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Saturday, October 31, 2020

Mueller promoted to state FSA office

A staple of the Monroe County farming community has become less visible in recent weeks, and for...

Another death at Oak Hill; COVID cases at WHS

Monroe County has had 876 total coronavirus cases since the pandemic began, with several new cases being reported daily as of late. 

Locals help bring movie to big screen

Jon FaheyTom GreenLes Stroud A new movie called “Interviewing Monsters and Bigfoot” was released on all major streaming services...

Gambling in Monroe County down only slightly

While businesses across multiple industries are coping with staggering losses due to the pandemic, video gambling took only a slight dip in...

COVID mitigations lifted in region; 3 more deaths at Oak Hill

Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced that the metro east region – which includes Monroe County –...

Oak Hill outbreak results in 8 deaths

Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner said, as of Monday, a total of eight residents at Oak Hill Senior Living &...

R-T wins top SIEA honors

Following news earlier this year of multiple Illinois Press Association awards, the Republic-Times learned this week that it won the top award...

COVID experiences shared

While many questions still surround the novel coronavirus, we know that it affects people differently.  Two Monroe County residents...

Monroe County’s Pumpkin Man

Nathan Johanning is a man of many talents, and one is a passion to grow pumpkins. 

Corn harvest is above average

A generally above average corn harvest is underway across Monroe County and surrounding areas this fall. People driving through...

Clearwave does right by local homeowner

When Clearwave Communications was working in a Waterloo woman’s front yard in late July, something went wrong. 

COVID death at Oak Hill; new cases at Integrity

Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner confirmed Sunday that a resident of Oak Hill Senior Living & Rehabilitation in Waterloo has...