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Early wheat harvest puts beans ahead of schedule

The winter wheat across Monroe County has been pushed to maturity and energetic harvesting by the heat that descended in May following an unseasonably...

Oak Hill veterans take virtual honor flight

Within moments of the program beginning, a hush fell over the room as chaplain Ron Chase was pushed up toward the front of the...

Woman finds long-lost family

Eight days after Mother’s Day, Phoenix, Ariz., resident Dennis Lurvey posted a tribute to his mother on Facebook. It is something he has done for...

Waterloo Walmart sold pre-cut melons linked to salmonella

The Waterloo Walmart is on the list of stores that sold pre-cut melons from a company in Indianapolis that has recalled the products due...

‘My heart just melted:’ Charlie on the mend

Thanks to a local animal shelter and couple, a disabled dog is getting a second chance at life.  When he was only a year old,...

Mercy to build clinic in Monroe County

A primary care clinic in Monroe County was announced Tuesday as part of Mercy's planned expansion in the region. Mercy said it is preparing to...

R-T wins top state honor

Illinois’ top newspapers were honored Friday at the Illinois Press Association’s annual convention in Bloomington-Normal. More than 100 daily and non-daily newspapers competed in...

Friends partner in Columbia business venture

Three young men are breathing new life into the miniature golf course on the J.B. Golf Tee campus at 2400 Ramsey Road in Columbia. Brothers...

Waterloo school staff, students have heart

As with every other year, Renee Ades of the American Heart Association stood before the Waterloo School Board Monday night to recognize students and...

IDOT plans to improve Columbia traffic safety

A much-anticipated meeting between Columbia and Illinois Department of Transportation officials yielded a plan to increase safety on the Route 3 corridor through the...

Memorial Day services set

This year’s Memorial Day services in and around Monroe County will remember those who died in the service of protecting our country. In Waterloo, the...

Wolf pens autobiography

Harry Wolf is known today for the 73 years — and counting — he’s been entertaining around the country and across the ocean in...

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Train derailment in Dupo

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Woman’s death after arrest under investigation

A 40-year-old woman died following a Tuesday morning traffic stop in Waterloo that resulted in multiple arrests on drug and burglary charges.

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...