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The Republic-Times has been Monroe County's hometown newspaper for 126 years. Serving Columbia, Waterloo, Valmeyer, Hecker and every town in between, we strive to provide the news that matters most to you in the timeliest manner possible. For more information on subscribing to the Republic-Times, call 939-3814 or visit the "Subscribe" page on this website.
  • Nancy Mathews | Obituary

    Nancy “Tiger” Mathews (nee Prange), 68, of Waterloo, died July 20, 2019, in St. Louis. She was born July 8, 1951, in St. Louis, daughter of the late Elmer William and Imogene Flora (nee Braundmeier) Prange. She...

    • Posted July 22, 2019
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  • Orvel J. Mathews | Obituary

    Orvel J. “Big O” Mathews, 85, of Waterloo, died July 20, 2019, in Waterloo. He was born June 1, 1934, in Foster Pond, son of the late Simon and Agnes Mathews (nee Schneider). He retired from Columbia...

    • Posted July 22, 2019
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  • Star | Pet of the Week

    Hi, I’m Star, I like to play with other dogs in the play yard and like to play ball. I’m a gentle girl and like to receive petting and love. Going on car rides and playing in...

    • Posted July 19, 2019
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  • Self-inflicted death in Burksville Station

    A Missouri woman died late Tuesday afternoon in Burksville Station. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department responded to a residence in the 5400 block of KK Road south of Waterloo shortly before 4:30 p.m. for a report of...

    • Posted July 19, 2019
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  • Matt Reinholz | Athlete of the Week

    The Republic-Times Athlete of the Week is Valmeyer Lakers baseball standout Matt Reinholz. The 2012 Gibault Catholic High School graduate and veteran Mon-Clair Leaguer currently ranks sixth in the league in hitting with a .396 average for...

    • Posted July 19, 2019
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  • Bullpen | Team of the Week

    The Republic-Times Team of the Week is the Bullpen men’s softball team. Bullpen won the 15-team Fults Softball Classic at Cedar Bluff Park over the weekend, downing New Breed in the championship game on Sunday night. 

    • Posted July 19, 2019
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  • Woman arrested for felony retail theft in Columbia

    A Belleville woman was arrested following a retail theft reported early Wednesday evening at CVS Pharmacy, 100 Admiral Trost Road, Columbia. Shortly after 5 p.m., Columbia police officers were notified of the theft of alcohol from the...

    • Posted July 18, 2019
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  • Waterloo man missing

    The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department is seeking help from the public in locating a missing Waterloo man. On July 2, police responded to a rural Monroe County residence for a missing person report. The MCSD learned at...

    • Posted July 17, 2019
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  • Police Blotter | 7/10/19

    (Editor’s note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty and charges may sometimes be dropped...

    • Posted July 16, 2019
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  • Gyore-Lesko | Engagement

    Jacob Gyore and Jennifer Lesko of Flora, Ill. are pleased to announce their engagement. The groom-to-be is the son of Kevin and Lois Gyore of Waterloo. He is a graduate of Gibault Catholic High School, University of...

    • Posted July 16, 2019
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  • Rollover crash south of Waterloo

    Emergency personnel responded shortly after 8:30 p.m. Saturday to a rollover crash on LL Road just south of Sportsman Road. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department said a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Michael H. Buettner, 38, of...

    • Posted July 15, 2019
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  • Audrey C. Hoffmann | Obituary

    Audrey C. Hoffmann (nee Kohlmeier), 100, of Waterloo, died July 13, 2019, in Red Bud. She was born March 30, 1919, in Waterloo, daughter of the late Theodore and Sophia (nee Hohnbaum) Kohlmeier. She is a member...

    • Posted July 15, 2019
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