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  • German students experience America

    As is tradition, Columbia is currently home to 25 students from Gedern, Germany.  The partnership between Gedern and Columbia, which is in its 26th year, allows Columbia High School students to visit Germany in even-numbered years and...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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    WJHS students sewing for good

    A new club at Waterloo Junior High School is looking to make a difference one stitch at a time.  That organization is the Sew Good Club, which began about a month ago with one goal.  “Our end...

    • Posted April 17, 2019
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  • Coleman case carries on

    The Christopher Coleman case took another step toward concluding Tuesday afternoon, but it will go on for at least one more stage.  Judge Stephen McGlynn ruled during an evidentiary hearing at the Monroe County Courthouse that metadata...

    • Posted April 16, 2019
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  • Columbia election results are in

    Election results are in, with all candidates who were leading on election day winning.  In the Columbia City Council race, Jay Riddle, Kevin Martens and Steven Holtkamp won a spot on the council. Riddle beat incumbent Steven...

    • Posted April 16, 2019
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  • Election wait continues

    Eighty-two of the 211 absentee ballots in last week’s consolidated election have arrived at the Monroe County Clerk’s Office.  Most of those are valid, but Monroe County Clerk Jonathan McLean said he will not tabulate any votes...

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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  • Sheriff disputes school district assertion

    The Columbia school district recently sent a second document to the community, following up on its letter from February addressing negative claims about the district.  This document contains seven new claims that have come up recently, such...

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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  • Churchgoers visit Holy Land

    Many Monroe County residents recently visited some of the most significant sites in the Christian faith. Led by Senior Pastor Matt Heck of LifechurchX  and Lead Pastor Darrell Jones of Hope Christian Church, 24 people traveled to...

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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  • Maeystown mayor retires

    In 1994, Terryl Walster was already serving in village government in Maeystown when he was appointed as mayor.  The position was not one he aspired to have but one he thought he should take for the good...

    • Posted April 10, 2019
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  • Doctors leave local practice

    A trio of longtime doctors in Monroe County will no longer be practicing medicine here, the public learned Monday. Drs. Michael Kirk, Sean Lattimore and Kenneth Hawn are no longer with Progressive Family Care.  Red Bud Regional...

    • Posted April 3, 2019
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  • Police: drivers, move over

    In the wake of drivers hitting 16 Illinois State Police cars already this year, local law enforcement is placing more emphasis on enforcing a law designed to protect first responders.  The law, known as Scott’s Law or...

    • Posted April 3, 2019
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  • Waterloo now a POW-MIA City

    Waterloo is being recognized for its efforts to honor veterans who were prisoners of war or are missing in action.  The Jefferson Barracks POW-MIA Museum officially named Waterloo a POW-MIA City at Monday’s city council meeting, making...

    • Posted April 3, 2019
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  • Columbia races ‘too close to call’

    Many of the Columbia school board and city council races were too close to call Tuesday night, and may not be determined for several days. That is because there still 211 absentee mail-in ballots, mainly from Columbia,...

    • Posted April 2, 2019
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