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Friday, December 6, 2019

River reaches major flood stage, but no problems locally

The mighty Mississippi River reached its sixth-highest level on record in St. Louis Tuesday at 40.52 feet, the highest since flooding in 1995 (41.9...

Rain leads to slight flooding issues in and around county

The tornado sirens sounded throughout Monroe County on Friday night, as storms barreled through the region. Fortunately, no tornado touchdowns were reported locally. Due to...

Region on high alert for flooding along Mississippi River

Large amounts of precipitation throughout the Upper Midwest have resulted in higher water levels for the Mississippi River. That water is flowing south, causing...

A graduation to remember at WHS

"Life brings tears, smiles and memories. The tears dry, the smiles fade, but memories last forever." Those words carry special significance for members of the...

Stitches in Time: quilts mark city milestone

Waterloo Mayor Tom Smith knew the 125th anniversary of the founding of the city needed a remembrance just as special as the event itself. He...

Remembering the ‘cow time’ protest 60 years later

The sight of picket signs and crowds of marching protestors evoke images of our country’s struggles during the turbulent 1960s. Many remember news reports...

End of an era for Dehne Bus Services

Nearly half a century of service to their community came to an end Tuesday, when past and current employees of Dehne Bus Services gathered...

Memorial Day events across the area

Memorial Day is an opportunity for Monroe County communities and surrounding areas to remember and honor those who died  while fighting for this country. Here...

Community support comes full circle at Waterloo’s newest park

The dedication of Waterloo's newest park on Saturday not only highlighted a community effort to bring new recreation to Waterloo; it also signified one...

Columbia police dog dies of natural causes

With heavy hearts, the Columbia Police Department on Monday announced the death of its first police dog, Cezar. Cezar, 9, began working with the department...

Ukranian girl blossoms in Columbia

The trip from her native Ukraine to Columbia is more than 5,500 miles. But getting Victoria Kern to where she is today -- in a...

German visitors enjoying a comfortable stay in Columbia

When the visitors from Columbia’s Sister City of Gedern, Germany, come to visit, it’s less like going on a holiday and more like visiting...

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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...
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