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Sugar Spring coming to Waterloo

Just three hours after Sugar Spring Ranch owners Greg and Melinda Meyer closed on a second special events location, work began. It’s fair to say...

Help Wanted (still)

With select federal unemployment aid expiring, many employers saw this as a potential light at the end of the tunnel, reasoning it could increase...

Stumpy’s expansion stirs up debate

At their meeting last Wednesday, the Monroe County Board of Appeals unanimously voted to recommend the county commissioners approve rezoning the proposed site of...

So far, so good for young trophy trotters

Two 7-year-olds competed at the Missouri State Fair in August and returned home to Valmeyer as horseback riding state champions.  Brynlee Brown took home two...

Columbia nursing home sued again

Integrity Healthcare of Columbia is facing another lawsuit from the family of a former resident who died last summer.  Jordan Krugman, executor of the late...

HTC celebrates 125 years

Harrisonville Telephone Company is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2021.  While its history has an air of mystery surrounding it, the company confidently states one...

Coffee drive-thru coming to Waterloo

Scooter’s Coffee, a Midwest-based drive-thru coffee franchise, is bringing new locations to Waterloo and O’Fallon. This expansion is the result of a four-unit franchise agreement...

Go big or go home: Dairy farmers reflect on industry changes

For the Parkers and the Reinhardts, dairy farming literally runs in their blood.  Both families have witnessed and adapted to changes in the industry over...

Hartman named Master Farmer

Three Illinois producers will be honored as 2021 Master Farmers at Prairie Farmer magazine’s annual recognition program, being held for the first time during...

Cornerstone Laine back in play?

While Cornerstone Laine was not mentioned specifically, the Waterloo City Council on Monday amended city code to allow for an override of zoning board...

Stumpy’s plans big expansion

Like many other business owners, the pandemic provided Adam and Laura Stumpf a chance to rethink how they wished to expand Stumpy’s Spirits &...

Farmland tax increases explained

ssments for farmland in Illinois could only legally fluctuate by 10 percent per year.  Recently, Monroe County farmers have been seeing changes to this reflected...
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