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Waterloo among safest cities in Illinois

Waterloo is once again among the safest cities in Illinois, according to a national trade association.

Setback for Sunset Overlook

The Illinois Fifth District Appellate Court ruled last Tuesday against Sunset Overlook, upholding an earlier ruling by Judge Julia Gomric in Monroe...

Fausz replacements appointed

Pictured, from left are Mike Fausz and two of his replacements, Mapping and Platting Director Laura Henry and Zoning Administrator Chris...

Gardner is new chamber head

Candace Gardner The business community in Waterloo has a new member, as Candace Gardner started Monday as the...

Fausz retiring from county

In 1981, the Monroe County assessor’s office was in what Mike Fausz described as “turmoil.” 

County moves on road projects

The Monroe County Board approved two road improvement projects at its meeting on Tuesday.   Monroe County Engineer Aaron...

Waterloo Park District gets splash pad grant

Gov. JB Pritkzer announced the recipients of grants through the state's Open Space Land Acquisition and Development Program on Friday, and one...

I-255 lane closures Tuesday

The Illinois Department of Transportation said the northbound center and right lanes of Interstate 255 at milepost 12.4 north of Dupo in...

County OKs balanced budget

The Monroe County Board of Commissioners approved its budget for fiscal year 2020, which began Dec. 1 and ends Nov. 30. 

Waterloo OKs tax levy increase

With two aldermen voting against, the Waterloo City Council on Monday night approved an ordinance levying slightly more  taxes for the current...

City mulling future of Waterloo Commons

The Waterloo City Council is deciding whether to extend the length of a business district created as part of the relocation of...

Columbia trail issue revived

The Gedern Village Homeowners Association on Monday night renewed its interest in the stretch of an abandoned railroad track right-of-way in Columbia...

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Sports Year in Review

The year 2018 was a banner year for Monroe County athletes, all the way through. It began in January, when Waterloo junior Jenna Schwartz was...

Attempted murder charge in Waterloo stabbing

Trevor C. Hudson A 26-year-old man faces an attempted murder charge following an early Friday morning stabbing in...

DUI injury crash at Walmart

Pictured is the scene of the accident Friday. Emergency personnel responded shortly after noon Friday to the...

Inmate dies at county jail

The Illinois State Police is investigating the death of an inmate in the Monroe County Jail early Friday morning.
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