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  • Columbia streetscape project wins grant

    Projects in Columbia and Millstadt were among those approved recently for grants through the Illinois Department of Transportation. IDOT announced a nearly $36 million investment to expand travel options and enhance the quality of life in communities...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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  • County takes stand on gun control legislation

    Monroe County Sheriff Neal Rohlfing is sending a message to firearm owners across the county, with the hope it reaches all the way to Springfield. With the declaration of Monroe County as a “sanctuary county,” Rohlfing has...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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  • Kuykendall motion for sentence reduction dismissed

    Sora Kuykendall, formerly Jordan Kuykendall, was in a Monroe County courtroom Wednesday morning to appear in front of Judge Heinz Rudolf regarding a petition for post-conviction relief filed in March. “I argued the state’s motion to dismiss...

    • Posted May 2, 2018
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  • Death Notices | 5/2/2018

    Helen C. Wilde Helen C. Wilde (nee Stemler), 95, died April 26, 2018, in Waterloo. Visitation was April 29, at Lawlor Funeral Home, Columbia, and April 30, at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Columbia. Funeral services...

    • Posted April 26, 2018
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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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