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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.
  • Friday crash on I-255 in Columbia

    Emergency personnel responded shortly after 5 p.m. Friday to a vehicle crash on I-255 westbound at milepost 6.5 on the curve near the Columbia exit. Injuries were believed to be minor in nature. Traffic was backed up...

    • Posted June 22, 2018
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  • James W. Fischer | Obituary

    It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of musician James W. Fischer, formerly of Waterloo, who passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Henderson, Nev., at the age of 86. He was born...

    • Posted June 22, 2018
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  • Death Notices | 6/27/2018

    Rolland L. Muskopf Rolland L. Muskopf, 84, of Columbia, died June 20, 2018, at St. Anthony’s Medical Center, St. Louis. Rolland was cremated according to his wishes. There will be no public services. Clyde O. Kreher Clyde...

    • Posted June 22, 2018
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  • Link, Lola and Luka | Pets of the Week

    Link, Lola and Luka are part of the “L” litter. They are 12 weeks old, playful, curious and love to pounce and chase each other. After that, they like to snuggle and purr in your lap. Come...

    • Posted June 22, 2018
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  • Minor crash in Columbia

    Emergency personnel responded shortly after 1:50 p.m. Friday to the area of Route 158 at northbound Route 3 in Columbia after a blue car driven by a male reportedly spun out into a ditch. No injuries were...

    • Posted June 22, 2018
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  • Gibault Boys Soccer | Team of the Week

    The Republic-Times Team of the Week is the Gibault Catholic High School soccer team. The Hawks, who placed second in the Class 2A state tournament this past fall, went 3-0-2 at a school-sanctioned tournament in Burlington, Iowa,...

    • Posted June 22, 2018
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  • Chelsea Hooker | Athlete of the Week

    The Republic-Times Athlete of the Week is Valmeyer High School softball standout Chelsea Hooker. The catcher enjoyed an amazing junior season for the Pirates, earning all-conference honors in the Kaskaskia Division of the Cahokia Conference. Her 1.000...

    • Posted June 22, 2018
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  • Wednesday crash in Waterloo

    No serious injuries were reported after two Chevy Equinoxes collided at the intersection of North Market Street and Bradford Lane in Waterloo outside the Schnucks parking lot shortly after 11:20 a.m. Wednesday. Waterloo police and fire and...

    • Posted June 21, 2018
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  • Police Blotter | 6/13/2018

    (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 June 20, 2018
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  • Death Notices | 6/20/2018

    Mary A. Breeding Mary A. Breeding, 80, of Columbia, died June 18, 2018 in Waterloo. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. June 21, at Lawlor Funeral Home, Columbia. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. June 22, at the...

    • Posted June 19, 2018
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  • Tammy M. Martin | Obituary

    Tammy M. Martin (nee VanScoyk) 44, of Lake St. Louis, Mo., died peacefully in her sleep June 6, 2018. She was born in St. Louis, the daughter of Patricia Mees (nee Mealer) of Columbia and the late...

    • Posted June 19, 2018
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