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Friday, October 23, 2020

County expects to meet budget numbers

Monroe County Treasurer Kevin Koenigstein told county commissioners Monday that despite ongoing COVID-19 issues, he expects budgeted revenues and expenses to balance...

Waterloo School Board OKs budget

The Waterloo School Board unanimously approved the school district’s 2020-21 budget at its meeting Monday night.  The budget shows...

Police pursuit passes through Monroe County

Area law enforcement agencies attempted to pull over a suspect about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday driving a maroon Dodge Charger with Illinois plates...

Forgery arrest in Columbia

Columbia police arrested a Tennessee man following an attempted forgery incident at Simmons Bank, 180 Admiral Trost Drive in Columbia, about 12:20...

Saturday morning crash in Waterloo

Emergency personnel responded about 10:20 a.m. Saturday to a two-vehicle crash with possible injury at Church Street...

Fatal helicopter crash in Red Bud

A helicopter crashed into a building in Red Bud on Saturday afternoon, resulting in the death of...

Bicyclist struck by vehicle on Bluff Road

Emergency personnel responded shortly after 9:50 a.m. Saturday for a crash involving a pickup truck and bicyclist on Bluff Road at Harres...

Armed robbery at Medicine Shoppe in Columbia

An armed robbery took place about 9 a.m. Saturday at The Medicine Shoppe, 134 S. Main Street in Columbia.

Thursday injury crash in Columbia

Emergency personnel responded about 12:50 p.m. Thursday to the intersection of Route 3 at North Main Street in Columbia for a two-vehicle...

COVID outbreak at Oak Hill; ISP visits Monroe County taverns

There has been a small coronavirus outbreak at Oak Hill Senior Living & Rehabilitation in Waterloo, and the Illinois State Police visited...

Suspect charged after vehicle break-ins south of Columbia

A 21-year-old Columbia man was charged following multiple vehicle break-ins early Wednesday morning in the Hawthorne Estates...

Aging levee near Fults needs repairs

A lot of water can flow through a drain pipe that’s six feet in diameter.