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  • Merlyn C. Sinn | Obituary

    Merlyn C. Sinn, 88, of Waterloo, died June 26, 2019, in Waterloo. He was born October 12, 1930, in Marissa, son of the late Clarence and Susan (nee Knecht) Sinn. Merlyn was a member of St. Paul...

    • Posted July 8, 2019
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  • Waterloo house destroyed by fire

    A fully engulfed house fire left personnel from several area departments scrambling and a portion of Country Club Lane just past Waterloo city limits closed early Sunday morning. A resident of 896 Country Club Lane, on the...

    • Posted July 7, 2019
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  • Brenda Opel | Obituary

    Brenda Faye Opel (nee Plunkett), 78, of Columbia, formerly of Licking, Mo., born Nov. 17, 1940, in Dayton, Ky., died Friday, July 5, 2019, at St. Louis University Hospital. Brenda was retired from the Metropolitan Life Insurance...

    • Posted July 5, 2019
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  • Josh Crimm | Obituary

    Josh Crimm, 38, of Waterloo, died July 4, 2019, in St. Louis. He was born Dec. 29, 1980, in Belleville. Josh was a member of the NRA, avid gun and knife collector, enjoyed being with his family,...

    • Posted July 5, 2019
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  • Truck stolen in Waterloo

    Waterloo police are investigating the theft this week of a black 2006 Ford F350 from the lot of Quality Collision, 1353 N. Illinois Route 3. The truck, which was parked at Quality Collision to be worked on,...

    • Posted July 3, 2019
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  • Death investigation in Maeystown

    The death of a 40-year-old Monroe County man is under investigation after emergency personnel responded to what was reported to 911 as a fatal gunshot wound at a residence in the 1200 block of Mill Street in...

    • Posted July 3, 2019
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  • Eunice A. Stumpf | Obituary

    Eunice A. Stumpf (nee Althoff), 88, of Red Bud, died July 1, 2019 at the New Athens Home for the Aged, New Athens. She was born March 3, 1931, in Ruma, daughter of the late Victor and...

    • Posted July 3, 2019
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  • Police Blotter | 6/26/19

    (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 July 3, 2019
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  • I-255 road work starts Monday

    The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that the northbound and southbound lanes of I-255 from Route 3 to the Jefferson Barracks Bridge in Monroe County will be restricted beginning 12:01 a.m. Monday, July 8, weather permitting. ...

    • Posted July 3, 2019
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  • Myrtle | Pet of the Week

    Myrtle is a sweet and furry puffball. She loves humans, especially when she gets a good scratch down in her fur. She has been in playgroups outside with other dogs and played well. Myrtle sits nice and...

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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  • The Lead Heads | Team of the Week

    The Republic-Times Team of the Week is the Waterloo Lead Heads youth shooting club. The Lead Heads competed in the Scholastic Clay Target Program state event this past weekend at the World Shooting and Recreation Complex in...

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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  • Keegan Baxmeyer | Athlete of the Week

    The Republic-Times Athlete of the Week is Waterloo Millers baseball player Keegan Baxmeyer. The outfielder went a combined 4-for-6 at the plate with two runs scored and an RBI in Waterloo’s doubleheader sweep of the Valmeyer Lakers...

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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