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  • House explosion lawsuit filed

    A local plumber who suffered severe burns during a September 2017 house explosion near Burksville is suing a Red Bud drilling contractor for its role in the incident. Dan Krebel of Red Bud  and his wife, Terri,...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Valmeyer sued for 2017 fire

    The owner of a large shed filled with vehicles in Valmeyer that was destroyed by a December 2017 fire has filed a lawsuit against the village, claiming negligence. William Dickerson II seeks a judgment exceeding $50,000 in...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Columbia on ‘safest cities’ list

    The National Council for Home Safety and Security ranked Columbia at ninth on its latest list of “Safest Cities in Illinois.” Columbia is the only city in the top 50 from the metro-east. “This is because of...

    • Posted January 30, 2019
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  • Eagles, Hawks soar at home

    In a busy weekend of boys basketball action, Columbia came through with an impressive win on its home court and Gibault honored its legendary 1999 squad in style. Columbia (14-6) trailed 37-32 at halftime against Okawville, but...

    • Posted January 27, 2019
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  • Keeping softball alive at Power Haus

    Several longtime slow pitch softball players gather on Thursday mornings at Power Haus Sports to stay in shape for the summer, make friends and share a common love for the game. “We’re keeping slow pitch softball alive...

    • Posted January 24, 2019
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  • Eagles bowling soars to state

    The Columbia High School boys bowling team continued its historic season by advancing to a third straight state tournament Monday in Alton. Following up on the program’s first ever regional championship last week, the Eagles posted a...

    • Posted January 23, 2019
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  • Sunday shed fire in Columbia

    The Columbia Fire Department, with help from the Waterloo and Millstadt fire department, battled a large shed fire at 11:20 a.m. Sunday in the area of 1600 Centerville Road. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department closed Centerville Road...

    • Posted January 20, 2019
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  • Future looks bright for WHS wrestling

    The Waterloo High School wrestling team has been competitive this winter under first year head coach Chase Guercio. The Bulldogs are 8-6 on the season. That win total already surpasses the amount of victories last season.  Out...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • Hoops teams have winning week

    The Gibault, Waterloo and Columbia boys basketball teams reeled off wins last week, getting the new year off to a good start. The Hawks improved to 10-10 on the season with victories over Roxana, Father McGivney and...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • Wehrenberg leaves lasting legacy

    Monday’s game in Freeburg was more than just a conference championship boys basketball contest between Columbia Middle School and Millstadt.  It marked the end of a storybook coaching career for Jon Wehrenberg after 35 years. And while...

    • Posted January 16, 2019
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  • Another vehicle stolen, others entered in Columbia

    Columbia police are investigating the theft of an SUV early Sunday morning as well as three vehicle break-ins during the same time period. A black 2007 Cadillac Escalade was stolen from the 600 block of Briar Lakes...

    • Posted January 15, 2019
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  • Apartment fire in Columbia

    The Columbia Fire Department was joined by multiple neighboring departments in battling an apartment complex fire at 205 Agnew Street off Bottom Avenue early Monday night. Flames were showing from the roof upon firefighter arrival shortly after...

    • Posted January 14, 2019
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