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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Route 3 ramp closed Thursday in Sauget

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced the closure of the ramp from northbound Route 3 to the Poplar Street Bridge westbound this Thursday, Sept....

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...

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...

Waterloo woman, 62, gives birth

As Kathy Blattner gazes into her 5-month-old’s big blue eyes, her face lights up just like any other mother.  Yet, the journey that led to...

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...

Fatal crash in Prairie du Rocher

A 16-year-old Red Bud High School student died in a crash involving a car and a train early Friday evening in Prairie du Rocher. The...

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...

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...

Black vultures a problem for cattle farmers

Calving season poses its own challenges for livestock raisers, but a new problem has been plaguing cattle farmers around Monroe County: black vultures.  Black vultures...

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...

Mountain lion claim disputed

The recent social media posting of what was thought to be an image of a mountain lion in Prairie du Rocher brought skepticism from...
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