HOME - WGEM.com: Quincy News, Weather, Sports, and Radio

Top Stories

Read More
Students learning in class at the high school. Students learning in class at the high school.

Central Lee looking to add new resource officer next year Video included

A rural school in southeast Iowa is the only one in Lee County without a school resource officer, but that might change.  

More>>

Adams County's indigent death policy being reviewed Video included

Adams County's indigent death policy is now being reviewed and changed. This all comes after public push back as to how the county handles deaths when people can't afford to pay for the funeral costs. 

More>>

New committee reviews city government in Quincy Video included

A newly formed committee could ultimately change the face of city government in Quincy.

More>>

Farm bill impacts more than local farmers Video included

Dempsey spoke about the Farm Bill. Dempsey spoke about the Farm Bill.

The past few months have been tense for Tri-State farmers amid fears of a trade war with China.

More>>

QPS expecting budget surplus Video included

Quincy Public Schools now has a clearer view of what their finances are going to look like at the end of the fiscal year, and it appears as though the district will not finish in the red.

More>>

Missouri State Parks make effort to hire more veterans Video included

State parks are now giving employment preference to former military.  Wakonda State Park is gearing up for a busy Memorial Day weekend. If one is planning to visit over the holiday, they can expect to see some veterans working around the park. 

More>>

Hannibal police use incentive to attract more officers Video included

Officer David Damron Officer David Damron

Home is where the heart is. That's the case for officer David Damron who joined the police department in his hometown of Hannibal just over a year ago.

More>>

County forgives back taxes owed on former hospital Video included

The Marion County Commission says they will use back taxes owed on the old St. Elizabeth Hospital to help fund the redevelopment of the property. 

More>>

Officials talk mental health improvements in Lee County Video included

Ryanne Wood addressing the improvements in the meeting. Ryanne Wood addressing the improvements in the meeting.

Iowa leaders joined local health officials and law enforcement talked about the state of mental health in Lee County. 

More>>

  • NationalMore>>

  • Judge orders law firm of Stormy Daniels' lawyer to pay $10M

    Judge orders law firm of Stormy Daniels' lawyer to pay $10M

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:16:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Avenatti, attorney for Stormy Daniels, who alleges she had an affair with President Donald Trump, leaves federal court in New York after a hearing for Michael Cohen, Trum...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, Michael Avenatti, attorney for Stormy Daniels, who alleges she had an affair with President Donald Trump, leaves federal court in New York after a hearing for Michael Cohen, Trum...
    A federal judge has ordered the law firm of Stormy Daniels' attorney to pay $10 million to a former lawyer who claimed he was owed millions and that the firm had misstated its profits.More >>
    A federal judge has ordered the law firm of Stormy Daniels' attorney to pay $10 million to a former lawyer who claimed he was owed millions and that the firm had misstated its profits.More >>
  • Texas governor's school safety talks to tackle gun control

    Texas governor's school safety talks to tackle gun control

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:16:00 GMT
    (Ana Ramirez/Austin American-Statesman via AP). Gov. Gregg Abbott hosts a roundtable discussion about safety in Texas schools after the recent school shooting in Sante Fe at the Texas states Capitol on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Austin, Texas. Abbott co...(Ana Ramirez/Austin American-Statesman via AP). Gov. Gregg Abbott hosts a roundtable discussion about safety in Texas schools after the recent school shooting in Sante Fe at the Texas states Capitol on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Austin, Texas. Abbott co...
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school violence and safety promise to wade into thorny issue of gun control.More >>
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's meetings on school violence and safety promise to wade into thorny issue of gun control.More >>
  • Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

    Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:15 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:15:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2008, file photo, author Philip Roth poses for a photo in the offices of his publisher, Houghton Mifflin, in New York. Roth, prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, religion and mortal...(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2008, file photo, author Philip Roth poses for a photo in the offices of his publisher, Houghton Mifflin, in New York. Roth, prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, religion and mortal...
    Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist celebrated as a fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, died Tuesday night at age 85.More >>
    Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist celebrated as a fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, died Tuesday night at age 85.More >>
  • Send us a news tip!

    Do you have an event or news tip you would like us to know about? Please send us details by filling out the form below! You can also call us at 217-228-6655 or email news@wgem.com.

    * denotes required fields
    We're sorry, but only one entry is allowed per person.
    Thank you for your continued interest.
    Thanks for your news tip! Thanks for watching WGEM News!
Interactive Radar Closings
Loading...
Weather Icon
  • Featured PagesFeatured PagesMore>>

  • EXTENDED COVERAGE: Legionnaires' cases at the Illinois Veterans' Home

    EXTENDED COVERAGE: Legionnaires' cases at the Illinois Veterans' Home

    Click here for complete coverage of Legionnaires' disease cases at the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy, including informative links from the Centers for Disease Control and the Illinois Department of Public Health.

    More >>

    Click here for complete coverage of Legionnaires' disease cases at the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy, including informative links from the Centers for Disease Control and the Illinois Department of Public Health.

    More >>
  • WGEM Golden Apple Award

    WGEM Golden Apple Award

    Since 1986, we've looked for those who have made a difference in the lives of their students and have made a mark on our community. Every month during the school year, WGEM News honors an outstanding Tri-States teacher.

    More >>

    Since 1986, we've looked for those who have made a difference in the lives of their students and have made a mark on our community. Every month during the school year, WGEM News honors an outstanding Tri-States teacher.

    More >>
  • Contests & Promotions

    Contests & Promotions

    Check out our current contests and promotions from WGEM. Find out more, read the rules and sign up for them here! More >>

    Check out our current contests and promotions from WGEM. Find out more, read the rules and sign up for them here!

    More >>
Stock and Market Trackers
Powered by Frankly