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Hamilton is new Waterloo postmaster

Pictured is new Waterloo postmaster Adam Hamilton with his wife Jessica and daughter Kinsley.  Almost a year...

Toenjes was ‘second mom’ to many

Friends of the 73-year-old Waterloo woman who died in a fatal crash in Columbia on Labor Day...

Trade war hurting county farmers

Grain is poured into the Gateway FS grain elevator in Waterloo.  Since last summer, the United...

‘He was our light’ | Trooper Hopkins remembered

Oftentimes, after returning home from a shift with the Illinois State Police, Nick Hopkins would have a song on his lips that...

Community supports Hopkins family

An hour before the candlelight vigil in memory of fallen Illinois State Police Trooper Nick Hopkins Thursday night, Ashley Hewitt finished the...

Court denies Sunset Overlook’s request

Judge Julia Gomric denied Sunset Overlook’s request that she reconsider an Aug. 14 order that prohibits the Columbia establishment from certain activities. 

Splash pad pursued in Waterloo

The Waterloo Park District is working toward building a splash pad at William Zimmer Memorial Park.  At its meeting...

Valmeyer allows UTVs on roads

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a... golf cart? The Village of Valmeyer has passed an ordinance that...

Hopkins funeral, procession details announced

Pictured is the crowd of people who attended a candlelight vigil in honor of fallen Illinois State Police Trooper Nick Hopkins...

WHS Legacy Wall inductees chosen

Justin BlandfordAllen HirschRon MuellerJordan BartlebaughDavid Hoffmann Five distinguished former Waterloo High School students have been chosen as the...

Vietnam vet’s unit finally recognized

Pictured, Lonnie Roy of Maeystown holds up a book with pictures of the HA(L)-3 Seawolves and a documentary about the...

Trooper’s death hits home

“Hero. Husband. Father. Brother. Son. Friend. Teammate.”  That is how the Illinois State Police...

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Woman’s death after arrest under investigation

A 42-year-old woman died following a Tuesday morning traffic stop in Waterloo that resulted in multiple arrests on drug and burglary charges.

Train derailment in Dupo

Photo courtesy of FOX2 News Over a dozen area fire departments and other emergency personnel responded shortly after...

Valmeyer school district responds to Confederate flag controversy

The Valmeyer school district responded after an image of a student displaying a half American/half Confederate flag during a sporting event Wednesday...