 Maine in the former Pops Pizza building. Lee […]
When I write for Muddy River Vibe, it is usually about something that has piqued my interest and something I want to share with the general public. That is exactly what Jeff and Shelly Rasche do with their knowledge and skillsets of art, life, and good parties. They make it interesting, and they share it […]
BARRY, Ill. – Dave Forshey bought a vehicle service contract with St. Louis-based CarShield in June 2020 to cover any problems with the motor, engine and transmission in his 2011 Ford F150. “I told them my truck had more than 289,000 miles on it,” he said. “I really didn’t think they’d take (the policy). That’s […]
Derek Price of DP Construction is making an impact on Downtown Quincy. Business Spotlight is brought to you by Cason, Huff and Schlueter insurance.
Bob Gough talks to Bruce Guthrie, who will be moving from The District to the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce in November.
QUINCY — Bigger and better. That’s what Terry Traeder is envisioning in 2022 when it comes to the Grand Prix of Karting at South Park, plus the regular bi-monthly competition at TNT Kartways in West Quincy, Mo. “I think the growth in both will continue,” Traeder said. Traeder is a former world champion karter who […]
QUINCY — A yellow giraffe with polka dots named Flower Girl likes to play video games. Flower Girl’s favorite video game involves tractors with flowers. Flower Girl’s friend, a brown cheetah named Cheety, wants to come over to play video games. A red lion named Tiger also wants to play games, but Tiger’s sharp teeth […]
QUINCY — The Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern & Southwest Missouri & Southern Illinois recently honored three businesses in the Quincy region with Torch Awards. A Torch Award is the most prestigious honor the BBB can present to exceptional organizations for their dedication to integrity and ethical business practices. “These organizations have truly joined BBB’s mission of advancing marketplace trust in an […]
QUINCY — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified Burkholderia pseudomallei, the bacteria that causes melioidosis, in an aromatherapy room spray. The contaminated product is the Better Homes and Gardens-branded Essential Oil Infused Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones “Lavender & Chamomile” scent. The spray was sold at Walmart stores and online between February and Oct. 21. […]
QUINCY — Blaise Haxel always has wanted to own and operate his own bar. After negotiations with another bar owner fell through late this summer, Haxel visited with Sonny Settles, owner of Port’s Place, 510 Jersey. “What really intrigued me about Port’s Place is any time I came in, I always felt like family,” Haxel […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Chariton Valley recently announced the completion of its state-of-the-art fiber network at Hannibal Lakeside Technology Park. The network will deliver 100 gigabit service that is essential for large-scale businesses with extensive operations. “Chariton Valley is proud of our partnership with the Hannibal community and to provide this valuable service to the technology […]
Hotel Nauvoo receives $1.03 million in grant money QUINCY — More than $1.5 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds has been given to 15 restaurants, bars and catering companies in Quincy during the last six months. The businesses are among 101,000 across the United States receiving emergency assistance from the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The U.S. Small […]
QUINCY — Quincy Mayor Mike Troup hopes to have something to present to the Quincy City Council within two weeks that would modify how the city oversees video gaming operators. There is one slight problem. Quincy doesn’t have much leeway. “The state will not allow us to be more restrictive to gaming,” Troup said. Troup […]
The long-time director of the Quincy Convention and Visitor’s Bureau dishes on tourism, travel and bringing events to town.
QUINCY — Sam McKelvie greets the people in her class with “Hello, my friends,” then instructs them to begin stretching before they start exercising. It’s a routine she’s gone through many times. On some days, those instructions are given in a studio she rents in the Washington Theatre building in downtown Quincy. On many days, […]
QUINCY – The track is back! And it has a new name. Owner Paul Holtschlag announced Wednesday that Jimmy Lieurance will be taking over as director of operations at Adams County Speedway, formerly known as Quincy Raceways, and that the .29-mile track at 8000 Broadway will reopen in spring 2022. Lieurance will be leasing the […]
Two Rivers Regional Council of Public Officials held a ribbon cutting Wednesday at its new location for the community service center at 706 Maine in Quincy. The new service center is in the former People’s Prosperity Bank location. Programs like the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, Percentage of Income Payment Plan, rental assistance, shelter programs, […]
CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Human Services announced Tuesday the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved six new retailers for Illinois’ 1.8 million Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients to buy groceries online. Among the new retailers is County Market, which operates 31 locations throughout the state. County Market has […]
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 […]
QUINCY — The former Comfort Inn at 4122 Broadway, closed since it was sold in February, will reopen Friday as an AmericInn Lodge and Suites. Shil Patel said he and his father, Sunny, bought the 58-room facility in February for $1.1 million. He says they’ve spent $700,000 in renovations. “We’re just waiting on some of […]
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.
