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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

No reprieve from virus

Monroe County has recorded 41 new coronavirus cases in the past nine days, bringing the county’s overall total to 232 cases and 13 deaths...

Fair’s growth continued into ‘90s

Editor’s note: This is the second entry of our three-part series looking back through the history of the Monroe County Fair, which was canceled...

COVID cases spike in and around Monroe County

Monroe County just experienced its largest single-week jump in coronavirus cases since late March and early April, with more than 50 new cases reported...

Gibault buddies ride to Rockies

Gibault Catholic High School Athletic Director Jim Montgomery and former principal Russ Hart were supposed to meet about 4:30 a.m. at the Circle K...

Fair flourished in first 25 years

(Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series looking back through the history of the Monroe County Fair in lieu of the...

COVID cases rise in Monroe County

The coronavirus continued its recent spread in Monroe County, with 32 new cases reported over the past week.  There are 66 cases active in the...

Doctors address mask concerns

As the number of coronavirus cases and the positivity rate of coronavirus cases jumps across America, wearing face coverings to help slow the spread...

Columbia teen donating homemade dresses

A Columbia teenager is making the most of the extra downtime she has due to COVID-19 by making and donating dresses to those in...

Waterloo bus driver teaches students

A local bus driver for the Waterloo school district has used her sphere of influence to teach a valuable lesson to some students on...

Coronavirus cases continue across the region

Monroe County’s coronavirus case total has risen by 20 since June 23, and it saw potentially its 13th death from the virus last week.  With...

Longtime librarian closes book on career

“A library isn’t one person. What makes a library great is all the people involved.” Those are the words of Elaine Steingrubey, one person who...

Farmers report average wheat harvest

Throughout Monroe County, it has been difficult to miss the scurrying work of farmers in giant machines as they rush to finish harvesting winter...
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