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Ex-wife of former CPD chief drops suit against school district

The ex-wife of Columbia's former police chief has dismissed her federal lawsuit against the Columbia school district. Carla Edwards, who in November was awarded a...

Row appointed as newest Waterloo alderman

Retired city building inspector and code enforcement officer Russ Row Jr. was appointed Monday night to the Ward IV aldermanic seat on the Waterloo...

Monroe County ushers in the 21st Century

(This is the final installment in our year-long series recounting the rich and colorful history of Monroe County from the first settlement to today...

Bicentennial time capsules buried in bison statue

The year-long celebration of the Monroe County Bicentennial is nearing its end, but the memories will last for generations to come. Those serving on the...

County board considers resignations, appointments

Monroe County Board Chairman Terry Liefer’s final full meeting was Monday, as Liefer prepares to retire Nov. 30 after 12 years as a county...

Woman plans parrot sanctuary in county

Several months ago, Monica VanPelt of Columbia brought home an Eclectus parrot — a bird that can live beyond 50 years — and instantly...

New domestic violence advocate introduced

The Monroe County Board met the county's new domestic violence advocate during its regular meeting on Monday when Rita Hubbs was introduced to the...

Republicans win big in Monroe County

A strong Republican wave swept through Monroe County on Tuesday night, with the party winning all contested local races. "We had a clean sweep tonight,"...

Senior Police Academy draws a crowd

Waterloo police officer Scott Spencer surveyed a room full of senior citizens last Wednesday at City Hall as a merry expression spread across his...

Meeting held on proposed new I-255 interchange

An open house public meeting took place last Wednesday in the Dupo High School cafeteria about the proposed design of a new I-255 interchange...

Road work on I-255 begins this weekend

Interstate 255 in St. Clair and Monroe counties will be restricted from three lanes to one lane during the hours of 6 a.m. and...

Church impacts community with meaningful service

From the beginning, Hope Christian Church south of Columbia has looked for ways to help the community through acts of service. “We wanted to try...

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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.

Train derailment in Dupo

Photo courtesy of FOX2 News Over a dozen area fire departments and other emergency personnel responded shortly after...

Valmeyer school district responds to Confederate flag controversy

The Valmeyer school district responded after an image of a student displaying a half American/half Confederate flag during a sporting event Wednesday...