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Media literacy vs. ‘fake news’

(Editor’s note: Continuing our series on media literacy, this article will explore the need for consumers to be informed about the reliability of information...

The importance of media literacy

(Editor’s note: This is the first of a multiple-part series centering on the big questions associated with media literacy.) Multiple studies estimate the average U.S....

Fun for everyone at ACE Olympics

Following a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, students with disabilities from across several local school districts gathered once again for the highly-anticipated ACE Olympics.  The...

Romania’s refuge from the war zone

What started as a mission to feed hungry kids in Romania is now opening its doors to individuals across the Ukrainian border fleeing from...

Pool petition options mulled

Even though discussing a potential pool was not on the Waterloo Park District Board meeting agenda last Wednesday night, it continued solidifying itself as...

Highway memorializes fallen trooper

The legacy of late Illinois State Police Trooper Nicholas J. Hopkins has been permanently etched into his hometown of Waterloo since his death in...

IDPH changes COVID data focus

The Illinois Department of Public Health is altering the COVID-19 data it is reporting.  Many of these changes are due to recent CDC guidelines for...

Gibault student loves the stage

Since she was 2, Gibault Catholic High School junior Caroline Geringer has not been a stranger to the stage.  Now, she is making a name...

JB Bridge eastbound closure April 15

The Missouri Department of Transportation announced Thursday the eastbound lanes of I-255 over the Jefferson Barracks Bridge will be closed beginning 8 a.m. this...

A look at Waterloo’s first eye doctor  

Orlou Reitz, O.D., is featured among the new exhibits this season at the Monroe County History Museum in Waterloo. Reitz was the first optometrist to...

Girl Scouts go gaga at Zimmer Park

There’s a new game at Waterloo’s Zimmer Park, and word on the street is it’s all the rage.  Four eighth graders in Girl Scout Troop...

On the hunt for history: Waterloo native is antique expert

If a person is looking for a piece of Monroe County history, chances are Randy Huetsch either has it or knows where it can...
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