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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Rave reviews for 5Kave

The first-ever 5Kave run in the Valmeyer caves at Rock City earned rave reviews and thousands of dollars for the Monroe County startUP program.  “It...

Team BOLD, YMCA team up

A relatively new community group got a boost this year when it joined forces with the Monroe County YMCA.  The group known as Team BOLD...

Illinois begins redistricting process

A process that can influence elections in Illinois for a decade began last week when the Senate Redistricting Committee met for the first time.  That...

Collmeyer warmed hearts

Known as one of the most generous members of the community, Wayne Collmeyer died Friday from injuries sustained while volunteering late last year. Collmeyer’s children,...

Columbia public safety outgrows its space

Columbia’s population has nearly doubled in the past 30 years, and emergency departments would like to see the public safety complex that houses the...

Bicyclist struck by car in Waterloo

A Waterloo man was injured when the bicycle he was riding was struck at the intersection of Route 3 and South Market Street/Vandebrook Drive...

Fire damages shed near Chalfin Bridge

Three fire departments battled a large shed fire early Monday morning west of Maeystown. The fire was reported shortly before 2 a.m. at 2073...

Former Columbia mayor pleads guilty in federal court

Former Columbia Mayor Kevin Hutchinson pleaded guilty Monday morning at U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois in East St. Louis of...

Vehicle evades I-255 traffic stop

A vehicle sped away from a traffic stop attempt on I-255 northbound in Columbia on Sunday afternoon. Police said a small red Hyundai car...

Truck stolen in Millstadt

Local law enforcement agencies were on the lookout Sunday night for a white 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 that was reported stolen from Millstadt. The stolen...

Sunday crash in Columbia

No medical transport was required following a multi-vehicle crash on Route 3 at South Main Street in Columbia on Sunday afternoon. The crash occurred about...

Brush fire near Waterloo

The Waterloo Fire Department responded shortly after noon Sunday to a brush fire out of control in the area of 2609 Oak Ridge Drive. Fire...
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