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Waterloo man brings Vegas skills to Millstadt café

Jeff Voyles has worked in some of the premier hotels, casinos and restaurants in Las Vegas, including working at the MGM Grand for 15...

IDNR weighs in on wind farm project

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources earlier this month released a report on the impact a proposed wind farm in rural Monroe County would...

Budnick expansion ready to begin

Construction plans for Budnick Converting’s business expansion in Columbia were announced this week. Budnick Converting, located at 200 Weinel Boulevard, specializes in converting adhesive coated...

Valmeyer seeks new business

Valmeyer is attempting to use two types of incentives to attract new businesses to its village. In December, the village and a group of investors...

Female entrepreneurs on the rise

Across the nation, female small business owners are making strides, and they are even a few steps ahead in Monroe County. According to a 2017...

Dan & Neat’s keeps reeling in customers

Dan Miller and his wife Anita shared a love of fishing, but they found their hobby inconvenient at times due to the lack of...

Soaring over St. Louis: Dreams take flight for local men

In 1993, Brian Landgraf of Waterloo had a life-changing experience. In the midst of the Flood of ‘93, which devastated communities throughout the area, he...

Pickin’ and grinnin’ in New Athens

The Bluegrass Shack opened in New Athens more than 15 years ago with mixed expectations. “I never thought it would fail, and I don’t think...

High yields, flat prices for local corn harvest

From the seats of near-half-million dollar combines, this year’s corn crop in Monroe County looks extremely good. Once it arrives on the market, however, there’s...

Annbriar celebrating 25 years of tee times

In 1993, Annbriar Golf Course opened in Waterloo, bearing the name of the woman who originated it.  Ann Nobbe had the idea for something golf...

Enterprise zone viewed as ‘win-win’ for region

Jackson, Williams, Perry, Washington, Clinton, St. Clair and Madison counties all have something in common: they have at least one enterprise zone.  An enterprise zone...

Wind farm proposal fuels heated debate

About 100 residents came to the Monroe County Board meeting Monday to discuss a proposed wind farm south of Valmeyer. The matter first came up...
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