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Saturday, September 18, 2021

Something brewing in Monroe County

Local craft brewers and distillers are making great strides toward opening their much anticipated businesses here in Monroe County. Stubborn German Brewing Company, owned by...

Tuesday morning fire heavily damages Columbia home

Fortunately, Columbia resident Allan Middendorf had fallen asleep on his couch Monday night rather than making it to bed. "He said he worked pretty crazy...

Giving with a cheerful heart this holiday season

Monroe Countians continue to prove their generosity time and again through countless fundraisers and rallying around those in need of help. But one time of...

Derby friends help crash survivor ‘dust off’

Kolton May lay dazed in his hospital bed with steel rods protruding from his legs, unable to recall the catastrophic events that brought him...

Kueker joins Illinois Senior Hall of Fame

The Illinois Department on Aging presented awards to the 2012 Senior Hall of Fame class Oct. 24 in Springfield. The Senior Hall of Fame was...

Former Gibault teacher giving back to school

Mike Schaefer has not worked at Gibault Catholic High School in months, and he only worked there for just under two years, but his...

Monroe County coronavirus case count at 89

The coronavirus continued its slow spread through Monroe County in recent days.  The county now has 89 confirmed cases of the virus, while the death...

Drug-Free Coalition to review survey results

After being established for nearly a year, the Monroe County Coalition for Drug-Free Communities took time during the October meeting to revisit common goals...

HSS, local officials plan to reduce recidivism

Members of Human Support Services and local officials gathered last week for a community strategic planning for crisis and crime prevention response. Nineteen people attended...

Old school history in Monroe County

Anyone who has driven on the section of KK Road between Burksville and Burksville Station has, maybe unwittingly, driven through the location of the...

Route 3 project moving along in Waterloo

Work is progressing on the widening of Route 3 and other highway improvements in Waterloo as the project remains on schedule to be completed...

Ruemker crowned fair queen; Stumpf is Little Miss

The Monroe County Fair got off to an elegant start Sunday, as the 60th annual Monroe County Fair Queen Pageant headlined the first day...
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