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Columbia man to compete in World Winter Games

Matt Krippel of Columbia left Wednesday for the opportunity of a lifetime, participating as a member of Team USA in the Special Olympics World Winter...

Locals travel to D.C. for Presidential Inauguration

Monroe County, Columbia in particular, was well-represented Monday in Washington, D.C., as Barack Obama took the oath for his second term of office during...

New book completed on historic Miles Cemetery

Waterloo resident and college professor Nancy Wack learned about Eagle Cliff-Miles Cemetery from her youngest daughter, Barbara. It was a fortuitous discovery, one that...

Lions continue commitment to be ‘knights of the blind’

With research showing as many as one in four school-aged children suffering from vision problems, the Waterloo Lions are doing their part locally to...

County board talks EMS services

The Monroe County Board met Tuesday morning at the courthouse in Waterloo. Monroe County Ambulance Director Carla Heise briefed the board on plans to replace...

Clean-up under way following fuel spill in Hecker

An environmental contracting firm is working under the observation of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to finalize clean-up of between 2,500 and 3,500 gallons of diesel...

New beginning nears for Immaculate Conception Church

It won't be long now. On Sunday, Jan. 27, parishioners of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will travel up Father Carl Scherrer Drive on the...

Father, two sons die in Mo. hiking incident

A 36-year-old rural Millstadt area man with Waterloo ties and his two young sons died after getting lost on the Ozark Trail in Reynolds...

Garcia put heart, soul into promoting Waterloo

During a visit to her Hanover Road home for an interview a few years ago, this editor had the distinct pleasure of sitting with...

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...
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