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Friday, June 24, 2022

Millstadt library issue on ballot

An expansion of Millstadt’s library district is among the biggest local questions in Tuesday’s primary election. The vote will decide whether to annex districts surrounding...

Heat could test power capability

Monroe County residents may expect rolling blackouts or brownouts as energy-intensive summer months coincide with a potential shortage of power in the region. Concerns come...

Pickleball in Columbia a work in progress

The conversion of one tennis court into four pickleball courts at Metter Park in Columbia has received a “somewhat mixed” reaction from local enthusiasts,...

Supper Club hosting refugee cooks

Local group Waterloo Listens is partnering with Welcome Neighbor STL to put together a dinner featuring food from Afghan refugees. The dinner will take place...

Dupo EMS milestone muted by struggles

Dupo EMS is celebrating 50 years of service to the community in 2022, but it has never been in a worse position. That’s according to...

Waterloo proud of its German heritage

Waterloo’s annual Porta Westfalica Festival is returning for its 40th celebration following two years of absence due to COVID-19. The festival will take place Tuesday,...

Waterloo mayor on the mend

Last Monday, the Waterloo City Council conducted its first regular meeting since Mayor Tom Smith was hospitalized following a stroke.  Alderman Clyde Heller, the most...

Indy 500 a Schorr tradition for 70 years

Right after we shake hands, before we even have a chance to sit down and talk, Dean Schorr of Columbia starts walking me through his...

Meet local authors in Columbia

The Columbia Public Library and Friends of the Library will be offering a chance to meet 20 local authors at Metter Park on June...

Guebert: strong supply of food, fuel needed

Lofty consumer prices and low crop production estimates could mean the cost of food, fuel and other agriculture goods will continue to rise in...

Monroe County reflects on Memorial Day

At the first Decoration Day ceremony on May 30, 1868, then general and future U.S. President James Garfield addressed a gathering at Arlington National...

Pre-teen dazzles with musical talent

At just 12 years old, Waterloo native Raelynn Patterson has stunned the Monroe County area and beyond with her voice, gaining her the attention...
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