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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
  • Waterloo Freshman/Sophomore Boys Basketball | Team of the Week

    The Republic-Times Team of the Week is the Waterloo High School freshman/sophomore boys basketball team coached by Jack Schneider and Matt Mason. The Bulldogs topped Piasa Southwestern, Marquette and Jerseyville to win the Jerseyville Sophomore Tournament last...

    • Posted February 22, 2019
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  • Roider waives preliminary hearing

    Kyle Roider waived his right to a preliminary hearing during a brief court appearance Thursday morning at the Monroe County Courthouse in Waterloo. Had Roider agreed to the hearing, Monroe County State’s Attorney Chris Hitzemann would have...

    • Posted February 7, 2019
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  • Columbia awarded park grant

    Columbia has been awarded a $400,000 grant from the state to develop a park at the north end of town. Nearly 90 projects were awarded a total of $28.9 million this week from the state of Illinois...

    • Posted February 6, 2019
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  • Ice Eagles get revenge over Raging ‘Dogs

    The Columbia Ice Eagles avenged a Dec. 13 loss by downing rival Freeburg-Waterloo last Tuesday night, 6-1. The Ice Eagles netted three goals in the first period and never looked back.  Jordan Smugala led the way for...

    • Posted January 23, 2019
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  • CPD adds officers

    Professional police officers nationwide spend much of their days on the job embattled and at odds with the populace they are sworn to protect. But Columbia Police Chief Jerry Paul, with the support of the Columbia City...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Local woman killed in Florida

    Communities in two states are reeling after the death of beloved former guidance counselor Fran Axley. A winter resident of Naples, Fla., and a summer resident of Waterloo, Axley was found murdered with a sharp object  Jan....

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • New year, new laws

    On Jan. 1, a number of new laws took effect for Illinois residents and employees. Two firearm laws top the  list:  A 72-hour waiting period will be implemented for all firearms, to Illinois and non-Illinois residents alike,...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Motion to dismiss Coleman petition

    In what may finally bring the murder conviction of Chris Coleman to a close, Monroe County State’s Attorney Chris Hitzemann filed a motion last week to dismiss a post conviction petition filed in April on Coleman’s behalf....

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • Columbia traffic tickets to go electronic

    The Columbia City Council on Monday agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding with the Monroe County Circuit Clerk’s office to implement digiTicket in CPD cars. The two will share the cost of installing an electronic system in...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • County OKs budget; seats new officials

    In its last official action of the current fiscal year, the Monroe County Board of Commissioners approved the 2019 budget Friday. The $17.6 million budget represents an increase of about 9 percent over fiscal year 2018. But...

    • Posted December 5, 2018
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  • Columbia development taking off

    Doctors’ offices and a warehouse expansion are among developments in the works for the city of Columbia. Mercy Clinic Family Medicine will be located at 1019 Valmeyer Road. It will be a primary care physicians’ office at...

    • Posted November 28, 2018
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  • Missing woman found near Stemler Cave

    Columbia Fire Department responded about 5:55 p.m. Sunday to a report of a missing woman and her three dogs in the woods of Stemler Cave Woods Nature Preserve in the CFD coverage area of St. Clair County....

    • Posted November 4, 2018
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