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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Longtime Columbia teacher retires

When Denise Cogo started teaching kindergarten at Parkview Elementary School in Columbia in the fall of 1998, she took over for Linda Schmersahl, who...

WHS student is Entrepreneur of the Year

The Monroe County startUP program recently announced this year’s winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Using a combination of a rubric from the...

Longtime WHS art teacher retires

While the typical fanfare may not be accompanying teachers who retired at the end of this school year, their contributions have still been felt...

Columbia School Board OKs roof work

The Columbia School Board decided how to address the parts of the roof at Columbia High School in need of immediate work, choosing an...

CDC offers reopening guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released six “decision trees” aimed at helping decision makers as they look to reopen amid the...

WHS honors Class of 2020

Waterloo High School graduates now join the ranks of other area students who have seen the milestone of their graduation transformed by the coronavirus...

Gibault grad researching COVID

A Columbia native is part of a team of researchers at Washington University in St. Louis that is on the forefront of researching the...

Columbia School Board closer to roof decision

The Columbia School Board is one step closer to making a decision on what it will do regarding roof repairs or replacement at Columbia...

Waterloo graduation kerfuffle

The Waterloo School Board spent the majority of its meeting Monday night hearing public comments on graduation plans. Graduation was supposed to be May 17,...

VHS seniors saluted with parade

Twenty-six years after the Valmeyer High School Class of 1994 held its graduation ceremony in front of a vacant, flood-ravaged high school, the Class...

CHS graduation goes virtual

At left, Emma Groetecke gives her valedictorian speech. At right, valedictorian Caleb Bahr picks up his diploma during the Columbia High School virtual commencement. While...

CDC offers reopening advice

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released six “decision trees” last week aimed at helping decision makers as they look to reopen amid...