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Thursday, December 3, 2020

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,...

Durbin: farmers treated unfairly

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) released a statement earlier this month accusing the United States Department of Agriculture of treating Illinois soybean farmers unfairly...

Prairie du Rocher plans future

The future of Prairie du Rocher is uncertain, but citizens and local leaders are working to make sure one of the oldest communities begun...

Updates underway at Valmeyer museum

The Monroe City School building in Valmeyer and the museum it houses are slated for updates in the near future.  The Valmeyer Community Heritage Society...

Marcella turning 100

Despite being almost 100 years old, Marcella Klein has not had much excitement in her life.  That’s just the way she likes it.  “We were so...

Flu season underway

While the world is focused on the novel coronavirus that the World Health Organization recently declared a “public health emergency,” flu season is still...

Stabbing victim grateful for second chance at life

When Dr. Bradley Ross, a general and trauma surgeon at Mercy Hospital South in St. Louis County, rounded the corner, a smile broke out...

Giving back to first responders

Since October, House of Neighborly Service has resumed a tradition that allows it to show appreciation for Monroe County’s first responders.  For two hours every...

Gambling results are in

For the third consecutive year, the amount of money played at video gambling terminals in Monroe County increased.  According to data from the Illinois Gaming...

St. Pat’s parade coming to Waterloo

Irish eyes will be smiling this March in a community known for its rich German heritage. The Waterloo City Council gave the go-ahead for a...