Bridge Work

Bridge Work

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An Illinois Department of Transportation engineering technician checks for rust, holes, and broken steel during an annual inspection of the Quincy Memorial Bridge Thursday, April 17, 2014.  Inspection crews are completing work, including joint repairs.  They have been working on the project for the past two weeks. H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt)

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Caring

Caring

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Lisa Herzing, nurse practitioner, left, and Sharon Olson, registered nurse, far right, meet with patient, Helen Long in the Intensive Care Unit, Blessing Hospital, Quincy, recently.  The two are on the front lines working consults with patients to determine the care a patient needs.  H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt)

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Weed Pull

Weed Pull

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Fred Bloss of Quincy, pulls weeds from his yard Thursday, April 17, 2014.  Bloss says his yard suffered somewhat in places because of packed snow during this past winter.  H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt)

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House Fire

House Fire

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Quincy firefighters look over an item at the scene of a house fire located at 515 S. 17th Wednesday morning, April 16, 2014.  Authorities say two people died and a third was rescued from the burning house.   Read the entire story in Wednesday’s edition of the Herald-Whig. H-W Photo/SteveView More »

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Clowning Around

Clowning Around

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Robin “Klutzy the Clown” Walker provides some fun educational entertainment to Jennifer McClintock and Mary Ingram’s  pre-kindergarteners at Central Elementary School recently.  Although the number of clowns and the demand for them has dropped over the years, Walker says she still gets regular work. H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt)

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Fishing Against the Wind

Fishing Against the Wind

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Angelique Cobern and Tony Courtois of Poloma, try their luck at fishing Moorman Park Lake Wednesday morning, April 16 , 2014.  It’s their first official fishing trip of year, they said. H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt)

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True Colors

True Colors

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Sierra Jennings of Liberty, left, and Kelsey Strother, Quincy, work on a mural at the Blessing Cancer Center, Quincy, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.  They and other John Wood Community College advanced drawing class students and their instructor, Addie Seabarkrob, are painting the mural as part of a “learning, while doing”View More »

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Patient Patients

Patient Patients

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Nursing students Stephanie Bangert, left, and Tammy Chisholm, participate in a clinical simulation experience with a computer simulated patient at Blessing-Riemann College of Nursing, Quincy, recently.  H-W Photo/Steve Bohnstedt)

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In the Swing

In the Swing

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Ryan Hulett is silhouetted against the early evening sun as he works on his swing Tuesday at the Knights of Columbus Driving Range in Quincy. After the region’s long winter, area golfers have been chomping at the bit to get back into the swing of things. (H-W Photo/Phil Carlson)

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Spring Snow

Spring Snow

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Bundled up against the wind and snow, a woman passes by the Spring-themed storefront of Jeanne’s Shoppe on North Sixth St. Monday afternoon. Winter weather made an unwelcome return to the region but it should be temporary, as temperatures are expected to slowly climb through the rest of the week.View More »

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