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In memory of Max: dodgeball league raises $5,000

Earlier this summer, friends of a fallen Waterloo High School classmate created a dodgeball league to honor their friend and raise money for the...

Contentious times for Columbia School Board

A board member and the district superintendent provided some pre-July 4 fireworks during the most recent meeting of the Columbia Community Unit School District...

Student’s clothing brand aims to combat bullying

At the beginning of his ninth grade year, current Valmeyer High School senior Mason Williams had an experience that altered his life. He had a...

Retiring SPPCS teacher has fond memories

After more than four decades of educating children at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic School in Waterloo, retired teacher Judy Haberl can reflect back...

Vision takes shape for new Christian school

Forming a Christian school in Monroe County seemed like a far-off notion when a committee came together last summer to explore the possibility. But with...

Columbia School Board OKs attorney fees

The Columbia School District did not have a fee agreement with its current attorney prior to its May board meeting, Columbia School Board member...

Friends partner in Columbia business venture

Three young men are breathing new life into the miniature golf course on the J.B. Golf Tee campus at 2400 Ramsey Road in Columbia. Brothers...

Waterloo school staff, students have heart

As with every other year, Renee Ades of the American Heart Association stood before the Waterloo School Board Monday night to recognize students and...

ROE advocates for safer schools

Seeing the myriad of issues schoolchildren continue to face, Monroe-Randolph regional superintendent Kelton Davis is getting in on the ground floor to provide safer...

Mixed feelings about school safety in Columbia

Some expressed confidence in the administration’s ability to keep the schools safe. Others shared frustrations with a lack of initiative toward increasing security within...

WHS grad on front lines of cancer research

A Waterloo High School graduate is putting her extensive education in biology to good use, joining the ongoing fight against cancer. Jordan Bartlebaugh, the daughter...

Expelled CHS student makes alarming post

Columbia High School principal Brian Reeves emailed parents Thursday after he discovered a student recently expelled for two years for earlier threats made another...

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Valmeyer school district responds to Confederate flag controversy

The Valmeyer school district responded after an image of a student displaying a half American/half Confederate flag during a sporting event Wednesday...