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Work begins on ‘Miracle on Market Street’

First Baptist Church in Waterloo has announced a partnership with Builders For Christ for renovation of the former Canterbury Manor Nursing Home building at...

YMCA remains closed due to electrical malfunction

The Monroe County YMCA was expected to reopen sometime this week following an electrical malfunction that closed the facility Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. The Columbia...

Fults man died doing what he loved most

Lonnie Gotto, 72, who perished as a result of burns suffered Jan. 25 while cutting a hole through a tank with an arc welder...

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...
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