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Police Blotter 4/9/14

Columbia Police March 31 - Christopher R. Johnson, 25, of Fairview Heights, was arrested on an in-state warrant on Route 3 southbound at Sand Bank...

Police searching for missing Valmeyer man

Police are assisting family and friends in the search for a rural Valmeyer man who was last seen last Tuesday morning near his home. A...

Freeze warning issued for Monroe County

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for dozens of counties in the STL metro area, including Monroe County. This warning was...
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Eclipse of the ‘Blood Moon’ April 15

The Old Farmers Almanac says the early morning hours of April 15 will offer one of the most spectacular sky gazing sights of this...

Hawks top ‘Dogs in Saturday baseball clash

An exciting cross-town baseball matchup between Gibault and Waterloo took place Saturday morning at Ss. Peter & Paul Field. The Hawks outlasted the Bulldogs, 4-2,...

Charges pending in WHS phone hoax

The Waterloo Police Department plans to submit paperwork to the Monroe County State's Attorney to consider possible charges of disorderly conduct against two male...

CASA seeks volunteers to better childrens’ lives

April is Child Abuse Awareness Month, and organizations like Court Appointed Special Advocates for children are spreading the word about their efforts. Many children are...

Prange treasures local artifact collection

Treasures come in all different shapes and sizes, but for retired Monroe County Treasurer Merrill Prange, treasures are thousands of years old and represent...

Girls soccer teams having different starts to season

The girls soccer season kicked off three weeks ago with all three area teams -- Waterloo, Gibault, and Columbia -- poised for success. Three...

Concealed carry certification class at SWIC

Southwestern Illinois College will offer the Illinois Concealed Carry Certification Class this spring semester. Sessions will be held April 10-11 and April 17-18 at...

County board offers good tax news

While many taxing entities are raising taxes in coming years, Monroe County will reduce taxes attributable to operations of the county government in 2013,...

Eastbound lanes on JB Bridge to close this weekend

Drivers heading from south St. Louis County to Illinois should be aware of construction work on the JB Bridge this weekend which may slow...

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