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Friday, April 3, 2020

Video gambling funds beautifying downtown Waterloo

The state's decision a few years ago to allow video gambling in taverns, restaurants and other establishments means added revenue for the cities who...

Lawmakers react to Quinn’s state address

On Feb. 6, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn presented his fifth "State of the State" address, laying out an agenda that includes letting same-sex couples...

County preparing to honor same-sex marriages

Same-sex marriage licenses become legal in Illinois after the law goes into effect June 1, but several counties in the state have already begun...

County to save money with payroll service switch

The Monroe County Board of Commissioners met Monday morning in regular public session and learned from Monroe County Clerk Dennis Knobloch that a savings...

Sales tax question going to voters

The Waterloo School Board on Monday night voted unanimously in favor of placing a resolution seeking a one percent sales tax on March 15...

Columbia Sales Tax, Other Races

Columbia voters will be asked to approve a non-home rule .25 percent sales tax on eligible merchandise to provide funds for high priority infrastructure...

Columbia Crossing legal saga concludes

The five-year-long legal battle between the City of Columbia and developer G.J. Grewe over the proposed Columbia Crossing development has ended, it was announced...

First meeting of year for Waterloo City Council

The Waterloo City Council learned of plans to build a mountain bike trail and also approved a handful of measures during its first meeting...

So far, county safe from West Nile

The Monroe County Board heard some good news Monday regarding seasonal diseases. Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner told county commissioners at their regular...

IDOT: relocated Vandebrook Drive opening soon

The relocated Vandebrook Drive in Waterloo may open to traffic at the end of the day on Friday as part of the ongoing Route...

Route 156 road work near Hecker

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that lane restrictions will be encountered on eastbound and westbound Route 156 from Route 159 to Route 13...

WFD station and Rt 3 improvement construction continues

Work proceeded Friday on the Route 3 improvement project during the recent break in the weather. Pictured right, large rock is being delivered and...
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