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Alan Madden Gravesite, Jeff Dorsey
Alan Madden Gravesite, Jeff Dorsey

Little Alan Madden to Be Remembered Tonight

It was the morning of January 11, 1981 and 5-year-old Alan Edward Madden awakened to what unfortunately would be the final day of his life. What happened to this little defenseless boy goes beyond description. At the age of 5, little Alan was beaten to death by his mother, Pamela Berg, and her boyfriend from Peoria, James Crain.  Both were tried and convicted.

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Quincy Public Schools
Kurt Parsons

Strike Date Set For Quincy Public School Staff

Quincy Federation officials say a January 17 strike date is set.

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Bill Shuler, Townsquare Media

Idea: What We Should Do With Clemens Field

The Beatles. The Clash. Billy Joel. Kenny Chesney. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Foo Fighters. Rolling Stones. Taylor Swift. No, I'm not going through my iPod. We...

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Sears/Kmart To Close 150 Of Its Stores
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Did Quincy Make The List Of Sears/K-Mart Closings?

Quincy Police
Kurt Parsons

Quincy Man Arrested on Drug Charges

A Quincy man goes to jail after he is found slumped over the wheel early Saturday morning.

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Two Seriously Injured in Camp Point Crash

A fiery crash in Adams County sends two people to the hospital with serious injuries.

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Our Top Stories of 2016

For those of you lucky enough to remain alive for the entirety of 2016, here’s what you were reading on 979kickfm.com.

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Did you know there’s an ‘Escape Room’ in Quincy? Neither did we!

Remember that old computer game Myst? I'd spend hours trying to figure out the puzzles and secrets of it, trying to advance through the game...

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A Look at Folklore from the Past in Adams County

With a new year on the horizon, this is often the time when we take a look back at events and memories from past years. In the 1930s, renowned folklorist and Quincy native Harry Hyatt returned home from New York City to visit his sister, Minnie Hyatt Small...

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Fire Destroys Historic Hannibal Church

Fire completely gutted the Antioch Baptist Church building on Tuesday. Hannibal Rural Fire personnel responded mid-afternoon to the scene south of Hannibal on Route T.

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