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Monday, June 21, 2021

Large shed fire in old Valmeyer

  Firefighters worked well into Monday morning to contain a large shed fire in old Valmeyer. The shed, and several vehicles stored inside, were completely destroyed. Valmeyer...

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...

The highs and lows of cannabis

Local governments throughout the state are starting the process of deciding whether they will allow marijuana businesses within their jurisdictions when the drug becomes...

Boil order for portion of Waterloo

A water main break Wednesday has resulted in a boil order issued for residents of the Stonefield and Vandebrook subdivisions in Waterloo until further...

Ex-wife of former CPD chief drops suit against school district

The ex-wife of Columbia's former police chief has dismissed her federal lawsuit against the Columbia school district. Carla Edwards, who in November was awarded a...

Training helps CCSI prepare for the worst

Active shooter incidents at schools, movie theaters and shopping malls have become frequent enough incidents in this country that training to respond to them...

Columbia OKs healthier budget

The Columbia City Council at their second April meeting passed the city’s budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year. “This is the first year since I’ve...

Waterloo crosswalk project begins on Main Street

Waterloo city officials said work will begin this week on stamped brick-like crosswalks at the intersections of Main and Third streets and Main and...

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 St. Clair...

Waterloo City Council approves gas rate increase

To subsidize the relocation of gas lines near Route 3 for an upcoming road improvement project, the Waterloo City Council on Monday night approved...

Waterloo takes a look way back for Veterans Day

To say Veterans Day brings out the best in Monroe County is a bold statement. How do you take a community that brims with...

County board updates flooding plans

The Monroe County Board of Commissioners met Thursday morning in an emergency session to update responses to ongoing flooding in the in the Bottoms. At...
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