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Local band opens for music idols at Ballpark Village

A local and newly formed band recently had the opportunity to open up for one of their music idols at Ballpark Village in St....

Lebert overcomes disability to become multi-sport athlete

For most student-athletes, hard work and practice pays off. Some, however, have to overcome much more. For Gibault’s Johnny Lebert, playing sports means much more...

Invasive weed a serious concern for local farmers

Palmer amaranth is a rapidly growing weed that is emerging in Monroe County and attracting the attention of farmers from the bottoms to the...

Waterloo’s new fire station is built to last

It was years in the making, but its built to last. A dedication ceremony and open house for the new Waterloo fire station at 510...

Local car wash hosting Wounded Warrior fundraiser

A local business owner wants everyone to come get their cars washed Saturday, Sept. 20 for a good cause. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m....

2014 Pigskin Pick’em week 1 winner

Week 1 of the 2014 Pigskin Pick'em Contest is now officially in the books. Taking home first place was the R-T's very own, Corey Saathoff,...

Looking back at military men, 60 years later

One of the largest groups of registrants from Monroe County to be inducted into military service since World War II was forwarded to the...

Father and son bond over hobby of tractor collecting

Father and son Brian and Scott Johnson, of Valmeyer and Fults, respectively, admit to a “sickness” for tractors. They work on them together in...

Girl Scout to host ‘Unplug and Go Outside’ Day

In a day and age where kids of all ages are constantly plugged in to various electronics, a local Girl Scout is encouraging youngsters...

Columbia boy aims to become Eagle Scout at age 12

A young Columbia boy is seeking to educate the community about youth safety through his September Eagle Scout project. At only 12 years old, Preston...

Cardmakers seek to help veterans, military personnel

For the past several years, a group called the Women of Monroe County have been participating in Operation Write Home, an organization that sends...

Wessel reflects on 50 years of helping with the county fair

Half a century ago, in 1964, the future of the Monroe County Fair looked anything but bright.  In fact, the year before, there had...
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