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Friday, December 4, 2020

Old school history in Monroe County

Anyone who has driven on the section of KK Road between Burksville and Burksville Station has, maybe unwittingly, driven through the location of the...

County discusses various matters

The Monroe County Board discussed election day being a holiday this year in addition to a possible ambulance purchase, levee concerns and the upcoming...

Stolen trailer arrest in Monroe County

A Caseyville man was arrested Sunday in Monroe County on charges in connection with a stolen trailer in St. Clair County. Capt. Matt Jany of...

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...

Vehicles, guns, tools stolen in Dupo burglaries

Police are investigating a burglary and the theft of multiple vehicles early Thursday morning in Dupo. Dupo Police Chief Kevin Smith said that between midnight...

Wednesday night crash in Waterloo

Emergency personnel responded about 9:50 p.m. Wednesday to a two-vehicle crash with road blockage on North Market Street at the entrance to Schnucks in...

Waterloo man dies in St. Charles stabbing

A Waterloo man was pronounced dead at the scene of a stabbing at a hotel in St. Charles, Mo. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported...

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...

School enrollment fluctuates

Monroe County’s schools saw fluctuating enrollment this year, with the majority of schools seeing slight decreases in enrollment.  Waterloo The Waterloo School District has 2,666 students...

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...

May celebrates 75-year career

Waterloo is home to the longest-tenured agent in all of State Farm history, as Roy J. May extended his record service this year when...