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Jonah’s legacy felt at fair

Pictured, the Matthews family presents a special showmanship award to Adam Doyle last Wednesday night at the steer show in...

Teen welder among top in U.S.

Franke (second from left) recently participated in the SkillsUSA National Championships. At a time when some individuals are...

Waterloo man is F-15 pilot

Aron Aycock One of Waterloo’s sons is flying high with the U.S. Air Force, as Aron...

Helping Strays hosting Slumber Pawty

Pictured, Sarah Bush with Helping Strays lies with Billie in a kennel, much like those participating in the Slumber Pawty...

‘Another great fair’ in the books

Pictured are 6-year-old Charlotte and 5-year-old Thomas Riebeling of Waterloo enjoying the mini roller coaster during the Monroe County Fair...

New I-255 exit gets $33M

The Illinois General Assembly passed a $45 billion capital plan earlier this year and some of that money will be coming to...

Data: 7M pills sent to county

According to newly released information from the Drug Enforcement Administration, almost 7 million prescription pain pills were shipped to Monroe County over...

Bud Light Brigade: Making music since 1985

Pictured, the Bud Light Brigade marches in this year’s Porta Westfalica Festival parade.  A few weeks...

Memories of Boxtown

Ronnie Schultheis displays his uncle Ray’s Boxtown baseball team jersey at a meeting of the Monroe County Genealogical Society July...

Ruemker crowned fair queen; Stumpf is Little Miss

Pictured, at left, from left, are Julia Mannix, first runner-up Michaela Runge, second runner-up Skyler Barker, 2018 Monroe County...

Celebrating 60 years of royalty

Pictured are past Monroe County Fair queens, possibly for a 20th anniversary celebration of the pageant in 1980. Pictured,...

Monroe County Fair underway

The 72nd annual Monroe County Fair is set to be a highlight of summer once again, with the annual event running July...

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Bootsie’s temporarily closed

Pictured is a closed Bootsie's restaurant in Waterloo on Thursday morning. (Kermit Constantine photo) Bootsie's is apparently...

Woman’s death after arrest under investigation

A 42-year-old woman died following a Tuesday morning traffic stop in Waterloo that resulted in multiple arrests on drug and burglary charges.

Tractor, bicycle collide in Waterloo

A 21-year-old New Athens man was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital after the bicycle he was...

Sports Year in Review

The year 2018 was a banner year for Monroe County athletes, all the way through. It began in January, when Waterloo junior Jenna Schwartz was...
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