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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

COVID surge continues in Monroe County

This week, Monroe County saw two new additions to its COVID-19 death toll as active cases reached a point they had not seen in...

Hospitals ‘very full’ amidst new COVID surge

Health care leaders are warning this COVID-19 surge is shaping up to be like that of Christmas past, but it is becoming evident hospitals...

Residents rally against mandates

Despite the chilly weather and winds reminiscent of those that damaged the Midwest the previous night, approximately 60 individuals gathered Saturday afternoon at the...

Time marches on for Post 901

Since Valmeyer American Legion Post 901 was chartered 75 years ago, its membership has doubled in size, with the auxiliary steadily growing alongside it.  Both...

Soaring with Santa

Recently, a local fifth grader got a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity thanks to Santa Claus and the National Museum of Transportation in St. Louis County. Annabel Landis,...

A Rose-y winter palace in Columbia

The Rose House in Columbia is known as a local winter wonderland, with families driving and walking by every night to get a glimpse...

Styrofoam recycling comes to Monroe County

Between Black Friday sales and large gifts, families find themselves left with a lot of packaging – particularly large sheets of styrofoam used to...

Vaccinations urged as COVID cases climb

Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner put it simply when he said local COVID numbers “are not good.”  Last week, Monroe County broke the...

Post-Thanksgiving COVID spike arrives

Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner predicted the area would see an increase in COVID-19 cases shortly after the Thanksgiving holiday. He was...

Santa Float returns Dec. 14-23

The Santa Float will again make its way through Waterloo, bringing treats and holiday cheer to all. The City of Waterloo, Waterloo Chamber of Commerce...

New variant, new cases

As of Wednesday, the Monroe County Health Department is reporting 91 active COVID-19 cases and two related hospitalizations.  Monroe County Health Department Administrator John...

Local man moves piano

A piano belonging to Chuck Berry’s pianist is now on display at the Missouri History Museum thanks in part to a local man and...
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