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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Stock market rise explained

Those who pay attention to it have seen an interesting phenomena occur with the stock market this year.  The coronavirus pandemic has crippled economies across...

Over $42M in PPP went local

The Small Business Administration released the most detailed data to date about the Paycheck Protection Program last week. According to that data, which covers millions...

More local deaths as COVID crisis continues

Six more Monroe County residents died from COVID-19-related causes in the past week as the county passed 2,000 total cases.  The two newest deaths were...

COVID continues to run rampant

Monroe County recorded its second-highest ever daily number of cases Monday as the pandemic continues to run rampant in the area. The county has...

Farm Girl Finds home in Waterloo

The sign on the door at Farm Girl Finds, 221 W. Mill Street, Waterloo, says that hours of the store are “by chance or...

Tattoo artist appears on TV show

Eric Catalano, the Hecker tattoo artist who became somewhat of an online sensation last year for his hyperrealistic fingernail tattoo, had another brush with...

Family Video provides nostalgic fun

As more people have been spending more time at home this year, one of the places they may have turned to get some entertainment...

COVID case spike continues

Monroe County has continued to see rising coronavirus cases in recent days.  The county has had 1,345 total coronavirus cases since the pandemic began, with...

Local bean harvest wrapping up

Soybeans are the final of three main field crops grown across Monroe County every year.  What are termed first crop beans have been harvested in...

Steady rise in COVID cases locally

Monroe County has had 1,110 total coronavirus cases since the pandemic begin, with 185 of them active at last count.  There have been 218 new...

Columbia talks gambling, chickens

The Columbia City Council’s main item of business Monday night was clarifying guidelines relating to video gambling in the city. Monday’s meeting began with a...

Mueller promoted to state FSA office

A staple of the Monroe County farming community has become less visible in recent weeks, and for good reason.  Monroe County Farm Service Agency Executive...
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