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Monday, November 30, 2020

Monday evening storm wreaks havoc

A fierce thunderstorm barreled through Monroe County and surrounding areas shortly after 6 p.m. Monday, resulting in downed trees and limbs, power outages and...

Columbia man charged with battery, threat to police officer

A local man who recently completed probation for prior felony convictions was charged with multiple new felonies last week after allegedly striking a police...

Monroe County at COVID warning level

Monroe County is among 13 counties in the state currently at a warning level for the novel coronavirus disease, the Illinois Department of Public...

Burglary arrest in Columbia

Columbia police arrested a Missouri man for an alleged burglary to a construction site on Wednesday. The alleged burglary occurred about 5 a.m. Wednesday at...

Car crashes into Dupo home

Fortunately there were no injuries sustained when a car crashed into a home on Main Street in Dupo on Monday night. The incident occurred shortly...

Examining COVID claims

As the coronavirus pandemic has ravaged the world, it has had far-ranging and disparate effects.  One of those has been the spread of misinformation about...

Father Osang moving on

After 12 years serving at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Waterloo, Father Osang Idagbo is moving to a new role as pastor...

There’ll be a new Columbia mayor in 2021

Kevin HutchinsonWes HoeffkenBob Hill Columbia’s upcoming mayoral race added a contender Friday morning and lost one Monday night.  Columbia Mayor Kevin Hutchinson announced that he will...

Sunset Overlook, EMA discussed in Columbia

The Columbia City Council unanimously approved a special use permit that was music to some people’s ears and just noise for others. The permit allows...

Valmeyer schools going in-person

The Valmeyer School District announced last week that its students will return to classes in-person later this month, albeit with a modified schedule.  Parents will...

Dupo schools to use hybrid model

The Dupo School District announced last week that it will use a hybrid model when school starts later this month. The “Return to Learning Plan”...

Prison transfers held up, costing county

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Monroe County Sheriff Neal Rohlfing said the Illinois Department of Corrections has refused to accept inmates that have been...