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 […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — The 10th Judicial Circuit Court of Marion County issued a warrant for John M.R. Kurth , 24, New London, charging him with Second Degree Murder and Armed Criminal Action. Kurth’s bond was set at $1,000,000.00 cash only. Kurth remains in the Marion County Jail. The Hannibal Police Department reported officers were […]
QUINCY — The three-man Fire and Police Commission met Wednesday afternoon in the Caucus Room at City Hall. They discussed training, interviews, hiring, and recruitment of firefighters and police officers during a nearly two-hour session. However, a promise made Monday by Quincy Mayor Mike Troup to attend the meeting and file a complaint against Police […]
QUINCY — A truck the city has used for two months isn’t filling more potholes than in the past, but it is filling them better than in the past. The city agreed earlier this year on a three-month lease for a truck from Bergkamp Inc. in Salina, Kan., to fix potholes. Kevin McClean, director of […]
QUINCY — Monday night’s meeting of the Quincy City Council had most of those who left the chambers shaking their heads. No one was quite sure exactly what happened. While Mayor Mike Troup’s proposed rental registration ordinance went down in flames on a 9-5 vote, the status of the proposed ordinance to give the mayor […]
QUINCY — Quincy Mayor Mike Troup called Police Chief Rob Copley’s annual report to aldermen last month “misleading,” believes there’s a “lack of performance” in regard to Copley and doesn’t believe Fire Chief Bernie Vahlkamp was “the top candidate” when he was hired in July. Troup made those comments during a Fire and Police Commission […]
TONKAWA, Okla. — A former theater professor at Culver-Stockton College and Western Illinois University faces up to life in prison without the possibility of parole after being charged May 5 with first-degree rape and other felony sex-related charges. Anthony Lee Luetkenhaus, 37, made his first appearance in Kay County District Court on May 7. He […]
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 — Don Dwyer, an anchor on the WGEM Today morning show since January 2019, was terminated from his job Thursday afternoon because he refused to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Dwyer was told of his dismissal after a noon meeting with his supervisors at WGEM. “I didn’t know it was coming. I followed every protocol […]