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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Fire call in Columbia

The Columbia Fire Department responded shortly before 5:50 p.m. Saturday to a small fire reported at 625 N. Main Street. The fire was reportedly...

Tavern burglarized south of Waterloo

The Monroe County Sheriff's Department is investigating a burglary reported at Route 3 Bar & Grill, located at 6180 State Route 3 south of...

Injury crash in Waterloo

A two-vehicle crash on Route 3 at Illinois Avenue in Waterloo injured a local woman Thursday morning. Waterloo police said that shortly after 10:10...

New Athens woman struck in roadway dies near Lenzburg

A New Athens woman died after being struck by a vehicle while walking on a highway early Friday morning near Lenzburg. Illinois State Police...

Vehicle gets stuck on railroad track south of Valmeyer

Emergency personnel responded to the area of Bluff Road near KK Road in Monroe County shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday for a vehicle that...

Scam averted in Millstadt

The Millstadt Police Department responded Wednesday to Central Bank, 3 E. Washington Street, for an elderly female that was being scammed over the phone....

Man runs from early morning traffic stop

A man believed to be wanted for questioning in recent Monroe County burglaries ran away from an early Thursday morning traffic stop near Columbia....

Virus claims 100th life

Monroe County reached a grim milestone last Thursday when it recorded its 100th death associated with the novel coronavirus.  Monroe County Health Department Administrator John...

Illinois updates reopening plan

Gov. JB Pritzker announced an updated version of his Restore Illinois reopening plan that should get the state closer to pre-pandemic life sooner while...

Gas crisis discussed in Waterloo

A gas committee meeting took place in Waterloo Thursday morning to discuss ways to tackle an exorbitant natural gas rate charged to the city...

Business as usual in Columbia

The first meeting of the Columbia City Council with Gene Ebersohl as interim mayor was business as usual. In an administrative action, the first agenda...

Demi finds a home

Helping Strays was hoping for a Christmas miracle for Demi, a longtime resident. While it started closer to New Year’s Day and wasn’t finalized...
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