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Monday, September 21, 2020

‘Dogs, Hawks renew rivalry for good cause

By JEREMY KOVARIK and SPENCER MICHELSON For the Republic-Times Throughout the early 2000s, the Gibault and Waterloo soccer teams were the fiercest of rivals. The two...

Sex assault victims can ‘Call for Help’

Every 98 seconds, another person in the United States becomes the victim of a sexual assault, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network states. Such...

Hamilton is new Waterloo postmaster

Almost a year after Michael Hovey retired last September, the Waterloo post office officially has a new...

Frisbees take flight at new Konarcik Park course

A new recreational activity was officially introduced to Waterloo on July 4, as the Waterloo Park District celebrated the opening of its disc golf...

HSS plans for group homes in Hecker met with opposition

By COREY SAATHOFF and ALAN DOOLEY For the Republic-Times The proposed construction of two new Human Support Services group homes in Hecker serving four adults each...

River cleanup March 15 in New Athens

Volunteers are needed for the first of two annual river cleanup days on the Kaskaskia River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with...

Burn victim gets support on long road to recovery

When a routine job earlier this month turned into a fiery explosion at a home near Burksville, local plumber Dan Krebel narrowly missed escaping...

Country concert to benefit HNS

Bob Lohman of Waterloo is excited to tap into the spirit of generosity that has emboldened this community to do so much for others. Lohman,...

Coalition increases outreach efforts

The Monroe County Coalition for Drug-Free Communities demonstrated significant strides toward enhancing community outreach during its Monday meeting. For one, the coalition reviewed a presentation...

Students of the flood remember ‘93

On Aug. 1, 1993, the Mississippi River crested at nearly 50 feet and, despite weeks of valiant fighting, burst through a levee south of...

Campaign sign controversy in Monroe County

It’s simple math. The country is five months away from the November elections; there are as many as 10 Illinois political candidates for Monroe County...

Waterloo family takes vacation from cancer

It’s difficult to imagine a family more ravaged by cancer than the family of Ron and Dora Wild of Waterloo. They've watched parents, siblings, cousins...
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