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  • Welcome to the new ICS

    After more than two years of work, Immaculate Conception School in Columbia is ready to welcome students to its new home.  On a preview tour ICS Principal Mike Kish provided to the Republic-Times, he explained the philosophy...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • Tax bills nearly ready

    In contrast to last year, Monroe County property owners will soon be getting their tax bills.  The bills, which were mailed the first week of December last year, should be in the mail next week or by...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • Police prepared for the worst

    After 31 more people died earlier this month in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, some Americans felt the increasingly familiar anxiety associated with knowing they could be the next victim of such a...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • Kidd begins ‘dream job’

    Stephen Kidd was content working as principal at St. James Catholic School in Millstadt, but when he learned Gibault Catholic High School’s principal position was open, he had to apply.  Kidd had been wanting to get into...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • WHS students enjoy German stay

    Two Waterloo students recently returned from a trip to Germany, praising several of the differences in the European nation’s culture. Waterloo High School graduate Jessica Ubbelohde and WHS senior Kayleigh Jost traveled to Porta Westfalica, Germany from...

    • Posted August 14, 2019
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  • County to revisit wind ordinance

    The Monroe County Board plans to place a moratorium on the county’s wind ordinance at its next meeting to allow for revisions.  Once the moratorium – which the commissioners discussed at Monday’s board meeting – is put...

    • Posted August 7, 2019
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  • FEMA decision looms for Prairie du Rocher

    The 297-year-old village of Prairie du Rocher may soon be the recipient of some bad news because the levee that protects the town will not be re-accredited by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. That could lead to...

    • Posted August 7, 2019
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  • National park effort for Cahokia Mounds

    Efforts to make the Cahokia Mounds a national park are nearing the finish line, with legislation recently introduced in Congress by Illinois lawmakers.  Mounds in Monroe County are included in this proposal. Rep. Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro) and...

    • Posted August 7, 2019
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  • Jonah’s legacy felt at fair

    At a time when some individuals are arguing for a renewed focus on trade jobs, a Valmeyer High School graduate is showing how much can be done with those skills.  Isaiah Franke, who also graduated from Career...

    • Posted July 31, 2019
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  • Teen welder among top in U.S.

    At a time when some individuals are arguing for a renewed focus on trade jobs, a Valmeyer High School graduate is showing how much can be done with those skills.  Isaiah Franke, who also graduated from Career...

    • Posted July 31, 2019
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  • Waterloo man is F-15 pilot

    One of Waterloo’s sons is flying high with the U.S. Air Force, as Aron Aycock recently became an F-15 pilot.  “I always thought it would be really cool to do,” Aycock said of becoming a pilot.  The...

    • Posted July 31, 2019
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  • Helping Strays hosting Slumber Pawty

    Local political leaders, shelter volunteers and more  are joining forces to benefit Helping Strays at its first-ever Slumber Pawty on Aug. 10-11. For the event, 21 individuals will be spending the night in an animal’s kennel to...

    • Posted July 31, 2019
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