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JB Bridge overhaul planned

Beginning next spring, Monroe Countians who work in or travel to St. Louis will see a change in their daily commute as a major...

Waterloo family epitomizes sacrifice of war

In 1940, war raged in Europe. Across the Pacific, Japan was trying to establish an empire. America teetered on the brink of both wars, which...

Columbia is #MusclesStrong

As Columbia Police Officer Mike Conrad told his neighbor after being diagnosed with cancer, “Life has dealt me a bad poker hand and I’m...

PdR celebrates 300 years

Historic Prairie du Rocher will host a celebration 300 years in the making this weekend. In announcing preparations for a “big bi-centennial celebration of the...

‘Tis better to give

With Thanksgiving over, many local groups are now focusing their efforts on preparing for the next big holiday. Monroe County House of Neighborly Service is...

Monroe County Fair canceled

The Monroe County Fair became the latest victim of the coronavirus pandemic last Tuesday, as the fair board announced it was canceling this year’s...

Prairie du Rocher turns 300

At the beginning of 1718, the government of France issued exclusive trading rights for trading company in its North American colony near the Mississippi...

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....

Martyred Ruma nuns still remembered 20 years later

The top headline in the Nov. 4, 1992, issue of the Republic-Times read “Waterloo Nuns Killed in Liberia.” Despite an election, three of the...

Answering your questions about the Independent acquisition

The Monroe County Independent announced Wednesday that it has been sold and turned over to the Republic-Times, which may prompt some questions from those...

Black vultures a problem for cattle farmers

Calving season poses its own challenges for livestock raisers, but a new problem has been plaguing cattle farmers around Monroe County: black vultures.  Black vultures...

It’s county fair time

With last year’s event canceled due to COVID-19, Monroe County Fair Association President Don Schrader is proud to proclaim this year’s fair will be...
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