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IHSA going with modified sports schedule based on state guidance

Guidance for the future of high school and youth sports came Wednesday from Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois High School Association as state...

Catholic schools going in-person

Superintendent of Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Belleville Jonathan Birdsong announced over the weekend that Catholic schools in the area will offer in-person...

Tracing tracks from Waterloo’s past

BY JOEY BIRRITTIER On June 15, hundreds of people gathered near the Monroe County Courthouse for “Waterloo Speaks” to protest racial inequality and police misconduct. The...

Fair set records in recent years

Editor’s note: This is the third and final entry in our series looking back through the history of the Monroe County Fair, which was...

ISP report on jail death under review

Monroe County State’s Attorney Chris Hitzemann is reviewing a final report submitted by Illinois State Police following an investigation into the death of an...

Former Waterloo resident faces sex charges

A former Waterloo resident faces two felony charges in connection with alleged sex acts involving a minor female 15 years ago. Daniel M. Schott, 50,...

Latchem retiring from Waterloo School District

Despite not working in  prominent roles like teacher or administrator, Jack Latchem became a familiar and friendly face in the Waterloo School District over...

New library director oversees change

It has been a year of change at Morrison-Talbott Library in Waterloo.  In addition to changes in service due to COVID-19, construction of a major...

Efforts continue for PDR, fort

Those who want to see Prairie du Rocher carry on for another 300 years received some help from U.S. Congressman Mike Bost when he...

Reckless driver speeds through Columbia

Columbia police attempted to stop a white GMC Sierra reported to be driving at a recklessly high rate of speed north on Route 3...

Police pursuit begins in Columbia, ends with crash in East St. Louis

Columbia police attempted to stop a black 2000 Honda Accord reported to be swerving in traffic on Route 3 at North Main Street about...

Route 156 restrictions east of Waterloo

The Illinois Department of Transportation said that Route 156 east of Waterloo at Prairie Du Long Creek Road will be restricted beginning Monday, Aug....
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