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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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  • Columbia OKs gaming restrictions

    The Columbia City Council at last week’s regular meeting approved changes to the liquor code that will essentially prohibit gaming parlors from opening within city limits and gas stations from installing slot machines. Only the state can...

    • Posted January 25, 2018
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  • Columbia considers gaming restrictions

    The Columbia City Council Committee of the Whole on Monday night put the finishing touches on proposed revisions to the city’s liquor code that will provide some restrictions on video gaming if passed. The intent of the...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • Boil order lifted in area

    A boil order for Illinois American Water customers in Columbia and Waterloo in Monroe County and Millstadt and much of St. Clair County was lifted early Friday afternoon. Illinois American Water said the continuous cold weather this...

    • Posted January 3, 2018
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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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