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Rohwedder ready to serve Waterloo Chamber

The Waterloo Chamber of Commerce welcomed a fresh face into its executive director position this week, and she looks forward to the excitement of...

Sun Basket shines in Valmeyer bluffs

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s message reverberated through the underground Rock City development in Valmeyer during Thursday’s grand opening of one of the largest employers in...

Waterloo man brings flavor to the grill

A Waterloo man’s latest endeavor — Old Glory BBQ Rubs — is adding a new flavor to the world of barbecue. Ryan Ledendecker, 36, launched...

An extra boost to strengthen Lydia

Lydia Boyer, 7, quickly stole the heart of ATI physical therapist Sam Kruse when she began working with the local cancer warrior at the...

Amp-making a passion for Waterloo musician

Not only does Waterloo musician Scott Kuhnert supply “Southern Illinois hillbilly sounds” as lead singer of The Coal Jimmys, he also helps other artists...

CEO students pitch business ideas to local sharks

At the Monroe County CEO’s first “Shark Tank” event last Wednesday in the Waterloo High School auditorium, four “sharks” carefully weighed the merits of...

Entrepreneurs learn importance of business plans

Businesses don't just happen. At least not successful ones. That was the message a small but hardy cadre of potential business entrepreneurs took home from...

Where does your food come from?

Valmeyer farmer Bruce Brinkman tills 1,100 acres of land along the bottoms, growing corn, beans, wheat and horseradish. The United States Department of Agriculture’s most...

Waterloo Donuts open and ready to serve

Following Imo’s Pizza’s recent move from its old location to 654 N. Market Street in Waterloo, passersby wondered what would become of the space...

Valmeyer business harnessing sun’s energy

Two brothers hope to soon reap the cost-saving benefits after installing solar panels to power 20 percent of their Valmeyer business. MAR Graphics owners Rick...

What to expect in 2018

Much excitement is in store for 2018, not the least of which are the 2018 elections, the myriad of businesses slated to open in...

Papa Vito’s Pizza a family affair

From the humble beginnings of Vito’s Bar in Waterloo in 1991, Papa Vito’s Pizza founders Gerry and Barb Geoppo now have four restaurants to...

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Bootsie’s temporarily closed

Pictured is a closed Bootsie's restaurant in Waterloo on Thursday morning. (Kermit Constantine photo) Bootsie's is apparently...

Sports Year in Review

The year 2018 was a banner year for Monroe County athletes, all the way through. It began in January, when Waterloo junior Jenna Schwartz was...

Woman’s death after arrest under investigation

A 42-year-old woman died following a Tuesday morning traffic stop in Waterloo that resulted in multiple arrests on drug and burglary charges.

Tractor, bicycle collide in Waterloo

A 21-year-old New Athens man was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital after the bicycle he was...
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