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Villa Kathrine The Courtyard
Deena West Budd
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The Haunted Villa Kathrine Castle of Quincy

Villa Kathrine, the lovely Moorish-like castle built on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River in Quincy, has such an interesting history that I am not surprised to find a few spirits involved in the legend as well...

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Krazy Cakes
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Check Out What Krazy Cakes Did for Quincy Police Officers!

Well here’s a happy story to kick off your weekend!

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Knights of Columbus - Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons
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75th Annual Knights of Columbus BBQ Schedule

It's the last hurrah for the summer, before the kids head back to school, everything becomes pumpkin flavored, and you have to think of a killer name for your Fantasy Football team...

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Guns N Hoses
Hannibal Guns N Hoses (via Facebook)
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Guns n Hoses Softball Scheduled for Saturday

Dozens of firefighters are being called to Clemens Field in Hannibal and police are expected to issue hundreds of tickets.

But don’t worry. There’s no emergency.

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Asian Carp in the Mississippi River May Have Met Their Match

If you spend any time on the Mississippi River you have had to deal with Asian Carp that have invaded the Mississippi River with a vengeance. The aggressive Asian Carp have harmed the eco-system of the river and have competed fiercely with the native fish of the river for food diminishing the population of the native fish species.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images
Sean Gallup, Getty Images
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The West Quincy Levee Break Took Place 23 Years Ago Today

If you were around Quincy 23 years ago today, you probably know where you were when you heard the news that the levee in West Quincy failed to hold back the mighty Mississippi River. We all knew when it happened because the news and the river spread like wildfire. What we didn't know at the time was that the levy failed thanks to the assistance of Quincy native James Scott, who was eventually convicted of "creating a catastrophe" by removing sand bags in the area of the levee break. Would the levee have held back the rising water on its own?  Only God knows.

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Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images
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Fireworks! What’s Legal and What’s Not

American's love their fireworks but there are laws regarding the use of fireworks. With that in mind, the Quincy Police Department has released the following information to the public.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Is Coming to Quincy!

Well here's some news! Apparently a Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins is coming to Quincy!

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Why Does Quincy’s Water Taste Bad?

Tap water in parts of Quincy has tasted “off” since Tuesday, but the City assures its residents that although it may be unpleasant to taste and smell, the water is safe to consume.

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Curtis T. Lovelace
Quincy Police Department
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Curtis Lovelace Bond Reduced by $1.5 Million

BREAKING: Lovelace's bond has been reduced from $5 million to $3.5 million and he will soon be out of jail (under home confinement) as he awaits the next trial in October. Friends of Lovelace have agreed to post the required ten percent of the bond ($350,000).

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