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An air ambulance lands at Wakonda State Park Thursday afternoon. An air ambulance lands at Wakonda State Park Thursday afternoon.

One man injured in near drowning at Wakonda State Park Video included

One man was rushed to Blessing Hospital Thursday afternoon after he nearly drowned in the lake at Wakonda State Park near La Grange in Lewis County, Missouri.

Sketch released to spark interest in unsolved murder case

Still no leads in an unsolved murder case in Marion County, but authorities hope a sketch of the unidentified victim will spark some interest.  More>>

Missing man apparently drowned in a ditch

 A McDonough County, Ill., man who went missing last weekend was found dead Wednesday, north of Tennessee.

Holstein club show brings crowd to Adams County Fair Video included

It was a strong showing for the Mississippi Valley Holstein Club Show at the Adams County Fair Thursday. More>>

New driving school open in Quincy Video included

An overload of student drivers in the Quincy Public Schools has prompted a local man to open his own driving school. More>>

Kids Count survey ranks Iowa high for the well-being of children Video included

The new annual Kids Count survey was just released and it assesses the well-being of children and ranks the 50 states.Iowa scored first in health and third in economic well-being for the whole country. Lee County Health Department officials say the county is in line with the health rankings of the statewide survey, but it is lagging in economic well-being.Twenty-four percent of kids are in poverty and that's eight percent higher than the state average. Officials say that is not on par with th... More>>

Missouri Attorney General stops in Tri-States to discuss Right to Farm amendment Video included

In less than two weeks, voters in Missouri will have to vote on a heavily debated issue called "Right to Farm" or Amendment 1. More>>

Arrest warrant issued for second home invasion suspect Video included

Quincy Police released Thursday morning the identity of a man they say was involved in a home invasion Monday. More>>

Quincy Panda Express will open in the fall Video included

Do you get cravings for Chinese food? Well, soon there will be another quick option to get that orange chicken on the go.Construction on the fast food Chinese restaurant Panda Express is coming along quickly in the parking lot of Shopko near 33th and Broadway.Restaurant officials say the construction is on track with the project schedule.One college student says it's a favorite of her's and she's excited to have it in Quincy. "I go there quite a bit at school," Makenna Merritt said. "Panda Ex... More>>

IRS tax scam targets local residents Video included

The Internal Revenue Service warns a phone tax scam is targeting tens of thousands of people nationwide.  Quincy police say local residents are being targeted. More>>

Adams County Health Department does inspections at the fair Video included

Armed with a clipboard and pen, sanitarian Rex Pflantz went to over twenty vendors. More>>

Lee County seat debate heats up as committee makes recommendation Video included

Unlike most counties, Lee County has two county seats and talks of changing that has sparked debate over the last few months.Now, a citizen advisory committee created to explore the issue, has released its recommendations. After months of research, the citizen committee told the Lee County Board Of Supervisors they think the best decision is to consolidate the two courthouses and build a new one near the jail in Montrose. The estimates gathered by the committee put the cost of a new courthous... More>>

Quinn signs bill that gives millions for road repairs in the Tri-States Video included

Millions of dollars worth of road repairs are coming to the Tri-States as part of a billion-dollar plan signed by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn.

Fort Madison celebrates 175th anniversary

Fort Madison is one of the oldest towns in Iowa and city officials are celebrating the occasion this year with an elaborate party. More>>

Drug epidemic leads to increased need for foster parents Video included

The rise in meth use, which local authorities call an epidemic, is causing an increased need for foster families. More>>

Police look for driver after hit-and-run

Quincy police are searching for a driver after a hit-and-run Wednesday afternoon.The crash happened around 12:30 at 6th and Maine streets.Police say a driver in a blue Hyundai ran the traffic signal and hit a motorcycle.The driver of the bike had minor injuries, but the driver that hit the bike took off. More>>

Local hunters speak out about shorter deer season Video included

Local hunters are speaking out after the Illinois Department of Natural Resources cut deer season short. More>>

