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Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.
  • Bulldogs, Eagles alumni to meet in game for the ages

    Generations of former Waterloo Bulldogs and Columbia Eagles ranging in age from 21-50 will strap on helmets and take the field for a special night of football on Aug. 25. For some, it’s the chance to play...

    • Posted August 15, 2018
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  • Waterloo native canoeing for a cause

    Erik Elsea grew up in Monroe County and always dreamed of canoeing the entire Mississippi River. He remembers sandbagging against the Mississippi during the Flood of 1993. “Flooding remains the greatest natural cause of devastation on our...

    • Posted August 10, 2018
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  • Local MLB draftees sizzling this summer

    Three former Monroe County high school baseball standouts who were drafted by Major League Baseball teams are showcasing their talents at various levels this summer. Minor league pitcher Josh Fleming, 22, of Columbia, picked up his first...

    • Posted August 9, 2018
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  • Season over for local Mon-Clair teams

    After all the dust had settled in the first weekend of playoff action, all three local Mon-Clair League baseball teams were going home for the summer. It will be the Belleville Rockies taking on the St. Louis...

    • Posted August 8, 2018
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  • American Legion teams end successful summer seasons

    Local American Legion baseball teams recently ended their seasons in the playoffs, with the Valmeyer Junior Legion squad advancing the farthest. The Post 901 juniors hosted the Fifth Division Tournament at Borsch Park this past weekend, going...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Mon-Clair playoffs begin this weekend

    A competitive regular season has ended in the Mon-Clair League as the playoffs get underway starting Saturday with games in Waterloo and Fairview Heights.  Seven of the league’s nine teams finished with records at or above .500,...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Shockwave over electric bills

    Waterloo City Hall received an abundance of calls last week from residents questioning their June electric bills. The city is still in the process of replacing existing electric meters in town with updated technology that allows city...

    • Posted August 1, 2018
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  • Familiar faces win demo derby trophies

    The Monroe County Fair Auto Demolition Derby did not disappoint the thousands of spectators who gathered at the fairgrounds in Waterloo on Friday night, offering plenty of car-crushing action. The derby opened with Pat Seymour of Waterloo...

    • Posted July 28, 2018
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  • Monroe Division up for grabs in final week

    With regular season play concluding this weekend, it’s still a four-team race for the Monroe Division title in the Mon-Clair League. “This is the closest I’ve seen it in many years,” longtime Waterloo Millers manager Vern Moehrs...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • One local team remains in Legion postseason

    The postseason got underway last week for junior and senior American Legion baseball teams, with only one of three local squads advancing to the next round. The Valmeyer Post 901 Junior American Legion team defeated Columbia and...

    • Posted July 24, 2018
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  • Roundup of local college baseball and softball players

    Monroe County displayed plenty of talent on college baseball and softball diamonds this past spring, with a couple of locals advancing to the biggest stage. Four locals played NCAA Division I baseball, with Gibault graduate Zach Neff...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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  • Hurricanes swirling into conference finals

    The Columbia Hurricanes youth summer swim team defeated the Waterloo Piranhas at home on Saturday to end the regular season in style. The Hurricanes improved to 5-1 on the season with the 367-196 victory. “The kids did...

    • Posted July 18, 2018
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