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National park effort for Cahokia Mounds

Efforts to make the Cahokia Mounds a national park are nearing the finish line, with legislation recently introduced in Congress by Illinois lawmakers.  Mounds in...
Coleman Trial Crowd 5/11/11

Mixed bag of emotions after the verdict

By COREY SAATHOFF with ANDREA DEGENHART and MARK HODAPP For the Republic-Times Columbia Police Chief Joe Edwards called it "the longest wait of my life." But his...

Pillar of Monroe County passes away

If there was ever a true royal figure for Monroe County, Twyla Luhr was the one. Her down-to-earth demeanor and fondness for the simple things...

Jaycees helping Avery

Within an hour of being alive, doctors  realized there was something wrong with Avery Mae Weier. The daughter of Brad and Jill Weier of Columbia...

Columbia boutique a labor of family love

With a name like Bad Sister, you might not expect Columbia’s newest boutique to be the family affair that it is. “There was a wall...

Lifechurch offering free leaf pick-up

As a free community service, Lifechurch is offering to pick up pre-bagged leaves within Waterloo city limits on Oct. 25 and Nov. 22 free...

Fond memories from Waterloo’s ‘Main Street Kids’

During the summer months of 1942, the Capitol Theatre in Waterloo entertained large crowds of moviegoers eager to see Disney’s new animated release “Bambi.” The...

Event offers healing through horses

Despite only having lived in the area for about seven months, Laura Neiheisel is already giving back.  She is doing that by offering a free...

Mitigations return to region Wednesday

As coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths surge in many parts of the country, the metro east, including Monroe County, will again see Illinois impose...

Gibault grad researching COVID

A Columbia native is part of a team of researchers at Washington University in St. Louis that is on the forefront of researching the...

Quilts of Valor wrap veterans with love

Sewn with tender love and care. Given to those men and women who demonstrated courage in their military service. Received with a sense of...

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...
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