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  • Girls hoops teams conclude tourney play

    The Columbia Eagles ran into a tough Lebanon squad in the championship game of the Columbia Tipoff Classic on Saturday, ending a busy week of girls high school basketball action. The Greyhounds took the tourney title with...

    • Posted November 22, 2016
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  • Douglas named new Waterloo police chief

    Longtime assistant chief Mike Douglas has been chosen as the next leader of the Waterloo Police Department, succeeding Jim Trantham, who is retiring at the end of the month. Waterloo Mayor Tom Smith made the appointment official...

    • Posted November 21, 2016
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  • Chimney fire at ICS in Columbia

    The Columbia Volunteer Fire Department responded about 5 p.m. Monday to a chimney fire at Immaculate Conception Catholic School on South Main Street. Apparently, a bird’s nest and other materials caught fire in the chimney, resulting in...

    • Posted November 21, 2016
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  • Incidents reported during Friday storm

    A strong thunderstorm barreled through Monroe County shortly after noon Friday, bringing heavy rain and lightning. The Waterloo Fire Department responded about 12:25 p.m. to a house struck by lightning at 309 Betty Drive. There was no...

    • Posted November 18, 2016
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  • Two-vehicle crash south of Red Bud

    Emergency personnel responded shortly after 5 p.m. Wednesday to a crash on Route 3 at Wagner Lane south of Red Bud in Randolph County. According to the accident report, a northbound 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by a...

    • Posted November 18, 2016
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  • Mon-Clair Hall of Fame banquet is Nov. 27

    The Mon-Clair League Hall of Fame and awards banquet will take place Sunday afternoon, Nov. 27, at Turner Hall in Columbia, with three former Waterloo players among those to be inducted. This year’s Hall of Fame class...

    • Posted November 17, 2016
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  • CMS hoops team experiences ‘Hoosier Hysteria’

    The Columbia Middle School basketball team and its longtime coach fulfilled every hoops player’s dream over the weekend. “Amazing trip,” CMS head basketball coach Jon Wehrenberg said. “It has been a few years in the making.” Wehrenberg...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • Raging Bulldogs edge Ice Eagles, 2-1

    The Freeburg-Waterloo Raging Bulldogs and Columbia Ice Eagles renewed their hockey rivalry Thursday night in East Alton, and it didn’t disappoint. In the end, the Raging Bulldogs emerged with a 2-1 win. “It was a true rivalry...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • Local soccer standouts earn state honors

    Although the state championship soccer streak for Monroe County ended this season at three years, the area was still well-represented on the postseason awards list compiled by the Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association. In fact, Waterloo...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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  • Columbia settles Edwards lawsuit

    The city of Columbia and the ex-wife of Columbia’s former police chief came to a settlement out of court earlier this month in the federal lawsuit filed this summer against the city. Carla Edwards, the ex-wife of...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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  • Tuesday morning crash on Route 156

    Emergency personnel responded to a three-vehicle crash on Route 156 at Williamsburg Lane in Waterloo about 7:20 a.m. Tuesday. There did not appear to be any injuries in the crash, which resulted in a traffic disruption for...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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  • Waterloo woman’s death under investigation

    The Waterloo Police Department and Monroe County Coroner’s Office are investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman that occurred late Thursday afternoon. The victim was identified by deputy coroner Bob Hill as Heather R. MacDonald, 30, of...

    • Posted November 14, 2016
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