QUINCY — Quincy Medical Group will host a job fair for opportunities at the QMG Surgery Center, 3301 Broadway at the Quincy Town Center, from 3-6 p.m. Oct. 21. No appointment is needed. QMG has a variety of full-time positions available at the QMG Surgery Center including surgical technologists, registered nurses (Surgery Center and GI) […]
Ontario Teachers’ Announces Agreement to Acquire Majority Stake in Vantage Elevator Solutions TORONTO – The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board has announced an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Vantage Elevator Solutions, a manufacturer and distributor of elevator components and systems and the parent company of Hollister-Whitney of Quincy. As part of the transaction, […]
With an effective state and local tax rate of 15 percent, Illinois has the highest state and local taxes — almost 39 percent higher than the average U.S. household. It’s no surprise then, that Kiplinger voted Illinois the least-friendly state for middle-class Americans to move to. According to Illinois Policy’s August jobs data analysis, Illinois’ […]
QUINCY — Quincy Mayor Mike Troup says he’s working to bring a hotel to the city, and the director of real estate for the company that owns the Quincy Town Center says he’s talking with several major hotel chains about building in Quincy. However, the president of the Quincy Hotel and Lodging Association isn’t sure […]
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?
To mark October as Manufacturing Month, state officials Wednesday touted the thousands of manufacturing jobs in Illinois, but an industry official paints a different picture. State officials celebrated the 40th new manufacturing announcement this year in Illinois, with news that a magnesium casting plant in Dixmoor is expanding, adding 40 jobs. Chicago Magnesium Casting Co., […]
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.
QUINCY — For most of us, Facebook’s five-hour outage on Monday was merely annoying. It prevented us from wasting time at work to mindlessly scroll on our phones to find out what is happening with friends and family. However, for some, Monday’s outage cost them business. “I was planning on doing a live video that […]
Brittany Boll shows you the biggest walk-in beer cooler in Quincy and gets a tour of whiskey, wine, seltzers, rums and tequilas, including her beloved Jose, as the city’s newest liquor store opens its doors today.
QUINCY — The upcoming 34th annual WGCA Sharathon will serve a double purpose. As always, it will be the year’s chief fundraiser for Quincy’s contemporary Christian radio station, but there will be an underlying theme, too. The memory of the late Bruce Rice will be celebrated throughout the 34th annual Sharathon, which will be a […]
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker’s administration on Thursday announced the awarding of the first $24 million in “Back to Business” grants, a program funded with federal relief aid to help businesses recover and reopen from the pandemic. The announcement took place at a Mexican restaurant in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago, Mi Tierra […]
Maureen Kahn, president/CEO of Blessing Health System, talks about health care and events that recently transpired regarding COVID-19 testing and vaccinations and the health care provider’s policies. Harvey’s Furniture sponsors Muddy River News This Week.
