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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Columbia development vote tabled

Those on hand to hear the fate of a proposed development near the Country Crossings subdivision in Columbia must wait two more weeks for...

Millstadt police chief retires

In 1990, when Ed Wilkerson was looking for a job as a police officer, he applied to numerous departments.  He did not have a strong...

Birds of another feather: Red Bud ostrich farm thriving

A Red Bud family has spent the last 25 years farming what some call the healthier red meat.  “The biggest mistake people make is they...

Columbia business has holistic, alternative options

A new business in Columbia is looking to help its patrons feel better in a number of ways.  That is Renew Mind & Body Wellness,...

New shop brings back old-time feel

When she was a young girl, Jenny Bullock made many memories shopping in downtown Waterloo. With a little pocket change from her grandmother, she would...

WHS Speech Team ends season

While it may not have ended the way they wanted, overall the Waterloo High School Speech team had another stellar season.  Six individual members went...

Burglary under investigation in Waterloo

The Waterloo Police Department is investigating a burglary that was reported Friday evening to a residence on Mockingbird Lane in the Westview Acres subdivision. The...

Lightning strike near Monroe County home

The Waterloo Fire Department responded about 8 p.m. Sunday to a residence in the 2400 block of Hanover Road after a homeowner heard a...

Monroe County among best places to save money in Illinois

Saving can be difficult depending on factors like income, cost of living, purchasing power and taxes.  In its annual study, SmartAsset, a New York financial...

Costello to lead Illinois Department of Agriculture

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker on Friday appointed Jerry Costello II to serve as Director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture. “With farming playing an important...

Friday crash in Columbia

One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred shortly before 11:50 a.m. Friday on Route 3 at Sand Bank Road in Columbia. Columbia...

Thursday crash south of Valmeyer

Emergency personnel responded about 4 p.m. Feb. 27 to a rollover crash on KK Road about a mile east of Bluff Road south of...