Major route to Adams County Fair closed for construction Video included

A road project costing nearly $700,000 is causing a big headache for drivers heading to the Adams County Fair. More>>

Canton police chief resigns

Canton Police Chief Hayes Shelley resigned his post Tuesday after serving almost three years as chief. More>>

Man accused of hitting nursing home resident pleads not guilty

The Payson, Illinois man accused of hitting a nursing home resident in the head pleaded not guilty in court  Tuesday. More>>

Mild summer benefits area farmers

The mild summer has been great for farmers in the area. More>>

River traffic re-opens after barges freed from Tri-States bridge Video included

A railroad bridge is not damaged and Mississippi River traffic is back open after barges broke free from their tow and got stuck under a railroad bridge in Louisiana, Missouri, Tuesday morning. More>>

State project studies impact of spending habits at fairs

Residents attending the Adams County Fair are going to be asked to help with a state project. More>>

New police chief named in Louisiana, Missouri

Louisiana, Missouri has a new police chief after its chief died in his home earlier this month. More>>

Malaysia jet victims' bodies arrive in Netherlands

By JONA KALLGRENAssociated PressKHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) -- Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have landed in the southern city of Eindhoven. More>>

Plane crashes in bad weather in Taiwan, killing 51

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - A plane making a second landing attempt in stormy weather crashed at an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 51 people and injuring seven, fire officials said. More>>

Adams County Fair underway

The Adams County Fair officially opens to the public on Wednesday at the fairgrounds between Quincy and Mendon. More>>

New county seat location recommended for Lee County

A citizen advisory committee recommended establishing one county seat in Lee County and putting it on property adjacent to the sheriff's office.

QPS holding off on suspension alternatives Video included

Board member Scott Stone says the committee decided to table the idea indefinitely, because there were too many concerns about a consistent policy. More>>

Palmyra Police show residents problems with current facility Video included

Land has been bought to build a new police station, but before moving any further the police department hosted an open house on Tuesday. More>>

Spring Street traffic concerns discussed Video included

Quincy's Traffic Commission is looking into different options for controlling traffic on Spring Street. More>>

Traffic citation dismissed for Lewis Co. school bus driver

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A Lewis County, Missouri judge says the traffic citation for the school bus driver involved in a wreck that injured several kids was dismissed Monday. More>>

QPS considering raising lunch prices for 2015 school year Video included

We're less than a month from the start of the school year, and kids in the Quincy Public School District could notice some changes in how much they pay for lunch. More>>

Back to school shopping to cost parents more money Video included

Back to school shopping season is upon us and for many parents in the Tri-States footing the bill will be even harder to do this year.

Illinois dentists busy with medicaid patients Video included

It's been less than a month since dental benefits were restored for Illinois adults in the Medicaid system and local dental clinics are already seeing a significant increase in patients. More>>

Firefighter raising money for search-and-rescue dog Video included

After a massive six-hour search for a three-year-old girl who was lost in a cornfield in Pike County, Illinois earlier this month, a volunteer firefighter is wanting to bring in an extra tool to help aid in search and rescue efforts.  More>>

Local teen honored for raising more than $12,000 for Honor Flight Video included

A scholarship is music to the ears of one area youth volunteer. More>>

DNR nixes late winter antlerless deer season

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has taken away the late winter antlerless season in Adams, Hancock and Scott counties. More>>

Woman hit, killed by truck at fairgrounds track

A woman was killed after walking behind a truck at the Lee County Fairgrounds Friday. More>>

Red Cross needs blood donations Video included

The Red Cross is asking for help with blood donations this summer. More>>

Fatal car and motorcycle crash near Camp Point

US 24 was re-routed on Saturday morning due to an accident between a car and a motorcycle. More>>

Cooler temperatures prove beneficial for county fairs

County fair season is a summer tradition that's usually associated with hot and humid weather, but this week's cooler temperatures have provided some welcome relief More>>

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