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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Blood shortage at crisis level

The American Red Cross has declared its first ever blood crisis as it battles the worst blood shortage in over a decade.  Joe Zydlo serves...

Dealing with disease, through history

While the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Monroe County and the entire world more than any public health crisis in the past century, outbreaks of...

Old Millstadt water tower restoration coming soon

After almost nine years since the organization was formed, the Friends of the Old Millstadt Water Tower has signed a contract for exterior painting...

Monroe County reports new COVID deaths as active cases top 1,000

Monroe County’s active case count for COVID-19 topped 1,000 this week, and two new deaths were reported. Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner reported...

Prairie du Rocher turns 300

At the beginning of 1718, the government of France issued exclusive trading rights for trading company in its North American colony near the Mississippi...

Monroe County tops 1,000 active COVID cases

Over the weekend, Monroe County's number of active coronavirus cases, according to the local health department, seemed to have gone down. With Tuesday's total...

COVID claims another life

Monroe County reported one new COVID death over the holiday weekend, bringing the local toll since the start of the pandemic to 108.  Monroe County...

Fire chief change a hot topic for Prairie Du Pont

A handful of community members bundled up together last Wednesday night outside the Prairie Du Pont firehouse in Dupo.  By the end of the night,...

COVID concerns continue during holidays

Monroe County’s COVID count is not slowing down, creating a distressing situation as holiday festivities continue. One new death was reported over the Christmas...

Park district skeptical of pool plans

Waterloo Citizens for a Pool attended the Waterloo Park District Board’s meeting last Wednesday night to once again plead its case for a new...

Singing Cowboy survives scare

As co-founder of the Randolph County Cowboy Church, Terry Roberson is no stranger to sharing his faith.  Yet, a recent COVID scare inspired him to...

Quilts for Kentucky

After tornadoes tore through parts of Kentucky earlier this month, a local quilting guild stepped up to bring comfort to those who need it...
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