Deborah Gertz Husar has covered West-Central Illinois and agriculture at The Herald-Whig since 1989. She is a graduate of Knox College and received a master's degree in public affairs reporting from Sangamon State University, now the University of Illinois at Springfield. She is a native of St. Louis.
Quincy Public Schools Superintendent Roy Webb wants to assure the community of three things.
The school district is still operational, still doing well and still managing COVID-19 cases -- 18 active positives as of Wednesday.
New projections for the corporate personal property replacement tax mean a better bottom line in the 2020-21 budget for Quincy Public Schools.
In a time of social unrest nationwide, Phil Bradshaw believes the story of New Philadelphia and its founder Free Frank McWorter resonates more than ever.
Braeden Reed had two words to say about the newest piece of art at Iles Elementary School.
"It's cool," the fourth-grader said.
One month into the school year, Quincy Public Schools Superintendent Roy Webb says he's "extremely impressed" with district staff, students and the community.