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Monday, June 21, 2021

Flu case number still increasing in county

As Monroe County dives deeper into winter weather and cold temperatures, the flu case count rises countywide. Meghan Markotay, director of marketing and community relations...

Waterloo native attending Olympics in Russia

Instead of settling down in front of the TV to catch this year’s Winter Olympics, Waterloo native Brad Siedle decided to travel nearly 6,000...

New chapter aims to help with diaper costs

In an effort to help families with the expenses of having little ones, a chapter of the Rebecca Foundation’s Cloth Diaper Closet has been...

A tale of two trails: projects aim to unite history, tourism

Two local experts came together Saturday in Columbia to present stories of two local trails. Retired Columbia High School principal Dennis Patton told of a...

Guilty plea in case of missing Columbia funds

A Millstadt woman entered a guilty plea Friday in federal court to charges stemming from the disappearance of more than $400,000 in funds intended for...

Man recovers from failed parachute accident

Waterloo resident Tim Sumpter, 45, lives to tell the tale of a BASE jump gone wrong last summer. Sumpter suffered several broken bones, including a...

Successful year for Operation Hope

Operation Hope, a program through Hope Christian Church, served 101 families this holiday season, helping them with Christmas gifts for children. Many people, civic...

Community center coming to town

As construction of the new Waterloo Fire Department facility forges ahead, another plan is developing for the to-be-vacated fire station on Main Street. At Monday’s...

Work continues on conversion of old schoolhouse into museum

It is a slow and steady process, but plans to convert the former Monroe City schoolhouse into a museum in new Valmeyer are starting...

Man dies after falling into grain bin near Red Bud

A man died late Monday morning after falling into a grain bin filled with corn on a farm east of Red Bud in Randolph...

HSMC hopes Chancellor didn’t die in vain

Although the fight to save one neglected dog found in very poor shape this past weekend was unsuccessful, the Humane Society of Monroe County...

Deep freeze damages First Baptist Church of Waterloo

Swift accumulation of snowfall, subzero temperatures and all-around nasty winter weather this past week resulted in significant damage inside First Baptist Church of Waterloo. Pipes...
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