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  • Health Board weighs the county’s urgent care needs

    The Monroe County Health Board met last Tuesday night at the Monroe County Annex Building in Waterloo. Discussion of a possible urgent care facility took up most of the two-hour session. Monroe County Health Department Administrator John...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • County board talks EMS services

    The Monroe County Board met Tuesday morning at the courthouse in Waterloo. Monroe County Ambulance Director Carla Heise briefed the board on plans to replace aging ambulances that serve the county. Possibilities being examined include purchasing truck...

    • Posted January 23, 2013
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  • River traffic still flowing, for now

    Area rain and snow over the past weekend have brought a temporary reprieve for barge shippers on the middle Mississippi River. Combined with recently completed rock removal work by the Army Corps of Engineers near Thebes, this...

    • Posted January 16, 2013
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  • Red Bud Musketeers defeat Valmeyer Pirates 72-57

    Two area basketball teams that have suffered through losing seasons this year went at each other Saturday night in Red Bud, with the Red Bud round-ballers (2-16) triumphing over their Valmeyer counterparts (1-13), 72-57. Valmeyer took an...

    • Posted January 14, 2013
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  • County board talks roads, bonds

    The Monroe County Board opened the new year with its first meeting Monday morning. County engineer Aaron Metzger reported on several highway issues, including word that a federal grant is now in hand for resurfacing Maeystown Road ...

    • Posted January 9, 2013
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  • Gibault beats Waterloo, advances to tourney finals

    Crosstown rivals Gibault and Waterloo fought a back-and-forth contest in the semifinals of the Freeburg/Columbia Holiday Basketball Tournament at Freeburg Friday night before the Hawks finally downed the Bulldogs, 38-36. Gibault got off to an early lead,...

    • Posted December 29, 2012
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  • County holds final meeting of year

    The Monroe County Board of Commissioners conducted its final meeting of the year Monday morning at the courthouse in Waterloo. County highway engineer Aaron Metzger reported progress on the Kaskaskia Road curve project, which will enhance safety...

    • Posted December 19, 2012
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  • And just how low will the river go?

    The economy of Monroe County and much of the region leans heavily on agriculture. When agriculture suffers, the “trickle down” effect is unfavorable for everyone, from car dealers to retail stores and tax revenues. That’s exactly what...

    • Posted December 12, 2012
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