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Saturday, November 28, 2020

COVID experiences shared

While many questions still surround the novel coronavirus, we know that it affects people differently.  Two Monroe County residents who had relatively mild cases of...

Monroe County’s Pumpkin Man

Nathan Johanning is a man of many talents, and one is a passion to grow pumpkins.  He satisfies that “inner need” on the family farm...

Corn harvest is above average

A generally above average corn harvest is underway across Monroe County and surrounding areas this fall. People driving through the area are seeing fields dried...

A farm for everyone

What began as a vision six years ago has come into focus with sights on the future at the Baebler Educational Farm. The 103-acre property...

Teachers talk remote learning

As the Waterloo and Columbia school districts return to having some students physically present, the Republic-Times spoke with four teachers about how remote learning...

Columbia School Board OKs budget

The Columbia School Board unanimously approved its budget for the 2020-21 school year at its regular September meeting Thursday night.  The budget shows the district...

Clearwave does right by local homeowner

When Clearwave Communications was working in a Waterloo woman’s front yard in late July, something went wrong.  As the company was laying new fiber optic...

First walk to fight suicide set

Monroe County is set to host its first ever Out of the Darkness Walk to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention this Saturday,...

COVID death at Oak Hill; new cases at Integrity

Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner confirmed Sunday that a resident of Oak Hill Senior Living & Rehabilitation in Waterloo has died of...

Baldwin power plant closing by 2025

The coal-fired power plant in Baldwin is set for closure by the end of the year 2025 or “sooner should economic or other conditions...

Sunday night house fire south of Waterloo

The Red Bud Fire Department responded about 10:55 p.m. Sunday to a house fire reported at 6562 Crook Road. Smoke was showing from the structure...

Motorcyclist airlifted in I-255 crash

A Dupo man was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital following a motorcycle crash on I-255 northbound near the George Weber Chevrolet dealership in...