QUINCY — The Quincy Brewing Company is celebrating its second birthday from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday with its third Makers Market. Sixth Street will closed between Maine and Hampshire. Twenty-five vendors will be selling furniture, clothing, accessories, food, apothecary, ceramics, art, clothing, books, candles, vintage upcycled wares and more. The Quincy Children’s Museum will […]
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has selected Cape Air to provide Essential Air Service (EAS) at the Quincy Regional Airport for a four-year term from December 1, 2021, through November 30, 2025. The four-year subsidy will cost $10.8 million. “The Quincy Airport is a vital part of the transportation system and supply chain of […]
QUINCY – Quincy Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Holly Cain said the increase in marketing support for her organization has enabled better outreach. Cain gave a report at Monday night’s Quincy City Council meeting which focused on QCAVB’s marketing efforts. Cain said the www.seequincy.com had 20,000 users during the last quarter, which was a […]
SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker announced Thursday the state will award more than $40 million in workforce training grants, focusing on communities hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and youth who are particularly at risk of violence. That includes $40 million in Workforce Recovery Grants that will go out in two phases over the next […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Peters Heating and Air Conditioning recently donated $2,500 to the James E. Cary Cancer Center, 5985 Hospital Drive. Customers are encouraged to request Peters’ pink van for any service call. When they do, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the fight against breast cancer. Since the creation of the […]
HAMILTON, Ill. — Peters Heating and Air Conditioning recently donated $1,250 to Hancock County Fights Cancer. Customers are encouraged to request Peters’ pink van for any service call. When they do, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the fight against breast cancer. Since the creation of the Pink Van Campaign in 2015, […]
A new analysis shows Illinois ranks 41st in the country in unemployment recovery, with unemployment down 40 percent from this time last year. The study was done by WalletHub and shows Illinois’ job recovery post-pandemic. The survey was conducted from March 15, 2021, to August 30, 2021, showing a 69 percent decrease in unemployment claims […]
CARTHAGE, Ill. — Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released its annual patient experience ratings for hospitals nationwide in July. Of the 3,478 hospitals rated, Memorial Hospital is one of only 263 hospitals to have achieved a five-star rating in patient experience. Memorial Hospital ranks in the top 10 percent of hospitals in Illinois and […]
QUINCY — Back 2 Business Small Business Recovery Grants are available in Illinois, and Two Rivers Regional Council of Public Officials wants to help local businesses get the assistance they need. The B2B Grant Program is a component of the $1.5 billion economic package designed to maximize the impact of American Rescue Plan Act funds […]
A long-time employee of Harris Corporation’s Broadcast Communications Division (now GatesAir), Don Carpenter was manager of Harris’ TV service department 20 years ago when, at 8:45 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 11, an airplane slammed into the World Trade Center’s North Tower. “I was in shock,” Carpenter recalls. “On a television near my office, I […]
QUINCY — People accustomed to driving to work and doing their job alongside other employees had to work from home when the COVID pandemic started in March 2020. Many businesses shut their doors and told employees to set up shop at the kitchen table or living room couch. Eighteen months later, some people still work […]
Quincy Medical Group announced Thursday that it had signed a letter of intent to join together with DuPage Medical, becoming one organization. A news release stated “…the organizations will intentionally focus on providing an unrivaled patient experience, while working to raise the standard for quality and excellence for physician-directed care.” DuPage Medical Group is the […]
Sandwiches taste better when prepared by someone else. A study at Carnegie Melon University determined that old saying to be true. The study explained that when one focuses on a stimulus (the sandwich) for so long, it becomes less desirable or enjoyable after time. Makes sense. This must be where all those significant other “Honey, make […]
QUINCY — A Quincy construction firm is waiting for its day in court to collect more than $110,000 from Adams County in a dispute about additional work completed during the demolition process before the construction of the Adams County Jail. The suit, filed in April 2018, was scheduled to go to trial on Monday. However, […]
QUINCY — Sisbro recently was presented a platinum award by Great West Casualty Company as part of its annual National Safety Awards program, which recognizes motor carriers in similar operations (truckload and less than truckload) with awards based on their year-end preventable crash results. Carriers are eligible to receive a platinum, gold, silver or participatory award. […]
