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County gets good news on Oak Hill

The Monroe County Board heard continuing good news about the Oak Hill senior living facility on Monday. Oak Hill Administrator Brian Koontz updated commissioners on...

Less than half of locals vaccinated

A total of 54 shots were administered July 8 during a COVID vaccine clinic at the Monroe County Health Department office in Waterloo. Some of...

Columbia annexation aggravation

The Columbia City Council met for more than three hours in regular session on July 6. Nearly one third of that time was dedicated...

Waterloo sidewalks coming together

Waterloo’s plans to connect its walkways are coming together. Last week, workers were seen constructing a sidewalk along South Market Street from Route 3 to...

Waterloo to build new water tower

As part of plans to construct its own water treatment plant, the City of Waterloo has made steps to build a larger new water...

County talks levees, funds, vaccines

The Monroe County Commissioners heard about more levee issues facing the bottoms during their regular meeting Monday morning.    Speaking for the Columbia Drainage &...

Vaccinated residents entered into $10M lottery

If you are among those who received COVID vaccinations, you could win cash or a scholarship through a new promotion announced Thursday by Gov....

Bear sightings continue out of area

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police and Monroe County Sheriff’s Department responded to multiple reports of a large bear seen roaming through...

Waterloo’s new alderman excited about role

The Waterloo City Council has a new alderman, and he’s proud to be representing his ward. Matt Buettner, 36, ran unopposed for the Ward I...

Locals receive latest PPP funding

Congress passed and President Joe Biden recently signed the American Rescue Plan Act, providing an additional $7.25 billion to the Paycheck Protection Program, and...

Zoning board opposes recovery residence

The Waterloo Zoning Board of appeals went against the recommendation of the Waterloo Planning Commission on Thursday night when it voted 5-2 against two...

Vaccine clinic Monday as COVID cases dwindle

The number of active coronavirus cases in Monroe County was down to just nine on Monday. That is the fewest active cases since last...
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