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About Andrea F.D. Saathoff

Andrea is a graduate of Gibault High School and the University of Missouri School of Journalism, the University of Missouri Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville College of Education. She lives in Columbia with her husband and their twin toddler sons. When she isn't cheering on St. Louis Cardinals baseball or riding the emotional roller coaster of Mizzou Tigers football, she enjoys attending and participating in the many family events the county has to offer. email: andrea@republictimes.net
  • Columbia addresses pot, staffing

    The Columbia City Council on Monday night approved an intergovernmental agreement that allows city police officers to enforce the county’s new ordinance setting fines for minor marijuana possession under the state of Illinois’ Cannabis Control act that...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Theft from Small Town Style in Waterloo

    Two women seen on surveillance allegedly stealing nearly $200 in merchandise Tuesday evening from Small Town Style Boutique in Waterloo have been identified, according to owner Kimberly Luke. Waterloo police are investigating the incident. Luke posted on...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Soccer teams rev engines for regionals

    Waterloo, Gibault and Columbia all seem to be playing their best soccer at the right time as regional play begins next week. The Bulldogs have won four straight, including 3-0 victories over Mascoutah and Highland last week...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Columbia talks drones, dope

    Columbia Police Chief Jerry Paul addressed the Columbia City Council Committee of the Whole on Monday night with requests to change the way local law enforcement handles both minor marijuana offenses and drones. In response to recent...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Police Blotter | 9/27/2017

    (Editor’s note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty and charges may sometimes be dropped...

    • Posted October 4, 2017
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  • Columbia talks walking trail, senior center

    What was scheduled to be a 10-minute discussion — prior to Monday’s Columbia City Council Committee of the Whole meeting — on a proposed walking trail turned into more than an hour of discussion about how much...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • Tractor rollover near Bluff Road

    A 60-year-old rural Columbia man was driving a tractor in a field off Sandalwood Drive at Bluff Road about 6 p.m. Tuesday night when the tractor tipped over, injuring the man’s head but not trapping him. Monroe...

    • Posted September 19, 2017
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  • Republicans announce 2018 candidates

    As the election season begins, the Monroe County Republican Central Committee announced a full slate of candidates for six county offices that will appear on the March 2018 ballot — including two newcomers. Of particular interest are...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Rush hour crash on westbound I-255

    Columbia and Mehlville, Mo., emergency personnel responded Friday just before 3:30 p.m. to a single-vehicle crash in the westbound lanes of I-255. Witnesses reported the driver was out of the vehicle and walking around, but that there...

    • Posted August 18, 2017
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  • Tax bills on the way

    Property tax bills are being printed this week at MAR Graphics in Valmeyer and should be in county mailboxes soon. The Monroe County Treasurer’s Office is set to collect $56.03 million in property taxes this year on...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • Two Wednesday crashes in Columbia

    Columbia emergency services worked two Wednesday crashes on Admiral Parkway/Route 3. At 4:27 a.m., Nicholas Meier, 37, of Waterloo, was traveling southbound in the right lane of Admiral Parkway approaching Mark Drive when he came upon a...

    • Posted August 11, 2017
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  • Smooth sailing at this year’s fair

    Mild temperatures and largely clear skies brought out the masses last week to the 70th annual Monroe County Fair. “It was just a great fair this year,” said Monroe County Fair Association Secretary George Obernagel. “It went...

    • Posted August 2, 2017
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