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Saturday, September 26, 2020

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...

First season firearm deer totals released

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources last week reported that hunters harvested a preliminary total of 72,111 deer during the opening weekend of the...

Kueker joins Illinois Senior Hall of Fame

The Illinois Department on Aging presented awards to the 2012 Senior Hall of Fame class Oct. 24 in Springfield. The Senior Hall of Fame was...

Martyred Ruma nuns still remembered 20 years later

The top headline in the Nov. 4, 1992, issue of the Republic-Times read “Waterloo Nuns Killed in Liberia.” Despite an election, three of the...

The many (cowboy) hats of Colonel Edd Kueker

When Colonel Edd Kueker of Waterloo was once asked how long he could talk about the history of Monroe County and his western antique...

Baum praised as key to Valmeyer’s survival

Harold Baum was larger than life, bridging the gap between old and new Valmeyer -- figuratively and literally. "You just felt like he'd be around...

Longtime editor praised as community treasure

Simply referring to Bob Voris as a newspaperman is like calling Stan Musial just a baseball player. The man's legacy, like Musial's, remains the...

Waterloo native joins wife in marathon of life

Waterloo native Chris Benyo has run more than 30 marathons in 22 states throughout his life. But the one he plans to run in May...

Vietnam vets get their just due in Waterloo

Many Vietnam War veterans would most likely rather forget what they experienced there. But memories of the praise heaped upon nearly 80 local veterans of...

Sounds of Summer Waterloo Municipal Band turns 80

The Waterloo Municipal Band is celebrating 80 years of providing the summer soundtrack to Tuesday nights in downtown Waterloo, as well as local festivals...
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...
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