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Monday, November 30, 2020

Fair set records in recent years

Editor’s note: This is the third and final entry in our series looking back through the history of the Monroe County Fair, which was...

ISP report on jail death under review

Monroe County State’s Attorney Chris Hitzemann is reviewing a final report submitted by Illinois State Police following an investigation into the death of an...

Former Waterloo resident faces sex charges

A former Waterloo resident faces two felony charges in connection with alleged sex acts involving a minor female 15 years ago. Daniel M. Schott, 50,...

Latchem retiring from Waterloo School District

Despite not working in  prominent roles like teacher or administrator, Jack Latchem became a familiar and friendly face in the Waterloo School District over...

New library director oversees change

It has been a year of change at Morrison-Talbott Library in Waterloo.  In addition to changes in service due to COVID-19, construction of a major...

Efforts continue for PDR, fort

Those who want to see Prairie du Rocher carry on for another 300 years received some help from U.S. Congressman Mike Bost when he...

Reckless driver speeds through Columbia

Columbia police attempted to stop a white GMC Sierra reported to be driving at a recklessly high rate of speed north on Route 3...

Police pursuit begins in Columbia, ends with crash in East St. Louis

Columbia police attempted to stop a black 2000 Honda Accord reported to be swerving in traffic on Route 3 at North Main Street about...

Route 156 restrictions east of Waterloo

The Illinois Department of Transportation said that Route 156 east of Waterloo at Prairie Du Long Creek Road will be restricted beginning Monday, Aug....

No reprieve from virus

Monroe County has recorded 41 new coronavirus cases in the past nine days, bringing the county’s overall total to 232 cases and 13 deaths...

Waterloo schools to start with remote learning

After over three hours of discussion, the Waterloo School Board unanimously voted at a special meeting Friday to begin the upcoming school year with...

Train spills fuel near Fults

The Maeystown Fire Department responded about 7 a.m. Friday to the railroad crossing near Kidd Lake Road south of Fults after a locomotive sustained...