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Monroe County changing animal pound procedures

Monroe County is changing its procedures after an error recently caused a cat and its kittens to be left unattended for an extended time.  That...

May celebrates 75-year career

Waterloo is home to the longest-tenured agent in all of State Farm history, as Roy J. May extended his record service this year when...

Former FFA teacher owns floral biz

Carrie Koester is known to many in Monroe County as the former FFA teacher at Columbia and Waterloo high schools, but she may soon...

Judge rules against Coleman

Judge Stephen McGlynn ruled last Wednesday during a remote hearing that he will enter a judgement against Christopher Coleman that should end Coleman’s post-conviction...

April 2021 election process starts

As November’s presidential election heats up, the April 2021 consolidated election process is beginning in Illinois.  Monroe County Clerk Jonathan McLean said anyone interested in...

Crash at I-255 split in Columbia

Emergency personnel responded shortly before 10:20 a.m. Monday to a vehicle crash with injuries on northbound Route 3 at the I-255 northbound split in...

Woman in custody following I-255 pursuit

The Dupo Police Department conducted a successful pursuit of a vehicle that evaded a traffic stop attempt near I-255 about 9:30 p.m. and led...

Friday crash in Columbia

Columbia police, fire department and EMS personnel responded about 2:55 p.m. Friday for a vehicle crash into a guardrail on Route 3 at Route...

Indoor dining and drinking to close in metro east

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Tuesday that all indoor service at bars and restaurants in the metro east will be prohibited effective...

New internet provider coming to Monroe County

Residents may have noticed workers laying new fiber optic lines throughout Monroe County in recent months. The Republic-Times confirmed with Clearwave Communications, an internet service...

Kitchen fire at Dupo tavern

Multiple fire departments responded about 9:15 p.m. Thursday to a kitchen fire inside Good Times Saloon at 200 N. Main Street in Dupo. The Dupo,...

Early morning accident in Waterloo

Waterloo police responded to the 600 block of Morrison Avenue shortly after 2:45 a.m. Friday for a report of a white Jeep Cherokee that...
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