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Toddler dies following choking incident

Columbia police and EMS personnel responded about 10:40 a.m. last Wednesday to the report of a male toddler believed to be choking at Carrot...

Vehicle stolen, another recovered in Waterloo

The theft of a vehicle early Sunday morning and recovery of a stolen vehicle in Waterloo are under investigation. A 2018 Ford Explorer was...

Restrictions lessened in metro east; COVID deaths up to 76

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Friday that Region 4, which is all metro east counties including Monroe County, moved to Tier 2...

Large shed destroyed by fire near Fults

Multiple departments responded shortly after 6:30 p.m. Sunday to a fully engulfed detached garage fire at 2728 Sutterville Road near Fults. A Monroe County Sheriff's...

Two-vehicle crash on Hanover Road

The Monroe County Sheriff's Department, Waterloo Fire Department and Monroe County EMS responded about 11:30 a.m. Sunday to a two-vehicle crash in the 4200...

Paraglider injured near Valmeyer

Emergency personnel responded about 5:10 p.m. Thursday to a report of an injured paraglider in a wheat field west of a residence in the...

SUV stolen in Waterloo

Waterloo police said a gold GMC Terrain was taken by a male driver without the permission of its owner from the 200 block of...

Helping Strays hires full-time vet

The new year is off to a positive start at Helping Strays of Monroe County, as operations began Monday in a new surgical suite.  Performing...

Bryant moves to Senate

Republican Terri Bryant officially moved over to the Illinois Senate last Wednesday, taking over the seat representing the 58th Senate district that Paul Schimpf...

Friess begins House term

Republican David Friess began his first term representing the 116th Congressional District when he was sworn in Jan. 13 in Springfield.  “It is a great...

Vaccine in high demand

Monroe County hosted its first COVID vaccine clinic for members of the general public on Monday. The county also revealed the process people will use,...

Police officials decry criminal justice bill

Neal RohlfingJason DonjonJeff Prosise The Illinois General Assembly narrowly passed a sweeping criminal justice omnibus bill last Wednesday shortly before the 102nd General Assembly members...
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