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Monroe County COVID update

Here is the latest on the novel coronavirus pandemic in Monroe County.  • The county has recorded just five new COVID cases since June 2,...

Breitwiser up to the challenge

Sam Breitwiser’s philanthropy for the American Heart Association was born out of a friendly sibling rivalry – and it soon became even more personal.  “To...

Honoring those who made ultimate sacrifice

Monday marked the 50th annual celebration of Memorial Day as a federal holiday, and hundreds of Monroe County residents came out to show their...

Splash pad plans unveiled

The Waterloo Park Board held a special meeting May 24 to OK plans for the layout of the splash pad it plans to build...

2 Poots BBQ ‘all about the family’

Michael Gould had only recently found a new hobby when the pandemic hit and made pursuing it unwise. The 72-year-old retired Monsanto employee had been...

Millstadt Library to unveil plans

Nearly two years ago, Millstadt Library announced plans to construct a new facility to better serve its community. The library board authorized the purchase of...

The Civil War soldiers of Monroe County

Last month marked the 160th anniversary of the start of the bloodiest war in American history. On April 12, 1861, Confederate troops opened fire on...

Monroe County COVID update

Here is the latest on the novel coronavirus pandemic in Monroe County.  • The county has recorded just 16 new COVID cases since May 19,...

Monroe County net worth increases

The Monroe County Board on Monday heard results from the annual audit of the county’s finances. Fick, Eggemeyer & Williamson partners Shawn Williamson and Keith...

COVID receding locally

By virtually every metric, the coronavirus pandemic is at its least severe in Monroe County in roughly a year or more.  The county recorded just...

Vietnam vet recounts experience

Marvin McMichael will never forget the events of Nov. 19, 1967.  The Columbia resident was in the midst of his tour of duty while with...

Waterloo Listens expanding

By EDEN STRATTON For the Republic-Times Waterloo Listens, known at the time as Waterloo Speaks, made waves this past summer when a group of young residents...
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