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  • Free summer lunch programs start

    Those who cannot always afford to eat lunch during the summer have a number of free options for sustenance, as summer lunch programs are starting across the area.  Waterloo, Valmeyer and Prairie du Rocher In Waterloo, House...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • Couple looking to save Millstadt mill

    A fourth-generation Millstadt couple has begun work to save a mill and grain elevator that has stood in the town since before it was incorporated in 1878.  Jim and Melissa Helfrich bought the mill in 2017 because...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • Pickett ‘leaving (CHS) a better place’

    After 16 years of teaching special education students and leading Columbia High School’s student council to national recognition, Linda Pickett is retiring.  “I think I’ve done everything I could possibly do with this job,” Pickett  said. “I...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • WJHS helps student with rare disease

    Waterloo Junior High School recently finished a T-shirt sale fundraiser to benefit an organization that helps people with a rare disease. One of those people is WJHS student Ayden Isaacs.  Mike Isaacs, Ayden’s father, credited WJHS employees...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • Pritzker’s agenda passes

    Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker scored several victories over the weekend, as the General Assembly passed numerous bills that were integral parts of his agenda.  In a historic final weekend, lawmakers passed a budget, approved a capital plan,...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • As river rises, so does community

    The threat of flooding has brought community service and volunteer efforts to the fore in Monroe County and surrounding areas. Residents have volunteered their time and resources to help those displaced by flooding or reinforce levees in...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • Booksmart | Movie Review

    Since its premiere at South By Southwest Conference & Festivals in March, “Booksmart” has been touted as a potential comedy hit along the lines of “Superbad.” Although that is not an apples to apples comparisons, it had...

    • Posted May 29, 2019
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  • Longtime SPPCS teacher retires

    For 44 of its 166 years of existence, Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic School has boasted the services of junior high science teacher Chris Haberl.  That is no longer the case, as Haberl retired at the end...

    • Posted May 29, 2019
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  • ‘May we never forget’ | Monroe County observes Memorial Day

    Hundreds of citizens across Monroe County gathered at four different services Monday to honor those who died while serving in America’s military.  Waterloo In Waterloo, it was the American Legion Post 747’s turn to lead the ceremony,...

    • Posted May 29, 2019
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  • House OKs graduated income tax

    Illinois voters will get to vote in 2020 on how they want their income taxed after the Illinois House of Representatives passed a joint resolution constitutional amendment on Memorial Day that puts the graduated income tax on...

    • Posted May 29, 2019
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  • Rising river causing concern

    The Mississippi River is expected to crest at 46 feet in St. Louis on June 5, according to the National Weather Service and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  It is expected to stay at that level until...

    • Posted May 29, 2019
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  • Emotional welcome for honor flight vets

    When David Brightwell got off the plane, he saw thousands of people lined up waiting to shake his and his fellow veterans’ hands.   As he proceeded down the rows of supporters, one in particular stood out. ...

    • Posted May 22, 2019
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