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Church completes pioneering project

St. Paul United Church of Christ in Columbia recently finished installing solar panels on its buildings, making it the first house of worship in Monroe...

COVID experiences shared

While many questions still surround the novel coronavirus, we know that it affects people differently.  Two Monroe County residents who had relatively mild cases of...

Gibault grad becomes sister

A 2007 Gibault Catholic High School graduate recently became a member of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, joining a community she was...

Churches, USDA give away food

For the second time this year, two Waterloo churches recently gave away boxes of food.  First Baptist Church and Redeemer Church partnered to distribute approximately...

Food pantries in need of restock

Monroe County’s food pantries are working to restock before Christmas after helping families during one of the busiest holidays, and years, in recent memory. “It’s...

‘God’s timing’ brings new pastor to Valmeyer

Steve Boorsma, the new pastor of St. John United Church of Christ in Valmeyer, is a man who readily admits his faults, being a...

Ss. Peter & Paul pastor ready to serve

Father Linus Umoren has only been on the job since Aug. 16, but he can already tell he will enjoy serving as pastor at...

Pastor Neill retiring

In 2009, decades into his career, Steve Neill got a new opportunity.  He had served as associate pastor at First Baptist Church of Waterloo since...

Monroe County tops 100 coronavirus cases

It took roughly 10 weeks from the first reported case, but Monroe County passed the century mark of coronavirus cases last week.  There are now...

Queen of Hearts drawing builds momentum

The Queen of Hearts drawing at Stubborn German Brewing Co. in Waterloo is heating up as the jackpot stood at more than $53,985 with...

Father Nick welcomed in Columbia

Nicholas Fleming was not a practicing Catholic for most of his life. He attended a Catholic grade school before going to public high school, and he...

Father Osang moving on

After 12 years serving at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Waterloo, Father Osang Idagbo is moving to a new role as pastor...
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