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Monday, January 18, 2021

Exchange students enjoyed stay in Waterloo

Even though Liska Horstmann, 17, only spent a month in Waterloo, she experienced more of the area than some will in a year’s time. Horstmann...

Gibault grad lands job with blockbuster film

Rachael Gilpin knew she wanted to work in the film industry, but never imagined she’d end up being a part of the top movie...

First walk to fight suicide set

Monroe County is set to host its first ever Out of the Darkness Walk to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention this Saturday,...

Millstadt attraction set to make a splash

Children will have a new way to have some fun in the sun while staying cool this summer because Millstadt is opening a new...

Going bald for cancer warriors

Waterloo’s Shaved Head Challenge raises $40,000 Faced with likely economic hardship on the horizon due to COVID-19, local residents still found money to donate to...

Metzger keeps city connected to its past

Though 82-year-old Charlie Metzger has been an alderman in Waterloo for 38 years, he plans to finish his current term and complete 40 years...

New coalition envisions safer, healthier community

With an announcement of staggering countywide statistics, the Monroe County Coalition opened its second meeting Monday night at the YMCA. Monroe County Coroner Vicki Koerber...

Columbia girl making prom dream come true

Columbia eighth grader Sara Stehlik is living up to her title of Miss Southern Sweetheart Outstanding Teen. Stehlik has stepped up to be a prom...

Monroe County thankful for its veterans

On Nov. 11, 1918, World War I, known at the time as the “war to end all wars,” ended with an armistice.  One hundred years...

Pandemic pause for civic clubs

As businesses and individuals have coped with financial hardship from the coronavirus pandemic, the same is true for community organizations.  “Basically, we’re at a standstill,”...

Fults man building tractor for charity

Jim Matzenbacher has spent the better part of his life around tractors. His passion started with tractor pulls, but eventually it broadened to building tractors,...

Invasive weed a serious concern for local farmers

Palmer amaranth is a rapidly growing weed that is emerging in Monroe County and attracting the attention of farmers from the bottoms to the...
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