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Green to gold, then back to green?

Over recent weeks, Monroe County and surrounding areas have seen the winter wheat crop ripening from green to gold.  But will it equate to green...

Paper shortage due to ‘perfect storm’

From increased prices to expanding lead times on projects, a paper shortage is proving to have widespread effects on many who rely on the...

New law good for industrial biotech

On May 27, the Illinois Industrial Biotechnology Partnership Act was signed into law by Governor JB Pritzker and establishes the Industrial Biotechnology Public-Private Partnership...

Lawsuit filed in toddler’s death

The parents of a 17-month-old boy who died after choking at a Columbia child care center in January filed a 32-count lawsuit in Monroe...

FNB buys The Village Bank

First National Bank of Waterloo and its parent company, First Waterloo Bancshares, Inc., and The Village Bank and its parent company, Village Bancshares, Inc.,...

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...

Unverferth joins R-T staff

Red Bud native Andrew Unverferth has joined the Republic-Times staff as the newspaper’s lead reporter.  Unverferth, a 2018 Gibault Catholic High School graduate, recently earned ...

End of the trail for Camp Vandeventer

After 100 years of providing camping, leadership training and memories for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts  in the area, Camp Vandeventer at 3464 Trout...

Lightning strike causes fire at Columbia office

Multiple departments battled an early Saturday morning structure fire in Columbia that was caused by a lightning strike. Columbia, Waterloo and Millstadt firefighters responded to...

Oh Sugar coming soon to Waterloo

The site of the former Yo Toppings frozen yogurt and hot dog shop in Waterloo will soon be revitalized as Oh Sugar Ice and...

Pergola request denied in Waterloo

A downtown Waterloo restaurant’s request earlier this month to build a detached pergola as part of renovation efforts failed to advance past the committee...

‘Not your typical liquor store’ in Millstadt

It may look like a large residence on the outside, but Pour Decisions Wine, Spirits & Gaming is home to an extensive collection of...
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