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Sunday, January 17, 2021

Branson hotel worker returns Waterloo man’s lost wallet

With so many stories out there these days of scams, fraud and theft, it's nice to know there are kind, honest people out there...

Schneider’s employee was steadying force through change

So much can change in 43 years. Businesses succeed and fail, towns change, the economy fluctuates,  and people come and go. But for Rayma Rippelmeyer...

R-T editor’s band releases debut album

When Republic-Times editor Corey Saathoff is not busy keeping the community aware of news affecting Monroe County, he's writing songs and performing them with...

Man collecting old fishing gear for future generations

Bob Wakeman believes every child should have the opportunity to learn how to fish and go fishing with their own fishing gear. So much so,...

Random act of kindness

It started with a simple question posted on a social media site: "What if we could honor the 26 lives lost in Newtown with...

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...
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