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Former FFA teacher owns floral biz

Carrie Koester is known to many in Monroe County as the former FFA teacher at Columbia and...

Indoor dining and drinking to close in metro east

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Tuesday that all indoor service at bars and restaurants in the metro east will be...

New internet provider coming to Monroe County

Residents may have noticed workers laying new fiber optic lines throughout Monroe County in recent months.

Local businesses receive BIG grants

Illinois announced the recipients of $46 million worth of  emergency small business grants last Tuesday, with eight Monroe County businesses receiving money. 

Surprise support for Stubborn German

The owners of Stubborn German Brewing Company in downtown Waterloo received an early Christmas present Thursday night...

New Oak Hill director excited for opportunity

The path a self-described military brat followed to his role as administrator of Oak Hill Senior Living...

Monroe County reports new COVID death, at warning level again

With word spreading Monday afternoon of possible new restrictions being imposed due to rising coronavirus cases, Gov....

Dollar General coming to Valmeyer

In a rare turn of events, Valmeyer will soon welcome a new chain business because Dollar General...

County critical of state actions

The COVID-19 pandemic once again took up a large chunk of the Monroe County Board meeting Monday morning.  Monroe...

Farming waves of green

BY JOE BIRRITTIER During this time of year, it is not an uncommon sight...

New I-255 interchange in process

Work is still progressing on the planned I-255 interchange in Dupo, though there is still not an estimate on when actual construction...

Boutique Bn open in Dupo

Dupo welcomed a new business recently, as Boutique Bn opened its doors for the first time.