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The Republic-Times has been Monroe County's hometown newspaper for 126 years. Serving Columbia, Waterloo, Valmeyer, Hecker and every town in between, we strive to provide the news that matters most to you in the timeliest manner possible. For more information on subscribing to the Republic-Times, call 939-3814 or visit the "Subscribe" page on this website.
  • Margaret M. Davis | Obituary

    Margaret M. Davis (nee Kohler), 87, of Waterloo, died April 19, 2018, in St. Louis. She was born Aug. 27, 1930, in Waterloo, daughter of the late parents Hugo P. and Catherine M. Kohler (nee Wuertz). She...

    • Posted April 20, 2018
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  • Death Notices | 4/25/2018

    Harold T. Reichert Harold T. Reichert, 85, of Columbia, died April 18, 2018, at St. Clare Health Care Center, Fenton, Mo. Visitation is 3-7 p.m. April 22, at Lawlor Funeral Home, Columbia. Funeral services will be noon...

    • Posted April 19, 2018
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  • Harry George “Skinny” Glotfelty | Obituary

    Harry George “Skinny” Glotfelty, 88, of Waterloo, died April 18, 2018, in St. Louis. He was born Aug. 2, 1929, in Valmeyer, son of the lateHarry J. and Leona Helen Glotfelty (nee Storck). Harry was a member...

    • Posted April 19, 2018
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  • Waterloo High School Girls Soccer | Team of the Week

    The Republic-Times Team of the Week is the Waterloo High School girls soccer team coached by Chad Holden. The Bulldogs (8-1-3) have won five straight games, outscoring opponents 25-1 during that stretch. Waterloo is 4-0 in Mississippi...

    • Posted April 19, 2018
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  • Shane Wilhelm | Athlete of the Week

    The Republic-Times Athlete of the Week is Columbia High School baseball standout Shane Wilhelm. The junior righthander threw a complete game no-hitter in Thursday’s 9-1 victory over Breese Central. “Shane did a nice job of controlling the...

    • Posted April 19, 2018
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  • Ruby | Pet of the Week

    Ruby loves to lie in the sunshine, get belly rubs, and cuddle. She is potty trained, trustworthy in the house, and can even use a doggie door. She is so easy-breezy — she will chill on the...

    • Posted April 19, 2018
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  • Dumpster fire in Waterloo

    Waterloo Fire Department responded at 12:30 p.m. Thursday to a report of a dumpster on fire behind the AT&T store at 947 Route 3.  

    • Posted April 19, 2018
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  • Death Notices | 4/18/2018

    David Lee Chandler David Lee Chandler, 76, of Dupo, died April 5, 2018, in Dupo. Visitation and a memorial service were April 12, at Leesman Funeral Home, Dupo. Interment followed at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis....

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Nicholas William Stamm | Birth

    Douglas and Stephanie Stamm of Waterloo announce the birth of their son, Nicholas William Stamm. He was born April 5, 2018, at 8:50 a.m., at Memorial Hospital East, Shiloh. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • I-255 lane restrictions continue in St. Clair County

    The Illinois Department of Transportation will continue with northbound and southbound lane restrictions along I-255 in St. Clair County from Route 157 to Route 15 until early July. Workers are completing emergency patching of the pavement. Drivers...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • DUI arrest on I-255 in Columbia

    A Waterloo man was arrested for DUI following a Tuesday night incident on I-255 in Columbia. Shortly before 7:45 p.m., Columbia police received multiple reports of a man lying on the ground along I-255 eastbound near mile...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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  • Police Blotter | 4/11/2018

    (Editor’s note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty and charges may sometimes be dropped...

    • Posted April 18, 2018
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