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AYHSMB - Gems sale still not final - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I wonder if the new owners are from around here? Possibly related to the Oakleys?
gizzard93 - Six Quincy property owners face deadline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I never understand why the Quincy building inspector never mentions that building that houses Bayview Building supply. It is in worse shape than some of the fix or flatten property's and there are people going in and out every day buying building supplies. It is on 630 n 2nd, go down by the bay and look to the east.
Stupid_Dems - Six Quincy property owners face deadline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
These are "elected officials" not employees. They are not entitled to heath insurance in my thinking based on the hours they work. I do realize they put in more time than the council meeting. But they are still a long way from being full time. Why are city taxpayers being burdened with the cost of their heath care when the county and the school board do not feed at the trough? The total cost for the…
1950Brutus - Strawman: Eric Holder To The Rescue..... - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Is he bringing Oprah with him???
qfingers - Six Quincy property owners face deadline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
And why should this stop? It's all part of their compensation. They spend a lot more time than what you see on TV. For example, if you eliminate the health care you reduce the likelihood of a small business owner wanting to run. Plus it also means most of the council members have the same health insurance as other city employees...which seems like a jolly good idea There are two reasons…

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Illinois corn planting behind schedule

3 months, 4 weeks ago From Illinoisagconnection.com

Producers were busy with anhydrous applications and tillage last week as fields continued to dry out and temperatures warmed up. Corn planting progressed to 5 percent complete but remained well behind the 5 year average of 22 percent. Oat and sorghum planting progressed to 51 and 3 percent repectively.

Statewide temperatures averaged 47.3 degrees, 6.7 degrees below normal. Statewide precipitation averaged 0.64 inches, 0.32 inches below normal. Topsoil moisture was rated at 1 percent very short, 10 percent short, 78 percent adequate, and 11 percent surplus.

Subsoil moisture was rated at 5 percent very short, 24 percent short, 65 percent adequate, and 6 percent surplus.

Winter wheat conditions were rated at 2 percent very poor, 7 percent poor, 31 percent fair, 46 percent good, and 14 percent excellent.


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