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County talks dispatching, pot, UTVs

The Monroe County Board revisited a few topics of recent interest during its Monday morning meeting at the courthouse.  An agreement for a contract setting...

Brockland rezoning tabled

The effect of public input made an impact during  Monday’s meeting of the Columbia City Council. One action item on the agenda involved rezoning a...

Eastbound lane closure on JB Bridge

The Missouri Department of Transportation said Thursday afternoon that crews will need to keep a lane closed on eastbound Interstate 255 at the Jefferson...

Columbia considers cannabis

The Columbia Committee of the Whole met Monday night to discuss how it is going to handle marijuana businesses when the drug becomes legal...

VFW project honors Keim

For years, Mark Keim and Stan Darter would go every Friday to the Waterloo VFW where they volunteered.  Keim, who started volunteering after his longtime...

Sunset Overlook granted stay

In a victory for Sunset Overlook, Judge Julia Gomric temporarily suspended her order against the embattled Columbia establishment on Sept. 20.  “The court will not...

Men arrested in motorcycle theft

The Monroe County Sheriff's Department announced that two men have been charged following the theft of a 1998 Harley-Davidson motorcycle near Red Bud earlier...

Elmore drops out of race

Monroe County Commissioner Bob Elmore said Monday that he will no longer be seeking re-election after fellow Republican George Green announced plans last week...

Waterloo OKs dispatching contract

The Waterloo City Council on Monday approved its end of a three-year agreement for emergency dispatching services provided by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department. The...

Green joins county board race

Republican George Green announced Tuesday that he plans to challenge incumbent Republican Bob Elmore for a spot on the Monroe County Board of Commissioners.  “My...

County talks zoning, UTVs, CNAs

A rezoning request for a proposed wedding venue in rural Columbia that was set to go before the Monroe County Board on Monday was...

Route 3 repairs begin Sept. 30 between Columbia and Waterloo

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that Route 3 from Gilmore Lake Road in Columbia to Halifax Drive in Waterloo will be intermittently restricted...
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