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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Schimpf on the campaign trail

It was delayed by a week due to snow, but Republican gubernatorial candidate Paul Schimpf made his first campaign stop in Waterloo on Feb....

Valmeyer School District seeks rule change

For the second consecutive municipal election, voters in Valmeyer have the opportunity to vote on a referendum.  This time, the Valmeyer School District is seeking...

Reflecting on a year of COVID

On March 16, 2020, Gov. JB Pritzker announced that all gatherings of 50 or more people must be canceled, closing schools and many businesses...

Assessments up slightly this year

The Republic-Times is publishing 2020 property tax assessments for Monroe County in this week’s paper. For a list of locations that sell the newspaper,...

Can the coroner also be mayor?

Monroe County Coroner Bob HillColumbia City Clerk Wes Hoeffken A question on some voters’ minds ahead of the April consolidated election may be whether Columbia...

Recovery residence planned in Waterloo

Two Monroe County residents are planning to give back in the wake of personal tragedy.  Adrian and Leisa Martinez’s daughter, Chloe, died in 2019 due...

Tuesday night fire in downtown Red Bud

The Red Bud Fire Department responded about 9:35 p.m. Tuesday to a fire in the smokehouse behind The Office Bar & Grill, 123 S....

Drug overdose save in Columbia

Emergency personnel responded to a mobile home lot in the 500 block of South Main Street in Columbia shortly before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday for...

Car flees I-255 traffic stop

Police issued an alert for a vehicle that fled a traffic stop attempt on I-255 northbound in Columbia at about 9 p.m. Monday. The vehicle,...

Monday crash in Columbia

Emergency personnel responded about 4:05 p.m. Monday to a two-vehicle crash on Route 3 southbound at Admiral Weinel Boulevard near Walgreens in Columbia. The...

10-digit dialing coming soon

Harrisonville Telephone Company said this week that beginning April 24, all customers in the 618 area code should start dialing the area code plus telephone...

Theft at Columbia Walgreens

Columbia police are on the lookout for a dark-colored SUV with temporary tags and a busted right side headlight area after a man stole...
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