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  • Columbia discusses gambling

    Video gaming and raffle licenses topped the list of agenda items during a Columbia City Council Committee of the Whole meeting Monday night. As video gaming gains popularity in Illinois, the council is looking at its current...

    • Posted December 13, 2017
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  • Waterloo Santa Float set to sail Dec. 16-23

    The Santa Float is again getting ready to  make its way through the streets of Waterloo, bringing gifts and glad Christmas tidings to all. However, there are a few changes to the tradition, which stretches back nearly 15...

    • Posted December 5, 2017
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  • Columbia welcomes new EMS director

    Kim Lamprecht may have only recently taken the helm of  Columbia Emergency Medical Services as ambulance director, but her to-do list is growing every day. “I’m excited,” Lamprecht said of the initiatives she has planned for the...

    • Posted November 29, 2017
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  • Small fire at old Waterloo fire station

    Waterloo firefighters were called to a fire inside the old Waterloo Fire Department station on North Main Street about 7 p.m. Monday. The station is currently housing a House of Neighborly Service book sale, along with Santa’s...

    • Posted November 27, 2017
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  • Columbia addresses pot, staffing

    The Columbia City Council on Monday night approved an intergovernmental agreement that allows city police officers to enforce the county’s new ordinance setting fines for minor marijuana possession under the state of Illinois’ Cannabis Control act that...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Theft from Small Town Style in Waterloo

    Two women seen on surveillance allegedly stealing nearly $200 in merchandise Tuesday evening from Small Town Style Boutique in Waterloo have been identified, according to owner Kimberly Luke. Waterloo police are investigating the incident. Luke posted on...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Soccer teams rev engines for regionals

    Waterloo, Gibault and Columbia all seem to be playing their best soccer at the right time as regional play begins next week. The Bulldogs have won four straight, including 3-0 victories over Mascoutah and Highland last week...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Columbia talks drones, dope

    Columbia Police Chief Jerry Paul addressed the Columbia City Council Committee of the Whole on Monday night with requests to change the way local law enforcement handles both minor marijuana offenses and drones. In response to recent...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Police Blotter | 9/27/2017

    (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 October 4, 2017
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  • Columbia talks walking trail, senior center

    What was scheduled to be a 10-minute discussion — prior to Monday’s Columbia City Council Committee of the Whole meeting — on a proposed walking trail turned into more than an hour of discussion about how much...

    • Posted September 27, 2017
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  • Tractor rollover near Bluff Road

    A 60-year-old rural Columbia man was driving a tractor in a field off Sandalwood Drive at Bluff Road about 6 p.m. Tuesday night when the tractor tipped over, injuring the man’s head but not trapping him. Monroe...

    • Posted September 19, 2017
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  • 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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