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  • Farmer uses CPR to revive worker

    A longtime local farmer came to the aid of his farmhand during a scary incident involving machinery in a field west of Red Bud during the morning of April 12. “God was on our side,” Don Schrader...

    • Posted April 25, 2018
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  • Waterloo, Columbia OK budgets

    The Waterloo and Columbia city councils Monday night passed budgets for the 2018-19 fiscal year that begins May 1. Waterloo passed a $29 million balanced budget, up about $1.26 million from last year’s.  In the electric fund,...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • CPD requests new officer

    As part of Columbia Police Chief Jerry Paul’s quest to increase traffic safety along the Route 3 corridor, he announced several steps he intends to take toward that end during a Columbia City Council committee meeting Monday...

    • Posted April 11, 2018
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  • Columbia keeps Route 3 dialogue moving

    Representatives of the Facebook group “Citizens Demanding Change on Illinois Route 3, Columbia, Illinois” addressed the Columbia City Council, Columbia Police Chief Jerry Paul and Monroe County Sheriff Neal Rohlfing at Monday’s meeting of the Columbia City...

    • Posted April 4, 2018
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  • Kuykendall seeks reduction in murder sentence

    A status hearing was held last Wednesday morning at the Monroe County Courthouse regarding Jordan Kuykendall, who is serving a 40-year sentence at Menard Correctional Center in Chester for the June 27, 2013, stabbing death of former...

    • Posted March 28, 2018
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  • Kuykendall case back in Monroe County court

    A status hearing was held Wednesday morning in the Monroe County Courthouse regarding Jordan Kuykendall, who is serving a 40-year sentence at Menard Correctional Center in Chester for the 2013 stabbing death of former girlfriend and Columbia...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • Chiming in on new Columbia sirens

    Columbia recently unveiled a new city-wide emergency siren warning system, and the change has residents talking. “The old system consisted of three sirens that were purchased in the 1960s with an estimated coverage of 9 percent of...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • Judge: Lafore case can move forward

    A Waterloo man facing involuntary manslaughter and second degree murder charges in connection with the Jan. 6 stabbing death of a man near Red Bud appeared in court Tuesday at the Randolph County Courthouse in Chester. Kodi...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • No easy answer to Columbia’s traffic dilemma

    Traffic along the Route 3 corridor has been a frequent topic of discussion since vehicles started traveling the stretch of roadway, with speed, terrain and traffic control all hotly debated. The topic reared again last week in...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • More I-255 lane restrictions

    The Illinois Department of Transportation announced additional lane restrictions will restrict traffic on I-255 through March 2, weather permitting. The construction, to repair a bridge deck, will affect the southbound lanes at mile post 19, about one...

    • Posted February 23, 2018
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  • Columbia talks future projects

    The Columbia City Council Committee of the Whole discussed an array of topics from downtown beautification to both cash flow and traffic flow during its Monday night meeting. City engineer Chris Smith provided an update on plans...

    • Posted February 14, 2018
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  • Gaming revenue rolling in

    Five years on from the passage of the Illinois Video Gaming Act, Illinois municipalities and county boards that passed ordinances approving gaming are seeing funds steadily on the rise.  Waterloo, Columbia and Monroe County all allow video...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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