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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Monroe County records another COVID death

Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner reported Tuesday that another Monroe County resident has died from COVID-19, bringing the Illinois Department of Public...

Shoring up the levee

The Columbia Levee and Drainage District, with the help of local volunteers, spent three days last week shoring up the levee on Reichmann Road...

Arms of Love lift spirits at Garden Place

2020 has been quite a year so far, but probably most challenging for Garden Place Senior Living in Columbia. The facility was the site of...

Monroe County changing animal pound procedures

Monroe County is changing its procedures after an error recently caused a cat and its kittens to be left unattended for an extended time.  That...

Indoor dining and drinking to close in metro east

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Tuesday that all indoor service at bars and restaurants in the metro east will be prohibited effective...

‘Mr. Rotary’ remembered

George Ziebold, known around Waterloo as “Mr. Rotary,” died last Tuesday at the age of 94. Friends of Ziebold said he leaves behind a legacy...

Surprise support for Stubborn German

The owners of Stubborn German Brewing Company in downtown Waterloo received an early Christmas present Thursday night when members of the Waterloo Masonic Lodge...

Chart-topping success for Alexandra Kay

A Waterloo woman reached new heights in her music career over the weekend, as her new single debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes...

Ludwig celebrates century of ‘good living’

ebrated her 100th birthday in the same manner she has spent most of her life, surrounded by family and friends.  A socially distant drive-by birthday...

Gibault grad becomes sister

A 2007 Gibault Catholic High School graduate recently became a member of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, joining a community she was...

Monroe County reports new COVID death, at warning level again

With word spreading Monday afternoon of possible new restrictions being imposed due to rising coronavirus cases, Gov. JB Pritzker's office assured that current mitigation...

County critical of state actions

The COVID-19 pandemic once again took up a large chunk of the Monroe County Board meeting Monday morning.  Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner...