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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Suspects caught following thefts from unlocked vehicles in Columbia

Suspects in a vehicle stolen from St. Louis ransacked at least eight unlocked vehicles in Columbia early Monday morning before being taken into custody...

Auto dealership thefts thwarted by CPD

Columbia police apprehended two Missouri men who were in possession of burglary tools and roaming around the area of the Bob Brockland Buick-GMC and...

Coronavirus maintains its grip: 74 cases, 11 deaths in county

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in 74 positive cases and 11 deaths in Monroe County, with much of the attention placed on local senior...

Structure fire near Monroe City

Multiple departments responded about 1 p.m. Thursday to a residential structure fire at 2155 KK Road near Baum Road between Valmeyer and Maeystown. Heavy...

Local pushback on Pritzker’s order

Gov. JB Pritzker Paul Schimpf John Wagner Gov. JB Pritzker said Thursday that he plans to extend Illinois’ stay at home order until the end...

City, county finances in limbo

Almost everyone, from individuals to businesses, have seen their finances affected by the coronavirus pandemic, and the same is true for local governments.  With many...

Millstadt club helps out

The Millstadt Commercial Club recently found a way to help both restaurants in the town and vulnerable members of the village.  It did that by...

Students react to school closure

Gov. JB Pritzker announced earlier this month the suspension of in-person learning at schools statewide for the rest of the academic year in an...

CHS sets grad plans

During her report to the Columbia School Board at the board’s meeting on Thursday, Assistant Superintendent Courtney Castelli informed the board of the district’s...

Motorcycle crash on Hanover Road

The Monroe County Sheriff's Department assisted EMS in responding to a motorcycle crash on Hanover Road at Chesapeake Trail shortly after 2:45 p.m. Sunday. The...

Theft from Waterloo Walmart

The Waterloo Police Department is investigating a retail theft that occurred about 1:15 p.m. Sunday at Walmart. The suspect, described as a white male...

Modified stay at home order extended; Oak Hill has first case and Garden Place...

On the heels of Gov. JB Pritzker's announcement that he will extend a modified version of Illinois' stay at home order into late May,...