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High yields, flat prices for local corn harvest

From the seats of near-half-million dollar combines, this year’s corn crop in Monroe County looks extremely good. Once it arrives on the market, however, there’s...

Changes to recycling coming to county

Recycling is one of the easiest things that can be done on a daily basis to “save the environment.”  It’s not even necessary to leave...

Columbia school board OKs budget

The Columbia school district’s Board of Education approved its budget for the 2018-19 school year during its September meeting last Tuesday. The budget predicts the...

In wake of disasters, their job is to help

A Monroe County couple is using their retirement to aid in disaster relief through the American Red Cross.  Terry and Justine Liefer of rural Red...

Local golfers advance to sectionals

Two Waterloo courses were hopping Tuesday with high school regional boys golf action. The Class 2A regional took place at Annbriar Golf Course with Waterloo...

Police Blotter | 9/26/2018

(Editor’s note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that...

Eagles win thriller over Freeburg; ‘Dogs fall just short

In an exciting night of early autumn high school football action Friday night, Columbia outlasted Freeburg in a thriller while Waterloo fell just short...

Songs4Soldiers benefit concert is Oct. 5-6

Popular country music acts Granger Smith and Diamond Rio are co-headlining the sixth annual Songs4Soldiers benefit concert, which takes place Friday and Saturday, Oct....

Bull riding legend makes dream come true

The Waterloo Optimist Club’s annual Blue Army Bull Bash on Sept. 15 was especially momentous for one 8-year-old Missouri boy. Aiden, who lives in Niangua,...

Arrests made in Dupo burglaries

Dupo police have charged three men in connection with a string of burglaries that occurred in town earlier this month. On Sept. 13, officers responded...

Annbriar celebrating 25 years of tee times

In 1993, Annbriar Golf Course opened in Waterloo, bearing the name of the woman who originated it.  Ann Nobbe had the idea for something golf...

Queen of Hearts winner to spend jackpot wisely

Waterloo resident Julie Washausen won the Queen of Hearts raffle last Tuesday at Stubborn German Brewing Company, winning $92,390 on the 45th week of...

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Bootsie’s temporarily closed

Pictured is a closed Bootsie's restaurant in Waterloo on Thursday morning. (Kermit Constantine photo) Bootsie's is apparently...

Woman’s death after arrest under investigation

A 42-year-old woman died following a Tuesday morning traffic stop in Waterloo that resulted in multiple arrests on drug and burglary charges.

Tractor, bicycle collide in Waterloo

A 21-year-old New Athens man was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital after the bicycle he was...

Sports Year in Review

The year 2018 was a banner year for Monroe County athletes, all the way through. It began in January, when Waterloo junior Jenna Schwartz was...
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