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About Corey Saathoff

Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.
  • Arrests made in Columbia carjacking

    Area law enforcement agencies assisted Columbia police following an armed carjacking and robbery that took place late Tuesday night in Bolm-Schuhkraft Park. Three suspects, two of them juveniles, were taken into custody a short time later. Columbia...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Junior Legion season sliding along

    The Junior American Legion baseball players in Valmeyer and Columbia are  keeping in shape while facing solid high school competition this summer.  Most of all, they’re learning the game and enjoying the chance to play with teammates...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Monroe Division up for grabs

    With just a handful of games remaining in the Mon-Clair League regular season, the race for the Monroe Division title is still too close to call. The Belleville Rockies, last year’s league champion, sit in first place...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Truck fire in Waterloo

    The Waterloo Fire Department responded about 6:30 p.m. Thursday for a fully engulfed car fire in the driveway of 324 Druscilla Lane in Waterloo. The fire was extinguished quickly upon fire department arrival.

    • Posted July 11, 2019
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  • Millers fall in Midsummer Classic final

    The 48th annual Valmeyer Midsummer Classic at Borsch Park provided an entertaining three days of baseball over the July 4 holiday and pitted two regular tournament winners in the title game.  In the end, the mighty offense...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Waterloo buys water plant land

    Waterloo made a big step in the future of its water service last week by purchasing land for a new water treatment plant to be built near Valmeyer. At its July 1 meeting, the Waterloo City Council...

    • Posted July 10, 2019
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  • Midsummer Classic ready to deliver

    The 48th annual Midsummer Classic is set to begin Thursday at Borsch Park in Valmeyer, with eight Mon-Clair League teams vying for the top trophy.  The Waterloo Millers kick off tourney play with a 9 a.m. Thursday...

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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  • Buzzer sounds for ‘Johnny Buckets’

    Columbia native Jonathan Holmes announced he is hanging up his hooping shoes after three seasons at the University of Arkansas. Holmes, who made the NCAA Division I basketball team as a hard-working walk-on after leading the Columbia...

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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  • It’s a team effort for Post 581 juniors

    Now in its second year, the Columbia Post 581 Junior American Legion baseball program is fielding a competitive squad under head coach Andrew Thompson. Columbia is 3-3 on the season, with several early games on the schedule...

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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  • Valmeyer fielding 2 Jr. Legion squads

    The winning baseball tradition at both the junior high and high school levels in Valmeyer has spilled over into the summer with the successful implementation of an American Legion baseball program over the past few years. Last...

    • Posted July 2, 2019
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  • Combine fire south of Renault

    The Red Bud and Prairie du Rocher fire departments responded shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday for a large combine fire in a wheat field at 1009 Carr Road south of Renault. The combine, owned by Allen Rahn,...

    • Posted June 26, 2019
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  • R-T All-Local Baseball Team

    With both Waterloo and Gibault bringing home state trophies, Valmeyer winning a fourth straight regional crown and Columbia posting another 20-win season, there was baseball talent galore in Monroe County.  Here’s the Republic-Times All-Local Baseball Team for...

    • Posted June 25, 2019
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