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Sunday, May 16, 2021

Vaccine clinics this week; COVID deaths added

For the first time in roughly three weeks, Monroe County has scheduled vaccine clinics for residents to get their first shot after its supply...

Centenarian ‘grateful for every day’

Ruth Stumpf celebrated her 100th birthday recently with a party at Magnolia Terrace in Waterloo. She is now the oldest resident at the assisted living...

Vaccine volunteers selflessly serve

Even with the limited supply of COVID-19 vaccine that Monroe County is receiving, vaccine clinics that take place at the Monroe County Fairgrounds are...

New deaths reported as COVID cases keep falling

The death toll from the novel coronavirus is now at 93 in Monroe County after two more deaths were reported Sunday. The details of those...

Scrutinizing vaccine claims

(This is the second part of an ongoing series focused on examining misconceptions, concerns and myths about the COVID-19 vaccine).   As more people continue to...

Last call for Kunkel

A mainstay of Monroe County’s nightlife for approximately 40 years is no longer tending bar.  “At 76, it was just time to get on the...

Virus cases continue to slow

Monroe County recently crossed a milestone in cases, as there have now been 4,052 COVID-19 cases here since the pandemic began.  There was just one...

R-T absorbs Independent

The Monroe County Independent announced Wednesday that it has been sold and turned over to the Republic-Times, ceasing publication after 20 years.  "I am leaving the local news...

Lydia is cancer-free

Josh and Kayla Boyer and their daughter Lydia love NED.  When the family learned that recent tests showed an absence of cancer on Lydia’s spine,...

Vaccine inequity examined

Monroe County residents who want to get vaccinated to protect themselves from the novel coronavirus should not expect to get the shot here in...

Volunteering made easier in Waterloo

Earlier this year, Amanda Chase was researching ways she could volunteer for Martin Luther King Jr.’s annual Day of Service.  More specifically, the attorney at...

The bridge that almost spanned

Seventy years ago, a feasibility study was released regarding construction of a transcontinental highway system that would stretch from the Gulf of Mexico to...
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