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Region enters Phase 4

Every region in Illinois is scheduled to move to the fourth phase of the state’s reopening plan Friday, which, barring changes, will bring the...

Six new coronavirus cases reported in Monroe County

Monroe County reported six new COVID-19 cases between Monday and Tuesday, bringing the overall total to 115. Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner said...

Waterloo city clerk retires

After 13 years of serving Waterloo, Barb Pace has retired as city clerk. Pace said the decision to step down was mainly due to her...

County talks protest, COVID-19

The Monroe County Board discussed Saturday’s peaceful protest, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and finances during its Monday meeting.  Monroe County Sheriff Neal Rohlfing told commissioners...

I-255 northbound lane closures near Columbia

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced lane closures will be encountered on I-255 northbound near Columbia at milepost 6.4 this coming Monday and Tuesday. The...

Monroe County tops 100 coronavirus cases

It took roughly 10 weeks from the first reported case, but Monroe County passed the century mark of coronavirus cases last week.  There are now...

Monroe County up to 104 coronavirus cases

As all regions of Illinois lessened restrictions, Monroe County reported more cases of coronavirus – including three at a senior living facility and another...

Monroe County shows compassion, concern in wake of protests

The effects of a nationwide response to the recent death of George Floyd in Minnesota while in police custody has filtered down to Monroe...

Oak Hill gets new administrator

The Monroe County Board approved a new administrator for the county-run senior care facility during Monday’s meeting at the courthouse.  Brian Koontz will take over...

CDC offers reopening guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released six “decision trees” aimed at helping decision makers as they look to reopen amid the...

Monroe County reports 12th coronavirus death; Cedarhurst worker tests positive

Monroe County reported another death related to coronavirus on Saturday in addition to a new case.  There are now 97 confirmed cases of COVID-19 here,...

County updates salaries, talks Oak Hill

The Monroe County Board updated salaries for three elected county positions, heard updates on Oak Hill and discussed other matters during its May 18...
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