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Monday, April 19, 2021

Millstadt Union Fire Department turns 150

In 1736, Benjamin Franklin organized a volunteer “bucket brigade” in Philadelphia to more effectively respond to fires in the entire city – not just...

Vaccine clinics this week; COVID death count lowered

The Monroe County Health Department announced on Tuesday the dates for three more clinics for residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine.  The county will administer...

Monroe County to stop reporting COVID deaths

Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner reported two more deaths from the novel coronavirus Thursday, but said it would be the last time...

Chamber award winner is truly ‘from home’

The Waterloo Chamber of Commerce has named Glen Lutz as the latest recipient of its coveted Community Service Award. By day, Lutz is a senior...

Columbia native is contestant finalist for ‘Bachelorette’

A Columbia native may be looking for love on national television later this year. "The Bachelorette," a reality TV show in which single men vie...

The ‘horrid’ tales of Long COVID

For millions of people who contract the novel coronavirus, the recovery process lasts only a few days or a couple of weeks at most.  But...

Young volunteer glad to serve

The few thousand people who have received at least one of their COVID-19 vaccine shots at the Monroe County Fairgrounds may have noticed many...

Getting physical at the Baebler Farm

Baebler Educational Farm just added another attraction thanks to Waterloo High School senior Gabe Lewis.  Lewis recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout after completing...

Vaccine clinic Monday; Monroe County reports 102nd COVID death

Monroe County held another vaccine clinic to inoculate residents against the novel coronavirus. On Monday from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the Monroe County Fairgrounds, any county...

Waterloo parents saving the last dance

With the pandemic closing schools last spring and making large indoor gatherings inadvisable this spring, the two most recent classes of Waterloo High School...

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...

‘Tis the season for hunting morels

Morel mushroom season is in full swing, with lucky hunters taking to the Internet to share the fruits of their labors without divulging too...
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