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Stitches in Time: quilts mark city milestone

Waterloo Mayor Tom Smith knew the 125th anniversary of the founding of the city needed a remembrance just as special as the event itself. He...

Eclipse glasses for local students safe to use

With a recent recall notice issued by Amazon for some solar eclipse glasses sold online, the Monroe-Randolph Regional Office of Education assured parents that...

Corvette Club lets local vets ride in style

The 32nd annual Veterans Day Parade in St. Louis had a distinctly local patriotic flavor Saturday courtesy of the St. Louis Corvette Club. The club...

Five honored for life-saving efforts in Waterloo

The Waterloo City Council on Monday night honored five of this county's finest for their successful efforts on an elderly female during a medical...

Bird swap organizer remembered with scholarship

In memory of their friend and mentor Joe Hoy, members of the Midwest Bird and Animal Breeders Association have created a scholarship in his...

Illinois bald eagle survey yields record count

A record-setting number of American bald eagles was reported during the annual Illinois Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey coordinated by the Illinois Audubon Society. Volunteers tallied...

Columbia priest spreads message of joy

Sometimes, there is nothing more refreshing than a smiling face. Every Sunday, parishioners of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Columbia see just that in Father...

Youth survey results discussed

The Monroe County Coalition for Drug-Free Communities began to plan for its next two years of work at Monday’s general meeting. The coalition received the...

Found black lab dog in Waterloo

From Columbia Animal Hospital This handsome man showed up at a horse farm on Ahne Rd in Waterloo on Saturday morning. He is a very...

‘May we never forget’ | Monroe County observes Memorial Day

Roger Cortner and his granddaughters release a group of doves during the Memorial Day service in Hecker.

Porter family files wrongful death suit against Steinheimer, bars

The mother of a young Red Bud woman who died in a head-on crash south of Hecker has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against...

Columbia police dog dies of natural causes

With heavy hearts, the Columbia Police Department on Monday announced the death of its first police dog, Cezar. Cezar, 9, began working with the department...

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Successful search for injured woman at Fults nature preserve

Maeystown Fire Department, Monroe County EMS, Monroe County Sheriff's Department and Prairie du Rocher Fire Department personnel responded shortly after 2:30 p.m....

Bootsie’s temporarily closed

Pictured is a closed Bootsie's restaurant in Waterloo on Thursday morning. (Kermit Constantine photo) Bootsie's is apparently...

Sports Year in Review

The year 2018 was a banner year for Monroe County athletes, all the way through. It began in January, when Waterloo junior Jenna Schwartz was...

Woman’s death after arrest under investigation

A 42-year-old woman died following a Tuesday morning traffic stop in Waterloo that resulted in multiple arrests on drug and burglary charges.
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