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HSS clients have a ball at The Falls

Human Support Services clients were glowing on March 8, and it wasn’t just because of their elegant dresses and fancy jewelry. They also emulated excitement...

Chiming in on new Columbia sirens

Columbia recently unveiled a new city-wide emergency siren warning system, and the change has residents talking. “The old system consisted of three sirens that were...

Protest highlights students’ views on gun control

The cold weather last Wednesday morning didn’t stop dozens of Columbia High School students from huddling outside the school in remembrance of the victims...

With heavy hearts, Kloepper teams play on

Don Schrader of Waterloo left Oak Hill one Saturday morning in December after what seemed like an encouraging visit with his longtime friend, Eugene...

Live music rocks downtown Waterloo

In a packed house full of lively people and tasty beer Saturday at Hopskeller Brewing Co. in Waterloo, musician Brent Stewart and guitarist Dan...

Widowmaker victim lives to tell the tale

“I thought I was doing all the right stuff. I was exercising, and my wife is all about cooking all the right things.” These words...

Valentine embodies spirit of service

When he’s not at his shop overseeing a crew of skilled mechanics, Ken Valentine is out in the community, providing leadership to area youth...

Waterloo girl shaving head for a cause

Following in her older sister’s footsteps, Kayla Ahne of Waterloo will be shaving her head for a good cause. On Saturday, Kayla, 13, will be...

Waterloo wins state award for Solarbration

Waterloo won a state award last week for its hugely successful total solar eclipse viewing party at the Monroe County Fairgrounds back in August. Each...

Deadly new drug cocktail hitting the streets

A sober expression painted Monroe County Coroner Bob Hill’s face as he leaned back in his chair, hands in his coat pockets, reflecting on...

I-255 lane reductions near Cahokia

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced lane restrictions on northbound I-255 from Feb. 20-26, in St. Clair County near Cahokia, at mile post 12...

WHS senior served as inspiration to many

A family in mourning shuffled through the south entrance of Quernheim Funeral Home Friday afternoon, exhibiting the anguish wrought by unthinkable loss. A grief-stricken patriarch...

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Bootsie’s temporarily closed

Pictured is a closed Bootsie's restaurant in Waterloo on Thursday morning. (Kermit Constantine photo) Bootsie's is apparently...

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...

Woman’s death after arrest under investigation

A 42-year-old woman died following a Tuesday morning traffic stop in Waterloo that resulted in multiple arrests on drug and burglary charges.

Tractor, bicycle collide in Waterloo

A 21-year-old New Athens man was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital after the bicycle he was...
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