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Saturday, March 6, 2021

Mueller promoted to state FSA office

A staple of the Monroe County farming community has become less visible in recent weeks, and for good reason.  Monroe County Farm Service Agency Executive...

Saturday fire at Weir Parts Center

The Red Bud, Hecker and Waterloo fire departments responded early Saturday evening to Weir Parts Center, 1450 W. Market Street, Red Bud, for a...

Multiple brush fires along I-255

The Columbia, Dupo and Prairie du Pont fire departments were among the agencies responding to three separate grass fires along I-255 in St. Clair...

Friday fire near Floraville

The Hecker, Millstadt and Waterloo fire departments responded about 3:40 p.m. Friday to a fire at 4157 Waterloo Road near Floraville. The initial report...

Another death at Oak Hill; COVID cases at WHS

Monroe County has had 876 total coronavirus cases since the pandemic began, with several new cases being reported daily as of late.  Monroe County Health...

State’s attorney declines to prosecute Washy’s citation

Monroe County State's Attorney Chris Hitzemann filed a "motion for nolle prosequi" Thursday, declining to prosecute a citation issued by Illinois State Police to...

Gas line struck in Waterloo

The Waterloo Fire Department responded about 1:15 p.m. Thursday to a report of a gas line struck in the 400 block of Stiening Street....

Fire call in Millstadt

The Millstadt and Columbia fire departments responded about 10:45 a.m. Thursday to a reported structure fire in the 3300 block of Terrace View Court...

Multiple brush fires despite Red Flag Warning

Despite a Red Flag Warning issued by the National Weather Service that prohibits outdoor burning due to high winds and dry conditions, area fire...

Red Flag Warning issued Wednesday afternoon

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Monroe County and surrounding areas in effect from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday. This is...

Columbia man charged with stalking, perjury

A Columbia man was charged this week in Monroe County Circuit Court with multiple felonies stemming from actions involving a female victim. Oliver Romero,...

Trick-or-treating is a go this Halloween

Halloween may look a little different this year for some as they look to take safety precautions amid the pandemic, but area municipalities are...
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