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Baldwin power plant closing by 2025

The coal-fired power plant in Baldwin is set for closure by the end of the year 2025...

Urgent care clinic coming to Waterloo

Per signage placed recently on the building, an urgent care facility is coming soon to the space formerly occupied by Payless Shoe...

End of the trail for Camp Vandeventer

After 100 years of providing camping, leadership training and memories for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts  in...

HSS feeling pandemic’s effects

The coronavirus pandemic has been a fixture of life for over six months, and the toll it is taking on the mental...

COVID outbreak at Oak Hill; ISP visits Monroe County taverns

There has been a small coronavirus outbreak at Oak Hill Senior Living & Rehabilitation in Waterloo, and the Illinois State Police visited...

Zoning board nixes cell tower plans

The Monroe County Zoning Board of Appeals did not pass a proposal for a new cell tower in rural Columbia at its...

Columbia food truck owner opens restaurant

A few years ago at his daughter’s first birthday party, Bryan Scott needed to make a meal...

No new mitigations for region

The metro east will not face any additional mitigations to slow the spread of coronavirus in the region, according to St. Clair...

New rules take bite out of dining

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced on Sept. 2 that “in excess” of 1,400 of the state’s coronavirus cases in the...

Monroe County records another COVID death

Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner reported Tuesday that another Monroe County resident has died from...

Arms of Love lift spirits at Garden Place

2020 has been quite a year so far, but probably most challenging for Garden Place Senior Living...

May celebrates 75-year career

Waterloo is home to the longest-tenured agent in all of State Farm history, as Roy J. May...