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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Weekend snow turns county into winter wonderland

The first significant snowfall of the season arrived in Monroe County and surrounding areas on Friday afternoon and lasted through Saturday morning, resulting in...

Local sisters gave birth to New Year’s babies 50 years ago

The New Year's Baby is a personification of the start of the new year commonly seen in editorial cartoons. It symbolizes the "birth" of...

Monroe County legend Edd Kueker dies

Funeral services took place Saturday for Edmund E. "Edd" Kueker, 87, of Waterloo, who died Dec. 25, 2012, in St. Louis. Visitation was held...

Sandy Hook shooting renews focus on school safety

"We gather here in memory of 20 beautiful children and six remarkable adults. They lost their lives in a school that could have been...

Anti-heroin crusaders spreading awareness in Monroe County

A "stop heroin movement" created last year in St. Louis is starting to make waves on this side of the river. Group leaders have been...

New buildings almost complete at Camp Wartburg

There are exciting new things going on at Camp Wartburg, one of which has been a labor of love for the Collmeyer family over...

CHS grad is owner of unique new shop

A 1999 Columbia High School graduate is spreading enthusiasm for sewing with a new shop she opened slightly more than a year ago in...

Local students part of magical season at Notre Dame

When you hear trumpets playing that instantly recognizable college football victory song during the BCS National Championship Game televised on Jan. 7, know that...

Route 3 bridge near Dupo to open Nov. 30

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that the bridge on Route 3 near Dupo over the Union Pacific Railroad and Prairie Du Pont Canal...

Naber awarded prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Jonathan Naber of Waterloo has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship. Each year, about 40 students from the United States are selected as Marshall Scholars...

Waterloo man turns hobby into 36-year second career

Even though it has been an enjoyable hobby these past 36 years, longtime Waterloo saw and tool sharpener Burton Stumpf is closing up his...

Waterloo Lions ‘Share the Feast’ again this Thanksgiving

The Waterloo Lions Club once again hosted a successful "Share the Feast" dinner this Thanksgiving, offering free meals in the Ss. Peter & Paul...
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