QUINCY — Jay Krottinger and Ryan Jude Tanner were so pleased with the work done last year by Fischer Builders during the remodeling of the Patio Restaurant and Lounge that they’ve teamed up to create a new company. Krottinger and Tanner, partners in Tanninger Companies, have formed Fischer & Tanniger with Meegan Fischer and Ryan […]
Missouri payrolls added exactly 15,000 non-farm jobs in July as the unemployment rate ticked down 0.1 percent, seasonally adjusted data from the federal Bureau of Labor Standards shows. The state’s labor force of 3.08 million, however, declined by 177, and overall employment, which includes self-employed people and farm labor, grew by 4,462 for the month. […]
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Nearly empty meat aisles are a burden producers, processors and consumers don’t want to face again. To prevent that, the Missouri Department of Agriculture awarded $16.7 million to keep 150 meat and poultry processors throughout Missouri going strong. The Missouri Meat and Poultry Processing Grant helped bring 27 businesses into state-inspection status. It also […]
The Department of Justice has announced it has reached a $2.82 million settlement with Blessing Hospital regarding a voluntary disclosure made by the hospital. Cardiac procedures were performed at Blessing that resulted in overpayments. Hospital officials say the procedures in question were performed by a physician who used to work at “a non-Blessing medical group […]
In today’s world, our dogs and cats have become what is known to most pet owners as our “fur babies” They are family and family should take care of each other. Part of this care is grooming and maintenance; a place where a lot of people like to cut corners with both themselves and their […]
QUINCY — Kim Abbott wears her feelings on her sleeve, especially when it comes to dirt-track racing. “It is sad … and it’s also pretty depressing,” said Abbott, the only female track champion in the long and storied history of Quincy Raceways, which for the second straight year sits idle at its familiar 8000 Broadway […]
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Your mother probably warned you about picking up hitchhikers. University of Missouri Extension entomologist Kevin Rice says your mom was right, especially when it comes to spotted lanternfly, an invasive species that creates severe economic losses in grape. With more than 130 wineries in Missouri, this poses a significant threat to the […]
ATLANTA – Gray Television announced Monday that it has completed its acquisition of Quincy Media (QMI) and its divestment of ten QMI stations in the seven Gray/QMI overlap markets to Byron Allen’s Allen Media Broadcasting. As a result of these transactions, Gray has become the owner of 12 additional local television stations serving eight new […]
The Department of Justice has approved the $925 million sale of Quincy-based Quincy Media Inc. to Gray Television of Atlanta. The deal will receive final regulatory approval once Gray divests 10 of the television stations (in seven other markets) it is acquiring from Quincy. WGEM-TV-AM-FM, 513 Hampshire in Quincy, will remain with Gray. The Justice […]
QUINCY — The golf clubs will go back in the garage. The honey-dos around the house will be put on hold. Phil Conover has accepted another interim position. The Board of Directors for the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce announced Monday it has selected Conover to serve as the organization’s interim director, beginning Monday, Aug. 2. […]
By DAVID ADAMMuddy River News Editor QUINCY — Mayor Mike Troup expects to resolve the fate of a Quincy motel early next week when he reviews an engineering report on structural and safety issues. Michael Seaver, building official and director of inspection and enforcement for the city, met Friday for a walkthrough of the property with representatives […]
Quincy’s Maine Center is filling up with speciality shops and In a Snap Boutique is the latest place to browse and shop. Courtney Hoffman and Cindy Smith opened up shop this week in one of the main floor suites in the Maine Center. They are holding an open house on Friday, July 23 from 10 […]
Sisters expand online business to storefront in ‘The District’ By MELISSA SHRIVER A local online business is putting down roots in Quincy’s downtown shopping district. The Mom Bod Boutique will hold a grand opening for its store inside the Maine Center, 535 Maine, Suite 4B, on Saturday. The owners of the Mom Bod Boutique, sisters Maggie Hazelrigg and Katie […]
QUINCY — Area Distributors of Quincy recently acquired two local companies: MarLon Business Forms of Quincy and Wade and Dowland Office Equipment of Jacksonville. MarLon is the largest supplier of custom printed labels, business forms, checks and envelopes in the Tri-State area. The products are used in a wide range of packaging, manufacturing, mailing and […]
Quincy, IL, State Street Bank is pleased to announce the election of Natalie L. Oswald to its Board of Directors. Oswald is currently a Partner at Schmiedeskamp, Robertson, Neu & Mitchell LLP, where she concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial real estate, business transactions, taxation, and health care law. “We are pleased to have […]
Chris Spear, president and CEO of the American Trucking Association, recently said on the Fox News Channel that more than one million truckers must join the industry in the next decade “just to maintain current economic demand.” Two companies in Quincy are seeing their demand for truckers grow while the number of truckers fails to […]