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First responders memorialized

The City of Waterloo installed three first responder statues at William Zimmer Park last week, just in time for the 20th anniversary of the...

Walking to remember

Local women who have experienced loss to suicide have set out to bring awareness to Monroe County.  This National Suicide Prevention Month, Monroe Countians have...

More Cardinals plates in Illinois than Missouri

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced last week that more than 71,000 sports team series license plates have raised over $13 million since...

We remember: Flags of Valor

Monroe Countians can now cross the river to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks and the resulting War...

New kids book pays tribute to Africa trips

A Millstadt health care worker with a passion for travel set out on her next big adventure: to write a children’s tale of female...

Monroe County COVID latest

As of mid-day Wednesday, Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner said there are 92 active COVID-19 cases locally and four COVID-19-related hospitalizations. The most...

Called to serve after 9/11

As the Twin Towers fell, the Pentagon fought flames and United Flight 93 sped into rural Pennsylvania, many across the nation sprung up in...

Vaccine deadline extended

On Friday, Gov. JB Pritzker issued an executive order that extends the initial COVID-19 vaccine mandate deadline for school personnel.  Under the order, all personnel...

A tale of resilience: WHS grad who witnessed 9/11 attacks calls New York home

When many hear the “Big Apple,” images of the Statue of Liberty, crowded streets and subways and flashy Broadway performances come to mind.  For Waterloo...

So far, so good for young trophy trotters

Two 7-year-olds competed at the Missouri State Fair in August and returned home to Valmeyer as horseback riding state champions.  Brynlee Brown took home two...

Genealogical Society celebrates 25 years

As the Monroe County Genealogical Society celebrates its 25th anniversary, it is taking time to reflect on how it has changed over time and...

Columbia evaluating parks system

Columbia Director of Community Development Scott Dunakey last Tuesday outlined the role of the Columbia Parks and Recreation Advisory Board in the city’s upcoming...
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