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After tragedy, Webb family keeps clogging

The lives of the Webb family changed forever on Feb. 27, when their SUV was struck by a dump truck on Route 3 in...

Waterloo native canoeing for a cause

Erik Elsea grew up in Monroe County and always dreamed of canoeing the entire Mississippi River. He remembers sandbagging against the Mississippi during the...

Monroe County Farmers Market turns 30

In the spring of 1988, Tony Roider owned a shop at 124 W. Mill Street in Waterloo. Since he owned that shop, Roider had vendors...

Local family comes to the rescue of wild horses

Connie Lambeck had a history with horses, but it was not a totally positive one. “When I was little my dad had horses but I...

Brando is small-town kid at heart

Whether they know it or not, people who tune in to 106.5 FM The Arch from 5-9 a.m. during the week can hear a...

Dupo business district proposed

Dupo is one step closer to creating a business district after the village board officially heard a proposal at its regular meeting. The business district...

Monroe County Fair enjoys banner year

Although Illinois’ financial situation has caused other county fairs to struggle or disappear, the Monroe County Fair continued going strong again this year.  “It was...

Students of the flood remember ‘93

On Aug. 1, 1993, the Mississippi River crested at nearly 50 feet and, despite weeks of valiant fighting, burst through a levee south of...

Millstadt water tower restoration effort continues

More than 30 years ago, Betty Keller Timmer would be driving home from work in the winter, worried about her safety, when she would...

Community rallying around young Landon

On April 15, the world of Millstadt couple Ryan and Nicole Nordike changed forever.  Their son Landon had recently been complaining about headaches. The parents...

Well Hungarians celebrating 25 years of music

Area band Well Hungarians is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018. That quarter century has not been all rainbows and butterflies, however, as the...

Jeremiah reaches milestone on his journey

On July 12 at 11:04 p.m., 7-year-old Jeremiah Williams had another seizure.  This grand mal seizure, like all the others before it, caused Jeremiah to...

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Sports Year in Review

The year 2018 was a banner year for Monroe County athletes, all the way through. It began in January, when Waterloo junior Jenna Schwartz was...

Attempted murder charge in Waterloo stabbing

Trevor C. Hudson A 26-year-old man faces an attempted murder charge following an early Friday morning stabbing in...

DUI injury crash at Walmart

Pictured is the scene of the accident Friday. Emergency personnel responded shortly after noon Friday to the...

Inmate dies at county jail

The Illinois State Police is investigating the death of an inmate in the Monroe County Jail early Friday morning.
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