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Garden Place has strong Korean War connection

In honor of the start of the Korean War on June 25, 1950, three residents of Garden Place senior living centers shared memories of...

Monroe County Fair starts Sunday

The Monroe County Fair presents its 66th annual event this Sunday, with a week of activities and events that celebrate the agricultural roots of...

1993: beginning of the end for old Valmeyer

By ANDREA DEGENHART and COREY SAATHOFF For the Republic-Times (This is the first of a three-part series marking the 20th anniversary of the Flood of 1993...

West Nile virus positive bird collected in Monroe County

The Illinois Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed the first West Nile virus positive bird reported in Illinois for 2013 was collected in...

An Eagle Scout project to remember in Dupo

Inspired by a fellow student, 17-year-old Matt Neumann of Columbia orchestrated a largescale project that will benefit students of one local high school for...

Local World War II vet’s service is not forgotten

As the nation celebrated the anniversary of its birth last week, one local resident was finally able to enjoy the recognition he earned defending...

Prayer vigil held for slain Columbia teen

A prayer vigil was held Friday for slain Columbia High School student Erin Schneider, 17, who was found dead inside a home at 237...

Popular Waterloo Walmart greeter passes away

The Waterloo Walmart sadly announces the passing of longtime greeter John Petraitis of Cahokia, who died yesterday at the age of 68. He had...

A history lesson on Columbia’s farm in the city

As drivers pass by the Reichert Farm on North Main Street in Columbia each day, few realize what the farm symbolizes. Some may notice...

Ruggeri is new HSMC director

The Humane Society of Monroe County will be headed by a face familiar to Monroe Countians and animal lovers alike. Debbie Ruggeri has been...

Fishing pier for handicapped proposed at Lakeview

Although cerebral palsy confines 18-year-old Chris Douglas of Waterloo to a wheelchair, it doesn't stop him from enjoying one of his favorite activities. "He just...

Porta Westfalica Festival in Waterloo

It was a gorgeous night in downtown Waterloo as the community came out in large numbers to celebrate the annual Porta Westfalica Festival, and...

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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...

Attempted murder charge in Waterloo stabbing

Trevor C. Hudson A 26-year-old man faces an attempted murder charge following an early Friday morning stabbing in...

DUI injury crash at Walmart

Pictured is the scene of the accident Friday. Emergency personnel responded shortly after noon Friday to the...

Inmate dies at county jail

The Illinois State Police is investigating the death of an inmate in the Monroe County Jail early Friday morning.
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