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  • Lightning cause of fatal house fire near Columbia

    An early Thursday morning fire destroyed a large residence at 7151 Summit View Drive off Mule Road near Columbia and a woman who was trapped in the home died. The Columbia Fire Department responded shortly after 3...

    • Posted April 18, 2019
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  • Cross-town rivals play to a draw

    Cross-town rivals Waterloo and Gibault faced each other on the soccer pitch at Waterloo High School early Monday evening, battling to a 1-1 tie in a well-played match between young varsity squads. Gibault (7-6-3) scored with the...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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  • Hawks, Eagles soaring on the diamond

    The Gibault and Columbia baseball teams enjoyed success over the weekend while Waterloo split two recent conference contests and Valmeyer is in the midst of a losing streak. The Hawks (13-3) dropped a 5-4 contest at Mascoutah...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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  • Waterloo OKs budget

    The Waterloo City Council adopted an annual budget for the city during its meeting on Monday night. The budgeted expenditures for the fiscal year of May 1, 2019 through April 30, 2020 are $29,233,530 compared to $30,550,567...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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  • Structure fire in Millstadt

    The Millstadt and Columbia fire departments responded about 9:30 a.m. Saturday to a residential structure fire in the 700 block of Admiral Wendt Parkway off North Polk Street in Millstadt. The fire was knocked down within a...

    • Posted April 13, 2019
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  • Columbia Softball | Team of the Week

    The Republic-Times Team of the Week is the Columbia High School softball team. The Eagles are 10-2 on the season following recent wins over Belleville East, Carlyle and Salem.

    • Posted April 12, 2019
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  • James Brandon | Obituary

    James L. Brandon, 94, of Waterloo, died April 9, 2019 in Red Bud. He was born Nov. 23, 1924, in Santarem, Brazil, son of the late Joseph Franklin and Anna (nee Harsha) Brandon. James was a member of...

    • Posted April 11, 2019
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  • Soccer season reaches second half

    Local high school girls soccer teams have reached the midway point of the regular season as the focus shifts to building momentum for the playoffs. Columbia (12-1) picked up two more wins last week, defeating Breese Central,...

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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  • Baseball teams blasting ahead

    The high school baseball season is heating up as local squads enter the heart of their regular season schedules. It had been smooth sailing for Waterloo (8-2) this spring until  Monday’s Mississippi Valley Conference opener against Mascoutah....

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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  • Thunderstorm rolls through Monroe County

    A Sunday evening thunderstorm resulted in calls for emergency agencies to respond to a handful of incidents in Monroe County. The Columbia Fire Department responded to a few storm-related calls, most notably a fallen tree on a...

    • Posted April 7, 2019
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  • Fire destroys Columbia home

    Multiple departments battled a Saturday afternoon house fire in the 1500 block of Rueck Road in Columbia. The Columbia Fire Department responded shortly after 1:30 p.m., with the Waterloo and Millstadt fire departments assisting at the scene...

    • Posted April 6, 2019
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  • Stolen checks cashed at Columbia bank

    Columbia police are investigating the use of stolen checks totaling more than $1,800 from Commerce Bank, 995 Columbia Center, on Wednesday. Police said one woman cashed a check for more than $900 inside the bank, and another...

    • Posted April 3, 2019
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