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Valmeyer seeks new business

Valmeyer is attempting to use two types of incentives to attract new businesses to its village. In December, the village and a group of investors...

Valmeyer joins Jessica’s fight

Valmeyer High School sophomore Jessica Hicks’ night began with a surprise: a ride in a fire truck. “That was really fun,” Jessica said with a...

Share the Feast to receive state award

In 1991, Waterloo Lions Club members Lynn Bersche and Don Schmitt learned there would not be a Meals on Wheels program for local residents...

Structural issues may slow Annex remodel

What started as a special meeting Tuesday morning to ask building occupants what remodeling work is required at the Monroe County Annex added a...

High yields, flat prices for local corn harvest

From the seats of near-half-million dollar combines, this year’s corn crop in Monroe County looks extremely good. Once it arrives on the market, however, there’s...

In wake of disasters, their job is to help

A Monroe County couple is using their retirement to aid in disaster relief through the American Red Cross.  Terry and Justine Liefer of rural Red...

Songs4Soldiers benefit concert is Oct. 5-6

Popular country music acts Granger Smith and Diamond Rio are co-headlining the sixth annual Songs4Soldiers benefit concert, which takes place Friday and Saturday, Oct....

Bull riding legend makes dream come true

The Waterloo Optimist Club’s annual Blue Army Bull Bash on Sept. 15 was especially momentous for one 8-year-old Missouri boy. Aiden, who lives in Niangua,...

Queen of Hearts winner to spend jackpot wisely

Waterloo resident Julie Washausen won the Queen of Hearts raffle last Tuesday at Stubborn German Brewing Company, winning $92,390 on the 45th week of...

A patriot remembered

The name and story of one of Monroe County’s founding fathers won’t be lost to history as so many others are, thanks to the...

Rising trend of e-cig use causes concern

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced last Wednesday actions it described as “historic” related to the sale and marketing of electronic cigarettes to...

New book documents historic trail

Retired Columbia High School Principal Dennis Patton has released his new book titled “The Kaskaskia-Cahokia Trail.”  The book, which is now available, is the culmination...

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Train derailment in Dupo

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Woman’s death after arrest under investigation

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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...