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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Valmeyer schools going in-person

The Valmeyer School District announced last week that its students will return to classes in-person later this month, albeit with a modified schedule.  Parents will...

Dupo schools to use hybrid model

The Dupo School District announced last week that it will use a hybrid model when school starts later this month. The “Return to Learning Plan”...

Prison transfers held up, costing county

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Monroe County Sheriff Neal Rohlfing said the Illinois Department of Corrections has refused to accept inmates that have been...

Tax bills, police hires, cell tower topics for county

Monroe County Treasurer Kevin Koenigstein brought details of the 2019 property tax cycle to the regular meeting of the Monroe County Board on Monday. Real...

Columbia School Board OKs plan, contract

The Columbia School Board approved the school district’s detailed plan for school in the fall and a new contract with its educators at a...

Schweizer brewing new beverage

Matt Schweizer, Hopskeller Brewing Company founder, operating partner and brewer, is best known for making beer. But he is now adding coffee to his brewing...

R’casa brings ‘something new to Columbia’

The timing turned out to be unfortunate for the newest restaurant in Columbia.  R’casa Tex-Mex Restaurant opened less than a week before the state’s stay-at-home...

Concrete truck overturns near Columbia

Columbia police, fire and EMS personnel responded about 10:50 a.m. Tuesday to Route 3 just south of the Route 158 interchange for a report...

COVID cases continue

Monroe County recorded 75 COVID-19 cases over the past week, bringing the overall total to 291 cases and 13 deaths.  Eleven new cases were added...

Car stolen in Columbia

Columbia police and the Metro East Auto Theft Task Force are investigating the theft of an unlocked red 2006 Honda Civic early Saturday morning...

Evening lane closures on I-255 in Columbia

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced nighttime lane closures will occur on southbound I-255 from two miles north of Exit 6 in Columbia to...

Gas leak in Waterloo

Waterloo fire and police departments responded to a report of a gas leak at 947 N. Illinois Route 3 around 1:45 p.m. Thursday. The fire...
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