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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Scrutinizing vaccine claims

(This is the second part of an ongoing series focused on examining misconceptions, concerns and myths about the COVID-19 vaccine).   As more people continue to...

Last call for Kunkel

A mainstay of Monroe County’s nightlife for approximately 40 years is no longer tending bar.  “At 76, it was just time to get on the...

Virus cases continue to slow

Monroe County recently crossed a milestone in cases, as there have now been 4,052 COVID-19 cases here since the pandemic began.  There was just one...

R-T absorbs Independent

The Monroe County Independent announced Wednesday that it has been sold and turned over to the Republic-Times, ceasing publication after 20 years.  "I am leaving the local news...

Lydia is cancer-free

Josh and Kayla Boyer and their daughter Lydia love NED.  When the family learned that recent tests showed an absence of cancer on Lydia’s spine,...

Vaccine inequity examined

Monroe County residents who want to get vaccinated to protect themselves from the novel coronavirus should not expect to get the shot here in...

Volunteering made easier in Waterloo

Earlier this year, Amanda Chase was researching ways she could volunteer for Martin Luther King Jr.’s annual Day of Service.  More specifically, the attorney at...

The bridge that almost spanned

Seventy years ago, a feasibility study was released regarding construction of a transcontinental highway system that would stretch from the Gulf of Mexico to...

Monroe County adds COVID deaths; positive vaccine news

Monroe County's death toll from the novel coronavirus is now at 88 after the death of a man in his 90s who was not...

A legacy of community caring

Monroe County communities have a long history of helping out when the need arises, especially when one’s health is involved. Locals were able to show...

Eagle Scout project takes flight

A Gibault Catholic High School senior recently completed the most time-consuming step in earning scouting’s highest honor.  “It’s very rewarding to be done with the...

Tackling vaccine myths

As America continues work on its largest vaccination effort ever, a number of concerns, misconceptions and myths persist about the COVID-19 vaccine.  It is reasonable...
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