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  • Fentanyl dealer nabbed with assist from WPD

    Information provided by the Waterloo Police Department proved instrumental in a fentanyl dealer from St. Louis ultimately being sentenced last month to nine years in federal prison. Andre Walker was sentenced at U.S. District Court in East...

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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  • Home cooking for Eagles and Pirates

    The Columbia and Valmeyer basketball teams posted thrilling home victories on Friday night, with Waterloo and Gibault both falling on the road. The Eagles excelled in all phases of the game in an 85-65 blasting of Mascoutah....

    • Posted February 3, 2018
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  • Jackson to play pro football in Germany

    Illinois College graduate Adam Jackson of Columbia has signed a contract to play professional football this spring with the Franken Knights in Germany. Jackson is a 2013 graduate of Columbia High School. He will depart the United...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Young hockey player to compete on world stage

    A young hockey player from Columbia will get a chance to compete next month with the best of the best in his age group. Dean Lyon, the 12-year-old son of Dean and Jamie Lyon, is a member...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Ice Eagles win regular season crown

    The regular season has ended in the Mississippi Valley Club Hockey Association with Columbia securing the top seed for the playoffs that begin this week. The Ice Eagles defeated Collinsville on Thursday, 5-3, to conclude the regular...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Car downs utility pole across Route 3

    Traffic was shut down between Waterloo and Columbia for several hours early Sunday morning after a suspected drunk driver crashed into a power pole along Route 3, resulting in a downed pole and wires across the roadway....

    • Posted January 28, 2018
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  • Waterloo man gets prison for shotgun incident

    A Waterloo man previously convicted of burglary was sentenced last week to federal prison after he shot and killed a neighbor’s cat. Donald S. Boyce, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, said James Cody...

    • Posted January 25, 2018
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  • Hockey regular season winding down

    The Mississippi Valley Club Hockey Association Varsity 2A playoffs are about to begin, with both Columbia and Freeburg-Waterloo well positioned for deep postseason runs. Both teams have just one game remaining in the round robin portion of...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Holmes to play football at Illinois

    Columbia High School senior football and basketball standout Jordan Holmes announced Friday night via Twitter that he has committed to play football at the University of Illinois upon his graduation this spring.  Holmes is the career receiving...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Local police agencies report 2017 numbers

    Police agencies in Monroe County saw a continued increase in activity for 2017.  The increase in law enforcement activity is understandable, considering the county’s population has increased from 22,422 residents in 1990 to 33,879 in 2015. The...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • More wheel thefts reported in Columbia

    Columbia police are investigating more thefts of wheels and tires from vehicles outside of auto dealerships and collision centers in town. Similar thefts were reported in December at Royal Gate Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram and George Weber Chevrolet. For more...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Mid-winter tourneys end for boys hoops

    Three local high school basketball teams concluded play Saturday in mid-winter tournaments. Columbia (10-9) dropped all three of its games in the Chick-fil-A Classic at Belleville East. The Eagles fell to a tough St. Mary’s squad on...

    • Posted January 19, 2018
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