DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: Kicking off the big game and Valentine’s Day

Ashley and Brittany stop by The Liquor Booth to get ready for pregame with Chad Duesterhaus. The Liquor Booth is also hosting a Super Bowl and Valentine’s Day Kickoff event, starting at 3 p.m. on Feb. 10. Wine and other spirits will be available for tasting.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: Mardi Gras and Coffee Talk

Ashley Conrad chats with ladies from the American Business Women’s Association about their upcoming Mardi Gras event and then she and Brittany Boll talk about an idea to build a sports complex in Quincy.

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MRN THIS WEEK PODCAST: Bret Austin

The businessman and chairman of the Adams County Board’s finance committee discusses the county’s housing situation and how he hopes the Great River Economic Development Foundation, Quincy and Adams County can all work together to ensure there is enough quality housing to go around.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: Holiday tours and concerts

Ashley talks to Kelsey Pigg with the Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County about the John Wood Mansion holiday tour and Pam Potter with the Quincy Park Band about their upcoming holiday concert.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: The Tree of Lights and the stage lights are back on at QCT

Ashley talks to Teiraney Craig, co-chair of the Salvation Army’s Tree of Lights campaign, about ringing bells, filling buckets and lighting the tree. She also chats with Brandon Thomsen of Quincy Community Theatre as its latest production, “Little House on the Prairie”, opens this weekend.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: The Quincy Museum, jewelry and bourbon

Ashley and Brittany take a tour of the Quincy Museum and talk about some great upcoming events, including a jewelry display by Waylon Rhoads that is happening Wednesday, Dec. 7 and Thursday, Dec. 8, and a Bourbon raffle on December 18.

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CLUB MUDDY PODCAST: Totally off the rails

We talk about Ashley’s non-pregnancy and non-drug addiction as we try to discuss if really horrible people have any value at all as Frankie gets his wish and works Kanye (ye?) into the conversation. Ashley is also getting over a cold and Bobby is starting to get one.

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MRN THIS WEEK PODCAST: Fr. John Doctor

Fr. John Doctor is the vice president of mission and ministry for Quincy University. He is also the spiritual director for Quincy Cursillo.

J. Robert Gough talks to Fr. Doctor about Advent, campus ministry and Catholic retreats making their way back from the COVID shutdown.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: Wreaths Across America and another Yohn outburst in court

What started out as a simple status hearing and an opportunity to set a date for a hearing to review eight motions filed by Bradley Yohn ended with Yohn being escorted from an Adams County courtroom Wednesday morning yelling obscenities at Judge Roger Thomson, calling him a “piece of s**t.” And Bob talks to Sophia…

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MRN BOOK NOOK: Leigh Mackenzie “She Seems So Normal”

Author Leigh Mackenzie, who lives in both Chicago and Quincy, shares her powerful story of overcoming sexual abuse as a child and its long-term affects. She discusses her journey of faith and healing with Ron Kinscherf in this chat about her book “She Seems So Normal”.

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MRN THIS WEEK PODCAST: Muddy River Gems

Bob Gough talks to Mark McDonald and Randy Phillips about a new long-form program coming to Muddy River News. McDonald and Phillips, who produced the award-winning program Illinois Stories for PBS stations WQEC/WSEC, will bring you Muddy River Gems.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: Festival of Lights

The holiday season officially arrives in Quincy with the Festival of Lights opening this week. Ashley talks to Eric Dooley, who revived this tradition at Moorman-Wavering Park.

Ashley also checks in with Don O’Brien at the Better Business Bureau about what those nasty scammers are up to as they try to play Grinch with your Christmas.

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BOOK NOOK for November 22, 2022

Ron Kinscherf talks with Victoria DeMent and Melissa DeVerger of the Quincy Public Library about the “Library of Things”…and other things.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: On site at Ulmus Academy

Part of the former Adams Elementary school once again has the sound of children laughing, playing and learning. Ashley sat down with Jen Wiemelt at Ulmus Academy to see the progress they’ve made.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: Leaving Illinois

Ashley talks about Brown County’s vote to look into seceding from Illinois and what ramifications that would bring. She also chats with Deron Johnson of the Oakley-Lindsay Center about events coming up this fall and winter.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: Quincy Children’s Museum

Ashley and Brittany talk to Amy Peters who is getting the Quincy Children’s Museum off the ground. The Quincy Children’s Museum will have a six-week satellite exhibit experience will be held beginning Friday, Nov. 11, at a space directly across from Kirlin’s in Quincy Town Center.

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CLUB MUDDY PODCAST: The Pope, Priests and Porn

Ashley, Frankie and Bobby talk about the Pope’s warning to priests and nuns about the dangers of watching pornography online, saying it “weakens the priestly heart”. Pornography, he said, was “a vice that so many people have… even priests and nuns”.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: Halloween and art

Ashley and Brittney talk about how Halloween has changed since they were kids and how they handle it now as moms. Ashley also talks to Alta King with the Quincy Art Center about the upcoming Mary S. Oakley & Lee Lindsay Artist Showcase.

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CLUB MUDDY: Davey fills in for Bobby to talk with Frankie and Ashley about water/sewer rates, watching high school football and roundabouts

MRN Editor David Adam pinch hits for Bob Gough and joins Frankie Murphy-Giesing and Ashley Conrad for another edition of Club Muddy for Oct. 21, 2022. The group talks water and sewer rates, watching high school football, what kids do after football games, cheerleading, roundabouts and erecting a statue of Bob in the middle of…

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SAFE-T Act Town Hall meeting on Oct. 19, 2022

A town hall meeting about the SAFE-T act was held Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022 at John Wood Community College. Speakers were Justin Oliver, sheriff of Brown County; Adam Yates, chief of the Quincy Police Department; Todd Eyler and Gary Farha with the state’s attorney’s office in Adams County; and State Sen. Jil Tracy.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: Shopping carts and what to (or not to) wear

Ashley and Brittany talk about shopping cart etiquette and how to dress when you’re out and about for the day and it’s 30 degrees at 8 a.m. and 80 degrees at 3 p.m.
Harvey’s, The Liquor Booth, Quincy Warehouse Bargains, The Abbey, Utopia and Instant Replay sponsor The Daily Muddy.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: QUINCY ROTARY

Ashley talks to Suzanne Ellerbrock about a couple of great fundraiser Quincy Rotary has planned. She also asks for everyone to chill out a bit following a rash of local violence.

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BOOK NOOK: October 13

Ron Kinscherf talks to Victoria DeMint about the Banned Book Club and other things happening at the Quincy Public Library.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: Tragic nights

Ashley Conrad and Brittany Boll talk about what can be done to de-escalate late night violence following a rash of incidents in Quincy and the murder of a Hannibal man.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: Help! I lost my phone!

Ashley Conrad tells Brittany Boll about losing her cell phone during the garage sale she hosted this weekend. Comedy ensues. Brittany then offers tips on retrieval and phone/password security.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: Fundraising and Flying

Ashley is back from vacation and talks to Jordan Lenz of 2X4’s for Hope about their upcoming fundraiser this Saturday. Bob Gough talks to Randy Phillips about bringing the Stinson Summit to Quincy Regional Airport, also this weekend.

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DAILY MUDDY PODCAST: Steampunked

Brittany Boll is in the chair today and talks about hanging out in Hannibal at its Steampunk Festival and she chats with Don O’Brien of the Better Business Bureau about sports streaming scams.

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