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About Corey Saathoff

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.
  • Dupo man charged with child porn

    A Dupo man is facing two counts of felony child pornography in Sangamon County. Court information states that in March, Joseph A. Gould, 29, of Dupo, was charged with possession child porn in connection with a Nov....

    • Posted June 23, 2017
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  • Bulldogs earn all-conference honors

    Several student-athletes at Waterloo High School earned accolades from the Mississippi Valley Conference for their efforts this past spring. In baseball, Waterloo catcher Quinten Albrecht, pitcher/first baseman Erik Kaiser, and outfielder Danny Tharp each earned first team...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Lakers starting to turn the corner

    Following a slow start, the Valmeyer Lakers appear to have put all of the right pieces together during a five-game winning streak. Valmeyer is 5-10 overall and 3-9 in Mon-Clair League play entering a crucial four-game weekend....

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • R-T All-Local Baseball Team

    There was plenty to be excited about on the local high school baseball scene this spring, as one squad advanced to a state title game and others thrilled fans with team and individual accomplishments. Not surprisingly, this...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Eagles earn all-state softball honors

    The season may have ended in heartbreak for the Columbia softball squad this spring, but the talent put on display by several Eagles did not go unnoticed. Columbia finished 28-5 this season under head coach Rhonda Major,...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Waterloo talks water

    Water was the theme of Monday’s city council meeting in Waterloo — for both business and pleasure. Aldermen approved a consulting agreement between the city and Brubaker & Associates  to “negotiate a more competitive wholesale water supply...

    • Posted June 21, 2017
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  • Motorcycle crash near Columbia

    Emergency personnel responded about 6 a.m. to a motorcycle crash on Bluffside Road at Bremser Road near Columbia. The driver of a Harley-Davidson, 24-year-old Joseph Arendell, was transported to St. Anthony’s Medical Center for treatment of a...

    • Posted June 20, 2017
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  • Fire at townhouse in Columbia

    The Columbia Fire Department responded about 8:30 p.m. Monday to a fire at a townhouse on Pinehurst Court. No injuries were reported in the blaze. Smoke and some flames were observed upon police and firefighter arrival, but...

    • Posted June 19, 2017
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  • Waterloo FFA repeats as top chapter in state

    The Waterloo FFA made it back-to-back state titles at the Illinois FFA State Convention in Springfield on Thursday. The chapter was named tops in the state for a second straight year. A celebration parade took place Thursday...

    • Posted June 15, 2017
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  • Millers continue to mash in Mon-Clair play

    The Waterloo Millers put up some impressive offensive totals over the weekend to continue their hot start this season. The Millers defeated Millstadt in a non-league game on Friday night, 21-7, and outscored the Charleston Riverdogs 37-1...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • CHS grad selected in MLB draft

    A 2014 Columbia High School graduate was selected in the fifth round of the Major League Baseball draft on Tuesday following a sensational spring on the mound for Webster University. “It feels great,” Josh Fleming told the...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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  • Local man dies in Millstadt crash

    A rural New Athens man died following an early Saturday morning crash in Millstadt. Frank Gregson, 62, was driving his pickup truck south on Route 163 into Millstadt shortly after 12:30 a.m., when the truck clipped a...

    • Posted June 11, 2017
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