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I-255 project to be completed by Nov. 1

Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Transportation announced during a visit to the region Thursday that...

Candidates speak at forum

Election Day is Nov. 3, and candidates for races Monroe County residents can participate in took part in a candidates forum Wednesday...

Route 3 road work in Randolph County

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that Route 3 from First Street in Ruma north to the Monroe County line will be...

Strong start to voting in Monroe County

Monroe County Clerk Jonathan McLean reported Saturday that there have been 837 early voters and 183 mail-in ballots turned in for the...

State offers guidance for safe Halloween during COVID-19

The Illinois Department of Public Health on Wednesday issued guidance to help residents celebrate Halloween safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Guidelines include following...

Waterloo connecting its walkways

A loop of interconnected sidewalks and multi-use paths through Waterloo is moving closer to fruition.

April 2021 election process starts

As November’s presidential election heats up, the April 2021 consolidated election process is beginning in Illinois.  Monroe County Clerk...

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....

New welcome signs for Waterloo

The Waterloo City Council on Monday night approved new welcome signs to replace existing ones at the...

Assessor explains property value increase

Despite many tax rates throughout Monroe County remaining steady or dropping slightly, many residents, particularly in Waterloo,...

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...

Tax bill breakdown

The coronavirus pandemic has slowed much of the world down, but Monroe County residents should actually receive their real estate tax bills...