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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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...

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...

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...

Pandemic impacts mental health

The demand for mental health services has increased since the COVID pandemic began, with depression and anxiety making themselves known as the most prevalent...

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,...

Lawsuit filed in toddler’s death

The parents of a 17-month-old boy who died after choking at a Columbia child care center in January filed a 32-count lawsuit in Monroe...

Obst reflects on service

The theme of this year’s Waterloo Homecoming parade is “Agriculture: Past and Present,” and by selecting Arlin Obst as grand marshal, the town is...

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...

Mixed reactions to Roider verdict

Festivities were in the air outside the Monroe County Courthouse on Friday. Carnival rides lit up the late afternoon sky, complemented by laughter and...

End of the trail for Camp Vandeventer

After 100 years of providing camping, leadership training and memories for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts  in the area, Camp Vandeventer at 3464 Trout...

JB Bridge overhaul planned

Beginning next spring, Monroe Countians who work in or travel to St. Louis will see a change in their daily commute as a major...

Waterloo connection to historic East St. Louis Riot

Waterloo and East St. Louis may be separated by a 30-minute drive, but the history of these two communities is intertwined by a very...
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