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  • Search for suicidal man ends peacefully

    A search for a reportedly suicidal man with a gun headed in his vehicle for the scrub under the JB Bridge ended peacefully early Sunday afternoon. At about 12:30 p.m. Sunday, a woman called 911 to report...

    • Posted September 30, 2018
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  • A patriot remembered

    The name and story of one of Monroe County’s founding fathers won’t be lost to history as so many others are, thanks to the efforts of the local Daughters of the American Revolution chapter. Their decades of...

    • Posted September 26, 2018
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  • Marilyn L. Fischer | Obituary

    Marilyn L. Fischer, 82, of Waterloo, died Sept. 21, 2018, in Waterloo. She was born Aug. 18, 1936, in Waterloo, daughter of the lateHenry and Eleanora Fischer (nee Killy). Marilyn was born and raised in Waterloo and...

    • Posted September 21, 2018
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  • CFD referendum on ballot

    Columbia voters will be asked to vote Nov. 6 on a referendum to approve a tax levy that will allow Columbia EMS to operate under the Columbia Fire Department rather than Monroe County EMS, with several benefits...

    • Posted September 19, 2018
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  • Queen of Hearts has a winner

    The 45th week of the Queen of Hearts raffle at Stubborn German Brewing Co. in Waterloo turned out to be the final, as one lucky lady chose the card of another lucky lady and left with upwards...

    • Posted September 18, 2018
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  • ISP closes Route 158 from Triple Lakes to Columbia Quarry

    After two reports of a vehicle in a pond off Route 158 in rural Columbia, Illinois State Police shut down the stretch of highway from Triple Lakes Road to Columbia Quarry Road. Both calls to 911 —...

    • Posted September 8, 2018
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  • Tragedy strikes again on Columbia’s Route 3

    For the second time this year, a crash on Route 3 in Columbia has claimed the life of a local woman following a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 8:36 p.m. Sunday at Route 3 and Veterans Parkway,...

    • Posted September 3, 2018
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  • WHS Legacy Society to induct newest class

    Five former Waterloo High School students dedicated to making the world around them a better place have been chosen as the exceedingly worthy fifth class of the WHS Legacy Wall. This year’s honorees are the late Ed...

    • Posted August 29, 2018
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  • Columbia DOPW contract turmoil

    Monday’s meeting of the Columbia City Council packed the house. Whether they were there to see the city’s newest law enforcement officers take their oaths to protect and serve, to express gratitude for what city leaders do...

    • Posted August 22, 2018
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  • Columbia residents urged to revisit electric aggregation

    The city of Columbia is recommending residents review the electric rates offered through the city’s electric aggregation program. “The city established the electric aggregation program to save money for our residents,” Columbia Mayor Kevin Hutchinson said. “When...

    • Posted July 31, 2018
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  • Sighs of relief after Columbia plane crash

    A picture perfect Saturday afternoon took a terrifying turn when a small aircraft crash landed about 12:30 p.m. off Palmer Road near Southport Drive in Columbia. “There were a bunch of people who saw the plane go...

    • Posted July 28, 2018
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  • Plew crowned Queen; Halleran is Little Miss

    As if a request were put in for the perfect weather to usher in the Monroe County Fair, Mother Nature delivered with cool temperatures and fair breezes for the kickoff of the 71st annual event. The Junior...

    • Posted July 24, 2018
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