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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
  • 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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  • Brad Dillenberger | Athlete of the Week

    The Republic-Times Athlete of the Week is Waterloo Millers shortstop Brad Dillenberger. He currently ranks seventh in the Mon-Clair League with a .439 average this summer. The all-star went 2-for-4 in Sunday’s doubleheader sweep of the St....

    • Posted July 21, 2017
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  • Dangerous heat through end of week

    The Monroe County Emergency Management Agency will be on alert as temperatures are forecasted to top 100 degrees with high humidity through Saturday, with heat index values up to 110 degrees. “As of today the Monroe County...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • County fair gets underway

    The 70th annual Monroe County Fair takes place July 23-30 at the fairgrounds located off Route 156 at the western end of Waterloo. “We have new outside metal on the Fine Arts building, blacktopping and additional lights...

    • Posted July 19, 2017
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  • ‘Waterloo Rocks’ pays kindness forward

    Officially it dates back to something called The Kindness Rocks Project, a worldwide movement to bring strangers together through the simple gesture of painting rocks. Messages, signs, random acts of kindness — whatever you call them, they...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • Proposed Columbia business district debated

    A Columbia City Council Committee of the Whole meeting at which the potential establishment of a Columbia Centre Business District was on the agenda drew a crowd including Columbia Centre developer Joe Koppeis, a vehement opponent of...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • Power restored in downtown Columbia

    What was initially thought to be a blown transformer in midtown Columbia Wednesday that caused power outages along and around Main Street including at city hall was simply an issue due to the increased usage caused by...

    • Posted July 12, 2017
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  • Police Blotter | 7/5/2017

    (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 July 12, 2017
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