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Friday, November 27, 2020

Residents urged to ‘flatten the curve’

As the entire country adjusts to life with coronavirus, many people have many questions.  At a time like this, it is critical that individuals get...

Assessments up overall

The Monroe County 2019 property assessments have been out for three weeks now, and the Republic-Times has heard from several readers that their property...

Schools, churches, bars and restaurants closed as coronavirus closes in on area

(For the latest article that appeared in the March 18 Republic-Times, click here.) Local churches are the latest to close amid COVID-19 concerns. The Roman...

Election volunteers honored to serve

As of Thursday, 349 local residents had voted early at the Monroe County Courthouse ahead of the March 17 primary and another 179 had...

Columbia centenarian celebrated

Longtime Columbia resident Maurice Schneider was treated to several surprises last week for the celebration of his 100th birthday. Schneider was born March 6, 1920,...

Monroe County preps for coronavirus

After an individual in St. Clair County was tested for the coronavirus last weekend, leaders from across Monroe County met Tuesday morning to discuss...

Waterloo OKs SRO; AD resigns

The Waterloo School Board unanimously approved an intergovernmental agreement with the Waterloo City Council on Monday that provides for a school resource officer for...

County ready for fish fry season

While many people use Lent as an opportunity to sacrifice some luxury or pleasure, they gain a new one in Monroe County with the...

Mabel ‘not kaput yet’ after 100 years

Mabel (Boedeker) Nollau has almost reached her goal.  She turns 100 this month, which is two years shy of the age her mother lived to...

Peterstown House work nearly done

Efforts that were announced last January at Waterloo’s historic Peterstown House are finally nearing the completion, meaning the building now looks more like it...

Pool group talks survey results

Waterloo Citizens for a Pool hosted a town hall meeting last Wednesday night in the Waterloo High School auditorium to discuss results of the...

Waterloo is Elsa Strong

For about 4.5 years, Elsa Wiemerslage has been battling a rare form of pediatric cancer called acute myeloid leukemia. And for almost that entire time,...