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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Candidates speak at forum

Election Day is Nov. 3, and candidates for races Monroe County residents can participate in took part in a candidates forum Wednesday night in...

Following the campaign money

As Nov. 3 draws nearer, a look at the campaign finances of the contestants in the main Monroe County races offers insights into who...

Bluff Road bike lane considered

Monroe County hosted hearings this week to gather public feedback on a proposed project that would construct a bike lane along Bluff Road from...

County talks Oak Hill, voting

Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner criticized the way the state is tracking COVID-19 statistics during Monday’s meeting of the Monroe County Board. He...

Columbia talks gambling, chickens

The Columbia City Council’s main item of business Monday night was clarifying guidelines relating to video gambling in the city. Monday’s meeting began with a...

Waterloo amends code on mobile vendors

The Waterloo City Council amended its ordinances regarding mobile food vendors and made a handful of other decisions Monday night. The city code now states...

Another death at Oak Hill; COVID cases at WHS

Monroe County has had 876 total coronavirus cases since the pandemic began, with several new cases being reported daily as of late.  Monroe County Health...

Income tax amendment questions

Election Day is 20 days away, and early voting is off to a strong start, but a few common questions remain about Illinois’s proposed...

COVID mitigations lifted in region; 3 more deaths at Oak Hill

Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced that the metro east region – which includes Monroe County – will return...

COVID data leads to questions

The Illinois Department of Public Health does not know where many people contracted the novel coronavirus in the metro east region, according to data...

Tracking graduated income tax history

With early voting underway and Election Day less than a month away, one of the main concerns with the graduated income tax amendment on...

County talks highway grants, COVID funds

Monroe County Engineer Aaron Metzger received the go-ahead to apply for grants to connect sidewalks in Waterloo and raise Bluff Road from floodwaters during...